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ucsciencetoday:

We chatted with UCLA’s Carrie Bearden about an exciting and fruitful collaborative effort to get closer to the roots of bipolar disorder. Have a listen!

Nobody ever gets blamed for getting physical illness – even when those illnesses do result from lifestyle choices – so why on earth do we still talk about depression like it is the fault, and the lifestyle choice, of the depressive? Believe me, nobody who has had it would choose it for themselves, nor wish it on their worst enemy.

Alastair Campbell (via psychotherapy)