Many historians have argued that the rise of self-awareness starting in roughly the seventeenth century was associated with the outbreak of an epidemic of “melancholy” in Europe at about the same time, and subjective accounts of that disorder correspond very closely with what we now call “depression.”

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Sérgio Cavalcanti
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Natural Causes

A summary of Barbara Ehrenreich’s book Natural Causes
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