A new study by Doctor Paul Keedwell of the Institute of Psychiatry suggests that depression might not be as much of a bummer as we think. Keedwell points out that the depressive gene must have some evolutionary benefits to have survived this long. “I have received e-mails from ex-sufferers saying in retrospect it probably did Read more…

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I like this Guardian article by Jonathan Naess, who founded the mental health charity Stand to Reason: Our deepest fear: taking mental health seriously? Mental health patients should have more opportunity to make informed decisions about their treatment, says Jonathan Naess February 27, 2008 11:32 AM Dr Paul Keedwell is clearly a remarkable psychiatrist, writes Read more…

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