I know people (near and dear) right now, that are dealing with this
I am posting this article as a result of my unsuccessful attempt to get off anti-depressants after 30 years. The holidays make depression worse, especially when you are alone. After a MAJOR downward spiral I post this for awareness. Clinical depression is not to be taken lightly. That being said, here is the article in it’s entirety…
Axel F. Sigurdsson MD
Major depression affects more than 16 million American adults each year (1). It can occur to anyone, at any age. And, importantly, depression is not a personal weakness but a severe medical illness.
Of course, we all have times when our mood is low. Gloom, heartache, melancholy, woe, desolation. These are all parts of life’s journey and fortunately most often normal temporary reactions to daily events. But, at what stage should such feelings be defined as clinical depression?
The British writer and poet, Giles Andreae who himself…
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