Control and Depression

Posted on July 31st, 2011 by admin



What role does control play in the etiology of depression? As is by now well known, depression is a psycho-physiological state of being characterized by the persistent belief in one’s own helplessness, which in turn increasingly leads to a loss … Continue reading

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Pessimism and Depression

Posted on July 31st, 2011 by admin



Depression is a pessimistic response to a situation that one does not like! It is impossible to become depressed when one is optimistic. Depression is rooted in pessimistic ideation and rumination. It is a choice to respond to life’s problems with pessimism … Continue reading

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Depression is a State of Mind

Posted on July 31st, 2011 by admin



Happiness is a state of mind. It is experienced on the inside. Depression is a state of mind that is opposite to happiness. It is a mental condition characterized by pessimistic thoughts and feelings of helplessness and hopelessness. One cannot … Continue reading

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What Exactly is Depression?

Posted on July 31st, 2011 by admin



Simply stated, depression is self-repression. It is the self-rejection of parts of one’s total psychological self, resulting in their repression and in self-alienation. Repression means putting down, subduing, preventing natural expression or development, or forcing unacceptable ideas, impulses, etc., into … Continue reading

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