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Term:Attention GetterDefinition:Many People can say they have beensad or depressed occasionally. Thefeeling of being "depressed is anormal occurrence due to loss, dailylife struggles, or low self-confidence.But when feelings become strongerand sadness over take a person,making them feel worthless andhelpless; and lasts not just a couplehours or days but rather weeks; yourdepression might be something morethat sadness.Term:RelevanceDefinition:According to the website of theNational Institute of Mental Health,depression is the most common mentaldisorder in the U.S.Term:CredibilityDefinition:I was interested in the topic ofdepression so I researched the topic soI could cope with people around megoing through depression.Term:ThesisDefinition:In order to better understand whatdepression really is, it is important toknow what causes it, what impact itmakes on others around a person withdepression, and the solution totreating the illness.
Term:Main Point 1: CausesDefinition:Depression is caused by manydifferent factors. It can be a mixbetween genetics, where you live, howyour mind processes things, andbiological.Term:Main Point 1:Causes continuedDefinition:Depression is a disorder of the brainand MRI's have proven and shownthat brains of people with depressionlook different than people without it.Depression effects a persons mood,thinking, sleep, appetite, and behaviorbut MRI's do not show why thedisorder has occurred.Term:Main Point 1:Causes continuedDefinition:Depression tends to run in families.But it can also occur in people withoutfamily history of depression. Scientistsare currently trying to figure out whatgenes might make a person more likelyto have it. One research talked abouton the website of The NationalInstitute of Mental Health, said thatpeople who have lost loved ones, gonethrough trauma, had difficult timeswith relationships, or have gonethrough any stressful situations aremore likely to cause depression tooccur.
Term:Transition 2Definition:Now that we have covered whatcaused depression, Let's talk about theeffects depression has on othersaround them.Term:Transition 1Definition:initially,I'll run through some factsabout depression in general.
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