This Video Explains the Difference Between Depression and Sadness.

One of the common misconceptions about depression is that it’s the same as sadness, but stronger. This TED-Ed video clearly explains the difference between the two, as well as many other aspects of depression.

Depression is an illness that can affect you or someone close to you . It’s not that you can just walk away. Helen M. Farrell’s video discusses some of the scientific aspects of depression (similar to this video we shared earlier), as well as explains the symptoms and definitions of clinical depression and tips for helping a friend who is experiencing it.

What is depression? – Helen M. Farrell | TED-Ed via Hood


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