hi, jamie here, male, 37.
i feel it is pertanint to see your doctor. anti-depressants do help, and if you do start on them i know you will feel better. - and sooner. subversly your doc may refer you to a therapist-without medication, and yes this is a good thing, as you can discuss your situation without the fear of judgement and anxiety. you are also grieving, i am sorry for your loss, their is no right or wrong way to grieve, and i send you my compassionate thoughts. in therapy a lot of stuff can be explored, managed and some stuff actually gets resolved. it seems you like academia, me as well, and it would be excellent for you to reinstate your studies feeling better. i would see your school-year academic mentor for considerations if needed, and a letter from your doctor will appease your faculty and for further considerations should they be needed. with compassion.
jamie. welcome to the forun shaun. jamie
YESTERDAY IS A BUTTERLY WITHOUT WINGS. (ME)
DX, MDD, SEVERE BORDERLINE PERSONALITY DISORDER.
REMEMBER TO LOVE YOU. BE YOU AND BE TRUE.