The World Health Organisation estimates that depression is as the second most as the second most disabling medical disorder in the 15-44 age group for men and women . In Ireland it is estimated that approximately 400,000 people suffer from depression at some point . Symptoms may be unhappy most of the time, a loss of interest in life, feeling anxious, agitated or irritable, feeling guilty, tired much of the time , or low energy morning after pill . If you experience any of the symptoms listed above and / or any thoughts of suicide or death, with doctor or with groups like AWARE on 1890 303 302nd.
Professor Patricia Casey, Professor of Psychiatry, University College Dublin and Consultant Psychiatrist, Mater Misericordiae University Hospital, said, Research has shown that there is a link between depression and suicide as the pain of depression deepens, it can overwhelming and thoughts of hopelessness and helplessness. Untreated depression progressing and may worsen, what can an extremely negative effect on the quality of life the quality of life. However, with medication and / or certain types of psychotherapy, depression can be treated effectively as any other illness. If you think you are suffering from depression or know somebody at 11 percent a consultation with a doctor will help you on the road to recovery. .
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