I have had periods of depression every year of my life. They last from October to February. Most years weren’t horrible, until about 18 years ago, when my periods of depression became treatment-resistant.
They have been as deep as can be every year since. Meds help lighten them some. ECT helped some too, although they’re still deeper than ever.
Nothing has ever shortened them. Now I just have to sweat them out. The most important thing to me is being able to stay in my home.Read more on themighty.com