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Why This Book Matters:
Lost Connections uses history and science to discuss why so many people experience depression.
The Big Takeaways:
- Depression is not necessarily the outcome of a serotonin imbalance.
- If Scientists once misunderstood historical documentation relating to depression, leading to some of the beliefs people hold today.
- There are almost a dozen common reasons for the cause of depression, including difficult situations in life.
- Brown discovered that 68% of participants in a study all experienced depression from tough life situations and concluded that depression is not biological.
- A feeling of disconnect is a significant cause of depression.
- Finding equally beneficial relationships with others can help bridge the gap experienced when feeling disconnected.
- Disconnect from bad childhood experiences is another major cause of depression.
- Rephrase how you ask questions so people can recognize trauma and find ways to move past it.
- There is not as much influence from biology and chemicals in the brain as people think.
- Only 37% of depression cases show a link to biology.