Close-up of an depressed adult male wearing a reversed baseball cap

The picture of the tortured artist has endured for centuries: creative geniuses who struggle with their metaphorical demons and don’t relate to life the same way as most people. Today, we know some of this can be attributed to mental illness: depression, anxiety, bipolar disorder, and many others. Source: MentalRead More →

Photographer Gabriel Isak finds solace in the notion of art imitating life. For years, it has helped him cope with depression. Using surreal photography ideas and a minimalist palette, Isak depicts solitary figures who often exist among blue and gray grandiose landscapes. Source: Photographer Visualizes Depression in Surreal Photography IdeasRead More →

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Around 2015 or so, adult colouring books arrived on the Amazon bestseller list , and haven’t left since. The response was polarizing: Kate Middleton was reportedly a fan at one point, but Quartz dubbed them America’s “cry for help .” Forbes called them the “dark horse of publishing” that year.Read More →

Researchers believe that uncovering the role of a protein that is present in our bodies may revolutionize depression treatments. A new level of complexity to depression is revealed in a new study. According to the World Health Organization (WHO), depression affects more than 300 million people worldwide. Source: Study revealsRead More →