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Critters2 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Feb-25-06 03:34 PM
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21. Sumthin' wrong with your bootstraps?
Edited on Sat Feb-25-06 03:34 PM by mycritters2
Honestly, someone asked me that once when I was in the throes of a really nasty depression. Almost made my "can of whupass" gene kick in.
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  -Depression gene found norml  Feb-25-06 10:53 AM   #0 
  - 43% of the population thats alot of people  lovuian   Feb-25-06 10:59 AM   #1 
  - "Around 43per cent of the population..."  ljm2002   Feb-25-06 11:01 AM   #2 
  - Excellent point!  smirkymonkey   Feb-25-06 11:10 AM   #5 
  - And a lot who have never been depressed are not real good  havocmom   Feb-25-06 08:31 PM   #33 
  - Yep that is the scary aspect.  slaveplanet   Feb-26-06 02:44 PM   #48 
  - If you've NEVER been depressed-you're hardly breathing  katty   Feb-27-06 02:29 PM   #58 
  - Wonder if they will do  undergroundpanther   Feb-26-06 12:43 PM   #45 
  - This is NOT a dysfunctional gene  Boomer   Feb-25-06 11:13 AM   #7 
  - I read somewhere  mycritters2   Feb-25-06 03:32 PM   #20 
  - Sure, the pharmas will jump all over this one, but  mexicoxpat   Feb-25-06 11:21 AM   #9 
  - re: deterrents to depression  ljm2002   Feb-25-06 11:43 AM   #12 
  - I think we are slightly more prone to it  Lorien   Feb-25-06 05:10 PM   #28 
     - hear, hear!  kineneb   Feb-25-06 08:45 PM   #35 
  - I basically agree with your interpretation.....  DemExpat   Feb-25-06 11:26 AM   #11 
  - re: being more sensitive  ljm2002   Feb-25-06 11:53 AM   #13 
     - There have been studies that show that depressed people are more honest  spooky3   Feb-25-06 03:10 PM   #16 
     - HSP, all the way! n/t  kalibex   Feb-25-06 10:13 PM   #36 
  - Very Insightful and I Agree  stepnw1f   Feb-25-06 12:03 PM   #15 
  - Kick!  smirkymonkey   Feb-25-06 11:03 AM   #3 
  - They're going to find a depression gene at my house  louis-t   Feb-25-06 11:10 AM   #4 
  - So, then it could also be called the "happy gene"  mexicoxpat   Feb-25-06 11:13 AM   #6 
  - "Confidentially"  LiberalEsto   Feb-25-06 11:18 AM   #8 
  - Depressed people already do pay through the nose.  blue neen   Feb-25-06 04:12 PM   #23 
     - yes, I'm aware of that  LiberalEsto   Feb-25-06 04:15 PM   #24 
     - I guess we should be grateful for the progress that has been made.  blue neen   Feb-25-06 04:30 PM   #25 
     - funny you should mention that  Blue_Tires   Feb-26-06 12:46 PM   #46 
  - Nom'd simple for the use of "pre-warn" by a major media outlet.  elehhhhna   Feb-25-06 11:24 AM   #10 
  - Geo.W.Bush is the depression gene.  lumpy   Feb-25-06 11:54 AM   #14 
  - Well..  ananda   Feb-25-06 03:21 PM   #17 
  - Clinical depression isn't quite the same.  Blue in Portland   Feb-27-06 10:54 AM   #52 
  - It is about 1/2 a century now that  fshrink   Feb-25-06 03:28 PM   #18 
  - Does that mean they'll stop telling me to "snap out of it"  shrike   Feb-25-06 03:30 PM   #19 
  - Sumthin' wrong with your bootstraps?  mycritters2   Feb-25-06 03:34 PM   #21 
  - What an ignorant thing to say.  smirkymonkey   Feb-26-06 10:03 AM   #43 
  - Someone (a cardiologist! an MD!!) once told my severely depressed friend  Sacajawea   Feb-25-06 08:24 PM   #32 
     - Did the doctor have a GYN brother?  havocmom   Feb-25-06 08:36 PM   #34 
  - This is a significant finding.  blue neen   Feb-25-06 04:06 PM   #22 
  - My favorite gene  AngryAmish   Feb-25-06 04:34 PM   #26 
  - Here's a theory as to genetic advantage in depression  mycritters2   Feb-25-06 04:38 PM   #27 
     - With all due respect...  ljm2002   Feb-25-06 05:48 PM   #29 
     - Hey, it's just a theory  mycritters2   Feb-25-06 05:56 PM   #30 
        - Hey, no worries...  ljm2002   Feb-26-06 01:30 AM   #38 
           - It's all good  mycritters2   Feb-26-06 03:52 PM   #49 
     - Is there a test to see if you have the gene? n/t  Clarkie1   Feb-25-06 05:57 PM   #31 
     - So...as per the Huxley report...I guess REVOLUTIONARIES  loudsue   Feb-27-06 12:57 PM   #55 
     - "evident fact that in any asymmetrical society there are potentially more  rman   Feb-27-06 02:10 PM   #57 
  - a kick for all the sadness  mdmc   Feb-25-06 11:13 PM   #37 
  - this gene is half empty  dave29   Feb-26-06 01:38 AM   #39 
  - Fascinating, though I do object to the article's phrasing: "THE gene  Nothing Without Hope   Feb-26-06 03:12 AM   #40 
  - DEMOCRATIC gene found. Feeling, empathy, insight. Sounds likes it to me.  LosinIt   Feb-26-06 07:43 AM   #41 
  - My guess is that ...  Kailassa   Feb-26-06 09:03 AM   #42 
  - Yeah...  kalibex   Feb-26-06 11:04 AM   #44 
  - I'm depressed because  undergroundpanther   Feb-26-06 01:34 PM   #47 
     - From your link  Lilith Velkor   Feb-27-06 10:07 AM   #50 
  - I can sympathize.  Akoto   Feb-27-06 10:58 AM   #53 
  - I agree with previous posters that attributing all of depression...  steve2470   Feb-27-06 10:48 AM   #51 
  - I Know About That STigma Personally  stepnw1f   Feb-27-06 11:03 AM   #54 
  - What if it's really an "empathy gene". Are they gonna rid us of that?  Just Me   Feb-27-06 01:30 PM   #56 
     - I've always thought that depression was the result  mdmc   Mar-12-06 09:42 AM   #59 
 

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