Abasyn Journal of Social Sciences. Vol.7, No.2

Diagnosis & Prognosis of Depression Phenomenon: A Case Study

Hina Iqbal, Verda Qadar Baloch

1 Department of Psychology, Islamia College Peshawar
2 Rehman Medical College Peshawar


The core purpose of this article is to identify a case with severe psychological disturbance. It was a complete analysis of a patient who was suffering with major depressive disorder, with single episode. It was not only to find the diagnosis of a patient. It had been covered the symptoms of the depressed patient. Through this extensive study we have fnd the different precipitating factors (also called Risk factors) which can lead an individual towards depression up to the mark. Beside this a conducting focused on the mode of treatment which are best suited for client/patient. The best recommended therapy for a depression is Cognitive Behavior therapy, Emotion Focused Therapy, and behavior therapy.
Keywords: Case study, Symptoms of disorder, Risk Factors, Prevalence, Treatment.




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