Causes of depression
The time of academic education is a time of hard work, cognitive effort, the highest intellectual activity. For many students it is also a carefree time of fun, socializing and enjoying all the charms of life. This time, however, frequently is associated with a very strong, long-term stress. The combination of this phenomenon with other difficult events can lead to deterioration of mood and psychological well-being. In many cases, the persistent deterioration of general well-being can lead to symptoms of Depression.
The cause of depression among students can be:
- Moving from a small town, hometown,
- Separation from home, family, friends,
- Problems with self-esteem resulting from the clach of one's high requirements addressed at himself/herself and the real or imagined pressure from the community,
- Acting under excessive stress,
- Taking too many tasks at the same time,
- Assimilating large amount of material in a short time (colloquia, exams),
- Contact with new people with different views, approach to life (conflicts among peers),
- The difference in financial status, which has a direct influence on access to knowledge, culture, art and fashionable clothes,
- Poor financial situation,
- Consuming large amounts of alcohol at student parties,
- Too little sleep.