Are Some Patients Hopeless?Wed, Apr 30th 2003
Do you think that some patients are hopeless? I have had psychotherapy, been hospitalized several times, had several diagnoses, am compliant with prescribed medications. The bottom line is that the really horrible times keep coming back, when I want to die and hurt myself. The pain, if you want to call it that, makes me want to put a bullet through my head. Sometimes I bang my head against the wall to try to make it stop. I try as hard as I can. I work full-time and take care of myself. Doctors and therapists seem to become judgmental. they'll say that I shouldn't feel the way I do, that I should "just get over it." One doctor told me there was no excuse for my being in therapy. Does this sound hopeless to you? Do you have any advice for someone who feels like she's tried everything? Thank you
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