Is It Self-Pity, Depression Or Perfectly Hidden Depression?

Is It Self-Pity, Depression Or Perfectly Hidden Depression?

Nobody likes a whiner. These are people who are filled to the brim with self-pity — a sense the world is against them. They can’t get a break. Bad things seem to always happen to them. Promotions don’t come their way. Their kids never call enough or...
Springsteen Rocks As He Confronts The Stigma Of Depression

Springsteen Rocks As He Confronts The Stigma Of Depression

Bruce Springsteen is talking about his chronic depression. In September’s Vanity Fair interview, Springsteen reveals lifelong fear that he could have turned into his cold and highly volatile dad, as his own moods became harder to understand and manage. His...
How Has Writing 200 Posts Changed Me?

How Has Writing 200 Posts Changed Me?

I can’t quite believe it. This is my 200th post. I’ve come to love sitting down in front of a blank screen, the little cursor blinking an early morning hello at me, and trying to convey either something that I have talked with patients about during my...