Do you with to remain anon?

Yes

Are you suffereing from a mental illness or supporting someone who is?

Suffering

What is your gender?

Male

What is the nature of your illness?

Fairly extreme depression. It seems to come in waves most of the time lasting anywhere from 2-3 months.

What area of technology/security are you in?

I am in application security.

Has your issue affected your work?

Yes

How has your illness/issue affected your work?

I just am not as sociable at times as i probably should be being a consultant.

Have any co-workers that were aware been generally supportive of you with this issue?

Yes

Have your friends been generally supportive of you with this issue?

Yes

Has your family been generally supportive of you with this issue?

Yes

How long have you had this issue?

Since 2013

How long have you recognized that you were affected by this issue?

In college it hit one semester and then just kinda came like a sine wave after that.

Does your family have a history of being affected by this issue?

Yes

Do you see a therapist?

No

If you don’t have professional help, how do you cope?

Distractions such as video games/reading.

Do you self medicate/use substances?

Yes

What are you most afraid of?

Not finding fulfilling work to do/staying single forever.

What makes you hopeful?

Not much at the moment.