Our expert says:
Sounds like there may have been some PostNatal Depression, and now a return of depression. See a good local shrink for assessment and treatment advice. While AD meds could help, so too would CBT counselling, which could also include a focus on how to respond to your child's naughtiness and oppositional behaviour, so as to rapidly bring it back under control. Get this sorted out, and yourself well, before deciding on having another child. NObody here ought to judge you --- and I doubt that anyon else would judge you as unfairly and negatively as you seem to be judging yourself.
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