Common Myths Surrounding Depression

While depression is a common health issue in the United States, there is still a certain stigma associated with it. To banish this stigma, we need to dispel the myths about depression. For example:

  • It’s all in your head – not true, depression can very powerfully manifest itself through physical symptoms too.
  • There is no cure – wrong, a study conducted by the National Institute of Mental Health shows that 70% of depressed people found liberation.
  • Medication is the best treatment – not so, medication helps greatly, but the best treatment combines medication with talk therapy.
  • It only affects women – no, men suffer from it, just often don’t report it.

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