The Science of Depression

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I often feel a sense of guilt for feeling depressed. The behaviors that depression promotes often make one appear lazy, angry, mean, etc. The reality is that the disease makes even simple tasks and responsibilities appear and feel monumental. This exhausting way of living makes a person completely different than she or he would be if not depressed. If you don’t have depression, it’s probably difficult, maybe impossible, to understand. Compassion, empathy, and support are so very appreciated.

Education breeds understanding. I found the first video on this page helpful. Check it out…

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Stay the course. Keep the faith. You’re a hero.

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