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It sounds like you: are depressed. The best thing to do is start seeing a therapist. If "talk" therapy helps relieve the depression, you may not need medication. However, if after several months your mood and motivation have not improved, consider getting a medication evaluation with a psychiatrist. ...Read more
Yes: Sometimes this may be the case. Make sure your environment is quiet and free of distraction is also important. Have a specific homework time and time yourself and give youeself a reward as a way to motivate yourself to finish homework earlier may help too. ...Read more
Retired healthy at 62, first 6 months were great/caught up on house, now bored bored bored. Could use more money. Suggestions?
Good question: Typical 1-year-olds feed a doll with a bottle, representing an act from the environment. Even at 3-4 years, kids with autism put the tip of the bottle in any indentation on the doll's body, sensorimotor play. Despite overdeveloped rote memory, they can't "get" concepts- things you can't see or touch-because of their concrete thinking. That's why therapy has to be intensive & repetitive to work. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Yes they might: In my experience in treating people with asperger's disorder, they seem to enjoy songs and creative writing in a proportion similar to the general population. ...Read more
Worrisome insecure unconfident reserved quiet no empathy selfish lethargic short tempered pensive slight paranoia hates feelings. Mentally ill?
Sound like you are : Unhappy. You may be depressed, but it is impossible to diagnose you as mentally ill from the list you have given . If you are not happy with your life and personality reach out to a therapist and work on these issues. The fact that you are aware of these issues is a sign of health not illness. ...Read more
Mood swings, violent thoughts toward myself/others, easily irritated/agitated, restless/exhausted, racing thoughts, can't focus, depressed. Help?
Clearly: This is not something that can be handled online. Your medications are not helping enough, and you need to see a psychiatrist asap for complete evaluation and treatment. If currently having suicidal thoughts or thoughts of violence towards others, please go to an emergency room for evaluation. Please get a friend or family member to drive you, or call 911. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Experience: Support groups helps.Ask these people to spend 24 hrs with the patient .Most of these critics have no knowledge of what a typical caregivers day `involve.Dont be discouraged-give yourself some respite also. ...Read more
Easily exhausted, forgetfulness mind goes blank feel not happy nor sad body aches cant remember anything cannot concentrate?
See below: Are these new or old symptoms? Are you on or have you started any new medication? Tried any new drugs? All these things potentially might have an effect on you. It's always a good idea to rule out anything medical going on. You might want to schedule an appointment with your primary care doctor for a complete work up and then take things from there. Good luck! ...Read more
I'm constantly depressed, anxious, feel empty, not sure of self, people pleasing, and get sad easily. Do I sound like borderline personality disorder?
Conditions overlap: Although the symptoms you describe certainly are experienced by those diagnosed with borderline personality disorder, they are also characteristic of other personality disorders. They are also present in primary mood and anxiety disorders. Recommend seeing a mental health professional who can gather more background information in order to do a complete assessment and appropriate treatment. ...Read more
Lose focus when people talk, hard to start/finish tasks and stud, disorganized, low grades, poor social skills, anxiety. Just lazy/antisocial or add?
I feel depressed and sad and lonely everyday. I can't sleep and starve myself. I feel worthless and have suicidal thoughts. I sit at home. Depression?
Bipolar..see new Doc dec1st. Think havin mental breakdown.feel hopeless, uncontrollable outburts, crying, sad, want to go away.feel loosing it.
Bipolar disorder: is a mood disorder that can present with possible symptoms of mania, hypomania, depression, mixed state and normal state. Mania or hypomania: 1 may show aggression, agitation, v judgment & impulse control, distractability, rapid thoughts & speech, ^ libido, V sleep, spending sprees, high risk behaviors, elation, ^ physical activity or psychosis. When depressed 1 may have low mood, v energy level, ...Read more
3yo girl: extreme anxiety, violent temper tantrums, scary smart, obsessive OCD type behaviors, night terrors. Should I have her checked out?
Start by giving her: pediatrician a list of specific behaviors, e.g., screaming, hitting, biting, lining up toys, insistence. on routine, + onset, duration, immediate precipitants & consequences for each behavior to guide referral to a developmental/behavioral pediatrician to assess for Autistic Spectrum Disorder or child psychiatrist for mental illness vs. ASD. Also get a (neuro)psychological evaluation & therapy. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Depression Prozac (fluoxetine): These are uncomfortable symptoms. It is possible that you had these symptoms before starting prozac, (fluoxetine) and symptoms became intense after starting prozac, (fluoxetine) please see your psychiatrist soon, discuss treatment modalities for your depression. Depression is treatable with good results. Care for your life! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Unrealistic guilt: Thought processes can become distorted with depression. A person may view themselves & their actions negatively & unrealistically. They may feel responsible when bad things happen that don't even fall under their purview. They may be quick to blame themselves & even minor transgressions can become a major focus for them. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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