Hysteria, Demons, and More: Depression Throughout History
Depression due to demonic possession?
Yes, the notion’s ridiculous.
But through the centuries, people with depression have been avoided or persecuted because of reasons such as this.
Unfortunately, there's still a lingering stigma about depression today, despite a greater understanding of psychiatric ailments.
"Although it has changed over time, stigma is long-standing,” says Carl Walker, PhD, author of Depression and Globalization: The Politics of Mental Health in the 21st Century.
Here are 12 different causes of depressionaccording to the misinformed.
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