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How can I help someone with serious mental illness who feels hopeless?

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Dr. Muhammad Munir
Psychiatry
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In brief: Hoplessness

Feeling hopeless helpless worthless is one of the very disabling issue for depressed patient.
Low self esteem, poor view of self image all compromise the treatment at times.Be supportive, encourage socialization, educate people around about the illness, avoid being judgmental.Discussed with psychiatrist need for therapy and work with a therapist to complement the medications if prescribed.

In brief: Hoplessness

Feeling hopeless helpless worthless is one of the very disabling issue for depressed patient.
Low self esteem, poor view of self image all compromise the treatment at times.Be supportive, encourage socialization, educate people around about the illness, avoid being judgmental.Discussed with psychiatrist need for therapy and work with a therapist to complement the medications if prescribed.
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