+  2023-04-27 09:44

13% of Americans over age 12 are on #antidepressants, of which white women over age 45 represent 58%.

And yet, the scientific literature is sufficiently clear about the causes of #depression and how antidepressants don’t work in most cases. We’ve willingly decided to build……

 +  2023-01-24 19:56

“#America is a kind, generous place… if you have money. It’s a rapacious, violent place if you don’t have #money.

To be wealthy in America is to be loved. People find you interesting, they want to know you. You have a broader selection of mates.

I think about money a lot. I did nothing but pretty much #work for 20 years. I don’t remember much else but work. It cost me my hair. It cost me my first #marriage. And it was worth it.”

— Scott Galloway.

How bleak of a life, how shallow of a #civilization? And generation after generation built it, knowingly, on purpose. But worry not, Scott believes #depression can be solved with antidepressants.

If you have the money. More pills, more money, more work, more pills, more…

 +  2021-01-27 21:45

Researchers from Michigan State University and MIT created a comprehensive model of #depression that shows how the major drivers of the illness intersect.

 +  2020-09-24 22:06

This is how #depression, #anxiety and ensuing drug #addiction may look like on the outside.

 +  2020-09-10 06:47

If you think in terms of “I’m a bad girl / boy”, you’ll get into trouble quickly (stunted #career, inability to predict people and events, #depression)

Be more specific.

“I can’t control my anger” and “I’m too lazy to learn” — allow you to focus on specific areas to improve. 😉

 +  2020-07-13 09:51

Injection of #ketamine restores decreased dopamine neuron population activity, as well as synaptic plasticity in the hippocampus-accumbens pathway.

Low dose of ketamine exhibits fast-acting sustained antidepressant action in treatment-resist #depression…

 +  2015-03-16 14:25

Entropic theory of #conscious states by @RobinCarhartHar includes #psychosis, #sleep, #meditation, #LSD, #depression:

 +  2013-07-22 03:47

Grant reviewers reject proposals to study processes common to #depression, #schizophrenia, psychosis because they cut across DSM categories!


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