The Cognitive Neuroscience Journal

Short Communication - The Cognitive Neuroscience Journal (2018) Volume 1, Issue 1

Depression: The Growing Mental Disease and its Treatment by SSRI

Depression is the most common disease among the teenagers these days. Depression is the sudden loss of interest in person’s usual activities. It is a mood disorder and there is a feeling of sadness. Also the person lacks the interest in social gatherings and others activities where they are told to interact with people. It is a rapid growing disease among today’s generation and we often neglect the severity of this disease. Depression is of great concern and it can happen to any one of any age. It starts during the teenage and can last till years. Hence proper cure is needed. It can be in the form of medicines or psychological treatment. No one understands the severity of this disease until the same happens to them. The most widely used or we can say the first choice of doctors is the SSRI’s. SSRI stands for Selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors. Serotonin is the main neurotransmitter responsible for the depression. It is a natural mood stabilizer. The lack of serotonin leads to depression. Recent studies revealed that in fact chocolates increase the level of serotonin

Author(s): Deepa Yadav

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