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Reply: Existential Depression - Valid & Very Real, But In...
I understand you all to well. Major depression disorder is my diagnosis. Plus I was an insomniac for the better...More
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Reply: Depressed/Down and Out
Oh sw3floer I am so sorry to hear about what you are going through. It is so depressing to have to fight with...More
Posted by sanfuchu
Treatment Resistant Depression
I am looking for a good either online or in my area support group/
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Reply: affair, pregnant, divorce
I am truly sorry you are in a rough place. We all make mistakes and the most important thing (IMO) right...More
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Reply: Where to get help for anxiety and mild depression?
I am not sure why medications may end your career, but, since you are seeing a therapist you are already...More
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Reply: Looking for help
Well, if it's any help, I think you have already started. Writing it down in a forthright manner and...More
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Reply: marijuana and sertraline
Dopers never win they never get moving Truth the dope is causing your grief SORRY BUT IS TRUE GOOGLE IT
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Reply: Unsupportive family wanting to talk
Did you ever have a group meeting with your therapist? How did it turn out if you did? I hope you didn't try...More
Posted by sw3tflower
Reply: What do you wish the world knew about depression?
Does your husband, or anybody, actually think we would choose to be depressed? It seems many people believe...More
Posted by sw3tflower
Reply: Family Help
That does sound like a tough situation. I think the best way to reach her might be to mention that you know...More
Posted by rohvannyn
Depression
I hope the best for both of you. Dealing with this myself.
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Reply: HELP i cant lose my family
I wish I could give you a great big hug right now. One thing you need to do as quickly as possible is stop...More
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Reply: Idk
Hi, and welcome! It sounds like you are going through a really tough, stressful time right now and you have...More
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Reply: ECT Electroconvulsive Therapy aka SHOCK TREATMENT
I had a friend who underwent ECT. I would drive him and pick him up (you cannot be released until someone...More
Posted by sw3tflower
Reply: I was told there was nothing wrong with me.
While it's true others tend to judge a person by their actions, you can't blame others for your inability to...More
Posted by sw3tflower
Reply: Depressed?
Sometimes we may know something is off but we go into denial as a defense mechanism. Depression can change your...More
Posted by jim531
Reply: Need help for a family member...
i'm no expert or doctor, but have been on all kind of meds for years and some meds make you lose or gain...More
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Reply: DMAE Supplement
I was wondering if it would be possible to take DMAE with any other liquid such as orange juice etc
Posted by maariya
Reply: Looking for a group
Hi there! Response times vary. Sometimes it can be as quick as an hour or less, sometimes it might take a...More
Posted by rohvannyn
Reply: Relapse
Sorry we missed this post, and welcome to the group! I'm sorry you are having a relapse, but that's a great...More
Posted by rohvannyn
Reply: my apartment and being frozen
"I get paralyzed even to the point of physically being stuck in place for a while, not being able to move my body...More
Posted by js505
Reply: How to hold on anymore
How are you doing? Did you take your daughter to a neuro specialist?
Posted by sw3tflower
Antidepressants Linked to First-Time Seizures
"A new study ties antidepressants to a higher risk for first-time seizures in people being treated for...More
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Reply: help with a depressed husband
I've been through something like this. First, somehow he has to stop feeling worthless. That might be behind...More
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Reply: fighting depression for years has worn me out. How...
Yes talking does help. I find that accomplishing some goals, even very small ones, can really help turn my...More
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Reply: what are some of your coping skills?
Cool topic idea! I think coping skills are sometimes forgotten. They can really go a long way in making...More
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Reply: brintellix
Thanks. As I understood it, this is a step toward possibly discontinuing prozac (well, if brintellix...More
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Reply: Just one dose of Cymbalta can change you?
I became suicidal, violent and even more depressed. My wife could not believe I was the same person. No one...More
Posted by kat_lover
Reply: Depression
make sure to let the ECT doctors know that you are still depressed despite treatment. May an...More
Reply: Helping a friend who won't speak
I think you do the best you can- as you have- and be supportive. If she starts failing to eat,...More

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