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    How do people know when they are depressed?
    Silly as it sounds ive been very depressed before but i couldnt recognise it. I did antidepressents and the rest of it.

    Heres the situation.

    My course at uni is trying to throw me out ive had a million and one meetings - about a health condition. In fact ive even gone as far as thinking bugger it i'll stop the tablets for it - then that means it doesnt exist. Then again i'll get kicked then anyways. Thing is though it hasnt caused problems for me in years - why now??

    I keep argueing with people and just shouting random things im just angry all of the time. Because of this im not talking to half of my family and im not interested in doing so. I dont get why im acting so irrationally all of the time.

    Then again my dad has started these mind games again - where he tells me how much of a bad person i am - i hate it because its not even in anger, to the extent where he says he wishes sometimes i was killed at birth and honestly i cant deal with it.

    Im usually a very outgoing person, but ive started avoiding people socially - i just dont want to talk to anyone. I actually try and avoid people now - i dont know what the hell is wrong with me. Thing is though i dont cry - i just dont do that.

    I dont know why ive written all of this i cant figure this out in my head anymore. Thanks for reading.
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    (Original post by Anonymous)
    How do people know when they are depressed?
    Silly as it sounds ive been very depressed before but i couldnt recognise it. I did antidepressents and the rest of it.
    Heres the situation.
    My course at uni is trying to throw me out ive had a million and one meetings - about a health condition. In fact ive even gone as far as thinking bugger it i'll stop the tablets for it - then that means it doesnt exist. Then again i'll get kicked then anyways. Thing is though it hasnt caused problems for me in years - why now??
    I keep argueing with people and just shouting random things im just angry all of the time. Because of this im not talking to half of my family and im not interested in doing so. I dont get why im acting so irrationally all of the time.
    Then again my dad has started these mind games again - where he tells me how much of a bad person i am - i hate it because its not even in anger, to the extent where he says he wishes sometimes i was killed at birth and honestly i cant deal with it.
    Im usually a very outgoing person, but ive started avoiding people socially - i just dont want to talk to anyone. I actually try and avoid people now - i dont know what the hell is wrong with me. Thing is though i dont cry - i just dont do that.
    I dont know why ive written all of this i cant figure this out in my head anymore. Thanks for reading.
    Hi,
    I'm sorry to hear you're having a rough time :hugs: Having a parent say things like that is a horrible experience and certainly can't be helping you - is there any way you can cut down on the amount of contact time you have with your dad? Have you talked to him about the way he's behaving?

    Obviously not being in any way qualified I can't tell you whether you're depressed, but irrational behaviour and unusual levels of social avoidance can certainly be symptoms of depression.

    Can you clarify: is the health condition that the uni is kicking up a fuss over your depression? & is the medication you refer to the antidepressants? Have you been to have a chat with your GP recently? Also if you're having difficulties understanding your problems I would definitely recommend pursuing some form of counselling, if you haven't already.
 
 
 
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