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Dealing with Depression: Want to wean off Lexapro 10mg..., anxiety, hypoglycemia
anxiety, hypoglycemia, treatment: Hi Chet, AS a psycho-nutritional therapist i do not believe that drugs can CURE the illness, but it certainly can mask the symptoms. Generalized anxiety is not so much cause by circumstances as it is due to an underlying metabolic disorder that results...

Dealing with Depression: wifes depression, household chores, serotonin connection
household chores, serotonin connection, depression anxiety: Hi cameron, It is always very difficult for a partner of a depressed person to help. The years of counselling your wife has received convinces me that she has not been properly treated for her depression. The failure rate in treatment of depression is mainly...

Dealing with Depression: anxiety/depression, high protein diet, glycemic diet
high protein diet, glycemic diet, hypoglycemic diet: HI jon, From my clinical experience it may take three months for the body to adjust to the hypoglycemic diet. But don t forget depending on how long you have been using alcohol, there may be damage done to receptors for normal neurotransmitters. A high...

Dealing with Depression: Why does my boyfriend act weird?, Am I doing something wrong?
Am I doing something wrong?: Hello Milly, please do not feel that the behaviour of that boy is linked to you doing something wrong. This is the main source of pain in relationships: our tendency to blame ourselves for the bad behaviour of others. I don t know how old you are, neither...

Dealing with Depression: being committed, clinical nutritionist, conquering anxiety
clinical nutritionist, conquering anxiety, depression disorder: Hi montero, Yes, I believe he can for your own sake and welfare depending on the legislation of the state/country you are in. If you want to discuss an alternative approach to your treatment please discuss with your psychiatrist the following articles:...

Dealing with Depression: How to cope with campus knowing about your depression, social, opinion
social, opinion, people: Dear John, Thank you for writing to me. I can understand how you must be feeling right now, especially after your honest action of writing a mail seems to have backfired. Let me help you see the situation as I see it. The question in your mind Am...

Dealing with Depression: Depression, depression, hypoglycemia
depression, hypoglycemia, nutritional treatment: Dear Kiara, Being depressed can make you feel unstable. It is not so much in the mind, but rather in your body, that has problems producing feel good neurotransmitters because of a nutritional disorder. Please read the following articles and you can...

Dealing with Depression: Depression help, depression symptoms, spring 2008
depression symptoms, spring 2008, time spring: Hi Robert: Sorry to hear about how you are suffering so much with depression. However, I am glad you have been researching depression and realize you fall right in almost all of the symptoms. Everything you have said can fall under depression symptoms....

Dealing with Depression: My dad, Does he love me?
Does he love me?: Hello Lilly, the way you speak about your father suggests that you feel betrayed by him and i will agree with you that it is very difficult indeed to feel well about a father that does not offer constant love and support. I do not know the circumstances that...

Dealing with Depression: depression, depression, hypoglycemia
depression, hypoglycemia, nutritional treatment: HI AIMA, The best that I can do is to refer you to some articles about depression. The first step in treatment seems to be going on a hypoglycemic diet as at: The Hypoglycemic Diet, Hypo diet) at: http://www.hypoglycemia.asn.au/articles/hypoglycemic_diet.html...

Dealing with Depression: depression, dr ivan goldberg, suffering from depression
dr ivan goldberg, suffering from depression, depression inventory: Hi Altin: As you scroll down his page, go to the S area and look for Screening for depressive illness and open that up and you will find quite a bit of screening information. There is a printable version, look for that, and you may just want to take...

Dealing with Depression: depression, dr ivan goldberg, aunts and uncles
dr ivan goldberg, aunts and uncles, suffering from depression: Hi Aima: I am sorry to hear about your depression. Here is some information about an excellent web site for depression. Dr. Ivan Goldberg is a New York Psychiatrist who has developed an excellent website. Take a look at his site and scroll down to...

Dealing with Depression: depression, depression central, interest tests
depression central, interest tests, vocational interest: Hi Altin: As soon as you get into Dr. Goldberg s web site (depression central) - just scroll down to screening for depressive illness) and open that up and follow those instructions. If you need more help let me know by tomorrow because I ll be on a...

Dealing with Depression: emo, emo boy, google
emo boy, google, health association: I don t understand the question. What does emo mean? _______________________________________________ Jurriaan Plesman, Nutritional Psychotherapist Hon. Editor of The Hypoglycemic Health Association of Australia. www.hypoglycemia.asn.au Author of...

Dealing with Depression: emo, playing sports, anger
Dealing with Depression: emo, playing sports, anger

Dealing with Depression: Girlfriend, Girlfriend, cutter
Girlfriend, cutter, cutting: Hi Steve, Your girlfriend knows exactly what is bothering her, but .. There are several things happening. 1) She doesn’t want to burden you with her problems, as she doesn’t want to lose you. 2) She wants to PROTECT those that caused her...

Dealing with Depression: my image, looking good!
looking good!: Hello Bob, liking your image in the mirror does not make you a bad person, I am sure you know that! However there are a lot more important things in life than looks! It is not the way we look that makes us good or bad, successful or a failure, happy or unhappy...

Dealing with Depression: Getting irritated over simple things, Judgments, expectations marriage
Judgments, expectations marriage, thoughts: Hi Sara First off, you need to sit down and have a good talk with your self. You say that: you like to talk to this one guy, but you don’t want to marry him. you want to marry another guy, but you don’t want to talk to him (spend time...

Dealing with Depression: Getting irritated over simple things, values clarification, weekday routine
values clarification, weekday routine, coming from office: HI Sarah, It is difficult to give any advice, because I don t know exactly what s going on. If you have any doubts about the relationship with your new BF, perhaps you both should study: Values Clarification course at: http://www.hypoglycemia.asn.au/psychotherapy/values_clarification.html...

Dealing with Depression: Nutritional Psychologists in NY, hypoglycemia, search asp
hypoglycemia, search asp, york city area: Hi Jose, I believe you have a Prof Joel H Levitt in New York. See his article at: http://www.alternativementalhealth.com/articles/hypoglycemia.htm which also gives his contact address. Otherwise have a look at: http://www.hypoglycemia.asn.au/articles/Looking-for-Doctors.html...

Dealing with Depression: please help, housewife troubles
housewife troubles: Hello Karen, Unfortunately the role of housewife feels very often like a big burden especially if on the top of it you have to share your house with your mother in law. You seem to care too much about keeping the house tidy and I am sure you do a very good...

