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Depression

“You Can Be a Real Bitch” – Depression and Irritability

Irritability can definitely be an issue sometimes because of my depression.  I seem to lose access to all of my more mature self, and revert to what may have worked best when I was five years old.  This can have a major impact on my behaviour, and sometimes I have let fly with yelling, screaming,… Continue reading “You Can Be a Real Bitch” – Depression and Irritability

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Mental health

Bad Behaviour While Mentally Ill – How Responsible Are We?

I got thinking about this after reading a post on SkinnyHobbit – to what extent are we responsible for bad behaviour during active episodes of mental illness? The short answer is that we're 100% responsible, in that there's really no other person to lay blame upon.  Perhaps a more meaningful question would be how much… Continue reading Bad Behaviour While Mentally Ill – How Responsible Are We?