16 Scientific Facts About Depression You Should Know


Maybe it will help people who are in this situation to express some truths about this state of depression… Or we don’t know, but let’s say it anyway and the rest is up to you.

1. Worldwide, 350 million people of all age groups are affected by depression, so you are definitely not alone.

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2. Women are twice as likely to be depressed as men, meaning women are more likely to be depressed.

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3. Antidepressant drugs are 46-54% effective in the treatment of depression, while placebos are 31-38% effective, so everything is in your head!

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4. When you are depressed, you dream 3-4 times more than you normally do.

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5. Severe depressive disorders cause premature aging by triggering cells to enter the aging process.

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6. One out of every 8 adults in the USA is affected by clinical depression, which corresponds to 15 million people over the age of 18.

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7. According to clinical studies, comedians and funny people are generally more prone to depression.

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8. Compared to 1945, the number of depressed people today is 10 times more than in those years.

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9. Studies have shown that people who spend a lot of time on the Internet are more prone to depression, more lonely, and more mentally unstable.

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10. The country with the highest antidepressant drug use in the world is Ireland, that is, the most depressed people in the world are Irish citizens.

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11. Abraham Lincoln was depressed, so he never carried a knife for fear of hurting himself.

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12. Elephants and chimpanzees are two animals that display similar behavioral patterns to PTSD patients.

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13. We said that the most depressed people in the world are the Irish, but France, where one out of every 5 people suffer from depression, is the leader in this regard.

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14. Sigmund Freud recommended using cocaine for the treatment of depression, alcoholism, and morphine addiction.

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15. Appreciation, admiration, in short flattery, stimulates the secretion of dopamine and serotonin, creating the same effect as antidepressant drugs in the body.

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16. Walking, jogging, nature trips, etc. Although light exercises do not cure depression, it alleviates its long-term effects.

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