MENTAL HEALTH – 3 COMMON DISORDERS YOU SHOULD BE AWARE OF.

James Wetu

Mental health is a diverse topic and there’s a wide range of Mental disorders that affect people, (some of which are not even aware). In this article I want to address the most common disorders; A wide range of conditions that affect mood, thinking and behavior.

Most common types: clinical depression, anxiety disorder and bipolar disorder

1. CLINICAL DEPRESSION

Also called: Major depression

A mental health disorder characterized by persistently depressed mood or loss of interest in activities, causing significant impairment in daily life. The persistent feeling of sadness or loss of interest that characterizes major depression can lead to a range of behavioral and physical symptoms. These may include changes in sleep, appetite, energy level, concentration, daily behavior or self-esteem. Depression can also be associated with thoughts of suicide.

Mood: anxiety, apathy, general discontent, guilt, hopelessness, loss of interest or pleasure in activities, mood swings, or sadness

  • Behavioral: agitation…

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