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Depression

8 Common Myths About Depression

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My friends tell me to snap out it. Depression must be my fault, right?


Depression is caused by a chemical imbalance of the brain.


I should take an antidepressant for depression.


Antidepressants are terrible drugs.


There is nothing I can do to prevent depression.


There is nothing good about depression.


My life would be much better without depression.


Life is hopeless.


John McManamy

John McManamy

John is an author and advocate for Mental Health. He wrote for HealthCentral as a patient expert for Depression and Bipolar Disorder.