What Causes Depression?

Think you know depression? Read this to see how stress and childhood trauma can impact depression.This is a very informative article published on the Harvard Health website. We offer effective treatment of depression. If you or someone close to you is suffering from depression, please let us know by completing our inquiry form.

Introduction:

It’s often said that depression results from a chemical imbalance, but that figure of speech doesn’t capture how complex the disease is. Research suggests that depression doesn’t spring from simply having too much or too little of certain brain chemicals. Rather, there are many possible causes of depression, including faulty mood regulation by the brain, genetic vulnerability, stressful life events, medications, and medical problems. It’s believed that several of these forces interact to bring on depression.

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