Dealing with Depression: Relations issues, social phobia, offensive behavior
social phobia, offensive behavior, gossips: Hello Jim. Nice to hear from you again. Unless the bullies are a threat to you physically, you need not be afraid of them. People like to cling to others pasts as well as their own pasts. Imagine you were to relocate to India where people don...

Dealing with Depression: Relationship Depression, Crying, emotions
Crying, emotions, childhood: Hi Kane, Crying is one thing, but getting to the heart of the issue and releasing all the unexpressed emotions is what will bring healing and closure to the matter. What I am picking up is that one of the things that she is crying about is that she can’t...

Dealing with Depression: I think I'm depressed, unexplained headaches, perfect lives
unexplained headaches, perfect lives, horrible life: Hi Daria, Being 12 years old, I’m not sure that you are allowed to ask questions on this site, BUT, you didn’t have to tell me how old you were, or you could have lied and I wouldn’t have been the wiser….. so I will answer your questions....

Dealing with Depression: I've had enough, Child-rearing
Child-rearing: Dear SA, I must say that this must be a very difficult situation for your having an obedient submissive husband unable to stand up for his family. It is very bad for the child to be exposed to different educational regimes where a controlling grandmother...

Dealing with Depression: what to do, depression, relationship
depression, relationship, wife: Dear Paul, Thank you for writing to me. I will try my best to help you here. First of all, we need to consider your wife s condition. Her psychological state is not allowing her to see things clearly and take rational decision, most probably. And it...

Dealing with Depression: how?, OCD, Depression
OCD, Depression, hypoglycemia: HI how?, It is of course difficult from a distance what exactly is te matter but I have a feeling that it could be some kind of Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD) and depression. These disorders have one factor in common and that is hypoglycemia. If this...

Dealing with Depression: Benzos..., depakote er, psychotic features
depakote er, psychotic features, abilify: Hi Jujifruit: I love that anonynmous name. Okay - you got some serious stuff going on. First of all, is your doctor a psychiatrist? A psychiatrist is the one you need to see for all that is going on, not a family doctor. So, if your doctor is a psychiatrist...

Dealing with Depression: what is best, horrible person, councilors
horrible person, councilors, difficult situations: HI laura, The only way you can help a person with emotional disorders is to study the underlying biochemical mechanism of why some people become depressed and others do not. If you understand te nutritional underpinnings of mood disorder it become relatively...

Dealing with Depression: Cry, good sleep, decent job
good sleep, decent job, healthy lifestyle: Hi Abhishek, I am sorry to hear that you are crying a lot because is sounds like it is becoming frustrating to you. You mention the you feel emotionally very attached to people. Also, you mention you have had the crying since childhood. It would...

Dealing with Depression: Cry, boosting self confidence, sign of courage
boosting self confidence, sign of courage, coping mechanisms: Hello again. The way you describe your crying is like you don t have any control over it. What meaning can you give to your crying? You say that maybe you expect a lot from your parents and others, what about yourself? Are you satisfied of who you are or you...

Dealing with Depression: Cry, serotonin connection, depression disorder
serotonin connection, depression disorder, hypoglycemic diet: There is a link between obesity and depression. The fact that you are TRYING to lose weight means that you are likely to be hypoglycemic, which is also responsible for depression. Hypoglycemia means that you may have pre-diabetic insulin resistance. Please...

Dealing with Depression: between two countries, between two countries
between two countries: Hello dana, having gone through similar experiences, I am well aware of the tendency to reject our new country, new customs, new language, new social rules and to maintain in our memory the image of our native country as the ideal place to be. However, most...

Dealing with Depression: cranium size, The Wooden Leg Argument
The Wooden Leg Argument: HI Dave, This really comes down to your self-image, which is a creation of you and nobody else. When people use a physical feature to put themselves down, a negative self-image becomes practically insurmountable. I have described the phenomenon as...

Dealing with Depression: Depression?, forms of depression, mild depression
forms of depression, mild depression, anxiety attacks: Hello Ida. To some extend everything is normal during adolescence, however, extreme changes indicate difficulties that can have lasting effects. You say that you started skipping meals because you just get bored and that you have lost interest in sleeping,...

Dealing with Depression: Depression, inevitability of death, old fashion
inevitability of death, old fashion, better time: Hello Angela. Yes I know that we die not matter what. I also know that life can feel pointless. Philosophers, for thousands of years, have spent their life trying to find a meaning in life, so, I wont pretend that there is an easy answer in the way you are...

Dealing with Depression: Difficult situation at work, employment opportunity commission, equal employment opportunity commission
employment opportunity commission, equal employment opportunity commission, equal employment opportunity: Hi Janet: I suggest informing Human Resources about them and how uncomfortable it is making you. Ask if your desk can be moved away from them. Also, you might want to buy a digital tape recorder that will pick up sounds from a short distance and play it...

Dealing with Depression: may be depression, nicotine addiction, hypoglycemic diet
nicotine addiction, hypoglycemic diet, smoking addiction: Hi GM, This is a tricky question. Because addiction of any kind is usually associated with hypoglycemia, so going on a hypoglycemic diet is the first step in the treatment of addiction. But this does not appear to help much in smoking addiction, although...

Dealing with Depression: deprressed role model, depression, hypoglycemia
depression, hypoglycemia, treatment: HI mamsy, There is only one way you can help a person with depression and that is by getting them to understand the underlying biochemical abnormality that is responsible for depression. Most depressed people are hypoglycemic that fortunately can be treated...

Dealing with Depression: emptiness and numbness, feeling of emptiness, lonliness
feeling of emptiness, lonliness, transitional period: Hello David, the old world needs to crash down for a new world to emerge! Although you don t mention how old you are, I will assume that you live your teenage years, this transitional period between childhood and adulthood. A period that, not matter what people...

Dealing with Depression: Feeling scared., fear of death, second marriage
fear of death, second marriage, awful place: Hello Marin, I am sorry for your troubles. As we get older and realise that to a big extend we are the architects of our life, and that most of it is already gone to never comeback, regret grips in. Regret about things that we should have done, about feelings...

Dealing with Depression: My Girlfriend has really low self appreciation, important events, nursing school
important events, nursing school, girlfriend: Hello Mel. One week to feel like a failure after such an important negative event in your girlfriend s life is not much. When faced with failure, we tend to react in two ways: we accuse others or we accuse ourselves. Often our reactions to such important events...

Dealing with Depression: My girlfriend has been very depressed lately and i don't know how to deal with it, anything in this world, ruts
anything in this world, ruts, positive feedback: Hello Anthony. Unfortunately when somebody is depressed they are unable to appreciate positive feedback no matter how accurate it is. Is weight gain the only reason she refers to, when she says that she hates herself? Most of the time the reasons why somebody...

Dealing with Depression: Hyper and Depressed at the Same Time, sex desire, self motivation
sex desire, self motivation, life choices: Hello Terin, being depressed is feeling desperate, enable to live the life you want to live, being oppressed, being bullied, feeling like you have lost the ability to dream.... Being hyper,is feeling too full and energetic, having too much to say, too much...

Dealing with Depression: help!, psychological disease, self respect
psychological disease, self respect, waste of time: How painful it is indeed to get rejected! How powerless, sad, indifferent, careless can make us feel! How we get confused in our own mind, get headaches, want to die, can t breath! You ask me if one can get that disease , yes, anyone of us can get that disease,...

Dealing with Depression: help, relationship counselling, symptom of depression
relationship counselling, symptom of depression, calling me names: Hello Jenny, you ask me if the behaviour of your boyfriend is a symptom of depression. And I am going to ask you back, does it matter? From what you are saying it does not seem to me that either of you is very happy in this relationship. It is possible that...

Dealing with Depression: life!, weird brother, go getter
weird brother, go getter, neighborhood kid: Hi Lisa: Your letter to me sounds really down on yourself, plus you even end it with I m such a bad mother. It does sound like you are depressed but you have not stated if you have gone to a counselor or psychologist to be assessed for depression. You...

Dealing with Depression: Need urgent help to overcome with depression, backlogs, educational achievement
backlogs, educational achievement, educational experience: Hello Pankaj it seems that your friend has been traumatised by his previous educational experience to such an extend that he does not manage to see a future outside college studies. It is a shame that he feels like this because many people achieve great things...

Dealing with Depression: need advice, optimistic note, atempt
optimistic note, atempt, better days: Dear Angel, I am sorry for what you have to deal with. It is really these kind of circumstances that excercise a great infuance in our psychological well being. Maybe, though, it is worth remembering that things, events, never stay the same and that better...

Dealing with Depression: Please Help, depression, impulsivity
depression, impulsivity, nutritional treatment: Hi Kelli, It seems to me that you may have been feeling this way for a long time. My guess is that you have been depressed without knowing it. Depression always affects one s self-image and can cause a low self-esteem. It can be responsible for your drifting...

Dealing with Depression: Problem of dyslexria, dyslexia adults, space orientation
dyslexia adults, space orientation, shoe lace: Hello Somnath, space orientation can be a symptom of dyslexia but for dyslexia to be diagnosed a number of symptoms need to co-exist. If you want you can have a look at http://www.dyslexia-adults.com/ However what matters more than a diagnosis is how you...

Dealing with Depression: my question regarding depression, sleeping pills, unhappy situation
sleeping pills, unhappy situation, light at the end of the tunnel: Sudir you ask me to tell you how to be happy in an unhappy situation. You can t. But there are alternatives. You can try and change the situation itself, decide to live your own life, find your own place, marry, or do whatever else you want and can do. Do...

Dealing with Depression: My wife says she doesn't know what she wants, gambling addictions, councellor
gambling addictions, councellor, small steps: Hello Scott, what having depression means? What else that your wife is sad, maybe desperate, does not like herself, cannot see a future, lost her ability to dream... She says she needs space. Trust her, give her space. Maybe space and time will help her to...

Dealing with Depression: withdrawing of depressiom medicine, depression
depression: Dear ashmat, You can definitely aim at reducing the doses of Clonil, with the advice of your treating psychiatrist. Discontinuation of the medicine on your own carries a risk of withdrawal symptoms and it is recommended that your should taper down the...

Dealing with Depression: Why am I here?, high school dance, escape from reality
high school dance, escape from reality, weekdays: Hello Jeremy.You say you choose the easy way out but in fact what you do is exactly the contrary. You seem somehow to punish yourself, probably because somewhere deep down, you believe you don t deserve to be happy. You say it is like there are two people...

Dealing with Depression: I am 40 with no job, live with my mother and a felon, recovering alcoholics, felony charge
recovering alcoholics, felony charge, situational depression: Hi Bryan: Thanks for the extra information. Being honest is the very best you can do, so don t get discouraged and quit being honest. I was thinking maybe you could go to legal aid and get an attorney to help lower those charges or reclassified at a lower...

Dealing with Depression: anxiety, Depression, anxiety
Depression, anxiety, hypoglycemia: Hi rosalie, Your under-active thyroid gland can certainly contribute to you feeling depressed and anxious. And this should be further discussed with your doctor. I suggest that you familiarise yourself with the connection between mood disorders and nutrition...

Dealing with Depression: do i have attachment disorder, values clarification, husband share
values clarification, husband share, marital relationship: Hi mary, This is indeed a very difficult situation. I feel you need to discuss this with a counsellor, because this is the kind of thing that can not always be resolved over the internet. In the end you have to make a decision as to whom you want to to...

Dealing with Depression: Boyfriend hates his life, life question, adequate response
life question, adequate response, good communicator: Hello Emily. Thank you for providing more information. You have been explaining very well what goes wrong in your relationship with your boyfriend: lack of communication, lack of sex, lack of affection and a heavy atmosphere in your home. Is there anything...

Dealing with Depression: Dealing with past therapist, psychotherapy, therapy
psychotherapy, therapy, therapist: Dear Nancy, First of all, I apologize for the delay in replying. I will try to express my views on this situation. It does seem appropriate on your part to have resolution by meeting with your earlier therapist. Whether or not Gary has all the answers,...

Dealing with Depression: Depressed girlfriend needs time, learned, helplessness
learned, helplessness, depression: Dear Thomas, Learned helplessness is just the tip of the iceberg, so to say. And the iceberg is a big set of self-defeating beliefs that a lot of people carry with them, in most cases, all of their lives. Avoiding a problem, putting away taking action,...

Dealing with Depression: Depressed son, social circumstances, psychological therapies
social circumstances, psychological therapies, further training: Hello Jo. It is really a hard life that of your son. Without a job or outside interests, without a social life or any dreams for the future, without a supporting relationship from a father figure... More he is left to live like that more difficult is going...

Dealing with Depression: Depression, administration work, living in london
administration work, living in london, close contact: Hello Andrew. You say that your ex had decided to come to London and share her life with you. You say that after dealing with all the administration, she has been convinced by her boss that leaving with just one month s work on her CV would be a career killer,...

Dealing with Depression: Depression in mothers of preteens, postpartum, depression
postpartum, depression, clinical: Dear Lori, Postpartum depression is known to occur up to a few weeks to months after childbirth. It would even be there for up to a year. It is unlikely that postpartum depression continues for 10 years or longer. However, there could be an overlap...

