Talk:Depression (mental illness)

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This is a copyvio. It's eerily familiar wording and phrasing. If it's a rip off of the English Wikipedia, that's fine.. I should probably check. The lower half of the page doesn't look very simple to me. Any other opinions? --Keitei 04:52, 5 April 2006 (UTC)

Eh, I could be wrong.. maybe it's just one too many depression books, heh. --Keitei 04:54, 5 April 2006 (UTC)
Alright, I'm wrong. :] The copyright status is fine. However, it still sounds a bit weird to me. I'm not the target audience though. But as a former sufferer of depression, I object slightly to the way it is portrayed. Depression isn't sadness, and this article sounds (to me) a lot like most of the stereotypes people adhere to. But! I've already said too much, any other opinions? --Keitei 08:34, 5 April 2006 (UTC)

A cliffhanger[change source]

This sentence The DSM-IV-TR (a book used to diagnose mental illness) says that the two main parts of depression are: leaves me hanging, as it never gets 'round to telling us what the 2 main parts are -- as far as I can see. What is meant here? --Hordaland (talk) 14:58, 25 May 2008 (UTC)

Enthusiastic edits[change source]

To Gotanda. Sorry for making many bold, maybe too bold, Edits. It was probably a bit provoking. Could you have a look at the various edits and see if there really is a reason in the sources to revert? It would be nice to have a discussion instead of starting an edit war.I will revert back and hope anybody to delete one by one if there are good sources. 2001:4641:7A49:0:799C:482D:D41D:1605 (talk) 21:36, 16 October 2014 (UTC)

I think the edits are OK. Not much have been discussed here lately, and some of the text about chemical imbalances is really outdated.Lap234 (talk) 08:16, 17 October 2014 (UTC)
Yes, too bold. The edits change the meaning significantly without adding any references. Also, they make the language more complex. This is Simple English Wikipedia. I would suggest making an account to make communication easier if you wish to engage with other editors on improving articles. Gotanda (talk) 10:27, 18 October 2014 (UTC)
This page is quite strange, and very vague where it can be specific. "Many people are depressed" doesn't belong in an encyclopedia. In addition most of the references are websites and dead links.Ex-nimh-researcher (talk) 18:22, 29 October 2014 (UTC)
I'll fix that, just tag the dead links, and I'll try to deal with them (assuming that there's snapshots on archive.org) George.Edward.CTalkContributions 18:30, 29 October 2014 (UTC)