Have you experienced these common symptoms?
@ShutUpAmanda, who has been creating Twitter mental health hashtags for the past 3 years, started #TheRealityofDepressionIs following the recent suicides and flood of news/posts/tweets on suicide and depression. Amanda has dealt with depression for years and wanted to kick off a conversation! Below, I share ten tweets using the hashtag: https://twitter.com/ShutUpAmanda/status/1006028840437571584 https://twitter.com/CalculatingMind/status/1007803353974431744 https://twitter.com/lizard_lou/status/1006023561717223424 https://twitter.com/afspnational/status/1006152654261837825 [...]
"...People walk on their tippy toes not to say anything cruel to you and everything that's been going on." At first, when you made ignorant statements about my bipolar disorder, I let it slide. I tried to justify it by saying that you didn't have the background knowledge regarding what it really means to be [...]
https://www.ted.com/talks/andrew_solomon_depression_the_secret_we_share?language=en Andrew Solomon's TED Talk on depression beautifully captures the devastation that depression causes in the lives of those it hits. I would recommend this talk to anyone who wants insight into the darkness of depression.
"You think too much. You will drive yourself crazy". Thanks, Dad. Allow me to introduce myself. I am a current undergraduate student at a top-rated public American university. I am in my fourth year of studying both biology and psychology. I am overwhelmed. Intensely so. Is it anger? Frustration? Passion? Desire to create [...]