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San Luis Obispo, CA
A 19-year-old female asked:

Hello. i'm always so different with my moods. i am sad then happy and stressed and i don't know if i have depression or what it could be ?

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Dr. Panagiota Korenis
Psychiatry 14 years experience
It depends.: First I would want to make sure that there is no other treatable medical condition underlying your symptoms like: hypo/hyperthyroidism, taking too much caffeine or stimulants, lupus etc. then I would have a discussion with a mental health professional and really examine your life story- if there us a chronic pattern of ups and downs perhaps you might want to consider engaging in therapy.

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