Depression, either as a symptom or as the disorder itself, can manifest in different ways. Here, I talk a bit about my three main types I’ve felt–anger as an adolescent; flat depression and mood cycling depression as they alternate in my later years.
Category Archives: Depression
Personal Update – The End
Hopefully the last personal update on this latest mood cycling+depression episode I’ve had over the last month. Kind of a thought ramble, really. We discuss a couple aspects of BPD and how it factors into this, then of course how the depressive episode has.
Personal Update – Damages and Depression
This starts out as just me talking about how my relationship has so far been affected by my two weeks of mood cycling. Then it devolves into me talking about the depression I am currently in. Sorry, Mom.
Episode 45 – Mood Cycling and Stress
I wanted to talk about mood cycling a bit more, but this turned into me talking about how stress possibly impacted my cycling mood. I explain my current stressors, including some of the timing of my mood cycling and the stressors.
Episode 27 – Antidepressant Discontinuation Syndrome
Antidepressant withdrawal is its own medical phenomenon with a set of common symptoms, doesn’t happen in everyone who stops antidepressants, occurs more often with certain medications, and can be potentially prevented by avoiding self-medicating.
I’ve recently been put on lithium carbonate and had my duloxetine reduced due to mood cycling. This is how I’m doing currently…
Episode 24 – Mood Cycling
I explain the difference between flat depression and mood cycling, and how these two terms should be used in relation to antidepressants and mood stabilizers.