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Re: what is being treated?

Posted by baseball55 on December 7, 2017, at 17:58:04

In reply to Re: what is being treated? pedr, posted by SLS on December 7, 2017, at 9:06:04

Therapy helped me A LOT. I did begin to experience, about a year into therapy, my first really bad descents into long and severe depressions. So I guess it might seem like it didn't help much at all. But at least, by then, I was able to ask for help. Before I would just have killed myself. And whenever the depression lifted for periods, I was able to function well, interact more meaningfully with other people, be more aware of what I was feeling and thinking.

When the worst of the depression lifted 4-1/2 years ago, I was a transformed person, thanks to therapy. Several severe (but not long-lived, thanks to abilify) depressive episodes over the last few years reinforce my certainty that depression is a neurobiological problem for me.
But in so many other ways, I function at a much higher level, with much higher emotional IQ than I ever had before.


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