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Aug 31, 2005

I am a 53-year-old woman who has been HIV+ since '90. I now have AIDS.

I've recently had to change doctors ( after 20 years ) and now find I am losing my home hospice nurse because she was promoted to a different position. All this just as I started a new cocktail after two+ years "vacation".

I find myself terrified of change, it brings up tons of issues for me.

I have tried therapy,pshycotherapy, meds.

Nothing seems to help.

Where once I was an optimistic person I now find myself wondering why I woke up.

Suicide is not an option due to cultural teachings.

Response from Dr. Horwath

You appear to be suffering from a severe depression. The feelings of hopelessness and loss of a desire to live are consistent with a diagnosis of depression. I advise seeking a good psychiatrist and having an evaluation. I'm sure you would benefit from the appropriate treatment.

how do I discuss blunder with spouse?????

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