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TODAY’S ERA: THE HEALTH BEHAVIOR AND RISK FACTORS WITH DEPRESSION
Neelam Sharma* and Lala Ram Yadav (Rahul)
Heath is defined as the state of complete physical, mental, social, and spiritual well being and not merely the absence of any disease or infirmity.(WHO) but in today’s busy life style, Mental, behavioral and social health problems are an increasing part of health problems all over the world. Depression is a common mental disorder usually starts in early adulthood that presents with depressed mood loss of interest or pleasure, feelings of guilt or low self-worth, disturbed sleep or appetite, low energy, and poor concentration. It usually occurs as a result of adverse life events, such as: losses of a significant person, object, relationship or health, stressful life, sedentary life and lack of occupation but it can also occur due to no apparent cause. These problems can become chronic or recurrent and lead to substantial impairments in an individual's ability to take care of his or her every day responsibilities As a psychiatric illness, depression exists in all countries across the globe. WHO has identified depression as the number one psychiatric cause of disability in the world and projected that it would rank second in the world as a cause of disability by 2020. (WHO) Depression may affect the person’s socialization, family relations, and performance at school and work place, often with potentially serious long-term consequences. Adolescents with depression are at risk for increased hospitalizations, recurrent depressions, psychosocial impairment, alcohol abuse, and antisocial behaviors as they grow up. Depression is associated with poor academic achievement, social dysfunction, teenage pregnancy and substance abuse. It is also closely linked to attempted and completed suicide. This makes depression not only a burden of disease to the patients who are suffering from it, but also for their family, friends and for society as a whole.[Full Text Article]