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How To Get Over Ocd Thoughts
Sad Moods: There are many things you can do for depression. Don't isolate. Spend time w people. Use your support system. Get out. Don’t stagnate at home. Work to get 8 hours or > of sleep per night ; eat healthfully. Daily aerobic physical activity is a big +. Recommend the “feeling good book' by dr. David burns. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Behavioral Path: Social phobia = intense fear of embarrassment + feeling judged by others. Effective behavioral treatment involves facing these fears - even trying 2embarrass urself deliberately in front of others. U work ur way up 2more ; more challenging situations. A clinical psychologist/anxiety expert can tailor a specific plan 4u based on ur history ; needs. See http://1.Usa.Gov/10k ; http://bit.Ly/16ctddm. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Meds; psychotherapy: Get a full psychiatric evaluation to assess for PTSD symptoms, and see if medications are warranted. Next, find a reputable psychotherapist nearby who specializes in PTSD. Generally speaking, meds and psychotherapy together are the best approach. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Behavioral Path: Social phobia = intense fear of embarrassment + feeling judged by others. Effective behavioral treatment involves facing these fears - even trying 2embarrass urself deliberately in front of others. U work ur way up 2more ; more challenging situations. A clinical psychologist/anxiety expert can tailor a specific plan 4u based on ur history ; needs. See http://1.Usa.Gov/10k ; http://bit.Ly/16ctddm. ...Read more
Desensitization: Start regularly socializing with small, and i mean small groups of people you know personally in a variety of social situations, and slowly increase the number of friends. Then, slowly have your friends invite people you may not know personally, just one or two to start with, and increase the numbers of known and unknown people over time. Should the anxiety spike, stick with smaller mixed groups o. ...Read more
See a therapist: If your anxiety and depression have never been diagnosed by a mental health professional, start by seeing a therapist who is a social worker or psychologist. That therapist can help you decide if taking medication would be helpful in addition to the therapy. There are things you can do to help yourself such as exercise, meditation, being around people, listening to music. ...Read more
I have severe anxiety and depression episodes. Need to go to dr but get anxious over it. Can't stop panic attacks over irrational thoughts.What to do?
See your doctor : In order to get the help you need, you have to be seen. You can see a doctor in your area or schedule a HealthTap consult through the Concierge service with a KY licensed doctor. Medication and therapy are used to treat your condition. You will feel better and your quality of life will improve dramatically. You will be glad you obtained the help. After all, that's what we are here to do...help u! ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
How can I get rid of health anxiety? How can I stop being paranoid about my health? It is so easy now to diagnose oneself over the internet..
CBT: Cognitive behavioral therapy is one of the most effective treatments for panic disorder with or without agoraphobia. Cbt teaches you the connection between your thoughts, feelings, physiological arousal, and avoidance behaviors. You ultimately learn how to overcome panic through "exposure" to situations & sensations that you fear in a "graduated" yet time-limited fashion. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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