Presentation on theme: "Exploring The World of Depression Daryl Davis. Table of Contents 3What Students Will Learn 4Definition of Depression 5Causes of Depression 6Causes Continued."— Presentation transcript:
Table of Contents 3What Students Will Learn 4Definition of Depression 5Causes of Depression 6Causes Continued 7 8 9Depression Video 1010 Treatments 1 Psychotherapy Treatment 1212 Anti-depressants 1313 Psychotherapy and Anti-depressants
Students Will… Identify Depression Learn The Causes of Depression Learn Treatments for Depression
Depression is a state of low…… mood and aversion to activity that can affect a person's thoughts, behavior, feelings and sense of well-being. Depressed people may feel sad, anxious, empty, hopeless, worried, helpless, worthless, guilty, irritable, hurt, or restless.
Causes of Depression… Life Events: Childbirth, menopause, financial difficulties, job problems, loss of loved ones, natural disasters, relationship problems, injuries, etc…
Causes Continued… Medical Treatment: Certain medications are known to cause depressed moods in a significant number of patients. (example; high blood pressure meds)
Continued… Non-Psychiatric Illnesses: A number of infectious diseases, neurological conditions, and physiological problems such as the Addison's disease, Lyme disease, multiple sclerosis, chronic pain, strokes, cancer, diabetes, sleep apnea, etc…
Continued… Psychiatric Syndromes: A group of disorders considered to be primary disturbances of mood. Major depression Disorder Dysthymia Bipolar Disorder Anxiety Disorder Post Traumatic Stress Disorder
Depression Video http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XiCrniLQG Yc http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XiCrniLQG Yc
Treatment A depressed mood may not require any professional treatment. A prolonged depressed mood, especially in combination with other symptoms, may lead to a diagnosis of a psychiatric or medical condition by a counselor or doctor, which may benefit from treatment. Different sub-divisions of depression have different treatment approaches.
Psychotherapy Treatments Psychotherapy: A treatment that tries to eliminate or control mental illness symptoms through talking; the relationship between a therapist and a client is crucial. Several types of psychotherapy are available: Psychodynamic therapy looks at past traumas, while behavioral psychotherapy tries to change negative patterns of behavior or thought.
Antidepressants Antidepressants are drugs used for the treatment of depression and other conditions including anxiety disorders, obsessive compulsive disorder, eating disorders, chronic pain, neuropathic pain and, in some cases ADHD, substance abuse, dysmenorrhea, snoring, migraines, etc…
Treatment for depression may include medication, psychotherapy (talk therapy), or a combination of both.