Mood Disorder, or Mad Disorder?

The elderly woman with depression is convinced God is punishing her for having sinned in her youth through sexual improprieties. The middle-aged depressed man believes he deserves to die because he (inaccurately) thinks he has mismanaged his family's finances and will leave them destitute. The young woman with depression hears voices telling her she is no good and should kill herself. Depression is officially classified as a mood disorder, and, indeed, people with depression typically...Full Story
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