Depression

Symptoms and Coping Methods

About Depression

A really really good description on what happens as you become depressed.
Why the language makes things worse. Here's why. Also, why not to try to cheer us up.
It's really about Productivity and General Anxiety, not about self worth or specific problems.
How exactly do you tell if you are sliding into a Depression Episode? Learning to recognise the signs.
Some things to do immediately if you realise you are depressed, and some ways to think of Depression that might make the black moods and lack of self worth less bad.


Monitoring Yourself and Mood Charts

Monitoring yourself constantly and recognising when you are exhibiting Manic or Depressive signs allows you to take action to counteract the mood swings instead of being swept up by them.



After a Depression Episode


Monitoring Yourself




Coping Mechanisms


Holidays - the Horror


Dealing with People / And Them You


What to Look Out For


How to Think about Depression


Antidepressant Meds


Miscellaneous