What Triggers Depression?

Normally in our teenage years, we are exposed to many abrupt and inexplicable mood swings as a result of our body going through different hormonal modifications that prepare us for adulthood.

Aside from increased social pressures, the onset of menstruation, for instance, presents adolescent women to premenstrual stress (or premenstrual syndrome) and the menstrual pains, the previous being a mixture of psychological and physical symptoms, consisting of short-term weight gain, fluid retention, depression, fits of mood and so forth.