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22 Sep 2006

Raad nodig oor swaer
Hi CS!
Hoop dit gaan nog goed met jou.

My swaer is 22 jaar oud en ly aan depressie. Hy gaan daagliks na 'n sielkudige en is op depressie pille. Nie seker watter soort nie.

Maar hy BLY depressief. Ek kan partykeer nie verstaan HOEKOM hy aan depressie ly nie. Hy is nog so jonk, het 'n werk waarin gelukkig is en baie geld verdien. Maar ek weet dis selfsugtig van my om so te dink, want ons wat nie ly aan depressie nie verstaan dit nie.

CS, wat dink jy kan die moontlik rede wees vir sy aanhoudende depressie - nie eers die sielkundige en die pille help nie....
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01 Jan 0001

Ek kannie se dit gaan goed. Maar miskien kan ek se, nie te swaer nie ! Pleased to hear he's under treatment, though DAILY visits to a psychologist is unusually frequent. I've known some very depressed milionaires. While having no money may make us miserable, having it doesn't make us happy. I hope the psychologist is using CBT ( COgnitive-Behaviour Therapy ) the ONLY form of counselling with a pile of good research showing that it is highly effective in treating Depression. Also, I hope that somewhere along the line his psychiatrist / doc checked out all possible physical causes of or amplifiers of, Depression, as if there are any in his case, these would need to be treated, too.
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