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June 11, 2013

Busting Myths and Misconceptions About Depression

Filed under: depression counselling — Tags: , — admin @ 4:54 pm

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Challenging – and busting – these myths and misconceptions is crucial if a person is to develop real insight into their depression – and be empowered to take action to recover.

We’ve all heard some of the untrue, and often hurtful beliefs around depression. As a helping professional, I’ve had many a person tell me they often believe some of these myths. Because myths can be powerful and misconceptions can be disempowering, it’s important to challenge their perceived veracity. As we know, if something is said for long enough, it tends to take on the status of a truism, even when it’s not true. (more…)

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