Facebook Twitter LinkedIn Instagram Pinterest Youtube

Welcome to SRA

Depression and Major Depressive Disorder

You have probably heard the term “depression” before. Maybe you associate depression with sadness, or just feeling generally down or blue. While that is definitely part of it, it is certainly not the whole picture. Depression can manifest in different ways and each person may experience depression differently. For instance, for some it may come with a diagnoses of Major Depressive Disorder (MDD).

Major Depressive Disorder can significantly impact the quality of one’s everyday life. For example, it affects sleep, energy, concentration, appetite, irritability, agitation, behaviors, and the overall well-being of those diagnosed (Harvard Medical School).

It is important to look out for these symptoms amongst your family members and friends, as some of these signs can often be well hidden and go unnoticed. If you notice someone not seeming like themselves, often withdrawing themselves from social activities, or notice changes in the behaviors mentioned above and seem like they may be depressed, check in with them. Ask them how they are doing and offer support. Keep in mind that it can be difficult for people to talk about their depression due to fear of shame or judgement. Let them know you are there for them.

In terms of treatment for MDD, therapy and medication can help with the management of symptoms, although finding effective treatment can include a lot of trial and error and vary from individual to individual. Luckily, research and clinical trials have and continue to make significant contributions to the advancement of medicine and increase the potential for additional treatment options for this diagnosis.

If you are struggling with depression or MDD, know that you are not alone. There are resources out there that have proven to help, you just need to find the right ones for you. It is okay to reach out and ask for help, and if you are struggling, don’t forget to make time to take care of yourself and practice some self-care. If you have been through constant trial and error of trying to find a successful depression treatment and feel stuck, reach out to us to learn more about our MDD study as an alternative option!

Resources: https://www.health.harvard.edu/a_to_z/major-depression-a-to-z



  1. Good luck to your blog as I continue to follow regularly. Elsi Garrek Ramona

  2. hello I love the header of your blog, it is a personal creation? Elsbeth Dav Benildis

  3. Well I definitely liked studying it. This subject procured by you is very effective for accurate planning. Fina Kerwinn Thorman

  4. Some genuinely good blog posts on this site, appreciate it for contribution. Pearle Griff Rinaldo

  5. This is a good tip particularly to those new to the blogosphere. Alma Markus Wildee

  6. I have recently started a site, the info you provide on this web site has helped me tremendously. Thank you for all of your time & work. Jaquith Parnell Arluene

  7. I think this site has got some very excellent info for everyone : D. Shantee Addy Kuo

  8. Asking questions are really good thing if you are not understanding anything fully, however this piece of writing offers good understanding even. Junina Augusto Hubbard

  9. This is one awesome blog. Really thank you! Much obliged. Gilemette Hal Foote

  10. Very good post! We are linking to this great post on our site. Keep up the good writing. Jemie Jervis Karolyn

  11. This is my first time visit at here and i am in fact impressed to read all at single place. Grissel Kristofer Gayle

  12. There is visibly a bunch to identify about this. I consider you made various nice points in features also. Tamera Wilmer Iny

  13. Really appreciate you sharing this blog article. Really looking forward to read more. Cool. Wilhelmina Wallas Wadsworth

  14. This is one awesome article. Really looking forward to read more. Great. Tabbie Christos Southard

  15. Excellent post! We are linking to this particularly great post on our website. Keep up the good writing. Karrah Raimundo Bonis

  16. Wow, great article post. Thanks Again. Really Great. Ali Tobiah Liss

  17. Hey, thanks for the article. Much thanks again. Great. Nora Redd Phipps

  18. Wonderful post! We will be linking to this great content on our site. Keep up the good writing. Emilie Shane Suzanne

  19. Utterly indited subject matter, thanks for information . Isadora Gerard Giovanna

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *