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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sudeshan Govender
Specializes in Family Medicine
Severe depression : Symptoms suggestive of depression with psychotic features. Require psychiatric appraisal for meds and psychodynamic therapy.
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Pamela Pappas
41 years experience Psychiatry
Very hard situation: This is a very dangerous situation, and you need to protect yourself. Do you have relatives (from your family, not your husband's) living nearby? In s ... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Steven Reidbord
35 years experience Psychiatry
Can be hard to treat: Anti-psychotic medication (neuroleptics) can decrease delusional thinking over time, although delusions are often more treatment-resistant than other ... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Reynolds
32 years experience Psychiatry
Many: In addition to delusional disorder snd schizophrenia, possibilities include neurodegenerative disorders or other disorders of the central nervous s ... Read More
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. William Holmes
33 years experience Child Psychiatry
Yes: A feeling of worthlessness is one of the classic signs of depression. Of course, worthlessness does not automatically mean a person has severe depress ... Read More
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A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Miroslava Fox
14 years experience Clinical Psychology
Get Checked: Are those new symptoms or something you've experienced before?These sx could be a sign of many things, physical as well as psychological. I would reco ... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. William Holmes
33 years experience Child Psychiatry
Not Unusual: A feeling of worthlessness is one of the classic symptoms of depression. If you are feeling worthless most of the time it is important for you to seek ... Read More
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A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. Bruce Jacobs
Specializes in Family Medicine
Sounds like: depression to me. You need counseling and medication for this. See a Dr for this as soon as possible.
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Miroslava Fox
14 years experience Clinical Psychology
Too Broad: These sx might be signs of either physical or emotional ailments. Are these new sx or something you've experienced before? If you haven't done so, get ... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Stewart
43 years experience Clinical Psychology
Shame and guilt: Are similar, but i think of shame as feeling bad about who your are and guilt as feeling bad about something you've done or failed to do. In general, ... Read More
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Lynne Weixel
35 years experience Clinical Psychology
Good description: You gave a fairly good description of this relatively rarely seen disorder. It may be more common than known since people with it often do not seek t ... Read More
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A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kerry Ragain
23 years experience Clinical Psychology
False importance: Delusions are beliefs detached from a generally accepted "reality" as most people would define it. For example, a middle aged man thinks he is going t ... Read More
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A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gary Reiter
Specializes in Ophthalmology
See your doctor: Please see your doctor as soon as possible. If you feel like harming yourself, go to the emergency room right now! The very best of wishes.
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Barbara Lavi
34 years experience Clinical Psychology
It could be many: It could be many things. It is not a symptom of schizophrenia, it could be anxiety, egotism. I would not even try to guess without meeting with you an ... Read More
A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Dan Fisher
26 years experience Internal Medicine
Several d/o: Personality disorders/ depression / psychotic disorders / drug and etoh disorders all have a potential component of flattened or inappropriate emotion ... Read More
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A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali answered
31 years experience Psychiatry
Bipolar: Mood disorders do not classically show symptoms of hyperarousal, hypervigilance or flashbacks classic of ptsd.
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Welsh
17 years experience Clinical Psychology
Probably not: The first signs of suicidal or homicidal behavior tend to be either depression or a general lack of concern for the well-being of others. While someo ... Read More
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A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
What are you doing: For treatment now? This lists you as having anxiety - but no more specific diagnosis, treatment or medications are listed. If you aren't getting pro ... Read More
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ravi Chand
25 years experience Psychiatry
Homelesness: This is the shift or drift theory, meaning those who has severe mental illness are a t increased of losing your home and becoming homelessness or home ... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Dan Fisher
26 years experience Internal Medicine
Depression: Sounds like depression. If your symptoms seem bad and persistent enough and you would be willing to take medication, you should see a doctor and cons ... Read More
A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Pamela Pappas
41 years experience Psychiatry
Yes: Delusions of grandeur can be part of several mental disorders, such as mania, schizophrenia, and schizoaffective disorder. Delusions are fixed, false ... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Miroslava Fox
14 years experience Clinical Psychology
Seek help ASAP: It sounds that you need help asap. Find a professional -- psychologist and psychiatrist to help you manage your symptoms. If you feel that it's diffic ... Read More
A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Marvin Miller
47 years experience Psychiatry
Many disorders: Many psychological disorders can have anger as a symptom. Careful evaluation is needed. For instance bipolar disorder and add can both have anger ma ... Read More
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