|whats wrong with me
Oct 30, 2003
Hi..I have known that I am positive for a year now. My tcell is 350 and viral 152,000..much worse then my last test 6 mos ago. I am 32 and work out reg. In the lasta 6 mos..I am feeling so lost. I walk around in a daze half the time, I feel terrible, I forget all the time, sleep ALL the time, Last week I even took sleeping pills for two days just because I didnt want to deal with anything. I am living in Germany now and will move back to american(just broke up with my bf)..Am I depressed?? I have never felt this way.and some of the thoughts that I feel are really scarying me. All my friends think I am so happy, the person to go, and they also feel that I am the strongest person there is. What is wrong? Thanks so much for all you do.
| Response from Mr. Shernoff
From what you describe it certainly sounds like you might be depressed. But the best way to find out is to consult with a good mental health professional in order to have your symptoms evaluated. Then, if you are diagnosed as depressed it may be appropriate for you to begin a course of antidepressant medications as well as talk therapy.
Michael Shernoff, MSW
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