How authorities and the media shape our perceptions of emotional distress

From Mad in Sweden:  That depression is caused by chemical imbalances in the brain is a widespread belief, especially among people who are themselves depressed. For decades, that claim has been passed on by experts who are supposed to provide independent scientific informationDespite that, there does not seem to have been any great interest in Sweden – whether in health care, on the part of authorities or among researchers and journalists – to nuance the widespread notion.

Read the original article here, and the English translation here