This course will be helpful for individuals who would like to better understand depression. This will be helpful for caregivers as well.
Session one is an introduction to the course.
Session two will focus on defining depression and types of treatment. Not everyone is clear about depression, and causes. Individuals sometime find ways to blame just one thing that cause depression, but in this course we will focus on clarifying the latter. There is so many treatment options, so each treatment options it all depends on the individual and your personal doctor.
Session three will focus on clearly defining the different diagnosis related to depression. Some individuals diagnosed with depression might not understand their diagnosis. Usually, when you obtain an evaluation some doctors might not have time to explain what a diagnosis mean for each individuals. This session will help individuals understand what certain professional might not have time to explain.
NOTE: One of the types of depression is Atypical depression. This type of depression is a sub type under Persistent depression disorder, therefore, I will not go over it in the power point. I have attached a resource related to the latter.
Session four will focus on coping skills and self-care tips for individuals experiencing depression. This course will also be helpful towards caregivers.
Session five will focus on the difference between adult and children dealing with depression.
Disclaimer: This does not replace seeing a professional and the suggested information is all recommendation. This does not replace an emergency room as well.