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I Take Medication For Depression

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    Will It Ever End

    ive taken several anti depressants zoloft, lexapro, prozac, ect.  the one im on now is celexa. i dont think its working.  my mom insist that i take it and my grandma insist that i dont need to. its all very stressful.
    AddyLuv AddyLuv 18-21, F 2 Responses Dec 6, 2009

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    I Take Lots Of Meds...

    i have been diognosed with borderline personality disorder,dissositive identy disorder(multiplae personalitys) and ptsd....they have me on so much medicine but it never makes me feel better i am still aggitated all the time as well as depressed.nothing makes me feel better i...
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses Oct 13, 2012

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    I Just Started Taking Meds For Depression

    So I'm 31. Through my teenage years, I knew I was different but didn't have the wisdom to seek professional help.  I sought self medication through alcohol and weed.  In college I did not self medicate.  I just felt like **** all the time.  Sorry for the cussing, but that is...
    tennisball60 tennisball60 31-35, M 1 Response Nov 1, 2012

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    Haha

    My happy pills aren't working too well though.  :(
    permafrost21 permafrost21 22-25, F 2 Responses Sep 13, 2011

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    Not Anymore

    Those pills are poison! I hate taking pills. They do me more harm than good.
    otad12 otad12 31-35, F 1 Response Sep 13, 2013

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    Meds

    I currently take wellbutrin and trazadone for my clinical depression.
    mailmanshadow mailmanshadow 51-55, M 5 Responses Sep 7, 2011

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    50 Mg Zoloft. Big Whoop! Wanna Fight About It?

    I tried taking cipralex at first, but I don't know. It just made me kind of "jittery" I guess. I got depressed again some time afterwards and honestly thought about ending it, but part of me just said to give it another go. So, I switched to zoloft. One thing I can say is that...
    SirMugatu SirMugatu 22-25, M May 14, 2013

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    Pills And More Pills

    I was taking meds for my depression but i cant living on only 3 hours sleepa night , i hate deperssion the meds side effects are so badso i try to deal with it .
    lunnas lunnas 41-45, F 2 Responses Oct 16, 2011

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    I Take Lots Of Meds

    i have been diognosed with borderline personality disorder,dissositive identy disorder(multiplae personalitys) and ptsd....they have me on so much medicine but it never makes me feel better i am still aggitated all the time as well as depressed.nothing makes me feel better i just...
    deannalovesgaige deannalovesgaige 26-30, F 2 Responses Jan 20, 2013

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    Not Diagnosed

    They haven't ever successfully diagnosed me, but I've heard theories, and in the end they put me on Prozac and a couple of mood stabilizers. These work wonders. I was so much unhappier before the most recent combination of meds. I'm pretty sure there's some depression mixed in...
    dawnalice dawnalice 18-21, F Mar 28, 2013

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    It's supposed to make me happy

    but it makes me feel sad... It makes me neutral, emotionless, then when I make the realization I don't get happy I feel... Sad. After years of wishing I could just feel nothing I come to realize that well... I need to feel something... I am only human and well I need feelings I...
    RacadaTheQueen RacadaTheQueen 13-15, F Jul 7

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    I Need to Be Medicated Because......

    My mother is dying of hepatitis c. It has destroyed her spine and liver and gave her diabetes. Her spine, in the neck area has collapsed on her spinal chord and is causing her extreme pain. Oxycodone doesn't work for her anymore but she still takes it. She can't have surgery...
    hellsbelles hellsbelles 56-60, F 1 Response Feb 24, 2009

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    ..And Social Anxiety..And OCD...