Dealing with Depression: dealing with depression, long distance relationship, child molester
long distance relationship, child molester, dealing with depression: Hello Shannon. It is really good that at your age you have somebody to share your thoughts together and it is a shame that something as simple as dating has become so complicated. Online dating can be rewarding, as I am sure you know from your own experience,...

Dealing with Depression: depression, depression, sexual
depression, sexual, desire: Dear Forough, I would like to explain two aspects of the problem here. First aspect is your depression. Given the fact that your depressive symptoms are not due to any other medical illness and you haven t found relief even after trying a number of...

Dealing with Depression: eliminate negative thoughts, anxiety and depression, planets and stars
anxiety and depression, planets and stars, anxiety attacks: Hello Manuela. I am sorry I cannot give you a ready made formula of how to get rid of all those negative thoughts that invade your mind, however, I can share with you my understanding of your problems. First of all I will point out to a paradox. Your end...

Dealing with Depression: I am 40 with no job, live with my mother and a felon, york stock exchange, new york stock
Dealing with Depression: I am 40 with no job, live with my mother and a felon, york stock exchange, new york stock, new york stock exchange

Dealing with Depression: Depressed girlfriend needs time, adult children, second time
Dealing with Depression: Depressed girlfriend needs time, adult children, second time, medication

Dealing with Depression: Irresponsibility and depression, damn the torpedoes, shoestring budget
Dealing with Depression: Irresponsibility and depression, damn the torpedoes, shoestring budget, smoking cigarettes

Dealing with Depression: Homesick...., personal circumstances, time jobs
personal circumstances, time jobs, first experience: Hello again. Moving from our family house to our own, is having to accept that we are not children any more and that people expect us to be responsible and act grown up . This in some cases cannot happen from one day to the next.You say that you never feel...

Dealing with Depression: I havent been my self for a long time, stress relief exercises, aching jaw
stress relief exercises, aching jaw, severe headaches: Hello Matt. You say that when you are around people you feel awkward and don t know what to talk about. You say you don t feel like you are yourself any more. You was holding funny conversations and had things to communicate to others. But whatever you are...

Dealing with Depression: Irresponsibility and depression, anti depressants, irresponsibility
anti depressants, irresponsibility, adult child: You mentioned it is hard to get out of bed, don t read books like you used to or take interest in anything and want to just lie down all the time. That all sounds like depression to me. If you are taking antidepressants it sounds like they are not working....

Dealing with Depression: I need help...fast, abusive parent, appitite
abusive parent, appitite, embarrassment: Hi Kristen: I am so sorry to hear about how bad your father treated you and those horrible things he has said to you. When a parent does that to a child, as the child grow up, they tend to repeat those same messages themselves because they learned it...

Dealing with Depression: Paxil, Paxil, depression
Paxil, depression, tolerance: Hello Don. Paxil (Paroxetine) is a Selective Serotonin Re-uptake Inhibitor (SSRI). SSRIs are known for loss of their anti-depressant effect in long term treatment. This may happen due to a build up of Serotonin levels (saturation) after long term treatment....

Dealing with Depression: Sick of life, sole aim, upbeat person
sole aim, upbeat person, sick of life: Hello Frazer. I am sorry for your troubles. Being able to resist peer pressure is an admirable thing to do and you should be proud of yourself. It is time to change friends. I know it is not an easy thing to do (it is much easier to suggest it!) but you admit...

Dealing with Depression: Sick of life, inventory questionnaire, hypoglycemic diet
inventory questionnaire, hypoglycemic diet, sole aim: Hi Fraser You are really lucky that you have chosen not to go the drug way. Your friends are choosing drugs because they probable feel very depressed. In the end they will be addicted to drugs as an antidote to their depression. I suggest that you find...

Dealing with Depression: Sick of life, dr ivan goldberg, suffering from depression
dr ivan goldberg, suffering from depression, clinical counselor: Hi Fraser: Sounds like you got quite a few things going that seem to be against you. When you say you don t see the point in getting up in the morning may, and I say may be a symptom of depression. To check out symptoms of depression, go to the web...

Dealing with Depression: Stuck, self hatred, medication for depression
self hatred, medication for depression, insecurities: Hello Cathy. Being depressed is accompanied with feelings of self hatred so it makes sense that your boyfriend cannot express any love to you. Taking medication for depression means that he is in a deeper depression than usual, so it becomes even more difficult...

Dealing with Depression: Trying to figure out whats wrong, depression, anxiety
depression, anxiety, inattention: Hello Bobby. Thank for writing to me. And I apologize for the late reply. I will try my best to express my opinion about your situation. First of all, I should make it clear that it would be inappropriate on my part to give you a diagnosis when I have...

Dealing with Depression: thoughts, obsessive compulsive disorder, hypoglycemic diet
obsessive compulsive disorder, hypoglycemic diet, unwanted thoughts: HI aima, This may be due to overproduction of adrenaline. This is a fear hormone, but also a focussing hormone, that forces to think repetively. Going on a hypoglycemic diet may help resolve the problem. Please read: Obsessive Compulsive Disorder...

Dealing with Depression: thoughts, extra, unwanted
extra, unwanted, thoughts: Hello Aima. Thank you for writing to me and giving me an opportunity to help you. What you have described here could be termed as obsessive thoughts. Obsessive thoughts are unwanted thoughts that intrude into the mind and occupy most of the time. ...

Dealing with Depression: Depressed boyfriend, conservative parents, ambitious person
conservative parents, ambitious person, passing phase: Hello again. I am sorry but I cannot be much of a help in providing you with information on help lines in your country, however if you search on the internet you will probably find something. As for other methods of getting over his loss if we are talking...

Dealing with Depression: Depression, depression, hypoglycemia
depression, hypoglycemia, treatment: Dear Amy, This a dreadful situation for you. You must have been under tremendous stress. But depression can be treated, because although you might think it is in your mind, it is really a sick body that cannot produce the feel good neurotransmitters and...

Dealing with Depression: am I depressed?, bad mood, good mood
bad mood, good mood, feeling this way: Hello Elsa. From the information you give is very difficult to say if you are what we call clinically depressed but definitely you don t sound very happy. Maybe exploring the reasons why you seem to be always in a bad mood could be helpful. Maybe you need...

Dealing with Depression: always depressed, Depression in a Indian family relationship
Depression in a Indian family relationship: Hi sanjana, I am very sad reading your story and I really don t see an easy solution to this. Your depression certainly have environmental factors and biological factors, and it is not clear which came first. No doubt for Westerns like myself it is difficult...

