Depression is a very common illness that has plagued humanity for thousands of years. Throughout the years depression has been explained in a multitude of ways and treated in even more, yet to this day there is no quantifiable cure for depression. The history of depression proves that despite years of research and investigation, a valid cure for depression is still only a passing hope that is simply masked by current treatments that only serve to dull the symptoms.
"The History of Depression in Neuroscience,"
Sound Neuroscience: An Undergraduate Neuroscience Journal:
1, Article 4.
Available at: http://soundideas.pugetsound.edu/soundneuroscience/vol1/iss1/4