Southern Star column on the language of depression

In this week's Southern Star, I discuss an interesting new study which finds that the language used by depressed people differs from the words uttered by non-depressed people. Depressed people, the study finds, are more likely to use first-person pronouns such as 'I', 'me' and 'myself' as well as words indicative of absolutist thinking (for example, 'never', 'definitely', 'always', etc). As always, the column will be reproduced on this blog next week.