depression is very common. Unfortunately, many people choose to suffer, or even to ignore this problem than to seek help from a specialist.
depending on the causes of depression are divided into: somatogenic, psychogenic(exogenous) and endogenous. The basis of somatogenic depression other disease (pathology of the brain tumor, traumatic brain injury, or severe somatic disease). Endogenous depression is due to a genetic predisposition and is to inherit the pathological genes that are responsible for the increased emotional sensitivity to any, even minor stressful situations. Psychogenic(exogenous) depression is a reaction of the human psyche to external traumatic events. Typical manifestations of any kind of depression are: depression (low mood, depression, depression), mental retardation (lack of emotion, reticence), motor retardation ( slowness, finding a long time in one position ). When psychogenic depression, mental and motor retardation will be expressed to a lesser extent.
Main features which may indicate psychogenic depression are: 1) a Clear temporal and causal relationship with serious traumatic event. The first symptoms can appear as soon as and some time. 2) Exacerbations that are associated with repetition of the situation in related to psychological trauma, that is, the deterioration of health in certain circumstances or in connection with a particular person. 3) Deterioration of health in the evening. 4) When does the effect of traumatic factor - the person away from stressful situations or changes her attitude with the help of a specialist. Sometimes psychogenic depression can occur for no apparent reason, making them similar to endogenous depression. In such cases, the reason was invisible to others and was in the inner experiences of a person who has accumulated under the action of external factors. Depending on the level of manifestation, there are two forms of psychogenic disorders: neurotic form, easier, depression occurs superficially in the form of emotional depression and psychotic form, is more severe as it takes the form of psychosis.
People suffering from psychogenic depression (neurotic form) tend to fixate on the traumatic situation, constantly experiencing within himself an intense tension. To the fore, among emotions, comes the anxiety of irrational nature, supplemented by an oppressive melancholy.&Also depressive reaction associated with the feeling of loss and suppress feelings of grief. Feelings and emotions are reactions of the organism to different external events. Depression is characterized by lack or absence of interaction with these external events, it is the person who is depressed may not respond to changing external circumstances.
Work with depression is not so much the elimination of symptoms, and how to identify and elaborate on the reasons for the emergence of depression. The psychologist will help you identify and live the suppressed feelings will teach the skills of positive thinking and suggest new ways of behavior for the situation that was the cause of the depression.