In this video, author and depression counselor Douglas Bloch shares his experience about what he sees as the # 1 cause of depression. To put it succinctly, people fall into depression when they experience a "broken heart" caused by the loss of love. The loss can occur with a spouse, partner, child, parent or pet. However, there is a cure for this, through the search for new sources of connection and community.
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Music: Somatou, by Kakurenbo, courtesy of a Creative Commons license.
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