At Health Central: Men and Depression

Just a note to let you know that I’m starting a series about men and depression at Health Central’s depression site. I know it’s controversial to talk about differences in the way men and women experience depression. It’s always easy to let stereotypes take over. But the influence of social roles seems to me inescapable, although it’s an overlay on so many other characteristics of each individual. Let me know […] Read the rest»

Recovering Life, Ending Dreams

Some Rights Reserved by autumnsonata at Flickr (Note: This is adapted from an unfinished novel of long ago that turned out to be a lot more therapy than fiction. I’ve changed the writing a little so it will make sense without its earlier context.) Depression takes away of lot of life. I’ve been so lost I felt no strength to stop it and no method to uncover a buried self. […] Read the rest»