Positive Thinking Can Lift Deepest of Depressions
Byline: Jack Mabley
There is depression, and there is Depression.
All of us get depressed to some degree, though we may call it the blues or "down in the dumps" or just feeling lousy or sad or lethargic or irritable or indecisive.
A significant number of people suffer from clinical Depression, which involves chemistry of the brain and is treatable with anti-depressant drugs like Prozac.
A problem for doctors and psychotherapists is where to draw the line between depression and Depression.
Drug companies encourage use of their drugs, known as selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors, or SSRIs. Last year they sold $3.5 billion worth of …
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Publication information: Article title: Positive Thinking Can Lift Deepest of Depressions. Contributors: Not available. Newspaper title: Daily Herald (Arlington Heights, IL). Publication date: May 12, 1997. Page number: 10. © 2009 Paddock Publications. COPYRIGHT 1997 Gale Group.
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