n African Journal of Psychiatry - Running a support group : SADAG : South African Depression and Anxiety Group - patients as partners

Volume 11, Issue 3
  • ISSN : 1994-8220


As I write this article I recall one of my patients very aptly describing her experience of suffering with depression as similar to having a broken rib. From the outside one looks fine, but every time you breathe in or out, the pain and suffering is excruciating. For those never having experienced this, it is very difficult to fully comprehend and to empathize.

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