Depression

Interview 03

Male
Age at interview: 68
Age at diagnosis: 57

Brief outline: He had sympathetic doctors who took the time to listen. With medication, early retirement, his religious convictions, and the gradual resolution of life stressors, his depression lifted.

Background: A retired married man whose depression came about in 1995 after a whole range of life stressors (e.g. increased workloads, loss, increased family demands). It took 4 years to overcome his depression. (Played by an actor.)

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