Is depression hereditary?

As you will know if you have completed the Depression Learning Path, depression is not primarily a biological disorder.

However, as we grow up, we do learn life attitudes and behavioural habits from those around us so depression can be a learned behaviour. 

However, we can also unlearn attitudes, learn new skills and become more flexible in our approach to life.

If you are concerned about this, we strongly recommend that you learn all about depression now, so you are confident in avoiding depression and know what to do if it strikes. Take the Depression Learning Path.

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