Comedic depression

Funny & Depressed

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Funny & Depressed

Comedians and depression seems like a contradiction, a paradox, an oxymoron of a phrase. The two don’t belong together. Comedians are funny, they make people laugh, everyone loves them. They must be happy people! A large number of comedians, however, do suffer major depressive disorder, are plagued by anxieties and have a very cynical view of the world.   Many people in artistic and creative professions, whether they write books, paint pictures or create comedy sketches, tend to be a more depressed group of people. Depression is an uncomfortable emotion, one that many would try dispel...

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