When you get depression, “How long does a single episode of depression last?” may become the question that always appears. As we know that depression make our life change so much and sometime can bring out suicidal thought and make our life so bad. For you who want to know more about depression and the ways to solve it, here the information for you.
What is Single Episode of Depression?
Single episode is a depression which is finite. It means that the people who suffer this type of depression will not get other depression episode in the next time. It also depends on the criteria for diagnosis. Single episode of depression is usually suffered by people for 2 weeks.
What are the Causes of Single Episode of Depression?
There are so many cases or conditions that will cause depression. The followings are the factors that usually cause depression:
When people get problem and always have negative thinking, they have a high risk to get depression. While people with positive thinking can solve the problem positively and free of depression. So, you have to be positive thinking person to avoid depression.
- More Attention to Mistake
Every people always get problem and doing mistakes, but people who get depression usually pay more attention to their mistake, then they will have negative thinking about their mistake, finally they get depression because of it.
Some people think that they should be a person who always fulfills the duty in life. Actually, the people who always have ambition to do the duty perfectly usually have a risk to get depression when the duty can’t be done well. Doing duty is good, but make sure you are able to handle it. All the things should be balance, so you can avoid bad thing such as depression.
When people feel so weak, they usually get depression. Actually, there are so many things can be done to solve this feeling. But people who have a risk to get depression usually don’t want to hear advice from other people. They also know what to do but they don’t want to do it.
What are the Symptoms of Single Episode of Depression?
There are so many symptoms will be suffered by people who get depression, here some symptoms of depression:
- Lost interest in daily activity, so it loss the productivity
- Feel so regret, disappoint and also hopeless
- Weight loss
- Difficult to make a decision
- Concentration problems
- Loss the happiness
- Feel helpless, sad and sensitive
- Easily get nightmare
- Pessimist and feel unconfident
- Don’t want to interact with other people, and always avoid conflict
- Feel tired and anxious
- See and hear other thing that other people do not
How to Solve Single Episode of Depression
Now you have known about the causes and also the symptoms of single episode of depression. When you have the symptoms, you have to search for the best way to solve your depression. Read the information below to know the right way to solve your depression.
- Be Yourself
When you get depression, remember that you are not alone and they are so many people who get problem that is bigger than you. Remind yourself to the happy moment in your life, and enjoy your life by doing the best thing you can do. Don’t force yourself to do activity or thing that you can’t handle. There is a time when you have to let a thing to get other thing that you can do optimally. So, don’t be other people, but just be yourself to avoid depression.
- Visit Psychiatrist
Other way you can do for solving your depression is visiting psychiatrist. A psychiatrist knows better the best treatment for you. A psychiatrist usually gives anti-depressant to make you calm and don’t feel anxiety anymore. You just need to consume anti-depressant depend on the psychiatrist’ suggestion. Don’t consume it without prescription of psychiatrist.
The next way to handle depression is visiting psychotherapist. Depression caused by any reasons, and a psychotherapist will help you to understand the reasons and also give you support to handle your depression. It can be effective way to solve your depression.
Psychotherapy can help you to solve depression by these steps:
- Investigate the trigger of depression in your mind and behavior.
- Help you to identify the problem that cause depression, and help you to solve that problem.
- Improve your relationship
- Help you to find happiness that has lost after getting depression
- Help you to express the feeling better
- Help you to improve your confident
- Help you to change your life to be better life
- Help you to find the goals of your life that will improve the quality of your life.
- Talk to Your Friend
When you get problem and feel desperate, you have to share your feeling with other people such as friend or family. Don’t be alone when you get depression. Try to call your friend and share your feeling. Talk about your feeling and problem that make you feel in pressure. It will reduce your depression; even your friend or family may have the best solution for your problem. Don’t give up too easy, because there are so many ways to handle your problem. Think positive and always do the best to handle depression.
- Visit Beautiful Place
Traveling can become effective way to forget bad feeling and also depression. A place with fresh air and beautiful landscape will make you calm and forget your problem. It can also be the effective way to search for the best solution for your problem. Then, you will be free of depression.
Those are the information for you about single episode of depression, the causes, the symptoms, and the ways to solve it. Hopefully you will get useful information after reading the article above. And then, you get the answer of “How long does a single episode of depression last?” question.