DEPRESSION: A BRIEF REVIEW
Rajina R., Sujana R. and Dr. Gautam Rawal*
Depression is a mood disorder and the commonest reason for seeking the opinion of a psychiatrist or psychologist. World Health Organization also estimates the depression to be one of the most prevalent illnesses causing morbidity. Depressive disorder not only severely limits psycho-social functioning but also adversely affects the quality of patient’s life and also of the people around him/her. The key to the management of depression lies in its early diagnosis and the support of the people around the affected person. Many researchers are conducting various studies all over the world to understand the causes of clinical depression and developing effective treatment for the same.
Keywords: Depression, mental health, neurotransmitters, relaxation therapy.
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