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How will getting a psychiatrist help me to be happy again?

How will getting a psychiatrist help me to be happy again?

If you are Depressed: Psychiatrist is a physician who specializes in dealing with psychiatric disorders which involve any changes in mood, thought process, behavior and cognitive functions. Severe depression is a kind of brain dysfunction manifest with symptoms like depressed mood, hopelessness, guilt..Etc. Diagnosing and treating the depression will lift it and go back to your normal self. ...Read more

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Can you tell me how to help a child get the courage to go through chemo treatments?

Can you tell me how to help a child get the courage to go through chemo treatments?

It is difficult: But your child's oncologist can be helpful to talk and explain things to your child. For your part, you should say that he is being give 'medicine' to get well from his illness. Furthermore, it is good to know and tell your child that this illness is curable in more than 80% of the cases. ...Read more

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Can you tell me how to get my bipolar mom to go see a neurologist or a psychiatrist without hurting her feelings?

Can you tell me how to get my bipolar mom to go see a neurologist or a psychiatrist without hurting her feelings?

Tell her you are: concerned with her health and want professionals to help develop the best treatment plan. Tell her what you have noticed that makes you worry about her health. If she understands that you are doing it out of concern and caring, she should not have hurt feelings. ...Read more

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How to help a friend with manic depression; trying to get him to start meds?

How to help a friend with manic depression; trying to get him to start meds?

Common problem: When people are manic, they often don't see the need for intervention and believe that other people are unnecessarily complaining about them or prodding them. Most manic-depressive patients only seek help when they get depressed, but that is almost certain to follow a manic period. Education about the illness is essential. There are many popular books about the subject now. ...Read more

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How can I convince my new psychiatrist that im going tru severe mental stress so he can take me out of work to try and get better.

How can I convince my new psychiatrist that im going tru severe mental stress so he can take me out of work to try and get better.

If he's any good...: ...The more you talk about "take me out of work, " the less likely he'll go along with it. If you are really in that much trouble, you don't need to do any convincing. ...Read more

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Can you tell me how to stay happy and not get depression again?

Can you tell me how to stay happy and not get depression again?

Healthy lifestyle &: balance. There are some people who get endogenouse depression - this migh recur even w healthy lifestyle. 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 exercise is a big +. Recommend the “Feeling Good Book' by Dr. David Burns. ...Read more

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Can you get me antidepressants?! Would you be able to get me a prescription as I truly believe these will help me with my metal state and my anxiety.

Can you get me antidepressants?! Would you be able to get me a prescription as I truly believe these will help me with my metal state and my anxiety.

Depression, Anxiety: I understand your discomfort due to Depression and Anxiety. Antidepressants do not completely take care of all the stresses which are causing or contributing to depression and anxiety. Do not become victim of your depression and anxiety. Do not focus on symptoms. Feel good about your functioning. Use Relaxation Music, Meditation, Yoga, and Tai Chi. See a Psychiatrist for Therapy and Medication. ...Read more

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Can you advise me if getting anti-depressants from a doctor, what to expect?

Can you advise me if getting anti-depressants from a doctor, what to expect?

Antidepressant onset: If your doctor is treating you for depression, most people will notice an improvement in their mood within two or three weeks. If you develop insomnia or feel more anxious or agitated or have worsening depressive symptoms or thoughts of suicide, contact your doctor immediately. ...Read more

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How can I find a phyciatrist who will actually spend more then 5 minutes with me and not just wanting to write a prescription?

How can I find a phyciatrist who will actually spend more then 5 minutes with me and not just wanting to write a prescription?

Empathic Psychiatris: It seems that you need an empathic psychiatrist who will understand your feelings and emotional turmoil and help you to cope with the stresses of life.. Please consult your family physician for referral to a psychiatrist with whom your physician has worked with. Also speak with your family members and friends about their satisfaction with the psychiatrist they have seen. Then make your decision. ...Read more

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What can I do to help husband to get a better outlook on life?

What can I do to help husband to get a better outlook on life?

Varied possibilities: You've supplied no information about what might be affecting your husband, or his outlook on life. Depression can create extremely negative views of life and others -- so can alcoholism and other addictions. Disappointment and stress can make one cynical about future possibilities also. You might share your love and concern with your husband, and encourage him to see his doctor for checkup. ...Read more

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Can you tell me how to start talking to a doctor about possibly having depression?

Can you tell me how to start talking to a doctor about possibly having depression?

Depression: Tell your doctor about your mood, energy level, concentration, memory, self esteem, motivation levels, sex drive, sleep & appetite. Crying spells, feelings of helplessness or hopelessness are pertinent as well as your capacity to feel joy. Let your doctor know immediately if you have suicidal thoughts. ...Read more

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Can you tell me how do I find a good child psychiatrist?

Can you tell me how do I find a good child psychiatrist?

Multiple ways: Refer to local town listing of child pschiatrist which describes psychatrist background. Search web sight. Consult with pastor or minister and get referral. Ask your local pediatrician/ family doctor for his/her recommendations for a child psychiarist. Consult with a therapist or psychologist for referal of a child psychhatrist. The AACAP identifies child psychiatristnh in your area. ...Read more

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Hello doctor my sgpt level is 120 and I have to travel very soon please can u help me by telling me how to decrease it quickly.Thank you?

Hello doctor my sgpt level is 120 and I have to travel very soon please can u help me by telling me how to decrease it quickly.Thank you?

It goes down by...: Transaminases (sgot, ast; sgpt, alt) go down by themselves, if the person no longer has the problem, disease, disorder, activity, medication, diet, drug, etc..., that was causing the elevation. Many many things can cause high transaminase levels, so one has to talk with her primary care doctor to find out what the cause is in order to lower the levels. Sometimes the cause is never known. ...Read more

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Can you tell me how to make giving my friend a back massage an enjoyable experience?

Can you tell me how to make giving my friend a back massage an enjoyable experience?

Lotion or oil is key: Add some lotion or oil, and let your hands do the work. Put a little strength into it, but not so that it hurts. ...Read more

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I don't want to be reliant on medication for my happiness what else can you recommend to help with my depression?

I don't want to be reliant on medication for my happiness what else can you recommend to help with my depression?

Cognitive Behavioral: Therapy is a very good option, or any form of psychotherapy with a good mental health professional. This is not the digging into your past type that is seen in the movies but focuses on the here and now and your mental "self talk." peace and good health. ...Read more

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How will i benefit from seeing a psychiatrist more for anxiety? What will we do, and how does it help the anxiety? What can I expect when i see one?

How will i benefit from seeing a psychiatrist more for anxiety? What will we do, and how does it help the anxiety? What can I expect when i see one?

Talk and medicines: A psychiatrist can talk and use medicines to help with anxiety. It may be that medicines can help but being able to talk can help too. Many psychiatrists use mainly medicines but some can see some patients for individual psychotherapy. You may benefit from seeing both a therapist and a psychiatrist. The psychiatrist will attempt to ask you what it is like to be you! hope this helps! stay safe! ...Read more

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I need to become more outgoing. Can you help me with what medications I should try?

I need to become more outgoing. Can you help me with what medications I should try?

Outgoing: This is great that you want to be outgoing. Why do you need medication -what's stopping you right now? ...Read more