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I am experiencing feeling depressed specifically feelings of despair, specifically feelings of worthlessness, dry hair, feeling anxious that gets worse with psychological stress, personality changes, binge eating, socially withdrawn, lack of motivation, l

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 26 years experience
You can: start w a medical eval. Cognitive Behavioral Therapy or insight oriented psychotherapy can help. Don't isolate. Spend time w people. Use your support system. Get out. Don’t stagnate at home. Get at least 8 hours of sleep/night & eat healthfully. Daily aerobic physical activity is a big +. Try acupuncture, tai chi, qi gong, yoga or meditation. Recommend the “Feeling Good Book" by Dr. David Burns.
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Dr. Judith Tellerman
Clinical Psychology 43 years experience
ANXIETY/DEPRESSION: 1st 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. With psychotherapy you can change & find better coping mechanisms for dealing with stress and with Depression that makes it hard to cope with stress. Medication can be helpful prescribed by a Psychiatrist.
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