By Jesse H. Wright
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Relationships help in the recovery process. Even though depression had caused Kate to back away from friends and family, she had some strong relationships that could be part of her recovery plan. When we described the thoughts–action path earlier in this chapter, we asked you to help Kate change her negative reaction to a friend’s invitation for a social occasion. Kate had many other opportunities to recognize and take advantage of relationship strengths to fight depression. For example, she could ask her family to help her with plans to get more involved in social activities.
Investigators have found that it is unlikely that depression can be traced to one single gene. It is much more likely that a number of genes will be discovered that interact with the person’s environment (for example, life stresses, medical illnesses, lifestyle, relationships) in the development of depression. An area of research that has been a special target for genetic studies is the function of the genes that control serotonin—a brain chemical that you will learn more about in the next section of this chapter.
Are you taking medication for a chronic medical illness, such as high blood pressure, seizures, or chronic pain? If so, your medication could be causing some of your depression symptoms. Despite the proven health benefits of some medications, no medication is without potential side effects. indd 26 9/13/2011 11:20:23 PM Medical Illness and Depression 27 tors you closely for any possible long-term side effects. 4. Remember, you should weigh the pros and cons of taking medication with your doctor before stopping any medication.