I didn’t know this until today but women are twice as likely to be diagnosed with major depression than men. Another interesting fact? Major depression often hits women at an average age of 32 years!
It’s up to a psychiatrist to determine, but major depression can have some serious side effects. The more you know, the more responsible a citizen you are since major depression has or does impact one out of five people you meet!
In fact, it’s can happen to anyone. Often, you may think that a person has already been strong in the past and proven their strengths. Because if their good habits, personality, intelligence… They must be safe, already, from any form of depression. The fact is, depression is a chemical imbalance in your brain.
It can even happen at a comfortable time in a persons life, but stress or anxiety can cause or trigger pile up depressive state, with detrimental effects. It can be treated, and compassion goes along way. So be kind to those who you may meet out there.
Try and not jump to conclusions, be patient, be considerate, be caring. Nobody knows what anyone else has gone through.
Did you know that two out of three individuals with major depression do not receive adequate care? This can impact the rest of their lives, and the lives of everyone around them.
Here are some very interesting and important facts on major depression:
Have a great day :))
I will leave you with some quotes since I’d like to end on a very positive, hopeful note!
Thank you to my fellow blogger Shivangi for your lovely stories on your gorgeous blog, these three quotes are at your request. You can find her blog here: adivir.wordpress.com