Tag: Anti-Depressants

Johann Hari (Chasing the Scream, Lost Connections) sits down with Bridget to discuss the rise in depression, anxiety and addiction in society, particularly during Covid, and what that means about their underlying causes. Through extensive traveling and research for his books, Johann has explored the idea that the roots of all three are not just biological, but also psychological and social, and that we need a more complex approach to treatment in order to address all three aspects of these ailments. In a deep and wide-ranging conversation, they discuss loneliness, tribalism, how Portugal solved its heroin crisis, how Cambodians treat depression, the rising wealth disparity in our society, how junk values have taken over our lives, homelessness, competitive victimhood, and why social media is to having a social life what porn is to having sex.

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I have taken Anti-Depressants for 25 years. I want to thank Susan Quinn for her courage for her Post: “This is My Mind on Drugs,” and the numerous Commenters to have written “Me too.”  I was originally going to say “Me Too” but think that I have enough extra information that would merit a Post. […]

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