Depression is a common mental health condition that affects millions of people in India. While it can be difficult to recognize and seek help, therapy can provide effective treatment for managing symptoms and improving quality of life. From identifying underlying causes to changing negative thought patterns and building coping skills, therapy can offer tailored support for individuals dealing with depression. Whether you or a loved one are struggling with persistent feelings of sadness, hopelessness, or loss of interest in activities, seeking the guidance of a therapist can help you regain a sense of control and find new hope for the future.
Depression is a mental health condition characterized by persistent feelings of:-
A loss of interest in activities
Depression is a common mental disorder in India, with an estimated 6.5% of the population suffering from it. Many cases go undiagnosed due to a lack of awareness and stigma.
Depression can occur at any age, but it typically develops in the late teens to mid-20s. However, depression can also occur in children, and it is important for parents and caregivers to be aware of the signs and symptoms of depression in children and to seek help if necessary.
The possible physical symptoms are:-
Changes in appetite
Changes in sleep patterns and
The causes of depression are complex and can include a combination of genetic, biological, environmental, and psychological factors. Some possible causes of depression include:
Genetics and family history of mental health disorders
Trauma or abuse
Chronic stress or illness
Social isolation or loneliness
How does therapy work?
Tailor-made sessions that suit an individual's specific needs and preferences would focus on the following:
1.Identifying and addressing the underlying causes of depression
2.Changing negative thought patterns
3.Building coping skills
4.Improving communication and relationships
5.Developing a sense of control