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.
Former Globe and Mail journalist Jan Wong has self-published a book about her descent into, and recovery from, severe depression. It will have a priority place on my personal reading list. You can hear Wong talk about her book on May 7 at 7 p.m. at the North York Central Library.
Mungo was kind enough to send me a link to Post-Prozac Nation: The science and history of treating depression, a New York Times Magazine article. Here’s a tiny sample to whet your interest: Is the “serotonin hypothesis” of depression really dead? Have we spent nearly 40 years heading down one path only to find ourselves [...]
Mike Wallace, who died Sunday, and Shelagh Rogers share something besides career paths. Both suffered from depression.
In response to my post, My tussle with severe depression — the story so far, someone went so far as to create a one-post, one-topic blog – Dear Bill Doskoch.