How to Get a diagnosis of depression?Depression is a common name, everyone in this world who recognize depression as a mental illness that causes sadness, melancholy or other disturbing type affects life. Anyone can suffer from depression, whether they are men, women or young child or an elderly. Women are slightly more susceptible to depression than men.
How to get a diagnosis of depression?
Depression is diagnosed according to the signs and symptoms exhibited by a patient. If you think you are depressed, make sure you go to a specialist immediately get thoroughly diagnosed. The diagnosis is the only way to identify the type of depression sufferers looking at the symptoms. There is no other method available that can identify depression without signs or symptoms due. The signs and symptoms are monitored by specialists, while diagnosis are medical history, medical history of their parents, etc. Several questions were asked by specialists at the time of diagnosis, some of them are listed below:
1. First was asked about symptoms.
2. Second question is about the period of time they have been exhibiting symptoms.
3. Next question is, how severe are the symptoms? Have you ever had the symptoms above as well or not? Have you ever been treated for depression before? etc
4. If your answer is yes you have been treated before, then the next question would be, method of treatment you had that helped you to get rid of depression?
5. You may be asked, is there anyone in your family who has suffered from depression? If so, what methods were used to get out of depression? he or she is completely fine now? etc.
6. Does drinking or using drugs may be another question.
7. Do you feelings or thoughts of suicide or is ever thought this is the end of his life.
Specialists ask these questions in order to ensure that they meet all the conditions of diagnosis, according to DSM (Diagnostic Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders). DSM has set guidelines for the diagnosis of mental disorders. If you meet the DSM criteria was diagnosed according to the specific type of depression.