Depression is a constant feeling of sadness and loss of interest, which stops you doing your normal activities. Different types of depression exist, with symptoms ranging from relatively minor to severe. Generally, depression does not result from a single event, but from a mix of events and factors.
In Chinese medicine, stagnation (Yu) and mental depression (Yu) are almost synonymous, implying that all depression is (at least initially) due to stagnation. Discussion on Depression and the relationship between the Mind (Shen) and the Ethereal Soul (Hun) shall be discussed in this session.