Treating Depression: Hypnosis vs. Psychotherapy and Psychiatry

Hypnosis and curing depressionYou show me a flying pig named Sancho, and I’ll show you a person in America who isn’t depressed now or hasn’t at one point in his/her life been depressed.

Clinical Depression (and, by extension, dysthymia, bipolarity, psychotic depression, postpartum depression, and seasonal & situational depression) afflicts 10% of the population at any given time, and Major Depressive Disorder the leading cause of disability in the U.S. for ages 15-44.

While the disorder is over-diagnosed, we cannot ignore the fact that a great number of people suffer from Clinical Depression, and I must acknowledge the fact that a great number of people come to me for symptoms like “chronic sadness,” “indecisiveness”, and “poor sleeping patterns.” Basically, they come to me wanting happiness, as it manifests itself through healthier living and a more optimistic frame of mind. No need to complicate it any more than that.

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