Saturday, October 24, 2009

Are there benefits in being depressed?

Evolutionary Theory, which indicates that as we evolve we hold onto traits that benefit us, would see depression as a necessary protective mechanism. The ultimate reward of recognising depression is that the depression acts as a trigger for change.

for more on this story, click the link
http://www.camh.net/Publications/Cross_Currents/Spring_2005/lastword_crcuspring05.html

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