Why Depression Needs A New Definition

“’When you do a clinical trial, you’re getting a bunch of people who are ‘depressed,’ but they’re actually very different. It’s like comparing apples, pears, and tangerines… Our current concept of depression is left over from times when we didn’t really understand it very much. We know so much more about it now—physically, genetically, neurochemically—and we should be using that.’” [Read Article]