Antidepressants - Anyone got experience with them?

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  1. mistasfx

    mistasfx MISTA SFX

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    Basically i wanna know can they turn u into a cunt or can they make you even more depressed or do they even work?

    My bird has been on them since October and shes totally changed and not for the good. Shes even more depressed than before, struggles to get out of bed, stopped going the gym and having emotional breakdowns.

    Ive tried to explain to her shes changed and become a wary, defensive twat and its about time she comes off them coz they aint doing her any good.

    Thoughts?
     
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  2. richie_stix

    richie_stix gomby plz

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    my ex bird was on em... she was better without imo.

    that said, there is like a 3 month 'adjustment' phase with some of them, where you basically get worse before you get better, dunno if thats applicable?
     
  3. Moskit

    Moskit :rodigan: Staff Member

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    In my experience, they only work for people with extreme mental conditions (psychosis, schizophrenia etc) & people that just want to get fucked up on them.

    Then, when the latter is true, it can lead to scenarios as you just described, because really & truly, taking a whole bunch of anti-depressants & necking copius amounts of drink is a "fantastic" way of shutting yourself off from the world & your problems.

    Unfortunately its the people around you don't tend to see it from the same perspective.
     
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    Dugg Funnie Well-Known Member

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    Catsel Well-Known Dismember

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    its cool to be schizophrenic these days.

    bi-polar n all that jazz.
     
  6. EWOKS

    EWOKS POTATOES GONNA POTATE

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    my mate tried to drive off a cliff when he started taking anti-depressants.. his car broke down. so he pushed it off the edge and went to the pub. his mum jumped off the same cliff... also. the lady i look after is a fucking nightmare to be around when shes on her anti-d's ...
     
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    Catsel Well-Known Dismember

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    push her off the cliff
     
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  8. Kenneth4Eva

    Kenneth4Eva Let's Breed

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    ive been on and off anti depressants and even anti psychotics for the last 9 years and they made me feel and look like a smack head

    but they work for most people they dont work for me.
     
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    Ive looked into it today and done a few interweb searches and most (inc experts) say they can make you worse by causing some reaction in the brain. A lot of people saying you just dont need them full stop and a lot of people actually believe theyre meant to sort all ur issues out when in fact they were designed just to give you an initial lift so u can do something about your issues. I also read the whole 'takes x amount of weeks to get into your system' is a myth.

    The problem i have now is im telling her this but she wont listen but everytime she goes the doc's he just bumps her dosage up and she listens to just him. The doctor is a fanny who just wants rid of her by sounds of it. Surely he should know if shes going back complaining shes feeling WORSE, he would take her off them?
     
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    Catsel Well-Known Dismember

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    another 9 years shud do the trick
     
  11. Kenneth4Eva

    Kenneth4Eva Let's Breed

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    mistasfx MISTA SFX

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    yeah shes doing that as well.

    I wanted her just to do the counselling and avoid chemical fakes but she listened to the doc.

    She's basically a fucking nightmare at the moment. I cant suggest ANYTHING without her turning into something its not. Not the same girl i met thats fo'sho
     
  13. Kenneth4Eva

    Kenneth4Eva Let's Breed

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    then you just have to support her choices.
     
  14. mistasfx

    mistasfx MISTA SFX

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    yeah and that results in me calling her a twat and to give her head a wobble
     
  15. Dugg Funnie

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    I'll say it again http://www.amazon.com/UltraMind-Solution-Depression-Overcome-Anxiety/dp/1416549722

    Have her check out that book, if her system are getting fucked with because of her diet, no highly-questionable chemical is going to fix it, and it will only serve to make things worse. Have her continue some therapy, without the fucking drugs (she should tell her therapist they aren't working, then get a new therapist) and stick to some dietary changes, and if that doesn't work THEN CONSIDER the psychopharmacological option. That's literally a word, and it's scary, scary words never help.
     
  16. Kenneth4Eva

    Kenneth4Eva Let's Breed

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    doctors don't give people anti depressants with good reason...so she must have something that she's telling the doctor that she doesn't feel comfortable telling anyone else.
    just give her time and support.
     
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    Taken them since i was 15 so over half my life. Kill your sex drive for a while and make you trip out badly but they do work. Talking to someone is always a good thing. Some people think of it as being weak to have to get someone to help you out but you soon bounce back.
    Altho I went to this place and the questionaire asked (and this is real!!) "If you were going to kill yourself how would you do it"? at which point I turned round and said "Ive come here to avoid killing myself, Its not something I really want to discuss!". - Got up and walked out.
    Anyway they are the lesser of 2 evils.
     
  18. RevTech

    RevTech Butthole=output transduce

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    Been on lithium for dissociative disorders and it made me feel normal, a tad unresponsive to emotion, a bit selfish (just because I was happy and didn't connect with sad people as much), and I could think more clearly
     
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    $pyto Soundcloud changed everything

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    Anti-depressants depend upon the individual. It seems like they aren't working here

    Counselling & good support
     
  20. sam the dnb man

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    I went through a bad patch a few years ago and was recommended them. I really try to avoid taking anything unnatural or in pill form even though of done MDMA, which is a bit contradictory.

    Even if I'm ill I just try and firm it and eat lots of fruit.

    I'm quite backwards when it comes to life. I'm always looking for the more difficult option to try and push myself, which is a bit weird.