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I have kleptomania and am depressed. Why do I have so many things wrong with me?

I have kleptomania and am depressed. Why do I have so many things wrong with me?

That's not many: Things. Kleptomania frequently causes anxiety and depression. With treatment, all your symptoms should improve. ...Read more

Dr. Pamela Pappas
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Depression (Definition)

Depression is a mood disorder that can affect behavior and emotions. Symptoms of depression include feeling down most of the time, losing interest in previously enjoyable activities, increase or decrease in appetite or weight, sleeping more or less, becoming easily agitated or lethargic, feeling worthless, feeling guilty, having difficulty concentrating, thinking more about death and dying. Depression can sometimes result in suicidal thoughts and plans. In this case, emergent ...Read more


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How do I get help for a friend who suffers from kleptomania? She has a history of depression and she believes what she takes is truly hers.

How do I get help for a friend who suffers from kleptomania?  She has a history of depression and she believes what she takes is truly hers.

Check Mayo Clinic ..: Read, this article. http://www.mayoclinic.com/health/kleptomania/ds01034/dsection=treatments-and-drugs. Antidepressants may be considered. ...Read more

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Is it common for depression medication to cause excess fatigue or does this mean you are overdosing or on the wrong one?.

Is it common for depression medication to cause excess fatigue or does this mean you are overdosing or on the wrong one?.

Don't know: which antidepressant you take but sedation can be a side effect for some. Talk to your prescribing medical provider about any side effects you are experiencing. ...Read more

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Is it possible that a diagnosis of anorexia could be wrong and just severe depression and anxiety is the underlying cause what determines anorexia ?

Is it possible that a diagnosis of anorexia could be wrong and just severe depression and anxiety is the underlying cause  what determines anorexia ?

Could be both: anorexia is a diagnosis that caused by some other underlying diseases. while treating anorexia, you need to treat the main cause, like depression and anxiety. so the diagnosis is not wrong. ignoring and not treating the main cause is wrong. ...Read more

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Benzo,s act opposite on me i get severe anxiety. an antidepressants cause dizziness , depression fluid retertnion . what's wrong with me ?

Benzo,s act opposite on me  i get severe anxiety. an antidepressants cause  dizziness , depression  fluid retertnion . what's wrong with me ?

Adverse reaction: Different people have different sensitivities to medications. Benzos can cause a delirium like syndrome, Other psychotropic drugs may have anticholinergic effects with incoordination, dryness,urinary retention, slow bowels. That being said would check thyroid.Discuss reactions with doctor /urgent care. http://www.psychweekly.com/aspx/article/ArticleDetail.aspx?articleid=56 ...Read more

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Mysophobia (ocd) anxiety disorder possibly bipolar kleptomania pica epilepsy why do I have so many problems all at once?

Mysophobia (ocd) anxiety disorder possibly bipolar kleptomania pica epilepsy why do I have so many problems all at once?

Problems : Some problems are man made and can be corrected.Bipolar disorder, ocd, anxiety neurosis , epilepsy and kleptomania are controlled by medications. Pica may be a sign of anemia. These disorders are not as bad as cancer, terminal illnesses or other sicknesses that they leave you to die because cure is no longer possible.Pray and have hope. ...Read more

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I can smell but i cannot taste could low serotonin cause this. I can taste only few things. I am a little depressed some times.

I can smell but i cannot taste could low serotonin cause this. I can taste only few things. I am a little depressed some times.

Smell: Its unlikely that low serotonin has anything to do with this. Metformin has been said to cause a metallic taste, and there are a few claims it caused taste loss. But smell and taste are very primitive, central sensations and I would look for a central nervous system issue. You need a good, thorough neurological workup. Make an appointment with a neurologist sooner than later. ...Read more

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What is the medical cause of kleptomania?

What is the medical cause of kleptomania?

Kleptomania: There is no known medical cause of kleptomania. It is a psychiatric disorder categorized among the impulse control disorders. The release of dopamine, the reward neurotransmitter, gives a "high", when people steal and/or engage in other risky behaviors such as gambling. There might be some genetic component involved. Brain injury may sometimes suspected as a possible trigger for kleptomania. ...Read more

Dr. Caroline Cribari
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Melancholia (Definition)

This is an old term for depression or dysthymia (mildly low mood), from the belief that it was caused by excess ...Read more


Dr. Sophie Duriez
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Kleptomania (Definition)

Kleptomania is a psychological disorder whereby the individual has an ...Read more