Category: depression

In the 1880s, many farmers communicated by connecting their…

In the 1880s, many farmers communicated by connecting their phones to barbed wire fences. This process often allowed for up to 20 people to be connected at once, everyone’s phone would ring regardless of who called, and the invention helped many farmers overcome depression and loneliness.

Smile Mask Syndrome is a psychological disorder in which…

Smile Mask Syndrome is a psychological disorder in which subjects develop depression and physical illness as a result of prolonged, unnatural smiling. First described in Japan in 1983, this is attributed to the great importance placed on smiling in the Japanese service industry.

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Henry Ford was an anti-semite and a Nazi supporter, and used his…

Henry Ford was an anti-semite and a Nazi supporter, and used his company, money and influence to spread and legitimize antisemitic views. He blamed every national problem on Jews, from strikes to depressions, and received the “Grand Cross of the German Eagle” from the Nazis in 1938.

Smarter people are more likely to suffer from anxiety and…

Smarter people are more likely to suffer from anxiety and depression.

Sleeping next to someone you love makes you fall asleep…

Sleeping next to someone you love makes you fall asleep faster, reduces depression, and helps you live longer. source

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The more time a person spends using a smart phone, the more…

The more time a person spends using a smart phone, the more likely that person is to be depressed.

Artwork by A. Plant (2016)

Artwork by A. Plant (2016)