Depression, the secret we share

In this video writer Andrew Solomon shares his journey of discovery about the nature of depression following his own personal struggles with depression.

Andrew has travelled the world to interview others with depression discovering that, to his surprise, the more he talked, the more people wanted to tell their own stories.

Read Andrew Solomon’s full biograhy on TED.com.

“The opposite of depression is not happiness, but vitality, and it was vitality that seemed to seep away from me in that moment.”