Our expert says:
Stopping cold turkey is very rarely a good idea. With a complex history like yours, I can't advise from a distance. Surely among the 7 shrinks, there have been 1 or 2 you found especially understanding and helpful ? Return to them for a re-assessment, to consider which medication might be most likely to be helpful, as well as starting Cognitive-Behaviour Therapy ( CBT ) which is highly effective in Depression if you really work at it, and this approach would also get you actively involved rather than simply taking pills and waiting for results. As Jade implies, sometimes part of the problem is that, for whatever reason, one may have formed unrealistic expectations for how happy life needs to be or can be.
The information provided does not constitute a diagnosis of your condition. You should consult a medical practitioner or other appropriate health care professional for a physical exmanication, diagnosis and formal
advice. Health24 and the expert accept no responsibility or liability for any damage or personal harm you may suffer resulting from making use of this content.