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Am I Paranoid Too Or Is It Just My Generalized Anxiety Disorder
Anxiety is a general term for several disorders that cause nervousness, fear, apprehension, and worrying. These disorders affect how we feel and behave, and they can manifest real physical symptoms. Mild anxiety is vague and unsettling, while severe anxiety can be extremely debilitating, having a serious ...Read more
Is this paranoid personality disorder or just my generalized anxiety disorder that makes me stay up late worried about my job?
Anxiety--probably: Paranoid personality disorder has to do with strongly held, more or less exaggerated assumptions that other people are: out to purposefully harm and humiliate, are vindictive, and are actively 'hateful'. The paranoid person feels specifically (and unrealistically) persecuted. Paranoia leads to and is caused by anxieties, but it is more than an increase in troublesome worries about life. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I am on klonopin (clonazepam) for severe anxiety and ptsd, but it seems my OCD is just getting worse and i'm sleepwalking again, what else can I do?
Talk 2 doc.: Hopefully with the combination of symptoms you describe a psychiatrist is managing your medications. Obsessive-compulsive disorder generally requires a serotonergic medication such as a serotonin specific reuptake inhibitor or anafranil (clomipramine). You should tell your doctor about your symptoms so that they can be better addressed. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
I was just wondering if anxiety makes you really nervous or is it just me.
Cause I have been having a lot of Panic attacks
Anxiety and: Being nervous are the same thingGet a more detailed answer ›
Hi my name is Rochelle...and I was diagnosed with a anxiety disorder due to childhood trauma. I just started a new job and I have been yawning excessively! And after I get a headache from yawning too much! I'm scared is this anxiety or something more?
Well: How do you feel? Are you on medication or do you have therapy? Need more information ...Read more
I am afraid to hear my diagnosis from my psychologist. My therapist has called it major depressive disorder with lability. But my psychologist just prescribed Lamictal. Does that mean I am bipolar?
Psychiatrist maybe?: Psychologists in the U.S. are not able to prescribe medications at all. It seems like your psychiatrist diagnosed you with a MOOD DISORDER of some type. That is not the same as BIPOLAR DISORDER. Your psychiatrist can explain to the you why they chose that diagnosis and explain why you have that and not BPD. Lamictal is a good medication to try for the condition. Good luck. ...Read moreSee 9 more doctor answers
I get a depersonsluzation feeling associated w anxiety , it feels like i'm losing my mind, I worry that I will turn schizo is that possible at 36?
Depersonalization: Depersonalization can occur with panic attacks. Although Schizophrenia can begin at age 36, it is more likely that if the symptoms occur with anxiety or panic that is the cause. A psychologist or psychiatrist can provide a comprehensive assessment to insure that you have an accurate diagnosis. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
It isn't possible: To diagnose this over the internet. However, a careful psychiatric evaluation which may include psychological testing and take place over a number of sessions is likely to tease apart if either diagnosis is accurate or if they are co-existing. ...Read more
I am feeling very depressed and numb. Too much negative thoughts. I can't have a proper sleep as well,along with anxiety. Is it SAD.
Possibly: SAD, by definition, is a seasonal disorder. Does this only occur in the winter. ...Read more
Sometimes I get so angry for no reason, just tiny things set me off. I thought it was stress but I am worried maybe I could be bi polar or depression?
No you are not: "crazy" as you put it. You are in touch w/reality but it is a painfully anxious reality. Gad is essentially and emotional problem, part biological and part psychological as i see it. A mental health practitioner is someone who can teach you some skills to cope w/th/this. I've seen it dealt w/well by many folks. Peace and good health. ...Read more
I think i have possessive personality disorder, is that a thing? i mean i am so obsessive over some people or things sometimes that i cant think of anything besides them, and then i think its love, but its not, its just obsession, and i become too possess
Relationships..: Sounds like you're trying to figure out why you act the way you do in a relationship, which leaves you disappointed. If you think you could use some professional help or therapy, talk to your parents to see if they agree. If you prefer, talk to a school counselor or social worker to see if they think you might benefit from help being too "possessive" of some people. Take care. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I know I have a phobia which is a huge factor in my life. I am experiencing health issues due to anxiety. I feel like suiciding. Can i be like i was?
Fears & Depression: I am very proud of you for the courage it takes to verbalize how real this is for you. But, i can promise you that there is a way back to health and serenity. If you have not told anyone where you live that you feel this bad then please get to the school counselor or call your pediatrician or family doctor. There very well may be a phone number known as a 'crisis' line in the county. Call that. ...Read more
Today i suffered with a manic episode where I was hyper, couldn't keep still and talking really fast. Is this amitriptyline side effect or bipolar?
I'm diagnosed with depression, but i think that something paranormal is happening to me, something is controlling me. Am I developing a psychosis?
Please see a: mental health professional for a proper diagnosis. If treatment is indicated he/she will help you there also. ...Read more
Do I really have headache? When I am distracted or having fun the headache goes so is it just my anxiety thinking something is wrong?
Distraction can: relieve pain, at least temporarily. There are several types of headache, one of which is from tension. Please see your doc for a proper diagnosis. If stress related, please see a mental health professional and learn some stress management techniques. Peace and good health. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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