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Start with your pcp: Consider meeting with your pcp or counselor to work through these deeper issues. ...Read more
Several causes: This is a problem that necessitates a face-to-face meeting with your doctor. This will allow him/her to examine you, ask specific questions. And possibly order tests to find out what's wrong and what to do to help you. ...Read more
It depends, yes you: can behave differently when depressed. But possessed you would act different and be scared of the actual entity inhabiting you. Its less funny and more serious than you think. See a medium or spiritual counselor if you think you are dealing with a negative spirit. That is very different from being depressed. I specialize in this area. I know. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Depends: For some people, longterm boredom can lead to depression. It is much better to have a purpose and be busy than to sit around dooing nothing. Even volunteering your time to the homeless, to a food shelter or pantry or to the humane society can lift your spirits! look for a hoby or something you enjoy and you will feel better. ...Read more
Sometimes: Most pediatricians do not have a lot of experience with DX and rx of mental illness, their training is limited and it really depends on their ability to make a judgement about what the book says and how well the info they are getting matches in an understandable way. Or seek consultation. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Perfect self: These are high achievers and need encouragement and if they are made to uderstand that even 90% is excellent they will not get frustrated easily. Be patient with them and recognise even their smaller acheivements. You have to be careful though so you do not have them lower their standards. ...Read more
Not fully surprising: Since Lexapro (escitalopram) is a very effective emotional agent, which does affect brain behavior, cessation might result in withdrawal symptoms. Contact physician and discuss possible resumption or use of another agent to ease this transition. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Likely to prevent : Anxiety, depression and sexual concerns (changes in sexual desire, lowered arousal) are all intertwined. Lowered sexual interest is common for both men and women and if you notice these symptoms seek medical attention and get psychological help early. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Digonosed with Bipolar disorder, don't feel depressed just very on edge, easily frustrated and angery any advice on medicine control anger outburst
Absolutely: Most in fact, of adhd sufferers, do get annoyed with and frustrated with own behavior. This is especially true when problematic behaviors and consequences are repeated. This can lead to many people developing secondary depression. Good news is that it can also provide motivation for treatments. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
I've been feeling like an emotional mess lately, ill be ok one moment then it can easily turn to being extremly angry then frustrated and annoyed?
No! Enjoy it!: Being unusually happy is not a problem by itself. Of course, since it is "unusual, " it is not likely to last forever, so enjoy it and appreciate the reasons why you're happy. If this unusual happiness is associated with problems or symptoms and lasts for a week or longer, consult with your doctor. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What's wrong with me that i'm easily distracted, agitated, irritated and have a need to retaliate using violence?
Get an evaluation: Thank you for your question. Without seeing you, it's hard to know what's wrong -- but a few possibilities come to mind. You sound concerned, and you should be. Please see your physician asap, so that you get the help you need and so you don't harm yourself or anyone else. Your doctor may want you to see a psychiatrist also, and this would be a very good idea. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
I gained weight rapidly over the years now self conscious embarrassed crying often lonely unmotivated too anxious to get a haircut. Is this depression?
Yes, get help: You are describing classic symptoms of depression, including feeling too bad about yourself to get a haircut. Although your weight gain makes it,harder to be around people, gaining weight probably marked the start of your depression. Talking with someone about what was going on when you started gaining, and how you have been since can help. Sometimes meds along with therapy is most helpful. ...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