Depression is a type of mental condition where your brain gets affected by the persistent feeling of grief, sadness, and loss of interest. Today in this busy and hectic world it is very hard to maintain official and personal life together and this imbalance often causes this mental condition. It is a type of mental condition that affects almost everyone at least once in their lifetime. You might have been feeling very low in confidence, loss of concentration, might have been feeling isolated and many of these like conditions then you should be aware of the fact that you might be at the risk of depression or even you might have been already a victim of depression. Depression is one of the major health conditions across the world and it can affect you physically as well as psychologically. In this state of mind you often starts thinking that now you can’t handle situation or a pair of situation that are bothering you and in this pressure you often start thinking about harming yourself. It has been usually seen that women are at greater risk of getting this health condition than that of men. Some studies have shown that one in every three women gets affected by this health condition which saw a significant rise comparing to the men that is one in every six person. When it comes to diagnose depression there are many ways and some of those diagnosis options are:
Sometimes depression directly relates your underlying health problems. Therefore your physician may ask questions about your health. Your physician may even take your blood test or test your thyroid in order to check whether it is functioning well or not.
Your doctor may also test whether you are affected psychologically or not because it is one of the major causes of depression. Your doctor may also ask which state of mind you are going through, about your thoughts, feelings and about your physical behavior.
Above are two basic diagnosis options to diagnose depression. It is imperative to diagnose depression as it could be lethal for you if not being diagnosed at earlier stage. Self-test can play a vital role in diagnosis of depression. Analyzing for yourself and what is going through your life and self-assessment may help you get rid of this mental condition.
You should sit and be calm and think over what is the problem, what is that thing that is bothering you and think how can you overcome this, try not to isolate yourself from the world by including yourself in the social life, think over and over again about what are those things that used to give you happiness when you were not the victim of depression. These things will surely help you with your depression and will not affect you anymore but if still problem persists then it should not be taken lightly as it could be fatal for you.