Dr Jana Martiskova
Almost every individual has suffered from depression at least once in their life time. The sufferings that people have to go through and the numbers of lives that are lost to suicide have been difficult on the victim’s families and friends. This makes it one of the most popular topics for research studies.
Research studies of the clinical, psychological and societal factors that cause depression is the only way to decrease, if not eliminate, the number of affected people.
But before we give you some topic suggestions and ideas that you can use as your thesis theme, let’s cover a few basics. Let’s see what depression is.
Depression is a serious mental concern. Clinically, it is known by many names – ‘the blues’, biological depression or major depression.
Depression usually refers to a feeling of sadness and despair, which is usually combined with a feeling of hopelessness and lack of energy.
Depression is usually more than just a passing phrase as it lasts for weeks and months instead of just moments and hours. People who are depressed are usually so unmotivated that it is hard for them to even get out of the bed and continue their normal daily activities.
Organizations like National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH) are conducting various studies and researches for the diagnosis, causes, prevention and treatment of depression on the United States.
Below mentioned are some topic ideas for studies on depression. It is not suggested that you choose these topics exactly as they are mentioned below. You can mound them according to your interest and availability of resources so that the study you conduct is significant and interesting. There are 10 ideas are given for writing your literature review on depression.
In conclusion, to compose a good literature review in depression, it is important that you search for relevant articles regarding your theme so that they can guide you for the research process. After you have collected all the relevant articles, you can consolidate its findings and make a conceptual map. This will act as a road map for your study which will make the study process easier.