Our expert says:
OK, obviously i'd be useful for you to see a good local shrink for a proper assessment and diagnosis, and then a discussion of treatment options. Some of us, for instance, don't have depression, but may have Dysthymia, a sort of thinner but long-stretched out form of depression, gloomy-by-habit. Cognitive-Behaviour Therapy ( CBT ) is good at assessing the unhelpful habits of thought and behaviour which hamper our ability to be properly effective and content in life, and to help us actively change those in more fruitful ways.
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