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The depression disconnect

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No two people have the same experience with depression. Gaining an understanding of how different people can perceive the same situation in completely different ways can be helpful in trying to unlock depression.

An article published on clinical-depression.co.uk explores a useful model for how people can look at good and bad events.

The same event can have completely different meanings to different people, even if their circumstances are the same. Depression is partly maintained by how we interpret reality. The ‘spin’ we put on things. Knowledge about how this happens can turn lives around.

For people living with depression, changing the meaning of specific events in your life can be an effective intervention. The article also looks at how learning to deal with uncertainty can make you less likely to experience negative emotional reactions.

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