Depression: Depression & Related Conditions

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Will this ever end

Why is this still going on. I see a theripst, I see a psychiatrist for my medication. I have been on so many types of medication I don\'t even want to go there. I have been in the hospital 5 times for attempts on my life. It has been three years since my last attemp. but I must say I see another coming on. I went to my psychiatrist three weeks ago and she left me on the same medication and even reducted it a little. This depression thing has been going on since I was 21 years old. I am now 52 and do not know why or how I have made it this far. Please tell me does this ever end without dying. Is this something that can and will go away. I am just tired of living like this. I do all the things they say to do. Eat right,exercise, keep stress down, hold down a full time job. The one thing I do not have is much support. I can\'t force pople to be friends with me. I go to church and talk to others some. But thats not support they hardly know me. Please tell why it not getting better.

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