Depression is a disease, and the patient is often incapable of changing their condition.
Experts have refuted eight common and very dangerous myths about depression.
In the first place, the misconception that depression is a manifestation of self-pity. Experts remind that depression is a disease, and the patient is often incapable of changing their condition.
This writes the Chronicle.info with reference to rambler.ru.
The second myth is the assertion that depression is a contrived disease. Scientists have conducted a number of studies and say with confidence that depression is a real serious disease that threaten life and health.
It is not true that depression treated only with pills. It often helps psychological intervention. And it is not necessary to advise people with depression to lose yourself in your work — it does not always help.
The myth is that people who are depressed will pour many tears. Sometimes ill just turn in on themselves, worried the disease in silence.
Two misconceptions are similar are linked depression to age. Many believe that depression — the lot of the elderly, and someone that is Teens are always dissatisfied with their lives. Both statements are incorrect, researchers say, and depression can catch at any age.
And the last myth is the belief that depression is not treated. Experts report that in one study managed to get rid of depression about 70 percent of the participants reported Рlanet Тoday.