Originally Posted by holdingontoit

I took various anti-depressants over a period of about 14 years. Never made the depression go away. Suffered side effects (sexual, weight gain). So I stopped the ADs. But I am in a deep hole these days, so maybe I should go back on.

This is telling Hold...

As I tell my patients "If you keep hitting yourself with a hammer... don't expect that any medication is going to make the pain go away."