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CAUSES OF DEPRESSION 2 Causes of Depression Depression is one of the common mental disorder that affects many people in united states and causing disability to more than 16.1 million adults. It has a symptom such as tiredness, poor concentration and many more. The symptoms are different in different people, in some it is severe than in others that are attributed by human factors ( Kendler, Myers & Halberstadt, 2011) However, depression does not prevent someone from functioning completely but it only causes one to be delusional and experience hallucination. Causes of Depression Chemical Imbalance One cause of depression has been a chemical imbalance in the body. Though chemical imbalance is the very unreliable cause of depression, the researcher has tried to explain the simplest imbalance in a chemical that happens in the body can cause a great case of depression in the patients. There are statistics that claim that anti-depressants medication can works since they help to alter the chemical in the brain and hence help to balance them in different ways. Their chemical imbalance can be termed to be a cause of depression though it cannot be termed to be sure since it lacks enough proof. The other medication used against its like placebo
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  • Spring '17
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