Dealing with Depression: Mental State, depressed, pills
depressed, pills, illusion: Hi Gord Yes, you are depressed and no amount of pills is going to help you, in fact, they are part of the problem, doping you up mentally, numbing you, so that you don’t feel the things that bother you. I feel that part of your depression is in that...

Dealing with Depression: paranoia, dear angie, grand kid
dear angie, grand kid, sister brother: Dear angie, This is difficult situation and I don t know what advice to give, apart from saying that he definitely need to see a psychiatrists. I suggest you have a talk to your own doctor about this. Paranoid ideation usually indicate a schizophrenic illness,...

Dealing with Depression: Quiery, typical relationships, matter of regret
typical relationships, matter of regret, excess money: Hi Joe: Sorry to hear about your breakup with your girlfriend and now things are difficult for you and that you even stopped studying. It is hard to move on when you have strong feelings. You can t control her and she can t control you because you...

Dealing with Depression: Simple Measures Brochures, winston salem nc, new comers
winston salem nc, new comers, dbsa support group: Hi Mary, I am not sure what the question is. Can you please elaborate? _______________________________________________ Jurriaan Plesman, Nutritional Psychotherapist. Hon. Editor of The Hypoglycemic Health Association of Australia. www.hypoglycemia.asn.au...

Dealing with Depression: Deep in depression, country singapore, suffering from depression
country singapore, suffering from depression, social interaction: Dear Mike: It sounds like you possibly may have a serious, and chronic, depression. I suggest you take a self inventory for depression by a Dr. Ivan Goldberg on the web. Dr. Ivan Goldberg is a New York Psychiatrist who has developed an excellent website....

Dealing with Depression: Nutritional Supplements for Depression, selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor, serotonin reuptake inhibitor
selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor, serotonin reuptake inhibitor, l tryptophan: Hi Sean: There are nutritional supplements that have been used to help with depression. However, if you are already on an antidepressant, you must check with your doctor so you don t get an overload of something in your system such as serotonin. If you...

Dealing with Depression: need help!!!, OCD, depression
OCD, depression, obsession: Dear Ridhima, Thank you for the clarification about ERP. In your post, you have mentioned that you feeling like you want to die and that you are alive just because it is necessary. I am concerned about this. Is there any mental health clinic nearby...

Dealing with Depression: ocd sufferer, clinical nutritionist, conquering anxiety
clinical nutritionist, conquering anxiety, obsessive compulsive disorder: Hi cyrill, I am not in favour of treating mood disorder with medications as they usually treat symptoms only without addressing the underlying causes. Pleas discuss with your doctor the following articles: Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD) and Nutrition...

Dealing with Depression: T3 for depression?, antidepression medications, thyroid levels
antidepression medications, thyroid levels, atypical depression: in my opinion this is an effective approach,only you have to add the wise tips that elevate the mood,like praising yourself for good things you do,religious practice,and thanking God and praising him for the gifts you have ,or even the gift of life,with all...

Dealing with Depression: Can't stop worrying, sex the first time, having sex for the first time
sex the first time, having sex for the first time, emotional experience: Hi Ami: Having sex for the first time is a very deep emotional experience for most people. So, you are feeling a lot of emotions right now even though there is a 99% chance you cannot be pregnant. (You can only get pregnant when you are ovulating.) You...

Dealing with Depression: Get me out., anxiety disorder, happy all the time
anxiety disorder, happy all the time, uncomfortable situations: Hi Jeremy, Your situation is difficult because she wants to be friends and you are looking for more than that. She even indicated she wants her space. There is a saying: If you love someone you will let them go. If it is meant to be, they will come back...

Dealing with Depression: Anxiety while deployed, st johns wart, obsessive thoughts
st johns wart, obsessive thoughts, heart rate: Hello Eric. I definitely do not know the conditions of your life in Afghanistan but from what I hear through TV, radio and newspapers your life there must not have been so easy. I was wondering if, thinking all the time about your girlfriend, is a way to protect...

Dealing with Depression: Maybe It's Brain Chemical Imbalance, chronic fatigue syndrome, brain chemical imbalance
chronic fatigue syndrome, brain chemical imbalance, muscle rigidity: Content added at the end of this reply. ============================= Hi Sean. You may be right about writing a letter to him. One of the reasons why it is a good idea is that while you are talking to a person, your chain of thoughts may get interrupted...

Dealing with Depression: Break Up and Depression, clinical nutritionist, conquering anxiety
clinical nutritionist, conquering anxiety, stress diet: Hi Kay, I do not know the circumstances of her break-down , but it may result from a pre-existing depressive illness. I suggest that she goe immediately on a hypoglycemic diet, which is an anti-stress diet. Please read: Depression is a Nutritional...

Dealing with Depression: "Dealing with a lot of pain", depression, hypoglycemia
depression, hypoglycemia, treatment: HI William, Of course I do not know all the circumstances of your partner, but it seems to me that she may be suffering from depression. Now you seem to assume that her depression is due to her past experiences of having been raped, but this may not be...

Dealing with Depression: Depressed ex, clinical depression, everyday events
clinical depression, everyday events, question thanks: Hi. To answer your question from a strictly psychiatric point of view, the loss of feelings and the emotional numbness are characteristic of depression, and therefore, expected to go away if depression is treated successfully. It is not just the feelings...

Dealing with Depression: Depression or BPD?, assertiveness training, clinical nutritionist
assertiveness training, clinical nutritionist, values clarification: HI Sam, The best strategy is always to look at simple things first, before looking at the worst. If jealousy is a problem this can be fixed by a combination of nutritional therapy and Psychotherapy. Jealousy is usually sign of a low self-esteem. But...

Dealing with Depression: dr/patient relationship, doctor patient relationship, new doctor
doctor patient relationship, new doctor, general practitioner: Hello Lisa. I do understand your frustration. The relationship of doctor - patient lacks in many cases the warmth and care that we all expect to find. If you receive medical treatment by a General Practitioner or a Psychiatrist they often restrict themselves...

Dealing with Depression: Girlfriend/College, college question, puppy love
college question, puppy love, personal problem: Hello again. It is indeed very hard when parents decide how their adolescent children should live their lives without taking the time to question their decisions and to negotiate fair solutions. They do it to protect them of cause, sometimes they do it because...

Dealing with Depression: Help with anger/depression, anger, depression
anger, depression, lexapro: Hi. I was wondering if you have tried any of the other antidepressants. Wellbutrin may help you reduce weight. It is known for that property. But since you have already used it and didn t tolerate it well, I would suggest you consider some of the SSRIs....

