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Daniel Undone: Kim Jong Un's Nieces

Kim Jong Un’s Nieces is the latest installment in Daniel Undone:  Memoirs of a Maniac.

I was at my favorite conference in my favorite city, San Francisco, having a drink at my favorite bar, The Gold Dust Lounge just off Union Square. 59 more words


Why I Don't Take Anti-Depressants Anymore

I’ve suffered with depression on and off throughout my life. I’ve avoided taking anti-depressants not because I am embarrassed by them. But because I didn’t want to think my depression had gotten that bad. 572 more words


Depression is More Than "Just Being Sad"

You’ve heard it all before; “depression isn’t real.”, “just be happy”, and “you have no reason to be depressed.” Regardless of many people’s beliefs, depression is a mental illness that might be cause by the lack of activity of neural circuits in the brain, but nonetheless affects hundreds of millions of people worldwide to this day (See Fig. 472 more words


Break The Stigma not Only With Depression; Anti-Depressants Too

When a person begins taking an anti-depressant, the goal is for them to overcome their depression and anxiety and also the symptoms of depression, including increasing appetite, drowsiness in order to get them back on a sleep schedule, and to raise serotonin levels in the brain so that a person may experience happiness. 220 more words


One Small Step for Man, One Giant Leap for Depression

Recently at UNC (University of North Carolina), the interest in research on depression and the side effects of an antidepressant has piqued. Because of the fact that many people often do suffer from the potentially fatal side effects of an antidepressant, researchers such as Thomas Kash (pictured below), Catherine Marcinkiewicz, et. 153 more words


What's Next and What Can YOU Do to Help?

As far as the future is concerned, there is still much research that needs to be done in order to find a cure or a treatment that someone may be able to use in order to prevent themselves from suffering from worsening anxiety and depression during the first few weeks of using an antidepressant such as Zoloft or Prozac. 334 more words


27th September

Time for the monthly update.

I need to change the monthly update.

Really, it needs to be more frequent, but I’m not sure it’ll happen. 381 more words