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Depression

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  • 1. Depression
    Disclaimer: This is a project for a high school AP psychology course. This is a fictionalized account of having a psychological ailment. For questions about this blog project or its content please email the teacher Chris Jocham: jocham@futonschools.org
  • 2. Feelings of worthlessness, lack of self worth
    Presence of guilt and anxiety.
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  • 5. General thoughts of suicide, reduced sex drive, lack of interest in social activities
  • 6. Withdrawal from society and many social function. Prefers isolation.
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  • 8. I have general feelings of fatalism and complacency to fate and misfortunes.
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  • 10. Antidepressants are often used to cure my case of depression. Drugs such as Zoloft is effective in dealing with depression.
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  • 12. Psychotherapy can be delievered by family or doctors in order to alleviate the symptoms of depression.
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  • 14. If worse comes to worse, ECT is another extreme way to deal with depression by means of electricity running through the brain.
  • 15. Major depressive episodes can be resolved if they are treated. Within a few months, reductions in symptoms can be noted.
  • 16. Average lengths of depression episodes last around 23 weeks, while recovery can be speedy as 3 months.
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  • 18. Life is pointless. There exists no will, no destiny, no nothing. My body screams of the pain caused by the irregularity of digestion and sleep associated with depression.
  • 19. The days are getting darker and longer. I feel no more will to live. Only to dwell within my own darkness.
  • 20. By with any illness, there always exists a cure. Through medication and therapy, I will overcome and endure.