depression

Slings and arrows
Depression and life events

Keith Oatley describes how even in an age of genomics, neuroimaging and Prozac, our understanding of emotional disorders continues to involve the ups and downs of everyday experience. 

With the...

I lost my baby. I didn’t give her up for adoption; I didn’t abandon her. I was simply unable to look after her, and she was cared for by her father. I suffered from terrible postnatal depression that wasn’t diagnosed by a health professional. This postnatal depression lasted...