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What Therapy Is Used In Cases Of Autophobia
I have been diagnosed with BPD and major chronic depression. Since there is no way that I can afford ongoing therapy, I have been researching BPD, the fear of abandonment is definitely accurate, but the second major problem is with anger, which causes th
Actually, yes: But the treatment goes deeper than the phobia itself. Fear of being alone is actually common in humans. Yet, there are many possible reasons for this, and the individual experience you have when alone is unique also. I agree with dr. Fowler that individual psychotherapy may help. But homeopathy with a skilled homeopath can also get to the center of this problem, and help you heal it yourself. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Yes: I'm assuming you are referring to a fear of being alone and not the anxiety when faced with heavy traffic. "autophobia" is often accompanied by feeling unloved and unlovable. Depression and/or anxiety may be the cause. Individual psychotherapy can help. A psychiatrist can help determine if you need mediction. ...Read more
Phobia & relatiionsh: Strongly recommend the phobic client see a therapist Certified in EMDR. This type of therapy is extremely effective with phobias. No ridiculous promises, but often my phobia clients are symptom free after 1-2 sessions. And that is without meds! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have autophobia, is there any cure for this, or medication. Been living with it for years. Now I'm 60 and very down about my situation with it?
Autophobia: i believe you are dealing w/the fear of being alone. This can be from abandonment issues, not feeling you are good company for yourself, or seeing being alone as being equal to lonliness (when it can be re-framed into solitude, which can be life-giving). This is an expression of anxiety and a good therapist can be very helpful. Please consider that or even a Health Tap therapist. Peace&health. ...Read more
What do you suggest if my mind but is it becuase I am suffering from depression and autophobia (loneliness) ?
2 general types: Generally there are two types of depression. The first is dysthymia, which is a chronic type of depression that varies little in intensity, and major depression, which varies in intensity a great deal. Get a psychiatric evaluation with possible medication and a referral to a reputable psychotherapist. Meds combined with therapy is the best way to go. ...Read more
Is ativan (lorazepam) okay for short term use combined with therapy. Isn't it a good drug when used responsibly?
Ativan (lorazepam): Yes & as needed, short-term.Get a more detailed answer ›
On meds for 6yrs for severe dep & gad, tried every type of therapy. Benefit only partial. I can't function as i used to. Pl help with some suggestions?
AntidepressantsThera: You need to be under care of a psychiatrist and need therapy and antidepressants and need to be followed up closely.I am sorry we can not advice anything else on this site.Sometimes you need more than one medicine and continued psychotherapy. But don't give up and have a positive attitude and wish you all the best. ...Read more
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