Depression Essay Topics

Repetitive spreading depression

Jefferson (1996) notes that fear of crime is comprised of two distinct elements: personal fear and the use of a public ‘fear of crime’ discourse. The latter could be variably invested, and could be more about crime than fear of crime. It was sometimes inflected more with anger. Some were invested in other discourses, such… View Article

Suffering from depression

In one of the first workshops we initially produced a brainstorm of ideas as to why people may be institutionalised. Below I have listed a selection of illnesses which were brainstormed. Medication non-compliance: Not following treatment and/or not taking medications as prescribed. Cognitive impairment: Defined as unusually poor mental function, associated with confusion, forgetfulness and difficulty Depression: A… View Article

Growing Importance of the Global Economy

How has the growing importance of the global economy affected your organization’s competitiveness? The global financial crisis continues to be a severe shock to most enterprises. The initial economic downturn, the worst since the Great Depression, has affected almost all sectors of the economy. Everyone and every organization that has felt the pain. The company… View Article

How WWII Ended the Great Depression

Due to the massive depression that occurred in the United States after the world war II, in the early months of 1929, with the economy supposedly flourishing as never before, unemployment rose sharply in the United States (Kennedy, 1999 p. 133). Over 300,000 Black workers, about one-fifth of all Black industrial workers, had already been… View Article

Childhood and Adolescent Depression and the Risks of Suicide

Introduction Problem and its Background             One of the most common reasons for referral of children and adolescents to mental health professionals is suspected depression. There are continues debate as to whether childhood and adolescent depression are a reflection of normal variation in mood. It is reasonable for the primary care physician to view childhood… View Article

Three Major Types of Depression

The average person commonly associates “depression” with the non-clinical expression of “feeling blue”, where the person in question would experience fleeting moments of abstraction due to some cause of sadness. This occurrence is quite common and considered normal under any circumstances, where one would linger on the feeling for just enough time for the person… View Article

Running Header: Article Critique

The article aims to reveal the connection between tobacco dependence, smoking cessation, and depression, in mentally ill health patients, especially those who have been previously diagnosed with unipolar depression. According to previous studies, smoking cessation causes depression in individuals who have suffered from the condition previously. Moreover, statistics gathered from comprehensive data analysis and research… View Article

Music-Induced Affect as Treatment of Elderly Depression

Abstract             Depression in elderly patients is one of the most prevalent psychological problems today. However, research and knowledge regarding this subject is limited and those involved in the application of this knowledge to help elderly individuals experiencing depression are lacking in efficient strategies and training. This paper aims to explore the efficacy of inducing… View Article

Treating Depression in Family Therapy

            Depression is a condition in which the individual experiences an unusually low mood along with absolutely negative thoughts and feeling such as helplessness, pessimism, distress, suicidal ideas and a feeling of giving up (Parker, 2000).  This seriously affects with the normal functioning of the individual at the home, workplace, social settings, or at the… View Article

Postpartum depression: The mother, child and partner involvement

Traditionally, postpartum psychiatric disorders have been divided into three categories depending on increasing degrees of severity: postpartum blues, postpartum depression and postpartum psychosis. Postpartum Depression (PPD) is thought to affect between 4 and 28% of all mothers. Despite its prevalence, it is not well understood.  It is the duration, severity and complexity of the symptoms… View Article

Post Partum Depression

ABSTRACT                 Every woman who becomes a mother has their own reasons of being happy after giving birth to a child. The first days of a child in their arms seems to be the greatest gift that they have ever received in their entire lives. However, things at times turn out uneasily different as the… View Article

Cross-cultural Depression

Kraft (2013), “Sadness is a short adjustment period. Depression is a long term illness.” What exactly depression is in clearly defined terms and where this disease comes from is something that has been left to discussion for some time. Butcher, Mineka, and Hooley (2013) make it clear to be aware of the cultural and historical… View Article

Attitude Survey: Depression

One of the most widely controversial and contemporary issues in today’s world revolves around depression and the increasing numbers of individuals who are diagnosed with depression. It may benefit some patients and even clinicians to conduct a quick and easy depression survey before they get into a costly affair. Although, a more effective measurement would… View Article

My Worst Day

Someone might have said “Life has been tough for me because I have to face many disappointments in it.” So do I, sometimes I thought that my life is indeed an ocean of endless problems and sadness, however, there is one of the sad moments that I have encountered is also may most interesting story… View Article

Europe and the Great Depression

The years preceding the First World War were an idyllic time of peace and prosperity in many parts of the world. A golden age of sorts, it was the standard of life that people wanted to resume as quickly as possible after the war ended. However, that was not to be. (Clavin, p. 19) The… View Article