Monthly Archives: January 2018

What to Expect at a Psychiatric Ward

I have been to many psychiatric hospitals and most of them have been total nightmares, but if you are reading this and thinking about going to the hospital, please do not let that deter you.  I just have been unlucky … Continue reading

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Coming out of my Depression: Now what?

I have been deeply depressed for the past 6 1/2 months. I am talking severely depressed where I did not leave my house other than to get groceries with my husband a few times a month. I did not talk … Continue reading

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Getting over the Anxiety of Meeting a New Psychiatrist

I was recently hospitalized and during that stay,  my psychiatrist and I reached a mutual agreement that it would be better if I started seeing someone else as he wasn’t sure how to help me anymore. At discharge, I was … Continue reading

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