Successful people are much more difficult to endure depression. About it tell the experts from several international centers in Israel, Italy and Belgium. As it turned out, success in career is not a guarantor of the stability of mental health.
In total, the observation program was attended by 600 people with clinical forms of depression. The volunteers received standard therapy helps to cope with the deviation. About half of the people occupied high positions at work. As it turned out, the group treatment had the least positive effect. It antidepressants helped considerably worse than in the group of volunteers with depression, which occupied the usual position.
Maybe it's the perfectionism. Having achieved a certain heights, it is more difficult to admit that there are problems, to deal with that here and now does not work. Therefore treatment of depression may be delayed and not produce the desired results.