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A 17-year-old male asked:

I spend almost 8 hours a day diagnosing myself. am i wasting my time?? or should i wait till im 18?

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Dr. Tiffanie Noonan
Pediatrics 20 years experience
No benefit...: I would suggest that spending 8 hours a day diagnosing yourself isn't a good idea at any age. Have you talked with your doctor or a therapist about how you are feeling? They can help you talk through your fears and create behavioral changes so that you can LIVE your life rather than working to find out if something is wrong with you.

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Last updated Apr 28, 2016

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