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How to get over depression (sadness)?

How to get over depression (sadness)?

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 more

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How can you get over social anxiety?

How can you get over social anxiety?

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

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How to get over depression?

Dr. Alan Ali Dr. Ali
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How to get over depression?

Depression: Thorough evaluation by a psychiatrist to determine the type of depression & discuss with u a tx plan, which normally involves cognitive behavioral therapy, group therapy, & medications if indicated. ...Read more

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What can I do to get over obsessive compulsive disorter?

What can I do to get over obsessive compulsive disorter?

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 more

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How can I get over social anxiety?

How can I get over social anxiety?

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

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How do you get over grieving and depression?

How do you get over grieving and depression?

See below: Depression and grief are interconnected. Losses need to be grieved. Find a professional who can help you work through your grief and re-evaluate your needs at the moment. Good luck! ...Read more

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What can I do to get over social anxiety?

What can I do to get over social anxiety?

Group therapy: Has helped many, many people with social anxiety. If you want to know more, you can find a trained group therapist at www.Agpa.Org under "need a group therapist? ...Read more

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What can I do to get over social anxiety disorder?

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

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What might I do to get over thoughts of suicide?

What might I do to get over thoughts of suicide?

Suicide: 1 (800) 273-8255 National Suicide Prevention Lifeline Hours: 24 hours, 7 days a week Languages: English, Spanish Website: www.suicidepreventionlifeline.org ALL LIFE IS PRECIOUS. CALL THEM RIGHT THIS MINUTE!!!! ...Read more

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How do you get over your anxiety and depression?

How do you get over your anxiety and depression?

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

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How can I get over depression without changing behavior that led to it?

How can I get over depression without changing behavior that led to it?

Unclear: If there is identifiable behavior that lead to depressive sx, it is unlikeyly to change uless the behavior changes.Of course it depends on the specifics. ...Read more

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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 more

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Can i tell me how i can get over OCD thoughts by myself?

Can i tell me how i can get over OCD thoughts by myself?

It is much easier: To work on ocd with a therapist. They will help you with tips (behavior modification or cognitive behavioral) or help you try to understand what unconscious issues may be behind the thoughts (more psychoanalytic therapies). ...Read more

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How do you cope with OCD unwanted thoughts overtaking you when your on medicine?

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Erp+meds: The most powerful treatment is a combined approach which utilizes behavior therapy and medicine concurrently. Both can be helpful independently but when used together they can produce results which are better and long lasting. ...Read more

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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..

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..

See a doctor: Best thing to do is see you primary care doctor for a physical exam, and to address any concerns you may have. She can give you reassurance if everything checks out ok. ...Read more

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How can you get over panic attacks and fear?

How can you get over panic attacks and fear?

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 more

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What can I do to get over anxiety, depression and panic attacks?

What can I do to get over anxiety, depression and panic attacks?

A d p: Find different causes of your anxiety, depression, and panic attack try to avoid such situations by yurself at times may expose yur self though slowly and gradually with the assistance of experts medicatins may help see a specialist. ...Read more

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How do you learn to get over the anger of someone molesting your childre?

How do you learn to get over the anger of someone molesting your childre?

Your best bet: : See a professional. It is never a guaranteed result, but your first step should be to discuss this with a dr in the behavioral health field. ...Read more

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How can you stop binging and get over depression?

How can you stop binging and get over depression?

Meds and/or therapy : Binging may be symptom of depression or depression may be part of bulimia. You did not mention purging, but would need more extensive history for diagnosis. Therapy an possibly medication would definitely help. Hope you feel better about i yourself soon. ...Read more