SHR # 1376 :: Depression As A Disease Of Modernity: Explanations For Increasing Prevalence :: Guest: Brandon Hidaka :: Depression is in epidemic proportions. Doctors first line treatment approach is to prescribe pharmaceuticals. But is this always appropriate? Why is depression so prevalent? Can we identify various causes? Are there lifestyles that promote depression? And once we understand some of the causes, should physicians take a different approach than just prescribing drugs? These and other questions are answered by Hidaka.

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