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ganymede wrote:Whilst I agree that hard times can get people down and affect their lives deeply during times of hardship, that is not depression. Depression is something that never goes away and will always be a part of you and your life. For me, days, months and years can go by without being in a severe state of depression but it's still there, always. You have to be so careful, so many things can trigger it. But a common misconception is that it can be beaten. To a point this is true, yes, you can go into a "remission" of sorts but it is not something that goes away. It is a life long struggle and one that needs to be recognised as exactly what it is.
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