Depression

Depression is a prolonged experience of low mood, often accompanied by low motivation and low energy levels, as well of feelings of hopelessness. Typically people with Depression experience negative thoughts and will often avoid the activities that they would usually enjoy doing.

Depression can be triggered by a difficult life event or a chemical imbalance (sometimes related to seasonal or hormonal changes) and can be experienced as a single episode or as recurrent depression.

There is often an interlink between Depression and other difficulties such as Anxiety, Low Self-esteem, Difficulties with Assertiveness, Social Anxiety, Generalised Anxiety Disorder and many others.

Key Symptoms
  • Low energy levels
  • Low motivation
  • Tearfulness
  • Negative thoughts
  • Little interest or pleasure in activities
  • Reduced or increased sleep
  • Reduced or increased appetite
Treatment
Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT)
Eye Movement Desensitisation and Re-processing (EMDR)
Mindfulness Based Cognitive Therapy (MBCT)

 

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