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Reply: You May Be at Risk Taking Lorazepam Long Term ( 4+...
An idiot psychiatrist had me take 3 ativan a day for 6 months and told me it was easy to stop taking. It was...More
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can not do it anymore
If it is not depression making me want to kill myself. It is the physical pain that my failing body causes. I...More
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Reply: Am I overreacting?
That's the problem! When I'm thinking rationally, I know that people can like me and that I can be normal. But...More
Posted by bela05
Depression and Panic Attacks have taken over my li...
I'm 39 years old, I was diagnosed with depression and anxiety when I was 22. But I'm writing this now because...More
Posted by An_259847
Reply: What has helped me with my depression
That is a great tip. You found a passion and it helps even more that its an outdoor passion. The more sunlight...More
Posted by jim531
Bela Talk Therapy
You may seek out a counselor at school, one with whom you can develop good rapport and share you everyday life...More
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Bela Talk Therapy
You may seek out a counselor at school, one with whom you can develop good rapport and share you everyday life...More
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Social isolation and total indifference
I am invalid, suffer mental illness. I lost interest almost to everything in life. Nothing changes inside me...More
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Reply: am i really depressed?
Irritability and trouble staying asleep are symptoms of anxiety. You may or may not have some depression along...More
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Reply: Weird symptoms
These are typical symptoms of depression however there are different levels of depression; mild, moderate, and...More
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Weird symptoms
Your symptoms are not weird. They sound like typical depression. I have Major Depressive Disorder so I have a...More
Posted by llmcrp
Reply: I don't even know anymore..
You do have someone. You are not alone in what you've gone through. You have no idea how many people have...More
Posted by An_259808
can you think about the positives in your life? You work hard. You know how to do that. That's pretty...More
Posted by Quigleysmom
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How can I cope?
Hi. I've suffered from treatment-resistant depression for 30 years. Some days/weeks/months are better than...More
Posted by littlepickle
Reply: Counting the days until I die
With regards to the comments from your family: my view: They don't quite understand but I believe your family do...More
Posted by 3lives
I'm new here so I'm going to try to make this a proper trigger post! I've suffered from depression and...More
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Reply: depressed
Don't worry about the things too much. I had suffered the same in past. Try to be frank and open minded....More
Posted by lisacolnett
Reply: Depression, frequent urination, fatigue and other ...
I wonder if he ever found out the cause. For everyone else, I had the same symptoms and of course...More
Posted by jazz1910
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Bi-Polar are you? Taking your meds? Exercising? Got a dog?More
Posted by meljpar2
Mixed Bag
Below is a brief description of my issue but I am posting this in the ADD/ADHD community because I have...More
Posted by An_259761
Reply: Hippocampal atrophy after years of prolonged depre...
Hello- the hippocampal atrophy has been shown in some studies with years of chronic depression....More
Reply: Any1 taking Lexpro and Welbutrin
Hello- combining wellbutrin with an SSRI liek lexapro is very common practice. With a doctor's...More
Reply: zoloft withdrawal
hi- generally speaking. 1) when you stop zoloft, it is out of your system in 4-5 days 2 3) you...More
Reply: Dr. S: Withdrawal from anti-depressant
paxil can be a tough one to stop and we do stop it slowly. A trick often used it to stay on paxil...More
Reply: Reaching out...
Hi- sorry to hear of the depression. Please check again and again perhaps with social security...More
Reply: Boyfriend coming off Pristique - Extreme Personali...
Hi- I am not sure pristiq has been out 16 years, but even if he has been on it a few, stopping...More
** TRIGGER ??? How I feel
"My Mind's Eye" If you were here I'd whisper sweet nothings in your ear And appeal to all your fears ...More
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Reply: severly depressed and spiralling down
thanks for responding susiemargaret. I scheduled another appointment but then i canceled because i couldn't...More
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Reply: College Troubles
eagleboy7678 how is it going it has been awhile since you posted let us know how you are doing. Remember that...More
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Reply: sad
It's good to have you here. This is a good place to reach out, because there are a lot of people who will...More
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