A Review on managing depressive symptoms
Neha S. Nikhade,  Dr. Sheelpriya R. Walde
This article gives a review of recent literature, current and ongoing research in the field of prevention and managing depressive symptoms. Major depression is a mood disorder characterized by a sense of inadequacy, despondency, decreased activity, pessimism, anhedonia and sadness where these symptoms severely disorganized and adversely affect the person’s life, sometimes to such an extent that suicide is attempted. It highlights the efforts employed in targeting fenceless and susceptible individuals at higher risk of causing depressive symptoms. Prevention efforts should target both the specific and non-specific risk factors of depression, increase protective factors, use a developmental approach, and target selective and/or indicated samples. Overall, it come into view that there is a reason for hope regarding the role of intercession in preventing depressive symptoms in high-risk groups. It is also important to keep in mind that the diagnosis is often unclear to patients, especially the elderly, tend to present with only complaints of physical symptom of depression
Keywords- Depression, Prevention, Susceptible, protective, approach, elderly, symptoms
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Neha S. Nikhade,  Dr. Sheelpriya R. Walde,   "A Review on managing depressive symptoms"
, International Journal of Engineering Development and Research (IJEDR), ISSN:2321-9939, Volume.7, Issue 3, pp.760-764, September 2019, Available at :http://www.ijedr.org/papers/IJEDR1903132.pdf