History’s Jonathan Sadowsky discusses new book on history of depression

Despite all the backlash, anti-depressants can really help

MediumJonathan Sadowsky, the Theodore J. Castele Professor in the Department of History at the College of Arts and Sciences, discussed his new book, The Empire of Depression: A New History, which explores how different societies throughout history have interpreted what we refer to now as “depression” and what can be done to help people who suffer from it today.