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Manic Depression

             Manic Depression is an illness that involves the body, thoughts and a person's mood. It is not just a bad mood that will pass with time or something a person can just pull themselves together from and "get over it". Manic depression is a disorder suffered by many people and affects the way a person eats, sleeps, how they feel about themselves, and how they think. This disorder cannot be cured without a treatment because it has to do with a person's chemical makeup and things that have happened in their life.
             Symptoms of depression include persistent sadness, .
             anxiousness, emptiness, feelings of hopelessness, pessimism, .
             guilt, helplessness, and worthlessness. Also a loss of interest or .
             pleasure in hobbies and activities that were once enjoyed is a .
             common sign a person is depressed. They may be very tired and .
             feel a loss of energy to do everyday routines or could suffer the .
             opposite and not be able to sleep and become extremely restless. .
             Appetite changes and weight loss or weight gain is an example .
             of a physical change along with headaches and chronic pains. .
             Thoughts of death or suicide or suicide attempts are very .
             serious symptoms of depression and the person needs to seek .
             immediate help.
             Depression is not something you can catch like the cold or the flu. It may run in families, suggesting it is biologically .
             inherited. Additional factors in a person's life more likely .
             bring on the depression even if it had already been inherited. .
             Stresses in life with work, school, and home are typical causes. .
             In some families depression seems to occur generation after .
             generation and in others a person with no past family history of .
             the disorder could suffer from it. Whether inherited or not, .
             depression is often associated with changes in the brain .
             structure or brain function.
             Manic depression, which is also known as bipolar disorder, is a certain type of depression. It is characterized by cycling mood changes; severe highs (mania) and severe lows (depression).

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