By Dane Loveless
* What is Depression?
Depression is a disorder, engaged in a person’s body, mood and
thoughts. It can influence and interrupts eating, sleeping or
judging manner. It is different from unhappiness or a “down”
feeling. It is also not an indication of personal flaws or a
condition that can be motivated or wanted away.
Persons with this disorder cannot just gather themselves
together and get well. Usually, treatment is important and
significantly vital to healing.
* Are there different types of depression?
Yes, there are actually three primary types of depression.
of these are established by how ominous the signs are. They
•Major depression – This is the most serious type of mood
disorder based on the number of signs and austerity of
symptoms. It has become a severe health disorder and
significant health concern in this country.
•Manic depression – This type involves both high and low mood
swings. It also indicates other major symptoms not found in
other depression types.
•Dysthymia depression – identifies the low to moderate level
depression that continues for about two years and sometimes
longer. Though the symptoms are not as serious as a major
depression, they more lasting and defiant to healing. People
with this type develop a major depression for a moment when
* What is major depression?
This is the most serious type of depression. More symptoms
found in this depression that are usually severe and serious.
Sometimes, it can be an effect from a particular disturbing
incident in your life or it may develop gradually because of
various personal frustrations and life struggles. Some people
seem to develop the signs of a major depression with no
apparent life problems.
Major depression can happen once, because of a major emotional
trauma, react to healing, and will not happen again as long as
you live. This is normally what they called a “single episode
Some people are inclined to have habitual depression, with
events of depression followed by periods of a number of years
without depression, followed by another one, typically in
reaction to another distress. This would be continuing
Usually, the healing is similar, but that healing normally is
over a longer period for continuing depression.
* What is Post-partum depression?
Postpartum depression can vary from temporary "blues"
childbirth to serious, unbearable and emotional depression.
Post partum depression signs are just the same to those
experienced by other depressives, involving desperate belief,
feelings of despair, low self-confidence, and constant fatigue
and mood changes.
It can be healed successfully as long as the mother and her
support group identify the warning symptoms and examine them
with considerate clinical experts. While some psychological
occurrences and depressive feelings might be completely
constant feeling of unimportance or desperate views are not.
The secret to healing is to be honest with what you feel
each post partum meeting with your physician.
* What is Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD)?
Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD) is a mood disorder felt by
most people during Winter months. It is characterized by a
seasonal depression, the “down” feeling, a longing to sleep
too long and habitual desire for starchier foods.
The signs of SAD normally start in the late Fall where there
already less daytime. It may not start subside until late
Symptoms of Seasonal Affective Disorder include:
•Symptoms such as unnecessary eating and sleeping, weight
increase normally take place during the Fall or Winter months.
•Complete reduction from despair happens in the Spring and
•Indications have taken place in the past two years, with no
seasonal depression episodes.
•Seasonal episodes considerably outnumber no seasonal
•There is a longing for sweet and starchy foods.
* What is bipolar depression?
Bipolar depression, also identified as manic depression, is
categorized as a type of affective disorder or mood disorder
that happens during life’s normal difficulties. It can become
severe clinical condition. It is a significant health concern
the United States. This is distinguished by irregular episodes
of acute excitement, elevated mood, or bad temper (also
referred to as mania) opposed episodic, common depressive
About The Author: Dane Loveless is a regular contributor to
depression-related guuides and sites such as 'Depression