Depression in the Modern World: Causes and Consequences. (Paperback)

Depression in the Modern World: Causes and Consequences. By K. Deepika Cover Image

Depression in the Modern World: Causes and Consequences. (Paperback)



As a major global health problem, depression has risen to the forefront in recent decades. Millions of people are impacted across all demographics of age, gender, and socioeconomic status, and it has a major effect on the state of societies as a whole. This essay delves into the complex nature of modern despair by examining its many root causes and repercussions

Depression is a serious mental illness that causes its sufferers to feel down and unmotivated for most of the time. Depression is more than just feeling down for a while; it's a medical illness that can have serious consequences for a person's personal and professional life. Depression has always been with us, but its prevalence in today's society is unprecedented in human history. Multiple elements, such as social and cultural shifts and technological and lifestyle developments, contribute to the development and maintenance of depression in the modern world.

Modern-day Depression: Roots and Cures

Rapid sociocultural shifts in the modern world have contributed significantly to the spread of depression. Many people nowadays feel alone and alienated as a result of increased urbanization, changing family structures, and the decline of old social support systems. The close-knit communities and social links that previously offered emotional support are often lacking as people pursue independence and personal gain. Feelings of inadequacy and low self-esteem are major precipitants of depression, and they are exacerbated by the pressure to comply to societal norms and by constant exposure to unrealistic media and social network standards of beauty, success, and happiness.

There are positive and bad implications of technological progress on mental health in today's age of pervasive smartphones, social media, and continual connectedness. While technology has transformed communication and access to information, it has also led to a new set of obstacles. The constant availability of the internet might increase feelings of inadequacy by encouraging frequent comparison and rivalry. In addition, constant exposure to carefully staged photos of

Product Details ISBN: 9789358689464
ISBN-10: 9358689463
Publisher: Self Publisher
Publication Date: November 4th, 2023
Pages: 158
Language: English