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Awareness of Saudi population about causes, diagnosis and management of Depression

Journal: Journal of Clinical Images and Medical Case Reports (Vol.2, No. 6)

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Keywords : awareness; Saudi population; causes of depression; diagnosis of depression; management of depression.;

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Depression is one of the most concerning psychological disorder of our modern world, that problem with depression seems to the high incidence of the disease especially among the young population between 20-40 and females. Depression incidence is increasing in the last decades and is widespread in the developed countries as it is in the undeveloped ones, Saudi Arabia is no exception, the awareness about the disease is not enough, some of the patients who have the disease are not also aware of it, and even if they do, little they do to combat it. The self-heal methods that is tried by traditional healers is problematic, because it's also based on supernatural non-scientific beliefs which sometimes leads to further complications of the patient case, on the other hand the population must be aware of the importance of seeking the help of professional well trained doctors instead. Conclusion: We need more awareness about the disease and it's symptoms and how to deal with probably and when to see a doctor, depression is very dangerous because it can lead to some serious social and health issues, and can cause death due to suicide.

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