We may over-explain to avoid conflict, prevent rejection, or seek approval.
Read stories from people who live with and manage depression and other mental health challenges. Each story gives a first-person account of living with depression, with tips for finding the right support and coping with depressive episodes.
Living with one or more chronic conditions affects your life in so many ways. The only people who really know what you are going through are those who have faced the same challenges for years. With that in mind we have created Life Effects, an initiative shaped by patients, for patients.