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A 25-year-old female asked:

I am experiencing difficulty concentrating, lack of motivation, weight changes, sleep pattern changes, feeling depressed, poor judgement, sadness, hopelessness, feeling anxious, and flashbacks. i tried killing myself last year & i have flashbacks. ?

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Dr. Robert Kwok
Pediatrics 34 years experience
Medication available: There are many signs that may suggest depression, such as: feelings of sadness or hopelessness, angry outbursts or irritability, loss of interest in normal activities, sleep disturbances, tiredness or a lack of energy, either weight gain or weight loss due to appetite changes, anxiety or restlessness, slowed thinking, feeling worthless, etc... One's primary care doctor and a psychiatrist can help.
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Dr. Judith Tellerman
Clinical Psychology 43 years experience
DEPRESSION: You are describing depressive symptoms. First 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. Research indicates with psychotherapy you can change & find better coping mechanisms. If there is a biological reason you are depressed please see a Psychiatrist for medication.
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Dr. Judith Tellerman
Clinical Psychology 43 years experience
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If your flashbacks about your suicide attempt continue and if you have any plans of trying again please go to the emergency room. Have someone take you or call an ambulance. Please get help.
Oct 27, 2020

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