May 2007
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;5/8/2007, Vol. 176 Issue 10, p1548
Academic Journal
The article relates the author's experience in having a marital breakup and professional stress. He believes that the two were interrelated triggers on mental depression and he felt that he actually is suffering from an actual disease. When he was treated by a psychiatrist he was not given any medication at all.


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