Are you always feeling under the weather? Are you always not in the mood to be around others and have a good time? If you’re suffering from prolonged sadness for quite some time now, you should face these bouts of depression and get yourself diagnosed by a psychiatrist, there are psycho therapists who can actually help you out with your problem.
The alarming rate at which people commit suicide lately is really a cause for worry, both the young and the olds are not left out in this ugly scenario. My last article was centered upon depression and worries, coincidentally, some suicide tragedies struck and the media went into frenzy on the news of a medical doctor who reportedly jumped into the lagoon from the third mainland bridge in Lagos state, Nigeria. And just when we thought we have had enough, another lady was also reported to have attempted similar suicide attempt around satellite town Ojo also in Lagos. What could have triggered this end-of-time trend in suicide actions by individuals?
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Depression or prolonged sadness is actually quite common in the Africa especially Nigeria considering the economic situation at the present time, around 30 percent of the Nigerian population actually suffer from this illness, however, not all of them get to be treated, thus, depression and its ill-effects continue to be a burden to many individuals. This illness may seem quite simple to treat but in reality, it takes more than a little cheering up to actually cure depression. Constant visits to a cognitive behavior therapist is a must as well as taking all the prescribed medicines that the doctor will ask the patient to take – none of these exactly come cheap, but the amount of suffering that a person is going through because of depression is enough reason already for others to start taking notice and face depression head on.
Depression oftentimes can easily get in the way of an individual’s daily activities and his or her normal functions, one’s enthusiasm for life can quickly and easily dissipate due to depression. And in place of an individual’s sunny disposition is more or less a person who hates him or herself, having no self-confidence, trying to isolate oneself from the world and basically just not caring about living any more. More so, a person suffering from depression isn’t the only one who’s going to suffer from this destructive illness, his or her loved ones are sure to follow suit. By seeing the individual grow through such rough patches, basically not caring about anything or anyone anymore, it’s highly likely that not only will depression affect one’s relationship with oneself but with his or her loved ones too.
Fortunately depression can now be cured, especially when diagnosed early, depressed individuals can actually be treated through therapy and medication, although it may be a bit costly, a person’s good mental health is something that shouldn’t be frugal on. Cognitive behavioral talk or interpersonal talk are just some of the available psycho-social Continue reading