Posted by: Jim Laurie | November 27, 2010

Emma Thompson Admits Past Depression

Emma Thompson Admits Past Depression

Nanny McPhee star Emma Thompson has revealed that in the past she suffered from depression.

in vitro fertilization, she says she become so depressed that she could not bathe herself or change her clothes.

Although she didn’t become actively suicidal, she was quoted by Easy Living magazine as saying, “It’s the sort of depression that doesn’t necessarily make you want to kill yourself – you just don’t want to be, you want to switch it off and stop.”

Following the birth of her child, she went through further depression when three more cycles of in vitro were unsuccessful. She said, “That was terrible – I blamed myself, and no-one could persuade me that it wasn’t my fault – and that led to another depression.”Speaking of her infertility, Thompson said she is “fine about it now.”

Speaking of her infertility, Thompson said she is “fine about it now.”

Source: http://depression.about.com/b/2006/12/07/emma-thompson-admits-past-depression.htm

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