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Major Depressive Disorder: Physiological Root of the Problem and the Action of Medication

Major Depressive Disorder: Physiological Root of the Problem and the Action of Medication

Evidently, depression is a widely used term in the society. In fact, it is often associated with the accumulation of negative emotions, hence being commonly identified as a problem of psychological basis (Stahl, 2008). The major depressive disorder (MDD) is of course under the classification of depression based problems. Otherwise called as unipolar depression, MDD is characterized by symptoms such as constant depression, minimal interest and pleasure, drop in weight due to reluctance in terms of eating, sleeping disorders, expression of guilt, and suicide attempts (Stahl, 2008). With such symptoms, it is easy to assess the severity of the problem and in fact it may even be considered as life threatening.

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