The causes or etiology of depression are varied and include physiological, psychological, and environmental factors. Depression is a whole-body disorder that affects many levels of your being, including: the body, nervous system, thoughts, moods, feelings and behavior.
Discuss the role of neurotransmitters, brain-wave activity, and negative cognitions in the etiology and treatment of depression. Based on your own research, what is the best method to use to treat depression? Provide a justification for your selection of treatment options. Include at least one scholarly, peer-reviewed article that was published within the past five years to support your answer.