I think it's important to explain that major depression is not even peripherally related to "sadness." Depression is the absence of emotion. I never cried during my darkest periods of depression. Crying would have been A HOLIDAY. It would have been F***ING CHRISTMAS. A fight or a feeling of anger would have been AN EASTER EGG HUNT AT DISNEYLAND.
Sad news this week of two City bankers who committed suicide, both in the prime of their lives. We have all visited that dark place where we have contemplated whether life continues to be worth living. Just this week, a friend send me a plaintive message that read something like this: 'life, job, love, all suck'.
Anti-depressants are not a one-size fits all solution for people with depression and for some, they aren't compatible at
For a couple of weeks I'd taken snapshots of glorious dawn skies from my bedroom window and posted them on Facebook, to modest
It saddens me that for many who don't have a support network or the finance to see a therapist, they will be handed a box of pills to chemically alter their mood or thoughts.
Doctors should think twice when prescribing antidepressants as they could pose a risk of diabetes, research has claimed. A
When I told people I was going to go around the country and talk to dozens of people about their depression, the common response was "Oh, that sounds really depressing." But it was actually the opposite. The remarkable courage and creativity that people - dealing with depression and striving to get better - demonstrated, showed me the human spirit at its best.
Some antidepressants could pose a serious risk to heart health, research reveals. The UK government has already modified
Mental illness has become the drug industry's golden goose, a GP claimed as he cautioned against over-use of antidepressants
The Debilitating Fear Of Pregnancy & Birth That Caused One Already Grieving Mother To Abort Her Baby
Arnold was suffering from pre-eclampsia when she lost her first baby “I wanted a baby, but all I felt was terror. My fear