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Holly marcinkiewicz penn state hazleton cas 100 speech communication september 28 th 2010

Holly Marcinkiewicz

Penn State Hazleton

CAS 100 Speech Communication

September 28th, 2010

Depression


Depression

Depression

  • Question: How many of us know a person who has or had Depression?

Depression brings about psychological, physical, and social effects on the person suffering the disease and to the people around them.

http://www.utexas.edu/features/2005/depression/index.html


Depression facts

Depression Facts

  • Depression affects all people regardless of age, geographic location, demographic or social position

  • Children diagnosed with depression are finding that it is a hereditary problem.

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Overview

Overview

Effects of Depression :


Psychological effects

Psychological Effects

  • Persistent depressed mood

  • Emptiness or sadness

  • Loss of interest or pleasure in activities

  • Feelings of hopelessness or pessimism

  • Feelings of guilt, worthlessness and helplessness

  • Insomnia

  • Early morning awakening or oversleeping

  • Difficulty concentrating, remembering or making decisions

  • Thoughts of suicide or death


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Depression

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Physical effects

Physical Effects

  • Headaches

  • Digestive disorders

  • Chronic pain

  • Decreased energy

  • Fatigue or feeling slowed down

  • Restlessness and irritability

http://www.health.com/health/gallery/0,,20312087,00.html


Depression facts1

Depression Facts

  • One in seven men will develop depression within 6 months of becoming unemployed

  • National Institute of Mental Health: The 9.5% of the adult population that is nearly 18.8 million American adults suffer from clinical depression.


Social effects

Social Effects

  • At home they will lack interest in their family

  • Unable to enjoy their company and shared activities

  • Unable to participate in family life.

  • They will be unable to demonstrate affection for loved ones and uninterested in love-making

  • They will tend to avoid friends and social gatherings

  • Unable to derive satisfaction from hobbies and leisure interests

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Depression facts2

Depression Facts

  • Depression affects people of all races, incomes, ages, and ethnic and religious backgrounds, but it is three to five times more common in the elderly than in young people

  • Clinical depression affects about 19 million Americans annually


Conclusion

Conclusion 

  • In conclusion: Depression brings about psychological, physical, and social effects on the person suffering the disease and to the people around them.

  • No matter what age, gender, or ethnicity the person is, depression can affect ANYONE.

  • We all know someone who has or had depression, so we can relate to others and help cope through it.


Depression

  • Any Questions?

  • If so: contact me via email [email protected]


References

References

  • “Depression Facts." Wash. Univ. Department of Psychiatry. Google. Web. 27 Sept. 2010. http://www.psychiatry.wustl.edu/depression/depression_facts.htm

  • "What Is Psychological Depression?" EzineArticles Submission - Submit Your Best Quality Original Articles For Massive Exposure, Ezine Publishers Get 25 Free Article Reprints. Google. Web. 27 Sept. 2010. http://ezinearticles.com/?What-is-Psychological-Depression?&id=608364

  • "Effects of Depression." Psychology Free Online Medical Advice, Mental Health, Anxiety, Relationship Advice. Google. Web. 22 Sept. 2010. http://web4health.info/en/answers/bipolar-sym-life-depression

  • "Depression Statistics, Depression Statistics United States." Depression, Treatment for Depression, Symptoms of Depression. Google. Web. 23 Sept. 2010. http://www.indepression.com/depression-statistics.html


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