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English scholar Robert Burton (1577 - 1640), 1628. His most famous work, 'The Anatomy of Melancholy' discusses the causes and treatment of clinical depression and was written under the pseudonym of Democritus Junior. Engraving by C. Le Blon. (Photo by Hulton Archive/Getty Images)

English scholar Robert Burton (1577 - 1640), 1628. His most famous work, 'The Anatomy of Melancholy' discusses the causes and treatment of clinical depression and was written under the pseudonym of Democritus Junior. Engraving by C. Le Blon. (Photo by Hulton Archive/Getty Images)

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English scholar Robert Burton (1577 - 1640), 1628. His most famous work, 'The Anatomy of Melancholy' discusses the causes and treatment of clinical depression and was written under the pseudonym of Democritus Junior. (Photo by Hulton Archive/Getty Images)

English scholar Robert Burton (1577 - 1640), 1628. His most famous work, 'The Anatomy of Melancholy' discusses the causes and treatment of clinical depression and was written under the pseudonym of Democritus Junior. (Photo by Hulton Archive/Getty Images)

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English scholar Robert Burton (1577 - 1640), circa 1630. His most famous work, 'The Anatomy of Melancholy' discusses the causes and treatment of clinical depression and was written under the pseudonym of Democritus Junior. Engraving by J. Basire. (Photo by Hulton Archive/Getty Images)

English scholar Robert Burton (1577 - 1640), circa 1630. His most famous work, 'The Anatomy of Melancholy' discusses the causes and treatment of clinical depression and was written under the pseudonym of Democritus Junior. Engraving by J. Basire. (Photo by Hulton Archive/Getty Images)