A new review reported in PsychCentral suggests that time is experienced differently by people suffering from depression than it is by the general population. People suffering from depression often perceive time as passing by extremely slow, or even as standing still. Although depressed individuals perceive time as passing by slowly, they are able to accurately assess the duration of a specific time interval, such as two seconds or two minutes, just as accurately as a healthy individual. This provides evidence that even when a person with depression has a subjective experience of time moving slowly their ability to objectively asses a specific amount of time remains intact.To read this article in its entirety, click here.