My Bipolar Life - My Worst Depressive Episode In Years

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This is video #33 in my Bipolar I Disorder video dairy. In this video I talk about how I had absolutely no will to get out of bed today & explain how a 7-hour depressive episode can be intensely draining.

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"You have to act as if you want to do daily activities. Doing daily activities give us a sense of mastery and that can help a lot with depression."

Marc

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