Posted by: Emma | 2008/12/18


Hi CS,

I have been on Remeron and Urbanol for about 5 weeks now. Generally speaking I am feeling a lot better. However I have noticed that I do feel depressed some days while I am at work. I do not enjoy my job anymore (been here almost 9 years). On the other hand I am grateful that I am employed. (over 50 and disabled). I don' t think I have a chance of finding another job, so how do I stop myself from being depressed?

I know that you have not had a good year yourself, so I wish you a good 2009 and as always thank you for your time.

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Hi Emma,
Sounds like you are responding usefully to antidepressant medication, but you may have additional issues causing discomfort, whcih is why I generlly recommend CBT as well. It helps one to identify areas within one's life, including work, which are related to one feeling dissatisfied, anxious and/or sad, and to help one remedy these where possible, and to modify one's reactions to them, where the situations themselves may not be open to modification. Why not give it a try ?

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