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Why isn't depression widely documented in literature before the 19th century?

>> No.17058748

>>17058745
It is, you just a pseud.

>> No.17058750
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17058750

bruh

>> No.17058775

>>17058745
Rationalism took away everything that gave life meaning and once the high from revolutions and hope for a better future ran out everyone was just left to deal with it

>> No.17058791

>>17058745
but it was

>> No.17058805

>>17058745
Because, as everyone knows, the existence of the United States is the leading cause of depression globally.

>> No.17058846

Depression is the result of late stage neoliberalism.

>> No.17058864

>>17058745
Back then, emotions weren't pathologised for the benefit of quack therapists and the pharmaceutical industry.

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>>17058846
>late stage neoliberalism
LOL, the sophomore's catchphrase.
So when do you graduate? And what are you going to do with your """social science""" degree?

>> No.17058903

>>17058868
I have never gone to college and I never will you retarded tranny.

>> No.17059129

>>17058745


YES, IT WAS, BUT, IN ADDITION TO BEING BETTER DIAGNOSED, AND BETTER TREATED, THAN TODAY, IT WAS CALLED BY A MORE ACCURATE TERM: «MELANCHOLIA».

>> No.17059164

>>17058846
>being this politically illiterate

>> No.17059176

>>17058745
Because depression was just a temporary condition when people were still religious/spiritual. The rise of depression is directly linked to the rise of materialism, especially since the industrial revolution.

>> No.17059187

>>17058745
Because they used to say he had too much black bile. That is, melecholia.

>> No.17060294

any medieval stories of depression?

>> No.17060461

Everyone died to quick for their depression to cause much of a disturbance.

No one really cares about other people's problems until you have to pay for it because you have some dumb socialist welfare shit. If someone is depressed and doesn't want to get up then let them sleep until they starve.

Dumb people dying isn't a problem, its a solution.

>> No.17060474

In a world where people categorize schizophrenics as possessed, do you think they would be any more capable of recognizing biological depression, when even our own society still fails at it?

>> No.17060499

>>17058750
Based, this.

>> No.17060618

That's because being miserable was the norm

>> No.17060649

>>17058745
read more you pleb. The anatomy of melancholy is basically the book about depression

>> No.17062185

>>17058745
Back then it was called 'melancholy'

>> No.17062219

>>17059129
GET THE FUCK OUT NAMEFAG CUNT ALL YOUR POSTS ARE BELOW AVERAGE
I'M SAGING EVERY SINGLE THREAD I POST IN WHERE YOU APPEAR

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