For over 15 years I suffered from a chronic depression that was only diagnosed in January 2015. Since then I have received the proper medical treatment and felt…
Jim Carrey The Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind actor has said he took Prozac "for a long time" while battling depression. "It may have helped me out of a jam for a little bit, but people stay on it forever. I had to get off at a certain point because I realized that, you know, everything's just okay," he told CBS News in 2009. "There are peaks, there are valleys. But they're all kind of carved and smoothed out, and it feels like a low level of despair you live in."
One of most common reasons people do not seek treatment for depression is that they fail to realize the symptoms they are experiencing are not normal. Many do not realize that their constant feelings of sadness, anxiety, guilt, low self-esteem, fatigue, insomnia, and more may indicate that they are suffering from depression.