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Does anyone else feel bad about themselves because their depression has caused them to stop working, either temporarily or longer term?

I really struggle with this and feel like a useless person. I've not been working for six months and I would like to get back into work, but I've lost a lot of confidence and get a lot of anxiety when I start looking at job ads and descriptions, I feel like I just won't be able to handle it, and memories of painful situations at jobs in the past come flooding back, its hard to be… read more

posted about 9 hours ago by A MyDepressionTeam User

Yes. I stopped looking for a job once it got bad. I stopped doing pretty much everything.

posted about 5 hours ago

Have you ever had tremors from Abilify?

My doctor is changing my Abilify and has me weaning off of it. I am experiencing a lot of strong mood swings and I'm getting worried. We wanted to see if my tremors got any better when I went of of the Abilify. One of the side effects is tremors but the medicine may not be the cause of my tremors. I'm curious if anyone else has had a similar experience?

tags: Tremors weaning abilify

posted about 20 hours ago by A MyDepressionTeam User

Does anyone ever feel like they are all alone in the world?

tags: @depression

posted 1 day ago by A MyDepressionTeam User
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Yes I feel like this all the time. I find spending time with other people and keeping your mind active and yourself busy a good way to help. Stops you… read more

posted about 22 hours ago

Does anyone find it hard to focus and memorize?

tags: Homework readingwatching movies

posted 1 day ago by A MyDepressionTeam User
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Yup...Focus? That word does not exist most of the time...

posted about 8 hours ago

How do you deal with bad days when you have no support from family and friends

I do have a partner and some family although they don't live close.I have tried to explain how I feel but get told pull yourself together or stop being a stress head! So I just bottle it up inside.please tell me ways that you guys use to help when all you want to do is curl up in a ball and cry.

posted 2 days ago by A MyDepressionTeam User
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If you don't have anyone to talk to maybe you could start journaling? That helps me feel a little better most of the time

posted 1 day ago

Narcotics

Are any anti-depressants narcotics? Just need to know since I am unable to take narcotics. My psych says she will not prescribe me any narcotics since I have a short time of sobriety.

posted 2 days ago by A MyDepressionTeam User
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There are some anti-depressants that can kind of help with some kind of pain a little bit, but it does depend on how you've been clean and… read more

posted about 10 hours ago

I need some help

I am having issues and not good ones there days I don't want live anymore. And I am taking prozac and lithium an it ain't working I think it making it worst.

posted 2 days ago by A MyDepressionTeam User
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these are difficult times with a lot of difficult people. Don t you dare give up and quit while they continue on enjoying themselves.There is lots of… read more

posted 2 days ago

worry and not sleeping.

im getting ready to go to sleep. I have social phobia but I fight through it when I have to go out. My nephew wants me to go with him and his mother to the movies and at that point I have to go. I could say no but its fine once I get in the movie theater, not fine but Im able to breathe. The movie we went to see, it wasnt too crowded so that helped. Its just my sister talks so much and I dont say much at all. I was very shaky yesterday and my throat was dry and I was very wired. I am… read more

tags: health. worry. tired. depressed. anxiety.

posted 2 days ago by A MyDepressionTeam User
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I suffer the same with movies as it was a place I had a panic attack; I find getting the largest popcorn helps distract me from my thoughts, good luck

posted 2 days ago

Goals

I'm going to finish off my zen garden, do some art and some reading xx

posted 2 days ago by A MyDepressionTeam User
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I'm going to keep plugging on and trust in Christ

posted 2 days ago
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