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billybatty posted:
man, iv'e been dealing with depression since i was like12, the wanting to do nothing but sleep but not being able to is one of the worst parts. 38 hours i been up so far.
Elizabeth_WebMD_Staff responded:
Hi billybatty and Welcome -

I want to bump your discussion up to give others feeling the same the opportunity to respond.

Wow! 38 hours! Is this usual? Are you seeing a psychiatrist or therapist? Are you on any meds?

I wish you some good sleep in the future,
Thomas L Schwartz, MD responded:
Hi there are a few antidepressants that atually improve seep and some that actually hurt sleep there re also a vriety of sleep pills- sme addictive, some not talk to your doc

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