    Yes..one pill is supposed to do it all.. ..so I hope. I just started about a week ago. 75mg of Effexor XR. I have to take it before bed or I am too sleepy during the day. I've tried several times in my life to address my depression. First time, I was on Paxil. Did nothing...
    Misfitbrokentoy Misfitbrokentoy 46-50, F 1 Response Jul 7, 2013

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    I've Tried 'em All (almost)

    Prozac, Lexapro, Zoloft, Lamictal, Buspar, Effexor, Paxil, and now I'm on Celexa!
    deleted deleted 26-30 8 Responses Jul 1, 2009

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    Medication abuses who you are

    as a person, especially depression meds. Sometimes, I wonder what I would be like if I hadnt started to take them in the first place, would I be different? Would I have more friends? Would I be happier? I really wish I could see who I really am on the inside cause now, I feel...
    MajorasAngel97 MajorasAngel97 16-17, F 1 Response Apr 1

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    :/

    "You were from a perfect world...a world that threw me away, today...to run away. "A pill to make you numb.  A pill to make you dumb.  A pill to make you...anybody else. "But all the drugs in this world won't save her from herself."Goodbye and Good Riddance, world.
    permafrost21 permafrost21 22-25, F 2 Responses Jun 26, 2012

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    I have a question for anyone

    who has taken depression medication; Has it affected your memory or made it difficult to concentrate while on it? I've been having some problems lately and I think that my medication may be the problem. I'd appreciate the help. :)
    WendyDarlingg WendyDarlingg 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 4

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    I Did

    I probably should again.I resist it though, because most of my sadness is situational. Whenever I am feeling depressed and I am crying, I can point to a cause.I can say *This is why I am sad* *This is what is happening in my life that I am crying about.*I took antidepressants for...
    Serenitree Serenitree 70+, F Oct 22, 2012

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    For all of you fighting this, I'm one of you, I write a blog, on how I fight my everyday life.. How I cope with being a full time student and at the same time fighting depression...
    Lily449 Lily449 18-21, F Sep 12

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    I know I do.. I'm very needy and I know my posts are very-attention seeking when I'm depressed. I'm sorry. It's a way for me to atleast put my feelings out of my own mind. I know i...
    SubmissiveSecrets SubmissiveSecrets 18-21, F 4 Responses Sep 23

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    I don't do anything without reason. When I mail calm and look around, there are many people who do things because other people do so and they don't even know why they do. Back to...
    Saya0414 Saya0414 26-30, F Sep 19

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    I was feeling so incredibly down the other day when I joined this app. I shared my thoughts which gave me the courage to share my feelings with a friend and with her voice and...
    Chelyngra Chelyngra 31-35, F 1 Response Sep 2

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    Ive decided to step down studying medicine... The only reason i started was because of my husband but now in my current state i see no reason to continue... Im relieved & happy...
    me992 me992 22-25, F Sep 22

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    For majorities it's like you know, "My girlfriend left me" or "Parents hate me." For me, It's literary a sickness. I have been diagnose with depression since I was around 12-13. I...
    DestreyTheUndead DestreyTheUndead 16-17, F 1 Response Sep 7

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    I never thought i would be telling this kind of story, but i just can't take it anymore... It might all have started when i was in middle school, i was bullied a lot and that...
    Nokuteshi Nokuteshi 22-25, M 1 Response Sep 7

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    I never thought i would be telling this kind of story, but i just can't take it anymore... It might all have started when i was in middle school, i was bullied a lot and that...
    Nokuteshi Nokuteshi 22-25, M 3 Responses Sep 7

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    I never thought i would be telling this kind of story, but i just can't take it anymore... It might all have started when i was in middle school, i was bullied a lot and that...
    Nokuteshi Nokuteshi 22-25, M 2 Responses Sep 7

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    I've been a carer for my mum since last year November (2013). She was diagnosed with post traumatic disorder and chronic depression. My mum had a child marriage and suffered...
    lon12 lon12 22-25, F 3 days ago

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    One of my Tools: Creative visualization. Da pimpin bipolar poet has returned. Thats right he's back, he fell down In a hole and slipped into a role. He once had to shoot down...
    SShawnO SShawnO 41-45, M 18 hrs ago

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    One of my Tools: Creative visualization. Da pimpin bipolar poet has returned. Thats right he's back, he fell down In a hole and slipped into a role. He once had to shoot down...
    SShawnO SShawnO 41-45, M 8 hrs ago

