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i am experiencing feeling depressed (quality: feelings of worthlessness) , sadness, sudden attacks of crying and socially withdrawn and nervous

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Dr. Bonnie Colville
Family Medicine 12 years experience
Depression: If you are experiencing thoughts of suicide, go to the Emergency Department. Otherwise, talk to trusted friends and family if helpful, write in a journal, exercise as tolerated, and see your PCP for further evaluation.
Dr. Judith Tellerman
Clinical Psychology 42 years experience
DEPRESSION: For your depressive symptoms1st have a physical exam to rule out a physical problem. The most complete evaluation for medication is with a Psychiatrist. Please consult with a Clinical Psychologist for psychotherapy to help you with ZOOM.com sessions to cope with depression. There is extra anxiety due to covid 19- stay safe, cautious & hold on to hopefulness to elevate your immune system.

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