How Taking Testosterone Illegally Helped Manage My Depression
I have borderline low testosterone and severe depression. After my mental health hit an all time low, I decided to take matters into my own hands.
Why Sweden's Youth Take More Antidepressants than Ever
Reports of depression and use of antidepressants among Sweden's youth have increased. Is this an outcome of a deteriorating mental health, or merely a reflection of increased awareness?
It Gets Better and Then It Gets Worse
What will I do with this column and my Twitter account if the sadness doesn't end? Do I keep writing about the experience of living with depression and anxiety, and exploring the nuances of sadness forever?
The Withdrawal I Experienced After Quitting Cymbalta Was Worse Than My Depression
I was prescribed Cymbalta at age 17. Years later, when I tried to get off the drug, the withdrawal I experienced was excruciating.
How Borderline Personality Disorder Put an End to My Party Days
At the time I was suffering most from the mental illness, everyone from my friends to my doctor failed to understand what was wrong with me. Here's how I got better.
How It Actually Feels to Live with Severe Anxiety
My anxiety disorder can make me feel like I'm trapped in a cyclone of negative thoughts and fear. But like many mental health conditions, with the right treatment and techniques, life is very liveable.