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Can I get through this without antid's ?

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ladypanbanisha Wed 22-Jan-14 22:41:39

I have had the shittiest year in shit street in shit town.
Finally I have caved and can't cope with much, can't sleep, binge eating out of control, crying all over the place etc Etc.

I have a professional job and actually feel it would be dangerous for me to go to work now as I just can't do it.

I have seen a private counsellor / psychotherapist and am going to see her weekly to work through this.

I need to see my GP tomorrow to get signed off again and I am hoping they don't give me antidepressants as I dont want to take tablets ( I am really struggling with having to take meds for the rest of my life and don't want more )

What I am asking is if I will get over this with therapy and time off alone without drugs. I guess I have some sort of reactive depression / anxiety thing going on. I have beta blockers already and don't know what the GP will do next. I gave been off work for 3 weeks.

TrueWorrier Thu 23-Jan-14 10:13:39

Message withdrawn at poster's request.

ladypanbanisha Thu 23-Jan-14 11:41:54

Well I went to the GP and have been signed off work for another couple of weeks. No mention of antidepressants. She said the beta blockers will mask the symptoms but not stop the cause.
I am lucky that I can pay for counselling and am hoping that gets to the bottom of it.
Thank you for the reply.

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