Anxiety and Depression

What are Anxiety and Depression?

Depression is a common serious mood disorder that causes a constant feeling of unhappiness and loss of interest. Anxiety and Depression are closely affiliated with each other, a person with depression may experience a lot of anxiety, often to the extent of having panic attacks. Anxiety is considered a high-energy state whereas depression is a low-energy state.

What causes Depression?

Depression is caused by a combination of environmental, genetic, biological, and psychological factors. It may hit different people in different ways, but below are some factors that may increase a person’s chances of becoming depressed:

  • Genetics & Family History

  • Childhood Trauma & Other Traumatic Events

  • Witnessing a major life change

  • Having some serious medical condition

  • Using drugs and alcohol

What causes Anxiety?

Anxiety is a feeling of danger that never goes away, and it is like being stalked by an invisible predator all the time. Anxiety may occur occasionally, which is perfectly fine, but the constant state of anxiety isn’t something to be taken lightly.

 

This is why you must reach out to your nearest Psychiatric Provider - Elmbrook Psychiatry!Elmbrook Psychiatry is a single destination where you can ensure the adequate mental health of yourself and your loved ones!

If You Think You Or Your Loved Ones Have Anxiety & Depression

If you think you or your loved ones may have depression and anxiety, it’s essential to see a mental health professional for an evaluation. They can help you determine the condition and develop a treatment plan. Elmbrook Psychiatry specializes in treating depression and anxiety and ruling out other possible conditions.