In continuation of the Series on Depression, today Sanjay shares with us how he supported his mother-in-law as she battled her depression.
A few years ago my mother-in-law (Margaret) was battling with depression having contemplated a few horrific events in her life growing up, her present life at the time and the recent death of her Mother. She had lost her will to live, to move and generally to ‘be’.
Tired and lethargic she carried on through her day hopeless, sad and quiet. This manifested in several ways in her physical body through aches and pains and even confusion. Her sleeping patterns were erratic at best and she felt like speaking to no one….not even to family at times.
The medication helped to some extent with the aches and pains and sleeping but I decided to go further…Read More