U.S. doctors online nowAsk doctors free
United Kingdom
A 42-year-old female asked:

When am depressed i won't to die then other times am so happy and hope and spend lots of money and get in debt i don't understand myself what wrong ?

2 doctor answers7 doctors weighed in
Dr. Ana Ochoa
Clinical Psychology 10 years experience
Try CBT: It's important to treat the highs and lows of life as equally as possible. You want to try to use CBT to aid your thought processes through these times so that they are more balanced and even, and not so extreme either negatively or positively. Try googling CBT techniques online and see if they don't help you a bit. Then, try to get help from your local mental health psychologist. Good luck!
Created for people with ongoing healthcare needs but benefits everyone.
Dr. Krishna Kumar
Psychiatry 56 years experience
Bipolar Disorder: I understand your depression and t extreme of moods. Your Life is Precious. Your life is a Gift. Respect your Life. Commend yourself for your achievements of 42 years. Spending lot of money and getting in debt indicates impulsiveness and impaired judgement. It seems that you have Bipolar disorder. See a Psychiatrist for Intensive Therapy for stresses in your life and Medication.
Created for people with ongoing healthcare needs but benefits everyone.
Last updated Oct 4, 2015

Disclaimer:

Content on HealthTap (including answers) should not be used for medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment, and interactions on HealthTap do not create a doctor-patient relationship. Never disregard or delay professional medical advice in person because of anything on HealthTap. Call your doctor or 911 if you think you may have a medical emergency.