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Running head: CURRENT PSYCHOLOGICAL ISSUE
Current Psychological Issue
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CURRENT PSYCHOLOGICAL ISSUE 2
Introduction
Psychological issues have proved to have negative impacts on anyone irrespective of
what position they hold in any organization. Some mental conditions have brought down big
names to think irrationally. The good thing with psychological disorders is that they can be
managed if action is taken early. Early diagnosis of the mental ailments results in the prevention
of fatal incidences that could have happened. One of the most spread psychological issues refers
to depression amongst different groups of people. Youths have a higher prevalence of the mental
condition than other groups. Depression entails a condition on which a person’s mood becomes
lower due to constant feelings of sadness. The disorder affects how one feels, behaves, or thinks,
leading to various physical and emotional problems.
Significant concepts of depression
The depressive symptoms have behavioral manifestations through which health
professionals can diagnose a patient and note the condition's extent. One thing that should be
noted is that a person’s physical outlook cannot determine the condition's presence. For this
reason, sensitive indicators are used to note some prevalence and extend of depression state
among different people. One of the concepts refers to the determination of normal and
pathological depression. Depression is said to be pathological when there lacks an underlying
issue. The lack of a specific cause for depression becomes the distinct feature used to distinguish
pathological from normal depression. The severity of the state of depression is also a critical
factor in differentiating these two states of depression, (Peters et al., 2017).
Another concept of depression refers to the psychoanalytical and existential concepts that
aim at increasing our understanding of depression. Remember that depression goes beyond
observational symptoms, and its diagnosis should use special reports for correct measurements to

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Running head: CURRENT PSYCHOLOGICAL ISSUE Current Psychological Issue Student’s Name Institution Date CURRENT PSYCHOLOGICAL ISSUE 2 Introduction Psychological issues have proved to have negative impacts on anyone irrespective of what position they hold in any organization. Some mental conditions have brought down big names to think irrationally. The good thing with psychological disorders is that they can be managed if action is taken early. Early diagnosis of the mental ailments results in the prevention of fatal incidences that could have happened. One of the most spread psychological issues refers to depression amongst different groups of people. Youths have a higher prevalence of the mental condition than other groups. Depression entails a condition on which a person’s mood becomes lower due to constant feelings of sadness. The disorder affects how one feels, behaves, or thinks, leading to various physical and emotional problems. Significant concepts of depression The depressive symptoms have behavioral manifestations through which health professionals can diagnose a patient and note the condition's extent. One thing that should be noted is that a person’s physical outlook cannot determine the condition's presence. For this reason, sensitive indicators are used to note some prevalence and extend of depression state among different people. One of the concepts refers to the determination of normal and pathological depression. Depression is said to be pathological ...
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