Depression (psych labels in general) reflect the dis-ease of civilization: we are disconnected from who we are in multiple ways
I’m republishing this as it’s another post that looks at a foundational social aspect to that which gets labeled pathological by psychiatry. This also supports the collection here: there is no such thing as a monolithic state called depression.
Dr. Stephen Ilardi is a professor of clinical psychology and the author of The Depression Cure: The 6-Step Program to Beat Depression without Drugs. He earned his Ph.D. in clinical psychology from Duke University in 1995, and has since served on the faculties of the University of Colorado and (presently) the University of Kansas. The author of over 40 professional articles on mental illness, Dr. Ilardi is a nationally recognized expert on depression.
Hat tip for the video from Mad in America: Living in an age of melancholy: When society…
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