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A 21-year-old female asked:

Lack of any motivation, fatigue, lack of sleep, irritability, stress, anxiety, sadness. what is this? is there a certain type of depression i have?

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Dr. Charles Barnhart
Psychiatry 48 years experience
Depression or ??: Those symptoms could certainly mean you have a depression and might need an antidepressant, but there are other medical problems with similar symptoms. You need an md to take your history and help you decide on the next best step.
Dr. Julie Stahl
Psychiatry 33 years experience
You may be depressed: You do not necessarily have a certain type of depression, but may be suffering from depression and may benefit from medications and psychotherapy. Consult your pcp and/or make an appt with a psychiatrist for an evaluation.
Dr. Judith Tellerman
Clinical Psychology 42 years experience
DEPRESSION: You are describing depressive symptoms. First have a physical exam to rule out a physical problem. Please consult with a Clinical Psychologist for psychotherapy to help you with ZOOM.com sessions. Research indicates with psychotherapy you can change & find better coping mechanisms. If there is a biological reason you are depressed please see a Psychiatrist for medication.

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