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Depression (15,472 members)

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Symptoms|Treatments|Side effects|Causes

cause% of members (num votes)
Stress
92% (1,895)
Social isolation
72% (1,794)
Lack of exercise
69% (1,780)
Unsure about the future
73% (1,575)
Lack of sleep
69% (1,776)
Genetics
68% (1,723)
Excessive worry
68% (1,657)
Financial stress
60% (1,642)
Chronic anxiety
56% (1,615)
Relationship problems
56% (1,554)
Dysfunctional environment in childhood
53% (1,714)
Boredom
50% (1,542)
Winter
47% (1,636)
Chemical imbalance
49% (1,441)
Failure
57% (1,034)
Thinking that life is full of problems
51% (1,297)
Cloudy weather
45% (1,692)
Suppressed personality
45% (1,691)
Job insecurity/conflict
45% (1,540)
Romantic disappointment/lack of love life
47% (1,375)
Poor diet
43% (1,682)
Loss
43% (1,561)
Psychological abuse
41% (1,661)
Change of lifestyle
38% (1,643)
Lack of Sex
40% (1,150)
Feeling trapped / no other options for a different life
61% (548)
Chronic pain
32% (1,654)
Eating Disorder
31% (1,660)
Inability to bond
32% (1,528)
Authoritative parents
28% (1,638)
Verbal Abuse
35% (867)
Loss of job
26% (1,530)
Physical Abuse / Bullying
25% (1,621)
Poor general health
27% (1,401)
Family estrangement
25% (1,515)
Obesity
25% (1,308)
Vitamin D deficiency
23% (1,566)
Parental neglect
24% (1,347)
Serious illness in family
21% (1,472)
Chronic illness
21% (1,376)
Society
39% (440)
Involuntary unemployment
26% (778)
Death of a parent
19% (1,531)
Medication
18% (1,563)
Obsessive tendencies
29% (638)
Displacement
18% (1,487)
Depressing culture
35% (451)
Divorce
17% (1,609)
Family trauma
19% (1,267)
Hormonal changes/puberty
17% (1,375)
Poverty
22% (777)
Attention Deficit Disorder
22% (755)
Stigma
22% (757)
Cost of care - unaffordable
21% (770)
Enmeshment/Co-dependency
16% (1,214)
Ostracism
20% (841)
feeling not good enough
68% (159)
Chronic headaches
16% (1,229)
Caffeine
14% (1,629)
feeling of lost opportunities in the past
67% (155)
Chronic family illnesses
14% (1,408)
Alcoholic parents
14% (1,501)
Parents' divorce
14% (1,333)
Childhood sexual abuse
12% (1,372)
Autumn
12% (1,408)
Capitalism
23% (428)
Violent trauma
13% (1,073)
Care unavailable
16% (757)
Hot weather
12% (1,232)
Decreased testosterone
10% (1,478)
Discrimination
14% (760)
Menopause
10% (1,521)
Toxins
11% (1,086)
Fibromyalgia
12% (929)
Experienced homelessness
9% (1,471)
Sexual orientation confusion
9% (1,308)
Thyroid Failure
9% (1,257)
Barometer falling or below 30
10% (877)
PTSD
29% (205)
Undertreated hypothyroid condition
10% (848)
Living in a foreign country
8% (1,238)
Empty nest
9% (885)
Celiac / gluten intolerance
7% (1,320)
Childbirth (postpartum)
6% (1,604)
School issues
29% (150)
Miscarriage
6% (1,276)
Unsafe neighborhood
8% (758)
Head Injury - Post trauma
6% (1,192)
Existential depression
46% (82)
Pet death
22% (185)
Tinnitus
9% (621)
Gender Dysphoria
5% (1,481)
Guilt
53% (60)
Death of child
4% (1,487)
Use of MDMA (ecstasy)
5% (919)
Suicide of a beloved one
7% (441)
Death of spouse
3% (1,184)
Autism Spectrum Disorder
10% (194)
Lyme Disease
3% (1,209)
Multiple Sclerosis
3% (877)
court trials
9% (164)
Body Dysmorphia
20% (59)
Catastrophe (housefire)
6% (176)
Carbon Monoxide exposure
2% (939)
hearing voices
8% (83)
Estrogen Dominance
2% (283)
Summer
4% (47)
i am totally depressed every day because i never see my son or rarely
2% (114)
Viewing pornography
10% (10)
Infertility
5% (19)

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