Is everything you think you know about depression wrong?
Toxic environments, family problems, stressful situations, and unappreciated or meaningless work are the real causes of depression, and it is not really a problem with the brain.
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Depression is often measured by scientists using something called the Hamilton Scale. It runs from 0 (where you are dancing in ecstasy) to 59 (where you are suicidal).
Many leading scientists believe the whole idea that depression is caused by a “chemically imbalanced” brain is wrong.
There are in fact nine major causes of depression and anxiety that are unfolding all around us. Two are biological, and seven are out in here in the world, rather than sealed away inside our skulls.
When you’re a child, you have very little power to change your environment. So, you have two choices.
Unhappiness and depression are on the same platform. They both are caused due to our disconnection from what makes us happy.
Depression is caused by the lack of what we need to be happy:
If the work you're doing isn't meaningful, people are bound to get anxious, depressed and unhappy. The most stress-inducing is the work that is monotonous and boring.
There’s emerging evidence that ordinary medications - from paracetamol to antihistamines, statins, asthma medications, and antidepressants - can change our brains. They can make us impulsive...