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6 Ways to Combat Depression: There's a reason that most so-called primitive cultures have avoided the depressio...

6 Ways to Combat Depression: There's a reason that most so-called primitive cultures have avoided the depressio...

By Stephen Ilardi, PhD, Experience Life According to the latest research, about one in four Americans — more than 70 million people — will meet the criteria for major depression at some point in their lives. The rate of depression in industrialized societies has been on the rise for decades — it’s roughly 10 times higher today than it was just two generations ago. How can you make sense of the fact that even though antidepressant use has skyrocketed in recent years, the rate of depression in the United States hasn’t declined, but rather increased? As a clinical psychologist, I believe the answer is rooted in our way of life. I say this because researchers have assessed modern-day hunter-gatherer bands — such as the Kaluli people of the New Guinea highlands — for the presence of mental illness, and they found that clinical depression is almost completely nonexistent among s...

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