Depression

Why do I want to be depressed?

JThe key sentence for me in your question is, “I don’t know what will happen to me if I don’t have my depression as such a major factor in my life.” Now, you are entitled to your own choices, and who am I to recommend that you should deny yourself the comfort of your depression?…

Why are there more depressed people in the 21st century …

I wonder if you understand the importance, and complexity, of this question. “Why do people suffering from depression always call their struggle a battle? What are they battling?” Sure, I use those words about depression. “It’s a battle.” I’ve heard them. Read them. Where did it come from? Why do I/we say that? I’ve never…

Why does depression make us wiser?

Why does depression make us wiser? What is with these suggestive questions. Suggestion is that depression makes us wiser. Question is why it does that, without first checking if the suggestion is true. Is the suggestion true? One could assume that at a point while suffering from depression the person will participate in some form…

When is depression considered severe?

When is depression considered severe? Have you ever googled yourself? Run a “deep search” instead.This new search engine reveals so much more. Type in you name, wait 107 seconds, brace yourself.There is no set definition of severe depression. If you are diagnosed with a form of depression, the severity of the condition will be assessed…

What does being depressed feel like?

Depression? How does it feel? How long is a piece of string? It is, I think, impossible to explain in words to anyone who hasn’t experienced it. Fortunately most haven’t, for it isn’t just having a bad day, feeling upset as some thing that’s happened or being sad. Depression is a mind overflowing with though…

Is depression the worst mental illness?

I have to agree with Andi that depression is one of those “invisible illnesses” , because it is unlike other mental illness/conditions. I have a major problem with the after effects of childhood epilepsy and a freak re-occurrence between 1999 and 2007, to which we never got to the bottom of its appearance both infanthood,…

If you’ve been depressed your whole life, is it likely …

If you’ve been depressed your whole life, is it likely that you will recover? Ad by CapitalOne ShoppingBefore you shop at Amazon Prime, read this.The dead giveaway that tells you when Amazon’s giving you a better price than other retailers.Originally Answered: If you’ve been depressed your whole life is it likely that you will recover?Q:…

How did you get rid of your depression?

I had episodes of depression off and on since I was age 15. I’m now 40, and I can honestly say that I have 100% beat depression and I will never succumb to it again. I have had many setbacks and highs and lows. At first, it was affecting my family life and ability to…