Depression

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why are thoughts always suspected to be actual??

i have a quote i read often, im not suicidal but everyone keeps thinking that.. how do i explain that i just dont feel like I'm worthy or that i deserve this??

posted about 3 hours ago
A MyDepressionTeam Member said:

I think it's other people's perception of what they are hearing and what you are saying and maybe (I don't know do they feel fearful in case you are Why… read more

posted 41 minutes ago
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Does anyone take Valium?

I am taking 10mg Valium. Sometimes i take 15mg to help me sleep better. Who else takes Valium and how many milligrams?

posted about 6 hours ago
A MyDepressionTeam Member said:

I was prescibed 10mg Valium 3x's a day as needed for anxiety. I found I needed only about half that amount for anxiety and the whole amount for an… read more

posted 3 minutes ago
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Breakdowns.

How does a person prevent themselves from having a mental breakdown and shutting off from people and falling into deep depression?

posted about 18 hours ago
A MyDepressionTeam Member said:

I, too, would like to hear some more answers to your questions @A MyDepressionTeam Member. As I suffer from doing the things you mentioned too often and… read more

posted about 16 hours ago
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Is depression curable?

Are there any success stories? But without meds as I stopped taking them, everytime I stopped taking them I became very sad and they made me gain weight.

posted 2 days ago
A MyDepressionTeam Member said:

dearest marelize...take heart love, many, (i among them )share much with you...and yes, there are success stories...sans meds.! ..I am one...but still… read more

posted about 21 hours ago
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Hey how do u know if someone is single? just a common question?

posted 2 days ago
A MyDepressionTeam Member said:

Go into believing they will be honest. If we start out thinking that people are dishonest it will just nurture the depression. If it turns out they are… read more

posted about 8 hours ago
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What do you cure your bordom?

Any good YouTube videos? I stay at home most of the day because I'm sick most of the time. Any good TV shows, anime? What do you like to do?

posted 2 days ago
A MyDepressionTeam Member said:

I like watchihg faith in humanity videos reminds me not everyone is bad :) but im always looking for more suggestions as well. Im on bed rest until my… read more

posted about 15 hours ago
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Does anyone have any tips for a first psychotherapy appointment?

I am happy to report that I start seeing a psychologist tomorrow and I am super excited about it. I have been waiting for this for so long that I want to make sure I am fully prepared for my first session. I know from experience that the first session is often used to get to know the patient and to discuss what they hope to gain from therapy. As such, I was wondering if anyone has any tips that will help me remain calm and in control. Should I write… read more

posted 4 days ago
A MyDepressionTeam Member said:

I'm happy you didn't get those creepy feelings i got. I'm going to try a new place. I find therapy helpful at times. Yet still haven't been fortunate… read more

posted 2 days ago
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HOW DO YOU GET OVER/RID FO GUILT

I was diagnosed with major depression in 2011 went thru all the meds and counseling, lost everything, wife now in nursing home stroke, been off meds 3and half years, still isolate myself, not as much as beginning, only thing that gets me out really is job, I do pretty good most days just can't get rid of the guilt I feel for letting my wife down and family. I feel that if I had done more none of this would have happened , I have a real hard time seeing my wife because I… read more

posted 4 days ago
A MyDepressionTeam Member said:

Guilt is very hard to deal with especially when it is linked to depression. I find that when I feel guilty I try to take a step back and analyse the… read more

posted 4 days ago
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Is anyone else on Aristada here or Abilify Maintaina

I did not pull up Aristada as a medication on here, I am wondering if others are on this RX and do they have any side effects. It is a once every 6 week injection and great for me as I do not have to remember to take my RX.

posted 4 days ago
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Why when i dont take my Lexapro i cant sleep?

I don't get tired or want to sleep

posted 4 days ago
A MyDepressionTeam Member said:

Put your meds in a daily pill box, or somewhere you won't forget to take them every day. Like next to your toothbrush, or your alarm clock. Anything you… read more

posted 4 days ago
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