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    Depression Risk Assessment

    Millions of people in the U.S. suffer from depression. More women than men suffer from this health condition. Major depression is an illness that affects a person's body, feelings, thoughts, and behavior.

    Certain things can trigger an episode of depression. They include a stressful life event, genetics, physical illness, medicines, substance abuse, or hormone levels. Any one of these factors, or a combination of them, can make depression more likely. The following questionnaire can help you assess your risk for depression.

    Loss of a spouse, family member, or loved one Divorce Loss of a job A serious illness or surgery A serious financial downfall None
    Alcoholism in any first-degree family member(s) (mother, father, brother, sister) Bipolar disorder Depression Suicide (attempted or committed) None
    Heart attack (myocardial infarction). Alcoholism Type 2 diabetes Type 1 diabetes Kidney disease HIV positive or HIV infection Anorexia nervosa Bulimia binge/purge Hepatitis C Multiple sclerosis Suicide attempt Bipolar disorder Depression Cancer None
    Online Medical Reviewer: Ballas, Paul, DO
    Online Medical Reviewer: Foley, Maryann, RN, BSN
    Online Medical Reviewer: Fraser, Marianne, MSN, RN
    Date Last Reviewed: 8/1/2019
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    Southern New Mexico
    Surgery Center

    2301 Indian Wells Rd. Suite B
    Alamogordo, NM 88310
    www.snmsc.org

    Phone: 575.437.0890
    Fax: 575.437.0905
    Email: info@snmsc.org

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