Depression is a widespread mental illness, but knowledge about depression is still limited in most people. Here you get to see three famous people who openly tell their story about depression.

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Dwayne Johnson reflects on his experiences with depression

In this clip, Dwayne Johnson tells us about his experience with depression - and the important role these experiences had in his career.

 

Comedian Kevin Breel's confessions about depression

In this talk, you meet comedian Kevin Breel who tells about the hidden life with depression, the part of everyday life that no one sees, but which is still a painful reality in his life 

 

Andrew Solomon: Depression - our common secret 

In this lecture, author Andrew Solomon vividly portrays the enormous, destructive power of depression and his own travels to meet people around the world affected by this mental illness.