While the world struggles with various degrees of financial depression today there are many people suffering with mental depression. Often the two are connected. Financial loss and worry over the past few years have understandably accelerated the onset of this illness. Many suffer in silence. I have met several people in my lifetime who have lost a loved one to suicide triggered by financial problems. This is truly tragic. Often hearing others talk about their own struggles is helpful to those who are overwhelmed. Today on the 1 year anniversary of my neighbor’s suicide, I thought this discussion on the symptoms and onset of depression is worth hearing. Recognizing symptoms, admitting problems and seeking help are crucial to recovery. Here is a direct link.
The full show will run on Charlie Rose tonight at 7 and 10 pm ET.
The Charlie Rose Brain Series: Depression. A discussion on depression with Eric Kandel of Columbia University, Peter Whybrow of UCLA, author Andrew Solomon, Frederick Goodwin of George Washington University and Helen Mayberg of Emory University. TONIGHT on Charlie Rose.