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I haven’t read Daphne Merkin’s book “This Close to Happy” yet, but she makes the point in her introductory article that men tend to write about depression as if it’s an external entity that moves in and out of their lives, but women experience their depression as an inner lack. Additionally, she says writings about depression describe episodes …

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Over the holidays I had lunch with a friend and somehow the subject that I take Lithium came up. She was shocked, and said “that’s heavy duty!” I replied, “not really.” If I had a dollar for every time I’ve heard this! Lithium gets a bad rap. Maybe Lithium seems so scary because it’s the …

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