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Depression

What's Happening? - Depression

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Please visit this page regularly for significant developments concerning depression.

 

WHAT ARE THE KEY TRENDS?

The chart below shows the reported share of the population suffering from depression around the world.

 

HOW ARE PEOPLE RESPONDING?

Personal Level

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We can regard our life as a uselessly disturbing episode in the blissful repose of nothingness... . It may be said of it: 'It is bad today and every day it will get worse, until the worst of all happens.' - Arthur Schopenhauer

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Life is a rainbow which also includes black - Yevgeny Yevtushenko

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I don't consider myself a pessimist. I think of a pessimist as someone who is waiting for it to rain. And I feel soaked - Leonard Cohen

On Seasons Halcyon In Kal… 20 March 2012

Ode argues compellingly that marking time with natural rhythms and seasons can grow compassion and commitment to all life.  The underlying wistfulness and enhanced "sensitivity to the passage of the seasons" is embodied in the likes of Monty Don, who combines a kanyini-like love for the soil and place, with a sense of gratitude that seems to come "from the other side of sorrow and despair".

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There is but an inch of difference between the cushioned chamber and the padded cell - G. K. Chesterton (English journalist and author, 1874-1936)