Depression and Mental Illness
Suicide is often the cause of death involving an individual who suffered from depression. Survivors are left with a feeling of inadequacy, abandonment, and other conflicting emotions resulting from the often volatile and emotionally taxing relationship. Guilt, Anger and other negative emotions can add to grieving. Another unfortunate side affect is the perpetuation of depression often seen in the children of a depressed parent.
Thomas S. Monson
Tad R. Callister
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