Top 10 Most Common Myths About Depression

1Depression is about being sad

2You need a reason to be depressed

3A well-adjusted person cannot be depressed

4"You're not depressed, you're just lazy"

5Depressed people can't have good days

6Depression is a weakness

7Depression can be "cured"

8You can just snap out of it

9Medication is the only option

10You need a psychiatrist/psychologist

11Everyone goes through the same "depression"

12Depression cannot be caused by things happening to you

13Depressed people cry a lot

14Depression is about suicide

15Depression is caused by low serotonin

16It's just a phase