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If 65-80% of people on SSRIs are depressed again within a year then I’m a lost cause.

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I have some pretty severe depression and I just started taking Trintellix a year ago. But hearing that I’ll be depressed within a year again got me thinking that I’m a lost cause.
 
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That isn't necessarily true. If SSRIs don't work then go back and nag for different ones which do work. I had to try countless ones before I found the ones which suited me. But they are not a cure for depression, just a help. Have you thought about any therapy? Get to the root of your problems and also learn techniques to help you through it?
 
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