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115. Golden Brown, texture like sun…

In my personnel days, I went to visit a colleague who was about to have her second baby. She’d obviously got it taped this time; everything seemed to be in place, down to address labels written ready for the birth announcements. 683 more words

Parkinson's Disease

Mental Health is an Addiction

Back in 2011 I went cold turkey from my medication, the same medication I’m on now but in a much higher dose. My decision to do it came from the belief that my doctors would try to stop me if I went to them for advice and at that point in my life I wanted a fresh start and wasn’t prepared to let anything get in the way of it. 889 more words

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Depression is such a bitch

I had all the intentions in the world to blog about my weekend on the psych unit which really changed my world in so many ways, but yet again, my depression decided to stop me from doing things and I’ve been in bed a lot. 347 more words

My Daily Life

Dual reuptake inhibitors incur lower rates of tachyphylaxis than selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors: a retrospective study.

BACKGROUND: The notion that selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors (SSRIs) may be associated with higher relapse rates than other antidepressants during maintenance treatment ( 278 more words

Psychiatry

I did something really stupid today!

I have lived with depression for most of my adult life and for the past 15 years I have been seeing a psychiatrist on a monthly basis who has helped me an awful lot but today I think I did something really stupid! 495 more words

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