Invisible Illness
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Invisible Illness

Does Depression Make Us Selfish?

All-encompassing pain makes it difficult to focus beyond ourselves

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One of the hallmarks of depression is that as it evolves, we are overcome with its pervasive impact on every aspect of our lives. In a cruel reality, our ability to deal with these insults erodes quickly. Our suffering becomes so bad that we can barely focus on anything but our own pain. We begin…




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Martha Manning, Ph.D.

Martha Manning, Ph.D.

Dr. Martha Manning is a writer and clinical psychologist, author of Undercurrents and Chasing Grace. Depression sufferer. Mother. Growing older under protest.

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