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Re: Merk Manual: Depression joe schmoe

Posted by SLS on March 4, 2013, at 18:17:51

In reply to Re: Merk Manual: Depression, posted by joe schmoe on March 4, 2013, at 17:38:51

> "People who are introverted and who have anxious tendencies may be more likely to develop a depressive disorder. Such people often do not develop the social skills to adjust to life pressures."
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> I suspect this has a lot to do with our modern, urban, competitive people-person culture where everyone is expected to be a salesman, a go-getter, to give presentations, speak up in meetings, and be an extrovert.
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> I think a lot of anxiety and depression today would not have occurred in the past when most people were farmers and did not have to work in groups, kiss up to their bosses, network, go on job interviews, and otherwise be social and confident in a competitive environment in order to survive. Living in cooperative small towns and villages where everyone helped build others' houses, took care of them while sick etc probably also helped too. Modern society is pretty unpleasant for introverts and anxious people.

I agree with you.


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