Top causes and treatments for depression
It's more than just having a bad day--depression is a chronic illness that is set to become the number one illness in the world in the 21st century. Over one in 20 Americans that are over the age of 12, are currently battling depression, according to the CDC. So, what is depression and what are the causes and potential treatments?
Under normal circumstances, stress has a temporary effect on mood. Depression may be viewed as a failure of mood to return to normal after exposure to stress.