Are there any common causes of depression?
Last Updated: 12/08/2020 at 8:46pm
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In my experience, emotional trauma causes depression. The trauma can differ from person to person, but anything that causes emotional pain can cause depression.
Repressed uneasy feelings not worked on especially when something unexpected occurs from the smallest of issue like someone bumping into us by hitting their shoulders on our shoulders even by accident that we did not forgive the other for and it happens every now and then in crowded places and anger builds up due to unforgiveness and acceptance. "When we are unable to forgive that becomes like poison within us in form of anger/numbness for example. We forgive not cos the other deserve it but cos we deserve the unforgiveness to be off us to have a healthy mind to move on."
Depression is often caused by boredom. When the member or person has to much time, and not enough to do, the mind begins to over-think and this seems to be a major cause in depression
Genetics, bullying, physical/sexual/emotional/finacial or any other kind of abuse, low self esteem, addiction(which also happens to be a common symptom)
From what I've observed, common causes of depression would be trauma from a bad past, bad childhood, broken home, abuse, and rejection.
common causes of depression are loneliness , the fear of loosing the loved ones or fear of some kind of failure..
A common cause of depression has to do with low self esteem. It is hard to love yourself if you can't see the good in yourself.
Lack of people who care about you and feeling alone, like you are not special to anyone. Maybe also the circumstances you are going through life are dragging you down...
sometimes traumatic events in ones life cause be a root cause for depression, but in the grand scheme of things, depression is a chemical imbalance. Some people are more susceptible to having depression than others because of their biological makeup and also the environment in which they live.
Depression can be caused by so many things. Life changes, hormones, tragedy, stress. Anything can cause depression, but there are also many ways of effectively handling it.
Different perception on the world, who you are as a person, life events, family traits, death of loves ones.
Genetic; behaviour of the family, or the society where you grow up; the way your friends or closest ones treat you; your personality; etc... there are a lot of causes.
There often isn't only one cause. It's often caused by a mix of biological, psychological and/or stressful traumatic events.
It honestly depends on the person, if the person has a history of depression than they are more likely to become depressed more often, people under a lot of stress can also fall into a depression because they can start to think "they are worthless" and things of that nature. So the only common causes of depression I've seen is by letting stress build up.
Many things can cause depression. Often times it's simply the brain being unbalanced for genetic reasons out of our control.
Yes, many reasons for depression. It could be from a person's passing, a friend doesn't want to be your friend anymore, being lonely, parents, school work, bullying. There are many causes of depression but, don't worry things to get better. :)
There is no single cause of depression. You can develop it for different reasons and it has many different triggers.
There is no clear cause of depression, however genetics can have a major role in determining whether someone will suffer from depression. It is also common in people with high levels of certain RNA. You can reduce your chances by being fit, healthy and active as best as you can
A traumatic event or a big change can commonly cause depression. Sometimes it just happens and there's no cause and that's common too
It can be a negative relation ..excessive anxiety leads to depression ..lack of sleep , and excessive thinking
I think the most common cause for depression is a lack of satisfaction in any area of a persons life. Sometimes it can simply be not having that perfect job, but for some people they have what I personally call "the grass is greener syndrom" where every time they attain something they wanted, it seems like something else is better, and thus they become unhappy and depressed.
There are many 'causes' of depression. Some including: Trauma, breakups, death, stress.. and many other things will all have an input.
Everyone is prone to depression,some people are more prone than others due to traumatic experiences or broken families but anyone can be hit with depression it is measured by chances.The chances get higher and higher with each risk.Perfectionists are very prone due to them having trouble accepting failure,for example.
Chemical imbalances, traumatic childhood, sexual abuse, and poverty can all be causes of depression.
constant negative thoughts
Sometimes people just become sad without cause. There may be a problem which causes depression, however sometimes it just happens.
There is family stress, school/work stress, and bullying. These are brought on usually by other people, which would cause depression if you were having a hard time. There is also not getting enough sleep, or even getting too much sleep. Uneven sleeping is very unhealthy, and it is recommended that you try to go to sleep and wake up at around the same time each day. An unhealthy diet is actually a big cause of depression, or enhanced depression. You're not getting the nutrients you need if you eat Mickey D's every day! A healthy body makes a healthy mind.
A sudden death or traumatic experience in a persons life can trigger depression, things like the death of a close family member or friend.
Traumatic experiences, guilt of mistakes, loneliness, abandonment, loss, etc. There are quite a lot of different triggers.
Depression does not need to have a special cause, but it can. Sudden changes in life, traumatic experiences, loss, emotionally stressful events, work or school can all be a cause for depression regardless of your social status, age or gender although there might be a tendency.
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