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"Having that diagnosis, depression, in my notes, I think has coloured a lot of my health experiences since then. And I'm sure I've had other episodes of depression. But I think a lot of things that weren't depression have been labeled as depression. And I've been under the care of the mental health team, who perhaps weren't in the best place to help with what I actually needed."