"Depression", this term is not uncommon. Through resources such as stories, articles and books we are constantly exposed to ideas about depression, like what causes depression. How to treat depression. What demographic is most likely to be affected by depression. The information load is staggering! Now many of you may be thinking that having all this information is a good think, well not necessarily. Having all this information would be a good thing, great actually, but only if we knew for a fact that all the information we have is true. Because depression is such a largely discussed topic and many people have given in their own ideas and inputs, whether they be factual or not, it is hard to discern what is truth and what is myth.
Below is a list of ideas about depression that people have been throwing around, and whether they are fact or myth.