What Is Depression?
'IGNITERS' OF DEPRESSION
While factors such as family history, age and number of times a person has had depression in the past are known
to affect our likelihood of experiencing major depression 'enviromental' (eg a life altering or stressful event)
and/or physical factors can trigger or ignite depression.
The following are some of the more common depression ignitors however it is important to remember that many people
will experience depression (mild through to major) without experiencing any apparent environmental or physical factors.
It is important to speak with your doctor about any symptoms of depression if you have any concerns as the earlier depression
is detected, the easier it is to treat and there may also be other influencing factors for you.