Living with pain can be lonely, giving depression a stronghold. Additionally, chronic pain can cause anxiety and isolation. With daily pain many people experience fatigue and loss of mobility, which can mean missing out on time with friends, going for a relaxing walk, or being able to work full-time. Fighting depression goes hand-in-hand with fighting pain.
On MyChronicPainTeam, the social network and online support group for those living with Chronic Pain, members talk about a range of personal experiences and struggles. Depression is one of the top 10 topics most discussed.
Here are a few question-and-answer threads about depression:
Here are some conversations about depression:
Have another topic you'd like to discuss or explore? Go to MyChronicPainTeam today and start the conversation. You'll be surprised just how many others may share similar stories.
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