The Advantages of Depression
...Advantages of Depression The Advantages of Depression [Institute’s The Advantages of Depression “Happiness is an obsession that could well lead to a sudden extinction of creative impulse” (Courteau, 2008). Professor Eric G. Wilson claimed this in his book, ‘Against Happiness: In Praise of Melancholy’ (Courteau, 2008). This book was his contribution to positive psychology, a radical new school of thought in psychology, which sheds light on some of the positive aspects of depression. Depression is a disease of the mind, which people have dreaded for centuries. However recently, experts, patients, and researchers have noticed several positive aspects of this disease, which may not make... Running Head: The...