31 January, 2017
CANDOR offering The Best-Known Solution for Depression and Anxiety
Understanding Depression in Older adults (45 y/o +)
Depression is the most common and most treatable medical/psychological disorder in later life, which affects about 15 percent of older adults. (45 y/o +) Symptoms may range from a simple attitude of negativity and boredom to the more severe inclination towards suicide. To achieve the best solution of Depression, it should be handled through a diagnoses and treatment of psychological, philosophical, physical and spiritual. Similar to their susceptibility to other physiological and psychological disorders, older adults may have increased vulnerabilities to depression and anxiety.
Several different factors seem to contribute to depression in older adults:
- Physical Illness or changes in physical functioning can also cause depression
- Chemical imbalances in the brain caused by strokes or the aging process
- Losses —probably the biggest contributor to depression. Older adults continually experience multiple losses: spouses, friends, relatives, pets, homes, status, jobs, financial security, independence and autonomy.
- Loss of youth and vitality- in this country (USA), a high value is placed on youth, vitality and productivity. Older adults may feel “used up”, empty and non-productive, especially after a long successful career.
Depression as a result of approaching, transition into, and after retirement
People in general still associate many symptoms of depression with aging because less is expected of older adults when approaching, the transition into, and after retirement. Society has long held the view that growing old is equated with misery as death approaches, and this has been reflected in literature, mythology and attitudes. At times Depression is seen as an understandable reaction to growing old. This bias towards accepting and tolerating a lower level of functioning among older people is also held by many health professionals. It ignores the potentially serious consequences of untreated depression. In addition, prescription pain-killing drugs and alcohol may mask symptoms of depression in an individual, and ultimately worsen mood and lead to more suicidal tendencies. This can be avoided by recovering a view of good philosophy and continuing to strive for a better way of living as is nurtured with our therapies. To help humanity get back to the way of thinking that with age come wisdom and our elders passing on that wisdom to younger generations.
Depression in people who have experienced a life of success
“It’s important to point out that depression can affect everyone, in any stratum. No one, no matter how richly or simply one lives, is immune. That said, there seems to be
something about extreme success that puts one at higher risk for depression – perhaps because it’s so pressurised, so lonely, or so empty, it triggers depression in those you’d least expect it. In fact, some of the most successful people in history have suffered from relentless, incapacitating depression – some have won their battles, or, at least, continued to battle. Some, sadly, succumb to it.” Forbes contributor Alice Walton
I am successful: so what’s next?
At the pinnacle of a strenuously reached success, achieved through hard work, talent and teamwork, we start to listen to an inner voice that says: “Life is excessively beautiful, excessively powerful, excessively great, and excessively successful. You have to abandon it all.” This voice represents an aspect of self-destruction, which could be a result of a phantasm coming from the fatigue of success. Trapped by this hypnotic influence we abandon our goals, and we deny the possibility of further growth. By confusing our values, when we do not have a plan, purpose or destination for our life, which is in harmony with the constant change and growth in life, we fall into hopelessness, guilt, complaint, emptiness and skepticism among other negative emotions. These threatening indicators of a complacent way of thinking and mediocre way of acting: steal time from our lives by sinking us bit by bit into a state of an automated life and brings us closer to death by not really living to our full potential. The Philosophical Therapy used is the key to reveal and solve this destructive concept that afflicts humanity on an individual and/or group level.
The reality is that people who have experienced extreme success are almost two times more likely to suffer from depression and anxiety than those who have not, due to the extreme competition. Trying to find worth by looking further up the ladder is pretty consistently a self-destructive endeavor that often leads to depression and anxiety.
TRADITIONAL MEDICINE PLUS PRACTICAL PHILOSOPHY AS THE ALTERNATIVE SOLUTION FOR DEPRESSION AND ANXIETY
Depression: loss of mind, of force, numbness, despair, despondency, prostration.
Today Depression is a symptom of a socio-cultural crisis that we are working at this very instant trying to give the future of mankind a higher dimension of LIFE.
Nevertheless, when we watch present humanity, we see that it has a level of existential anguish, disorientation and loneliness as it has probably never suffered before.
One who has not found a deep, complete and harmonious philosophic al answer compatible with his existential problems. Who am I? What is my role? There is a destiny? Is there a plan for me? What comes next?
All of these maladies are born and spread because we have not given this end of millennium mankind any other type of nourishment. For us, Philosophy is the most natural, nutritious, and healthy form.
The most factual conclusions are the following:
- Human beings, whatever their economic, intellectual, or cultural level, whatever their time or place of birth, always and without exception show themselves as compulsive philosophers.
- Every human being, from the most spiritual to the most materialistic, whether they like it or not, fulfill the requirements of a philosopher, principally, to be amazed at everything they observe when they look around or within themselves, trying to sublimate these perceptions into general laws.
- The conclusions arrived at by the thinker may draw them c loser to the truth or further away from it.
- In the case those conclusions draw c loser to the truth, the individual undergoes an improvement in the psycho-somatic structure (psyche and body). In the c ase they move further away from the truth, the inverse process takes place and the psycho-somatic structure starts to weaken, distort and destroy itself.
- Generally human beings do this work intuitively and naturally, their results are random, sometimes good and sometimes bad.
- For this reason, CANDOR introduces techniques and trains coaches to improve the quality of philosophical elaboration of human beings.
As a consequence, we obtained a significant increase in positive results and an identical decrease in negative results.
“Wall Street Journal” of June 13, 2001. On page 2 of its Marketplace Section, Elyse Tanouye, its staff reporter, informs us of the following: Depression affects American workers on an average of 1 out of 5 people. Its annual toll on U.S. business amounts to about seventy billion dollars for this concept only.
“U.S. Center for disease control and prevention” of Oct 23, 2013. Depression costs businesses upwards of $100 billion in losses annually, and in a 1 year period workers with depression lose 19.2 days of work (absenteeism) and 46 days of reduced productivity.
“Before major damages on the psychosomatic system appear, the first signal of danger is usually depression.”
Man thinks by instinct and we all know how difficult it is to suppress instinct. The conservation of humanity from its total destruction lies in the decision to maximize our potential as thinkers and it’s in our own hands.
Philosophy is the most sublime state of mind a human being can have access to, it is the fundamental distinguishing mark between mankind and the rest of the zoological wonders.
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