Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) is a form of depression mainly seen in soldiers returning from war. The intense and overwhelming experiences of being in a war zone can leave a lasting mental and emotional impact on an individual, but they are not always willing to face or accept this. Consequently, it is very important that the friends and relatives of a returning soldier keep an eye on his or her behavior and be ready to provide or suggest help if the soldier seems to need it.
If you've ever had flu you certainly know the difference between that and a head cold. So, is despondency the head cold equivalent as depression is to flu? Many people have all the symptoms of depression but they try to avoid the prospect of giving in to a mental illness. With depression comes anxiety and sometimes they worry about…