Debunking Myths About Depression
Debunking Myths About Depression According to the National Institute of Mental Health, about 15 million adults aged 18 or older have reported at least one major depressive episode in their lifetime. It has been estimated that up to 15% of people around the world experience depression. Facts and myths about depression have to be distinguished properly since myths tend to increase prejudice among those with mental illness. It is important to increase the general understanding of this condition and take away any misconceptions. The stigma associated with depression is still there, so in this article, we will debunk some myths […]Read More
Depression: What Is It, How to Deal With It, and What Does it Say About Me?
Depression is more than just the feeling of laziness. It is more than just feeling sad for a few days in a row. Do you ever feel like your closest friends or your family members are unable to understand you? Do they tell you to “snap out of it?” My goodness, why didn’t you think of this great idea! Only if depression was that simple. Depression is like a weight pulling your body down, so massive that you have to gather the strength to push against it and lighten the impact every day. Depression is debilitating. Some people understand it, […]Read More