Career Questions tagged Depression

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Alexandra C. Aug 15 64 views

How to handle having depression in a research career?

I'm looking to become a psychology researcher. I understand that research careers can be fairly stressful. However, I've also suffered from depression for a decade and expect I will still be dealing with it when I attain my career. How can I go about handling my illness while also successfully...

#depression #clinical-psychology #mental-health #highered #stress #science #mental-illness #phd #psychology #psychiatry #passion #research #brain-sciences

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naomi H. Jan 20, 2018 330 views

How to bounce back from failure when you have depression ?

For most of my life, I’ve been a pretty good student. People always expected me to get into Ivy League but I went to SUNY instead. The work load is easy for me but after getting severe depression and anxiety, my grades have plummeted and I lost all my financial aid after appeal. I feel like...

#depression #confidence #work-life-balance #personal-development #failure #future

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Andrei S. Jan 17, 2018 209 views

Is it worth it to have a perfect GPA?

I am able to sustain perfect grades only when I am sacrificing all my time and patience. It is very exhausting. How can I make my GPA work for me? #college #hard-work #gpa...

#depression

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Paula R. Feb 10, 2016 2141 views

Should i try different jobs that are completely unrelated to my degree or go and find one that i really wanted?

So, i just recently moved here in states and i'm a fresh graduate with a degree in Bachelor in Advertising and Public Relations. I was blessed to moved here right after grad but unfortunately, i haven't been into the real world of advertising. I'm finding it hard to find a job that is an entry...

#depression #seattle #marketing-and-advertising #help #giving-advice #advertising #career-details #personal-development #advice

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Carolyn B. May 18, 2016 1072 views

Should I make my roommate aware of my depression, social anxiety, and odd behaviors caused by medication?

Part of me feels like it's my business and that I shouldn't have to tell them extremely personal things but I know the medication causes my eating habits to be extremely weird, mood swings, and on occasions, twitching. I feel that I would appreciate having some sort of warning if my roommate...

#anxiety-disorders #depression #dorms #personal-development

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Stephaniep W. Aug 20, 2016 842 views

Im in a wrong major and now my grades are falling and i feel guilty about it, what should i do?

Im a medstud, im goin in 3rd year right now. I was feeling that meds isnt for me since the begining, but i kept going bcause i dont want to let my parents down. I went through myfirst year good enough, 3.1 GPA and during second year i just couldnt bear it anymore and i got depress. I never...

#depression #clinical-psychology #psychology #college-major #personal-development #psychotherapy #college

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Uma D. Mar 05, 2017 576 views

What are some ways that people have found helpful for dealing with mental illness in the professional world?

I'm a high school student concerned about how my mental health issues (multiple anxiety disorders) may impact my professional career in the future. I'd love to hear from people who have had experience with this issue. #professional #careers #mental-health #depression #mental-illness #anxiety...

#anxiety-disorders #anxiety-management #personal-development

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Victor B. Apr 05, 2017 925 views

What steps do I need to take to get my life together? (Please see the context)

I am turning 30 this year and life has not been exactly how I want it to be. I have a bachelors degree of applied science in Electronics Engineering from DeVry University but I graduated in 2009 I haven't had any type of tech Jobs. except one. and i feel that that job wasn't very technical...

#depression #evaluating-resumes #engineering #job-application #life-transitions #personal-development #art #life-coach #computer-science #information-technology