Jan 11, 2021
is a professor of psychology and a clinical researcher specialising
in the treatment of mental illness. He's worked with several
hundred patients suffering from clinical depression and other
serious disorders and has authored over 50 scholarly articles and
papers on mental illness.
Over the last two decades, Dr. Ilardi and his research team
have developed and refined a promising treatment program for
depression called Therapeutic Lifestyle Change (TLC).
This innovative approach is grounded in the reality that we as
humans were never designed for the indoor, socially isolated,
sleep-deprived, fast-food-laden, screen-addicted, frenetic pace of
21st-century life. His TEDx Talk "Depression Is a
Disease of Civilization
", has been viewed over 2 million times
and his book "The Depression
has been translated into 11 languages.
In today's show we talk about:
- How light is a 'drug' that can treat depression
- The importance of Vitamin D & Omega 3 for your brain
- Why depression hates activity
- And the greatest lessons Steve's learned along the way
Check it out!
P.S. For more about Matt's story and link to supplements
mentioned in today's episode check out this blog
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