Dealing with Depression: im so sad, traumatic experiences, best doctor
traumatic experiences, best doctor, dimitri: Hello Mary. I am sorry that you feel so sad. Being in love, with a person that does not care at all about you or his baby, is a difficult situation indeed. From what I understand this person has hurt you a lot and maybe this is the reason why you find it so...

Dealing with Depression: Life feels meaningless, feelings of guilt, worthlessness
feelings of guilt, worthlessness, counselling: Hello Kyle. Life can seem really hard if one is immersed in so strong feelings of guilt and worthlessness. I am sure you understand that these feelings of yours are completely subjective and do not correspond to the image that other people have about you....

Dealing with Depression: i'm attacked by sudden depression, sexual oppression, sudden depression
sexual oppression, sudden depression, change of weather: Hello Jens. I am sorry to hear that you feel so depressed, however, it seems to me that you have a great insight of the reasons why you are depressed. A combination of cold weather, sexual oppression and feeling homesick are valid reasons that can make one...

Dealing with Depression: Possible dysthymia linked to low testosterone., central obesity, chronic insomnia
central obesity, chronic insomnia, low testosterone: I am inclined so much to the testosterone problem,and see no problem of your GP prescribing a suitable dose of testosterone ,at least as a therapeutic test,till you have the opinion of the endocrinologist,wellcome and let me know about the effect of testosterone...

Dealing with Depression: Psychological imbalance possibly due to low testosterone., low testosterone, depression
low testosterone, depression, dysthymia: Dear David, Thank you for writing to me. I hope I can help you with some thoughts here. I guess you are right about possibility of low testosterone levels to be related to your long standing dysthymia and the recent events. I don t need to explain...

Dealing with Depression: my partner is depressed and pushing me away, suffering from depression, 15 months
suffering from depression, 15 months, love and affection: Hello Russ. Depression does indeed affect people s mood as it is a time in life where nothing much seems to have any value. Many people when depressed isolate themselves, seem uninterested in whatever happens around them and cut off from everyday normal activities....

Dealing with Depression: So many problems, facebook, good understanding
facebook, good understanding, 8 years: Hello Nick. You ask me if I can offer any advice, however you seem to me to have a good understanding of your problems and their solutions. After 8 years in a relationship with your girlfriend you came to realize that you don t love her any more.... Maybe...

Dealing with Depression: Treatment, generalized anxiety disorder, cognitive therapist
generalized anxiety disorder, cognitive therapist, anti depressants: There are many ways to help you really,1st is that you can help yourself by knowing that depression is not a disorder ,its an emotion,i myself as a human being passed a period of depression ,and you have to bear in mind that its a selflimited condition,i theorised...

Dealing with Depression: I think im severly depressed and I dont know what to do anymore...?, devorced, new woman
devorced, new woman, visitations: Hello Alicia. Sometimes events in our life are so traumatic and painful that it becomes enormously difficult if not impossible for anyone to cope let alone a young person like you. It makes sense that you feel depressed, powerless and angry. You wouldn t...

Dealing with Depression: Venlafaxine, muscle stiffness, college semester
muscle stiffness, college semester, office job: I am inclined to CFS,but no one can be sure ,anyway try isoprinosine ,it proved effective ,because some put a theory that it may be due to a latent virus,if you find isoprinosine ,it will be taken in this schedule,250 mg,thrice daily for 5 days,to repeat for...

Dealing with Depression: Vitamin C & depression, depression, hypoglycemia
depression, hypoglycemia, nutritional treatment: Hi Sean, Single remedies like antidepressant medications , vitamin C and St John ;s wort may not help because for the body to produce feel good neurotransmitters from the food we eat you need to look at the total diet. My suspicion is that you simply...

Dealing with Depression: ADD and Depression, full spectrum light bulbs, full spectrum light
full spectrum light bulbs, full spectrum light, attention deficit disorder: Hi Neil: I do have some good web sites to help you out. First, for manic depression, a Dr. Ivan Goldberg, a New York Psychiatrist, put together a great website. type in www.depressioncentral.com or just in your search engine, type in: Dr. Ivan Goldberg....

Dealing with Depression: ADD and Depression, attention deficit disorder, inversion table
attention deficit disorder, inversion table, child neglect: Hi Neil, Most of depressions and other mood disorders are due to nutritional disorders and in particular to hypoglycemia. My advice is to familiarise yourself with the connection between nutrition and mood including other degenerative diseases such as bone...

Dealing with Depression: ADHD with high Anxiety, anxiety, pills
anxiety, pills, ritalan: Hi Gothicbutterfly, Not to berate you, but hasn’t it dawned on you that if the pills that you’ve been taking for the past 11 years have been making your anxiety worse, that you should stop taking them? As an analogy, if you realized that the hammer in...

Dealing with Depression: Dead on the Inside, allyssa, quiet person
allyssa, quiet person, serious relationship: Hello Jeremy, I am sorry for your troubles. No matter how much it hurts, what you go through is part of life. I completely understand your longing to be loved, understood and respected but sometimes in life we have to wait no matter how unbearable this might...

Dealing with Depression: Dead on the Inside, issues, searching
issues, searching, hole: Hi Jeremy, While you can focus on the issues with the girl, aside from what I said before, there are still deeper issues that you need to deal with. You remind me of me, as I never had a girl friend or any sexual experiences until I was 22 years old. I...

Dealing with Depression: Dead on the inside, ego invenio, personal excellence
ego invenio, personal excellence, self discovery: Dear Jeremy, First of all I would like to thank you for stepping up and writing to us to ask for help. You are a step ahead of a lot of people, that don t have that kind of courage and keep it all to them selves. By the sound of things, you come from...

Dealing with Depression: Dealing with depression?, cognitive behavior therapy, mild depression
cognitive behavior therapy, mild depression, dealing with depression: Hi Jay, It does sound like a mild depression. Reading what you wrote, it sounds like you think of negative things as soon as you get up. Then, you work through it. You stated you seem to go through this every day. Noticing that you seem to wake up...

Dealing with Depression: Depression and food, shock treatment, clinical depression
shock treatment, clinical depression, teacher course: HI Kamran Hakim, Yes, depression and any other kind of mood disorder have a genetic component, but genetics can be beaten by nutritional means. Most people with mood disorders are hypoglycemic an therefore the major treatment is the adoption of a high...

Dealing with Depression: Depression and OCD, messy divorce, violent father
messy divorce, violent father, counseling services: Hello again. So Robert you really and truly believe that your mother will reject you if you tell her the difficulties you are facing with your course? Or you worry that you will find it difficult to forgive her reaction and names calling? I assume that your...

