Burnout, depression, or whatever you want to call it, seems to be omnipresent these days - but not for the first time in history. As we look back, we feature strange treatments, an exhausted population, what people feared sex had to do with it, the horror of the trenches and a time in which the people and their nerves didn't seem to be able to keep up.
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Produced by Annika Brockschmidt and Dennis Schulz. Music by Breuss Arrizabalaga Quartet, Chris Zabriskie, Kevin McLeod, Joe Rosey, Gilbert and Friedland, Julian Sartorius, Kosta T, Anker-Orchester and Jason Shaw. Find the complete tracklist here. For further reading, we collected the sources and the literature for this podcast here.