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    Ok......this is my life!! I grew up in a family where my father mentally abused my sister and I. My mother physically abused me & at the age of 8 not only did I have to watch my...
    lemolemo lemolemo 41-45, F 1 Response Sep 6

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    I'm in a bad place...I need meds, but I can't get them until Friday and even then, it will take time for them to work. To make things worse, I don't even know what medication will...
    rollingdoro rollingdoro 22-25, F 6 Responses Sep 16

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    Tonight is going to be yet another night when I can't even think about sleeping until a stupid time because as long as I don't sleep then it's not tomorrow (does that make sense...
    MarniBear MarniBear 16-17, F 2 Responses Sep 22

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    Moved up to 20mg of Viibryd. @_o Bring on the increased RLS and nausea! x___o Might have to talk to the psychiatrist about the RLS, and getting some sort of medication for that...
    rollingdoro rollingdoro 22-25, F 2 Responses 4 days ago

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    Devon1739q Devon1739q 31-35, M 1 Response Sep 6

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    this is for answering 3 again-and-again questions for me : (I'll answer due the reality that I face everyday in my place) 1. WHY DON'T YOU GO TO PSYCHIATRIST? you want to vent...
    cascadesky cascadesky 18-21, F 5 Responses Sep 5

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    I am in pain... I have depression, and my parents do not know about it... I can't take pills for it, and I can't drink alcohol... I sit in my room, crying with tears dripping onto...
    lXxEssentialxXl lXxEssentialxXl 16-17, F 3 Responses Sep 6

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    I almost killed myself today. The sad thing is that it wasn’t because some major traumatic event happened it was because I feel like I can’t escape from the sadness and I feel...
    SomebodyAnybodyEverybody SomebodyAnybodyEverybody 16-17, F 15 Responses 5 days ago

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    I take pills for anxiety. The name is Zoloft I think.
    imJboy2001 imJboy2001 13-15, M Sep 20

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    Sucks to watch your productivity go straight down the drain. I think we take motivation for granted.
    UnderworldNymph UnderworldNymph 16-17, F 1 Response Sep 7

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    Anyone know of an online support group for depression? I want to make friends with people who understand what it's like.
    Kayli90 Kayli90 22-25, F 5 Responses Sep 7

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    I hate to admit this but the old psychologist cliché about your childhood trauma can apply to me. To be fair, nothing extraordinary happened but a lot of little things that piled...
    BogdanBolinski BogdanBolinski 18-21, M 1 Response 3 days ago

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    I have gone over board again...I had forgot how a lot of people may of be agro at me because of my words...I really did try to tone my spirit down...I am sorry Ep I mean no...
    MMMartin MMMartin 51-55, F 1 Response Sep 2

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    From a seed,to a treefrom a blossompollinated by a beefew months of the gift of lifewaterlots of love and carecomes a tasty apricotready to pickI make jam, freeze themeat like a...
    CrystalRainsPearls CrystalRainsPearls 41-45, F 5 Responses Sep 11

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    (That should be accept, not except.) What if you were driving down the road and hit someone accidentally? Would you jump out and yell, "I didn't mean to!" and drive away? Or worse...
    samemay54 samemay54 51-55, F Sep 17

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    When I was younger I would blame my parents for a lot of things that I went through and I still hold them responsible for some conditions because at the the time I was a kid I...
    Artiste92 Artiste92 22-25, F 1 Response Sep 6

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    ThePinkP0werRanger ThePinkP0werRanger 26-30, F 2 Responses Sep 7

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    It's like as a kid if a rule is broken there is punishments and that child has to take responsibility for their own actions it's just the way life works so I'm going with the flow
    kenzie111Hall kenzie111Hall 26-30, F 5 Responses Sep 10

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    If you find someone who makes you smile, who checks on you often to see if you're okay, who watches out for you and wants the very best for you, don't let them go. Keep them close...
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