9 Depression Myths

9 Depression Myths

Depression isn’t a real illness

Talking about it only makes things worse

Antidepressants always cure depression

You can simply ‘snap out of it’

It happens because of a sad situation

You’ll have to be on antidepressants forever

If your parents have depression, so will you

Antidepressants will change your personality

Depression only affects women

Just the facts

Depression is a serious illness that is surrounded by many misconceptions. Some of these myths contribute to the stigma surrounding depression, as well as antidepressants and therapy. But when you have depression, it's important to recognize it and get help.