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Must I tell a friend if I think he has a mood disorder?

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Dr. Michael Welsh
Clinical Psychology
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In brief: Encouragement

If you are good friends, you may be able to express your concerns in a loving way in an effort to help them get help.
It is most helpful to point out specific events in which you have a concern, this will help avoid generalities that are more likely to lead to a defensive response. Ultimately, your friend needs to figure out that their mood is negatively affecting others.

In brief: Encouragement

If you are good friends, you may be able to express your concerns in a loving way in an effort to help them get help.
It is most helpful to point out specific events in which you have a concern, this will help avoid generalities that are more likely to lead to a defensive response. Ultimately, your friend needs to figure out that their mood is negatively affecting others.
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