Archive for March, 2018

The Unrecognized Ailment: An Episode of Depression

If there is any illness that is treated as a joke in our society, it is depression. While most people do not realize how harmful and serious it can be, those suffering from it slowly wither away to their ruin. There are extreme steps that individuals commit to in depression. It is a mental illness and should be treated as such. But perhaps that is one of the biggest reason why it is not paid attention to. The term ‘mental illness’ is a taboo in our society. Anyone who is even associated with the term immediately becomes a subject of jokes and ridicule. Mental asylums have long been protrayed in cinemas as comic and patients as cartoons. Read more ›

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