Depression

What is depression? | Helen M. Farrell | TedTalk

Depression is the leading cause of disability in the world; in the United States, close to ten percent of adults struggle with the disease. But because it’s a mental illness, it can be a lot harder to understand than, say, high cholesterol. Helen M. Farrell examines the symptoms and treatments of depression, and gives some …

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What Investigating Neural Pathways Can Reveal About Mental Health | Kay M. Tye | TedTalk

Neuroscientist Kay M. Tye investigates how your brain gives rise to complex emotional states like depression, anxiety or loneliness. From the cutting edge of science, she shares her latest findings — including the development of a tool that uses light to activate specific neurons and create dramatic behavioral changes in mice. Learn how these discoveries …

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Imagine There Was No Stigma to Mental Illness | Dr. Jeffrey Lieberman | TEDxCharlottesville

Dr. Jeffrey Lieberman, Professor and Chair of Psychiatry at Columbia University and past President of the American Psychiatric Association, envisions that breaking down the barrier which arises from our stigmatizing mental health would result in better treatment for millions of individuals. Jeffrey Lieberman has devoted his life to the study and treatment of mental illness. …

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Grow Mental Health | Step 5 – 12 Steps of Recovery & Growth

In the fifth step of our 12-part series, Grow’s Síle Tracey discusses the importance of ‘We also tackled our weaknesses and failures’ with Seasoned Grower, Christine Fitzgerald. Christine explains her journey from low self worth, depression and suicidal thoughts to hospitalization and eventually Grow Mental Health.

How Electroshock Therapy Changed Me | TedTalks

Sherwin Nuland : How Electroshock Therapy Changed Me Surgeon and author Sherwin Nuland discusses the development of electroshock therapy as a cure for severe, life-threatening depression — including his own. It’s a moving and heartfelt talk about relief, redemption and second chances.

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