Posted by brynb on July 19, 2012, at 9:02:44
In reply to Re: What constitutes remission?, posted by Emily Elizabeth on July 18, 2012, at 22:03:01
> Lethargic and irritable are pretty key symptoms of depression. In fact, to diagnose depression, you only need depressed mood OR irritability. You can be depressed without depressed mood!
I'm grateful my mood is improved, but the lethargy and irritability are pretty much always present.
> That said, I don't think you need to be 100% well to carry on with your life.
I agree. I don't know if I've ever felt 100% anyway. But anything is better than my "norm".