Scz is just damn depressing.
Real depression is you can’t get of of bed…for days…even weeks…at a time.
Depression is when you’re shot cold out of the rest of your life, and you are still living it. It’s the loss of hope for a future 100%. No supportive data suggests there is a hope.
So not being awake is about as good as it gets in those spells.
If and when life is better, the the very same people can do without much sleep.
The best cure for depression I know of is financial success because all you have to do is fly or drive away from what you don’t want to feel or think about at the time. Go have a dinner. Go do something. Go find some need people at a new hangout. Then when you come back to the problem or whatever, you come back at it from above it or aloof, and you simply navigate through it automatically without feeling it.
But when your life’s problems land squarely on you, and there is no way to “break out” because you don’t have the financial means, then the next best thing is…