Sunday, April 05, 2015
In Memory of Kurt Cobain - Nirvana MTV Unplugged REHEARSAL - Full
21 years on and so poignant. Depression is so misunderstood. It is my fervent hope that the stigma surrounding depression will recede in the near future. The National Institute of Health has an informative site -
"Most likely, depression is caused by a combination of genetic, biological, environmental, and psychological factors.
Some types of depression tend to run in families. However, depression can occur in people without family histories of depression too. Scientists are studying certain genes that may make some people more prone to depression. Some genetics research indicates that risk for depression results from the influence of several genes acting together with environmental or other factors. In addition, trauma, loss of a loved one, a difficult relationship, or any stressful situation may trigger a depressive episode. Other depressive episodes may occur with or without an obvious trigger."