Depression is both common and complex with many different causes and presents itself in many different ways, it is estimated to affect between 1 in 4 people, who at some time in their lives will require treatment. Depression can effect each individual in different ways but the common factors where a person is experiencing depression includes: low self esteem, low motivation, feelings of hopelessness, anger and self defeating behaviours. Overcoming depression can be helped through counselling & psychotherapy where both yourself and your therapist will discuss what might be the best form of treatment in overcoming and managing depression.
- By 2020 Depression will be the most debilitating illness of the western world (World Health Organisation)
- Women aged 15 to 45 most common health issue
- Depression can be mild to severe, short term to chronic
- Depression can have serious consequences for people and their families