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We've been learning about depression in health class

What is depression? A strong mood involving sadness, discouragement, despair, or hopelessness that lasts for weeks, months or even longer
What 6 symptoms does depression cause? 1.Negative feelings and mood 2.Negative thinking 3.Low energy/motivation 4.Concentration problems 5.Physical pain 6.Social withdrawing
Do people with depression always know that they're depressed? No-depression can go unrecognized
What could depression be mistaken as? A bad attitude
What could some causes of depression be? Family trouble, inherited depression from family members, or difficult social environments
Depression can happen as a reaction to________ Stressful life events
What is optimistic mean? Hopeful and confident about the future
What does pessimistic mean? Tending to see the worst aspect of things or believe that the worst will happen
Are you optimistic or pessimistic? I'm a optimistic I tend to see the brighter side of things
What are neurotransmitters and what do they do? Neurotransmitters are chemicals in the brain that affect mood
Is there always a reason for people to be depressed? No-sometimes people are depressed for no reason
What are things people can do to help their depression? 1.Get a medical checkup 2.Talk with a counselor
What kind of therapy is effective when dealing with depression? Talk therapy
What other thing is effective when dealing with depression? Getting prescribed medication
What is the third effective way of dealing with depression? Getting support
Created by: Siobhanloos79