Deepak Chopra and the Mystery of Depression

Deepak Chopra contends that there are many questions surrounding depression. Is depression a brain disease or is it a disorder of the mind? Are genes responsible for depression, and, if so, can science find the damaged or missing genetic code? So far, that hasn’t happened. According to Chopra, there are three main points regarding depression: 1) there are many kinds of depression, 2) each depressed person has unique causes and symptoms, and 3) there are mental components in depression regarding how the person views himself. Chopra claims that genes may make a person more susceptible to depression but may not necessarily be the root cause of depression.

Read the entire article here: Depression Is Still a Mystery – We Need a New Model

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