Dealing with Depression: Depression or not? Psychological Confusion, good sleeping habits, getting into dental school
good sleeping habits, getting into dental school, spring semesters: Dear Jessica, I can see you are very ambitious and there is nothing wrong with that. My guess is that your depression or lack of energy may be due to a nutritional disorder, and not a psychological disorder. Having a nutritional disorder can affects...

Dealing with Depression: is it depression or anxiety, eating disorders treatment, anorexia treatment
eating disorders treatment, anorexia treatment, bulimic treatment: Dear Laura, I m sorry if I came on to strong! I have been working with people online since 1994! I ve had 23 years of experience is eating disorders and trauma. PTSD -- Post Traumatic Stress Disorder -- You can look at my website, www.mirasol.net,...

Dealing with Depression: My depression is hurting my marriage., household responsibilities, suffering from depression
household responsibilities, suffering from depression, pretty good guy: Hi Faith: You mentioned you moved from Medford to LA. Did you live in Medford quite a few years? If so, you may be going through a form a grief that comes from leaving friends and family. Was this your first move? If so, along with a form of grieving,...

Dealing with Depression: depression at work, depression at work, stone in my shoe
depression at work, stone in my shoe, contract of employment: Hi Greg Thanks for writing in to us and I hope that we can shed some light and give you a way to cope with these situations. Shoplifting and tag switching is never a nice thing and the fact that you see it regularly does not help. In order to cover yourself,...

Dealing with Depression: I don't know what to do., depressoin, low self-esteem
depressoin, low self-esteem, hypoglycemia: Hi Hdfhajlkfe, There are enough environmental circumstances that could account for you depression. But since you are only 14, there is little you can do as you still would be dependent on the support of your family. You mentioned that you are overweight...

Dealing with Depression: I don't understand life anymore, life, love
life, love, search: Hi Dave, Reading your email felt like I was reading a parallel life style. While the experiences were different, there were also many similarities. My world came crashing down when my business partner was embezzling money from the company and my wife was...

Dealing with Depression: Hypomania/Manic Episode, hypoglycemic diet, boiled eggs
Dealing with Depression: Hypomania/Manic Episode, hypoglycemic diet, boiled eggs, sick persons

Dealing with Depression: I can't stop feeling sorry for myself., empath, codependent
Dealing with Depression: I can't stop feeling sorry for myself., empath, codependent

Dealing with Depression: flashbacks, clinical counselor, bank robbery
clinical counselor, bank robbery, intense feelings: Hi Robin, When you almost re-experience a past event that was very intensive, and life-threatening, present reminders can bring back most to all of the intense feelings you had. Now, can they every go away. Yes, to an extent. You do need to go to therapy...

Dealing with Depression: guilt and regret, guilt and regret, disgusting person
guilt and regret, disgusting person, feelings of guilt: Hello. First of all, if you want to get over the feelings of guilt and regret, you should avoid labelling yourself. When you say you believe that you are a disgusting person and worthy of suicide, you are drawing harsh inferences from what has happened....

Dealing with Depression: Help with Depression, etc., : love, anxiety
: love, anxiety, boyfriend: Hi Julie, If you were coming to me with your problems and issues, then I could help you help yourself, but for me telling you what to do for him is basically futile as I don’t know what is going on inside his head, and what he is feeling. To simply say...

Dealing with Depression: Hypomania/Manic Episode, symptoms of hypomania, severe mood swings
symptoms of hypomania, severe mood swings, treatment of bipolar disorder: HI Striker, This is a difficult situation for you. Very little can be done unless your father realises that he has an emotional problem. Most people suffering from Bipolar Disorder suffer from hypoglycemia and sugar handling problem, that can cause severe...

Dealing with Depression: My Life, future school, suicidal thoughts
future school, suicidal thoughts, hoot: Hello Darcy. You say that you worry about everything which, to me, shows a great interest in life... I believe you when you say that you don t want to stop cutting. Of course you don t... because it feels like a relief when you do, but what if you find other...

Dealing with Depression: RE: depressed at work, price tags, shoplifters
price tags, shoplifters, hair products: Dear Greg, I am pasting here the previous answer. I am happy you wrote back. And I am sure you will be able to lift yourself up from this. I will also see if you can get the previous answer as a revised version, as that s one of the ways I can send you...

Dealing with Depression: re: case study, time natalie, invenio
time natalie, invenio, stigma: Hi Natalie Thanks for approaching us regarding this, and I am sure that we would be able to assist you or chat to you about this. We do have a facebook page so you could always look that up and we could get hold of you that way - maybe make a comment on...

Dealing with Depression: re, shenreed, free eBooks
shenreed, free eBooks, healing: Hi Natalie, I can best answer your questions by giving you a link to my website and my free eBooks that you can download. Here is the link. http://shenreed.com/index.html You may want to start by reading the second book, so that you can get a feel as...

Dealing with Depression: Being suddenly dumped possibly due to depression?, chinese lanterns, christmad
chinese lanterns, christmad, personal gift: Hi Paul, Well you are getting to be an expert at what doesn’t work, exchanging presents, lighting Chinese candles, watching a movie, cuddling on the sofa, falling asleep, etc…. You want a real relationship, yet you are not being real and neither are you...

Dealing with Depression: Being suddenly dumped possibly due to depression?, relationship, depression
relationship, depression, attachments: Hi Paul, Okay, that makes sense now. Yes, she is depressed because she hasn’t dealt with her father’s loss, and that is the reason she is pushing you away as she would rather be the one pushing another out of her life, (having control) rather than losing...

Dealing with Depression: sufferinf from obssessive compulsive disorder(ocd), OCD, empath
OCD, empath, emotions: Hi OCD is not hereditary, but if one of your parents is an empath and is suffering from it, you (if you are also an empath) can also have it as you will have been programmed by the parent, and will have learned to react as you are doing. OCD is caused...

Dealing with Depression: I can't stop feeling sorry for myself., Empath, gift
Empath, gift, curse: Hi Dwayne, Part of the dilemma with being an Empath is that one doesn’t know what to do with what they are feeling. Not only that, one needs to be aware of what feelings are theirs, and what feelings belong to others. There is also the issue of what do...

Dealing with Depression: temporary depression, state of depression, nhs website
state of depression, nhs website, clinical depression: Hello Tamar. I wish I could find a solution for you but it is only you that has the answers to your life and your feellings. You describe how you feel when your boyfriend is not around, however you say nothing for the times you spend together. You say nothing...

