The above quote, I think, is a poetic and emotionally truthful way of thinking about depression, but ultimately, it may not be a scientifically accurate picture. Scientifically, it may well be the case that depression is caused ultimately by inflammation. As that article says: The basis of this new view is blindingly obvious once it … More Is Depression an Allergic Reaction?
I’m going to start with this picture, because the owl is cute and the message is good. The loss of Robin Williams is a tragedy by any reasonable use of the term. However, the silver lining is that it gives us all an excuse to talk about a subject many of us try to avoid: … More Depression