The lede: “Using data from a survey that screened more than 46,000 Americans for depression, researchers found evidence that the condition is not properly diagnosed in many people. And even when diagnosed correctly, depression often goes untreated.”
Five years ago, I woke up on a Saturday after a rough week at work at CTVNews.ca with an absolute splitting pain in my head. In the days to come, I would be diagnosed with clinical depression.
Writer Michael Redhill penned some thoughts on the scourge of depression from the perspective of someone who has suffered with bouts of it for about four decades.
As a depression survivor, I found this op-ed from the Guardian to be one of the most commonsensical takes surrounding the tragic death of beloved comedian and actor Robin Williams, who had reportedly been suffering from severe depression when he took his life on Monday.
From the Toronto Star: Journalist Jan Wong breached a confidentiality agreement with The Globe and Mail and must pay back an undisclosed severance payment, an arbitrator has ruled.
Anhedonia is Greek for “without pleasure,” and it’s a component of depression that doesn’t have to co-exist with sadness.
Back on Feb. 7, I thought I was on enough of an upward track in my recovery from severe depression that I concluded a blog post with some of my summer plans. That turned out to be erroneous. As a result, life hasn’t worked out exactly as anticipated.
The BBC ran a story headlined Depression: Exercise advice questioned when added to standard treatments, but at least one person says the study on which it was based deserves a more skeptical look.
If you’re fighting clinical depression, a walk among the trees tops a stroll along an urban street when it comes to boosting cognitive performance, claims a new study.
TVO’s The Agenda had a recent episode on depression with four practitioners holding forth with new thoughts about how to treat this illness. Here are some notes.