Depression, Loneliness and the Writer’s Life

Depression, Loneliness and the Writer’s Life

A writer’s life is not without its occupational hazards. Indeed, Kay Jamison, professor of psychiatry at John Hopkins’s University reports that writers are ten to twenty times more likely to suffer from depression than other people. Yet referencing a scientific study is not necessary to confirm tired speculations that depression occupies that dominancy of thought […]

Lady Gaga Open About Depression Struggles

Lady Gaga Open About Depression Struggles

Lady Gaga, 27, continues her frank and honest approach to life in the limelight.  The Do What U Want singer has now admitted to struggles with depression and an eating disorder in a recent series of interviews. The reigning pop queen says that towards the end of 2013, shortly after the debut of her wildly […]

Is Depression Being Repressed Among Clergy?

Is Depression Being Repressed Among Clergy?

Reverend Teddy Parker, Jr. committed suicide after suffering manic depression. Parker shared his diagnosis of depression with a few people close to him but failed to take the break from the pulpit necessary to maintain his mental health. Is depression being repressed among clergy? The funeral service for Parker was held on Saturday, November 16 […]

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