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Dysphoria, disenchantment, demoralization? Rethinking the Diagnosis of Depression

Posted by NowOK News on Wednesday, March 27, 2013, In : Psychology 
Most people diagnosed with depression today aren’t depressed, according to Edward Shorter, a historian of psychiatry, in his latest book How Everyone Became Depressed: The Rise and Fall of the Nervous Breakdown
Specifically, about 1 in 5 Americans will receive a diagnosis of major depression in their lifetime. But Shorter believes that the term major depression doesn’t capture the symptoms most of these individuals have. “Nervous illness,” however, does.
“The nervous patients of y...

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Posted by NowOK News on Saturday, October 13, 2012, In : Psychology 
Depression is a common illness and people suffering from depression need support and treatment ....

WHO marks 20th Anniversary of World Mental Health Day

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