What differentiates real depression from simply an extended mood slump? How do doctors treat a disaffected person who is a successful professional, whose enthusiasm for their profession and for life in general is literally running on fumes most of the time?
Are drugs like Prozac good for this? Do these drugs allow you to be motivated and up and at 'em when all that seems to have been bled out of your soul? What happens when you just can’t suck it up and stick it out anymore? How can a person recharge their emotional batteries before the downward attitudinal spiral, emotional numbness, negativity and generalized sadness and disgust with one’s self becomes too deep a pit to climb out of?
What happens when a 'strong person" who everyone counts on just can’t be strong anymore? What are the best drugs to ask for if you have this kind of problem?