Experimental medication for depression (2017)

Experimental medication treatment approaches for depression
D F Ionescu & G I Papakostas
Translational Psychiatry 7, e1068 (2017)
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/28323287

cholinergic modulators: scopolamine

related:
‘I Wanted To Live’: New Depression Drugs Offer Hope For Toughest Cases
January 31, 2012
https://www.npr.org/sections/health-shots/2012/01/31/146096540/i-wanted-to-live-new-depression-drugs-offer-hope-for-toughest-cases

Depression, sweat lodges, Bikram yoga

Rethinking How We Understand and Treat Depression
Charles Raison at TEDxTucsonSalon
TEDx Talks
May 16, 2013

ecosphere

4:44
if mothers with depression are treated successfully, the effect on the mood is greater in their children (who didn’t take the pill) than in them.

5:00 there are hundreds of studies: smog causes depression
If we track pollution levels, they correlate with emergency visits for depression and suicide attempts

12:05 sweat lodge

12:18 Bikram Yoga
https://www.bikramyoga.com

Neel Burton > The Anatomy of Melancholy

The anatomy of melancholy — Can depression be good for you?
Dr. Neel Burton
TEDxMaribor, Mar 2, 2012

Dr Neel Burton is a psychiatrist, philosopher, and writer who lives and teaches in Oxford, England, where he also runs the Oxford Wine Academy and the Meaning of Madness Course.

the human condition

geographical variations in the prevalence of depression

existential angst