Depression is a it is a mood disorder that
is an integral part of bipolar disorder and that requires treatment. Feelings
of depression and hopelessness are also common with caregivers of the mentally
ill. If you or someone you know with schizophrenia is feeling particularly
depressed its important to see the doctor about the condition. Also,
we recommend you talk to others about your feelings in the Bipolar Focus
If you're thinking
about suicide "Start by considering this statement: "Suicide
is not chosen; it happens when pain exceeds resources for coping with
pain." - resources about suicide and its prevention.
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