Is recurrent depression unshakable?

If you are going through hell, keep going Winston Churchill By the time patients come to me for the treatment of their depression, they have often been sick for some time. When we go into the history of the illness, it becomes clear that most have been depressed before.  If you have had two episodes, more…

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Drained of all colour: what is depression?

Drained of all colour: What is depression? Depression is a difficult concept to understand. We use the term loosely every day: “that movie was so depressing,” or, “I feel so depressed when I think of Covid”. In this context depression is a normal, healthy part of the human experience. From an evolutionary perspective, depression could even be…

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