Does anyone suffer from manic depression?

Discussion in 'General Off-Topic Chat' started by Saiyan Lusitano, Dec 31, 2016.

  1. Saiyan Lusitano

    Saiyan Lusitano GBAtemp Guru

    Oct 29, 2015
    I wouldn't say that I'm deep into this issue but I tend to have a lot of depressing moments throughout a lot of days, depressing moments that just leave me unable to move and suicidal thoughts.

    This isn't something one can simply get rid of although I wish it were.

    Sometimes I try to avoid those feelings by watching a show/film, listen to music, play a game (Mario Kart 8 makes me smile) or go out for travel on train.

    P.S. I don't take any pills or been to the doctor 'cause of the mood changes I just don't feel like talking about it. Now I do.
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  2. Lilith Valentine

    Lilith Valentine GBATemp's Wolf-husky™ Melodramatic fool

    Sep 13, 2009
    I was diagnosed in my teens with bipolar depression. It's actually something that runs in my family and it's something I've been dealing with my entire life.
    I won't take pills because they basically do the worst for me. So now I have a medical dog to deal with my depression
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  3. proflayton123

    proflayton123 Sakura思い

    Jan 11, 2016
    I feel this every single day, it's quite sad.
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  4. VinLark

    VinLark This machine kills bourgeois sentimentality.

    Jun 11, 2016
    Trinidad and Tobago
    Psychosystem Denomination
    Yeah, got diagnosed about 2/3 years ago. I feel like it's gotten better as I've gotten older. I've learned to control my emotions better and such
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  5. FAST6191

    FAST6191 Techromancer

    pip Reporter
    Nov 21, 2005
    United Kingdom
    Suffer? No it is an awesome song

    Anyway usual thing here is say do go speak to a medic. If it is a chemical thing then you might get some chemicals to fix it, if it is something that can be solved by talking then you might get the option to do that as well and they can teach you things that can manage it better and how to break out of loops.
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  6. Sonic Angel Knight

    Sonic Angel Knight GBAtemp Legend

    May 27, 2016
    United States
    New York
    I can't really comment on this condition of Manic Depression or Bipolar disorder, but i have taken various medication for various reasons, one of them was zoloft and i think it was for sadness or depression, but according to my therapist or psychologist, it was for the fact i previously been taking another medicine for my aspergers syndrome known as concerta or something, which i have no clue what it does, apperently it "fixes wiring of my brain" to help increase some intellectual value when interacting with others. :blink:

    Besides that i had taken few other medicines but again, i doubt it was for something about the topic of the manic depression, it was never mentioned or tested, it was all related to aspergers syndrome, at the time i was in high school and i had therapist.... or psychiatrist or "Doctors with proper knowledge of medical disorders":ninja:
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  7. Wii dUde

    Wii dUde Member

    Dec 9, 2014
    United States
    Stay strong guys. Heres a place i visit on Reddit a lot. (Id be lying if I said I had depression, but just remember there are those who care about you, and in order for them to do that you must care about yourself first)
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  8. Raylight

    Raylight Paranoid Temper

    May 10, 2014
    United States
    Who wants to know?
    Yes I suffer from it plus anxiety its tough but you learn to live with it
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