What are some of the risk factors for getting Depression?

DepressionRisk facto. Risk factors for getting Depression: • Physical or Sexual abuse • Death or loss of a loved one • Separation or Divorce • Blood relatives with a history of Depression, Bipolar disorder, or suicide or Alcoholism • History or Post-traumatic stress disorder, Eating disorders • Abuse of Alcohol or illegal drugs • Serious or chronic illness, including cancer, stroke, chronic pain or heart disease.