[LINK] Programming and Depression
It's obviously not a Developer World exclusive, as products and end results go, we don't really really care about the nitty gritty details, our classification is more in the lines of "like, don't like", which is what we aim for, really, but yeah, everyone likes praise once in a while.
So at the end of several days' worth of programming, and problem-solving, and forward-thinking, all a programmer might get is a "thanks, now here's the next thing I need you to do."
Good on Rob that he wrote this - yes, it's 2012, it's old, it's fine :) - I think high of people who expose what they go through, good or bad and as it is. Incidentally, that was also the last post, not sure what happened after that.