Arthritis & Depression
It's not hard to figure
out that those of us in chronic pain will eventually experience depression
to some degree. It's nothing to be ashamed of, nothing to hide, it's a
natural, normal part of living with a chronic disease. In this section we'll
find out how others deal with it and share tips for handling it.
Our community members share their experiences with depression.
Information from the NIMH
Some facts about depression.
Ron Griffin talks about finding a good metal health professional
from the 'Experts'
Our community members speak from experience!
Are you depressed? Find out with this test from the National Policy and
Resource Center on Women and Aging.
Gets Us Down?
What part of arthritis is the hardest for you to handle emotionally?
Sometimes sharing our experiences can be a healing process.
Tools for fighting the blues.
For more information.