Psycho-Babble Psychology | about psychological treatments | Framed
This thread | Show all | Post follow-up | Start new thread | List of forums | Search | FAQ

Re: Have you noticed how selfish depression is? crazy teresa

Posted by fairywings on October 12, 2005, at 23:32:17

In reply to Have you noticed how selfish depression is?, posted by crazy teresa on October 12, 2005, at 19:10:25

I don't know, I think if you're depressed, you spend so much time trying to "claw" your way out of it, and feeling guilty about what you're doing to others that it's not really selfish, at least not like most ppl think of selfishness. On the other hand, feeling sorry for ourselves can be selfish, if there's no reason. I would guess most ppl who are depressed would really rather not feel that way, you know? I know when I was, I sure didn't want to be! But I was, so what could I do?

My last T was CBT, and he was convinced that if you just "put yourself out there", had a good diet, exercised, and gave something back through volunteering, you'd feel much better. I think those are great ideas, but a pretty simplistic view of depression. Oh well........





Post a new follow-up

Your message only Include above post

Notify the administrators

They will then review this post with the posting guidelines in mind.

To contact them about something other than this post, please use this form instead.


Start a new thread

Google www
Search options and examples
[amazon] for

This thread | Show all | Post follow-up | Start new thread | FAQ
Psycho-Babble Psychology | Framed

poster:fairywings thread:566169