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Rubin Score voted up PJ Stein's answer

It depends on the cause.  Depression or anxiety caused by an event or a loss of some kind, can be recovered from with time, and usually by talking to people, such as family, friends, or a support group.

There are those that have chemical imbalances, medical issues, or have huge traumatic events that will need … Read more

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Rubin Score voted up Didge Doo's answer

It probably depends on the individual. Some people are better equipped than others to deal with depression. That's not a judgmental opinion but just a fact.

It also depends on the type of depression. Reactive depression (eg a reaction to the loss of a loved one or the break-up of a romance will lessen more-or-less … Read more