Depression

Dancing with Depression
Dancing with Depression

Adrienne Santos-Longhurst is a health and relationships writer with a special interest in depression thanks to her own firsthand experience. She’ll share everything from her difficult diagnosis to how she learned to take the lead and dance with depression for the last 15+ years. Get ready for a wild and equally informative ride!

Latest Entries
  • Jun 07 2012

    10 Things You Probably Don’t Know About Depression

    I have talked about how difficult coming to terms with and accepting my diagnosis was because what I was feeling felt anything but like depression, or at least what I thought it to be. Had I known more about the symptoms of depression and all ...

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  • May 25 2012

    When the Happy Pill Didn't Work: Finding the Right Antidepressant

    When you’re diagnosed with depression, you trust your doctor to put you on medication that will work its magic and make you all better. That’s what doctors do, isn’t it: know what to do to make you better. Perhaps that thinking is why my strugg...

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  • May 17 2012

    Facing My Father’s Death and My Fear of Depression

    By the time my father was diagnosed with a terminal brain tumor, I had been “better” from my depression for a few years. By better I mean that I liked to believe I was cured, like it was just a dark little blip in my life that I took care of an...

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  • May 10 2012

    Too Happy, Too Strong, and Too Darn Cute for Depression: My Rude Awakening

    Years later, I still get emotional reading excerpts from the journal I kept when I was diagnosed with a chemical imbalance causing depression. I remember feeling sick in a way that I had trouble explaining because it seemed to be so many diffe...

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Adrienne is a health and relationships writer with a special interest in depression.

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