Category: Depression

High Functioning Depression – Persistent Depressive Disorder (Dysthymia)

Depression hurts. That is the tagline from commercials that aim to help the general public understand depression. So, how is it possible that someone who is depressed would be laughing and smiling? These people can’t pull themselves out of bed and yet you are telling me that they have jobs, friends, and hobbies? Isn’t that a contradiction?
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Depression Affects Us All

We are ALL Living with Depression because it affects many people in our lives whether we know about it or not. It is time to learn more about depression: it’s symptoms and how it affects those who have it. By understanding depression, we can speak intelligently about it. This will eliminate the stigma that often is felt by people suffering from mental health disorders. Together, we can help many people gain the courage they need to seek treatment and live happier lives.
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