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I Take Medication For Depression

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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...
    WendyDarlingg WendyDarlingg 16-17, F 1 Response Mar 4

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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...
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses Oct 13, 2012

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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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    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...
    deannalovesgaige deannalovesgaige 26-30, F 2 Responses Jan 20, 2013

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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...
    AddyLuv AddyLuv 18-21, F 2 Responses Dec 6, 2009

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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...
    tennisball60 tennisball60 31-35, M 1 Response Nov 1, 2012

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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...
    lunnas lunnas 41-45, F 2 Responses Oct 16, 2011

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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...
    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...
    Misfitbrokentoy Misfitbrokentoy 46-50, F 1 Response Jul 7, 2013

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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...
    MajorasAngel97 MajorasAngel97 16-17, F 1 Response Apr 1

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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...
    Serenitree Serenitree 70+, F Oct 22, 2012

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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...
    dawnalice dawnalice 18-21, F Mar 28, 2013

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    Not Anymore - Those pills are poison! I hate taking pills. They do me more harm than good.
    otad12 otad12 26-30, F 1 Response Sep 13, 2013

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