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A 42-year-old member asked:

what to do if i'm so sick of social anxiety and depression?

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Dr. Eric Weisman
Neurology 36 years experience
Treatment: There are many options. Kepp plugging away. See a specialist who deals with this.
Dr. Ana Adelstein
Clinical Psychology 27 years experience
Learn 2 Face Ur Fear: Educational/self-help tools for managing ; even overcoming social anxiety: http://bit.Ly/rfrqu4 effective treatment involves putting yourself in feared social situations, going from ones you fear only a little to others you fear a lot. A cbt expert coach can be big help! your can get really small if you avoid situations. Do you want to let fear of someone judging you negatively hold you back?

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A 30-year-old member asked:

Can you please tell me if i will ever get over social anxiety and depression?

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 25 years experience
You have a choice!: If you want to feel better than get involved in treatment. Cognitive behavioral therapy can be excellent for both. Psychotropic medications are sometimes indicated as well. The good news is that these are treatable conditions! well, what are you waiting for?
A 41-year-old member asked:

Which sort of things can I do to help me with social anxiety and depression?

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 25 years experience
Get professional : Don't isolate -socialize. Having a support system is very important. Get out. Don’t allow yourself to stagnate at home. Work to get at least 8 hours of sleep per night & eat as healthfully as possible. Daily aerobic physical activity is a big +. Highly recommend the “feeling good book" by dr. David burns. Don't just read it - do it.! try tai chi, yoga, meditation or deep breathing exercises.
A 40-year-old member asked:

Will i ever get over social anxiety and depression? What do I have to do?

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Dr. William Singer
Pediatric Neurology 51 years experience
Treatment: Treatment for social anxiety and depression is available. You should consult a psychiatrist or psychologist for help. There are many medications available that can complement psychotherapy. Also consider joining a group with others dealing with these problems.
A 34-year-old member asked:

Is there a way to get over social anxiety and depression?

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Dr. Bernard Seif
Clinical Psychology 40 years experience
Hypnosis or sys. d.: Depression can be secondary to social anxiety. A clinical psychologist can help with self hypnosis training or another treatment called systematic desensitization. This is a very treatable situation. Good luck.
A 49-year-old member asked:

How can I cope with social anxiety and depression?

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Dr. Michelle King
Psychiatry 26 years experience
Coping: Medications and therapy have a higher likelihood of improving most anxieties and depression than either one of these treatments alone. Seeking treatment with a psychiatrist and a therapist are your best options when coping with these illnesses.

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