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I don't think I quite stopped being depressed although I was taking my medication but now I feel more depressed I tried going out with a friend and ended up feeling even worse. ..
 
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How long have you been taking the meds for? I think that depression doesn't just go because of meds, its a process we need to go through. I had therapy and that finally got me to understand the root of my depression and taught me techniques to counter act it. But I am bipolar and it does occur quite a lot despite this.

Have you ever thought of therapy to help you?
 
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I've been taking the meds for about a year and yes I've been doing therapy for 4 years now did CBT for the first time two years ago then I fell into a huge depression again. I'm doing CBT again now but I don't feel it working.
 
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May be a good idea to get your meds reviewed by your doctor.
Therapy is useful though I believe you have to be stable enough for it to be useful.
We are all different but I found meds were what got me through
 
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I understand your pain but maybe try and pick up a new hobby? Even if it’s something small like reading about a certain animal on your phone. Just something new to add to your life
 
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@megirl Yeah I just got on a new antidepressant hope it works out thank you for your answer.
 
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@Henry72 that's actually so sad to hear... the thing is it gets so frustrating when the depression lasts more than a year.
 
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