Compared to five or six years ago, I’ve been witnessing more people talking up about depression among other mental conditions. The fact that I know at least five people studying psychology in college right now, can also be seen as an indicator that awareness is raising up. In conclusion: people are talking about depression. We’re actually starting to care about this. But has it therefore become a hype?
Short story based on real facts
PART THREE: FRUSTRATION IS A B*ITCH
She made no promises and neither did I. As if this mutual feeling was simultaneously shared by both of us without putting words on it: “We’ll see how far we get”. She knew it, I did too… I was not an easy-going patient and she was not a quitter.
PART TWO: OPENING THE BOX
I didn’t know what to think about my psychiatrist for about a month. She sat down, put her notebook on the purple coffee table, and glanced up at me: always the same gestures in that order. At the first two or three sessions, I was unable to trust that faded smile of hers: sometimes compassionate, sometimes just plain. Continue reading THERAPY TALES PART 2
If you’re reading this article I suppose you’re in your twenty-somethings and you probably have already had some good/bad experiences with drugs. If you’re not… Continue reading étude 32: Youth’s DRUG diet
“Just how many times do I have to come back again?” I tried to not sound skeptical but realized it was too late.
“It is important to understand that a therapy doesn’t really have a time limit… it depends on the patient” Continue reading THERAPY TALES PART 1
If there’s such a thing as an “unhealthy empathy” then I might be a fitting study subject. I remember my therapist sounding smart with her metaphors: “It’s like wearing a raincoat to protect yourself from the pouring rain… you need to find a raincoat to protect yourself from your environment’s emotions”.