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...depression, which will be discussed herein, include manic depression, seasonal depression, and postpartum depression.
Our knowledge of depression dates back as far as ancient Greece. In those days, due to the lack of understanding of what depression and its causes were, depression was referred to as melancholia. It was a dark mood that people would succumb to, but it was believed that it was a state of mind that could be overcome with proper treatment. Given its depth in history, it has never been determined who originally discovered depression. However, it was approximately around the fourteenth century when the disorder was no longer being referred to as melancholia as physicians... Depression March...