Guide: The Depression Hoax

Depression is real.  Now, here is the hoax, actually many, many hoaxes.  For now, we will provide you with just four of the major hoaxes.

Major Hoax #1:  Depression is a mental illness.

The fact is that depression is a “basket name”‘; that is, depression is the name of a group of psychical (of the soul) states (which are not mental illnesses) and of mental illnesses.  Some of them are extremely mild and one of them is extremely severe.

Major Hoax #2: Many people have the mental illness form of depression.

The fact is that only a few people have the mental illness form of depression, about one (1) in fifty thousand (50,000) people.

Major Hoax #3: Depression is a diseased condition of the brain.

The fact is that 99% of depression cases are psychogenic (“not physical”).

Major Hoax #4 Depression can only be cured with medications.

The fact is that 99% of depression cases can be cured without medication.

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