Dealing with Depression: depression, dr ivan goldberg, symptoms of mild depression
dr ivan goldberg, symptoms of mild depression, types of depressions: Hi Kelly, Go to the website depression.com and that site is chock full of info on depression. It will explain the different types of depressions and also the differences between seasonal depressions. It will answer any question you could ever think of...

Dealing with Depression: It's as if my depression dissapeared overnight?, memories of my life, change in the weather
memories of my life, change in the weather, suffering from depression: Hi Diana, I am glad you are experiencing energy and that the depression has lifted. Enjoy each day; there is no guarantee that it is gone forever, or, if it may come back a little or a lot. This is very unusual; but, it does happen to some people. You...

Dealing with Depression: Never-ending nightmare, slow emergence, inexplicable events
slow emergence, inexplicable events, flights of fancy: Hi Dave: From all the negative experiences you have been through, it is hard for one to want to go out and meet others. However, I think you have picked up a learned behavior trait. That is, you have become negative towards yourself. It might be good...

Dealing with Depression: Never-ending nightmare, magic wand, early retirement
magic wand, early retirement, ostracised: Hi Dave: Wow - so sorry to hear about the years of being emotionally raped you have had to go through. I am glad you have moved hundreds of miles away, but sorry you are so alone. Have you found a new doctor to help you with your depression? You...

Dealing with Depression: Preemptive Mourning, territorial aggression, vet student
territorial aggression, vet student, two puppies: Hi Naomi, You are going through a very difficult time. You named it correctly preemptive grieving. Knowing your dogs are old and have less time to live is difficult. But, I think a deeper part of the grieving is wanting to help the dogs and you can t...

Dealing with Depression: seeing the world through glass, cognitive behavior therapy, cognitive distortions
cognitive behavior therapy, cognitive distortions, mid 40s: Hi Scott: Cymbalta is pretty good. Remember, every ones biological system is different. Effexor - but I have hear a lot of side effects. Celex is another pretty good one. Also, a psychiatrist knows more about meds for depression than an MD. Psychiatrists...

Dealing with Depression: antidepressnt medicine, conquering anxiety, depression disorder
conquering anxiety, depression disorder, hypoglycemic diet: HI Deanna, When it comes to AD medication you should ask the doctor who prescribed the medication. If you are interested in treating depression without recourse to drugs, please discuss the following articles with your doctor or get a referral to a Nutritional...

Dealing with Depression: Constituents of fresh produce, chemical constituents, hypoglycemic diet
chemical constituents, hypoglycemic diet, nutirition: Hi owen, I sent you an email in these terms: Hi Owen, I believe that the hypoglycemic diet is the most important diet to be on, when dealing with mood disorders. When diagnosing nutritional disorders (deficiencies etc etc) it is always wise to start...

Dealing with Depression: Cutting myself, scratches, scar
scratches, scar, headaches: Dear jamie; What you re going through is definitely not normal, and you definitely have a problem on your hand. Just because there are other people with other problems in the world does not make yours less important- it s important to you, so start dealing...

Dealing with Depression: my cycle, nut shell, gambling addiction
nut shell, gambling addiction, external management: It is normal to want money and wealth. This normal tendency toward greed can become excessive and unmanageable. The main remedy is to learn to manage your desires: money/wealth, sex, anger, booze, etc. Set limits and stick with it. If you cannot self-manage,...

Dealing with Depression: depressed, assertiveness training, clinical nutritionist
assertiveness training, clinical nutritionist, values clarification: Hi priyanka, I know how you feel. It feels like you can never win. You have to realize that people like your father may have his own personality problems and he is not aware of how he is reacting to other people, especially significant ones. Having a low...

Dealing with Depression: Depressed Girl Friend with very high walls, depressed girl, second marriage
depressed girl, second marriage, trustworthy person: Hi John: You stated you met on-line only a month ago. You do need to spend time together in order for you to be able to answer your own questions. I suggest you see her and just be yourself. She has fears and admitted she is afraid of getting hurt again....

Dealing with Depression: Depression, clinical nutritionist, conquering anxiety
clinical nutritionist, conquering anxiety, depression disorder: Hi cristelle, I can understand your pain. People don t believe you because depression is a physiological illness, and not a psychological illness . Depression and cutting yourself are SYMPTOMS of depression and not its causes. Depression can be treated...

Dealing with Depression: Depression, unbearable hell, depressed friend
unbearable hell, depressed friend, depressed girl: Hi sandy, You give a good description what it is like to be depressed and emotionally disturbed. Killing oneself is not the answer and people do consider suicide, mainly because they don t see any other option. In other words, traditional treatment for...

Dealing with Depression: am i in depression??, intelligent lady, left hand side
intelligent lady, left hand side, emotionsanonymous: Hi Elizabeth An alternative to salmon would be fish oil capsules which might come under the same area. So try organic extra virgin cold pressed olive oil it is omega-6 and omega-9 and together the body can than make omega-3 the feel good hormone. ( Omega-3...

Dealing with Depression: Depression, unbearable hell, depressed friend
unbearable hell, depressed friend, depressed girl: Negative thoughts are food for depression. These negative thoughts often come from childhood. Think what he/you needed to hear from healthy parents. These positive thoughts now can form the core of your self-talk. I deserve love. I may be hurting and...

Dealing with Depression: Depression and chronic pain dissability, bedridden patients, chronic pain
bedridden patients, chronic pain, handwriting: You could write to her to tell her what you are doing that is interesting to you, such as TV shows you watch. By telling her waht you are doing, this can be a way for her to think of doing the same. You could read a book that she could also read, and then...

Dealing with Depression: Fear of the Future - Out of Control, oppressive world, constant fear
oppressive world, constant fear, distant country: Hello Tressa, I do understand your fears! I have had a look at the books you suggested and it is true they give a scary picture of the future. On the other hand they all talk about a future that is quite far away, in about 20 years time if I understood well....

Dealing with Depression: Hello,, dr ivan goldberg, manic depressive disorder
dr ivan goldberg, manic depressive disorder, types of depression: Hi Matt: There are basically to types of depression - environmental and biological. Environmental are things that happen in the outside world that makes you feel depressed: a death, loss of job, an accident, etc. Biological is something you inherited...

Dealing with Depression: issues with my past, graduation day, lone wolf
graduation day, lone wolf, good thoughts: Hi D: There are many significant moments from the past that one can never forget. It is hard for many people. It really is up to you NOT to think about it. So, when reminders come into your mind - and they will - you need to replace it with other thoughts....

Dealing with Depression: Lack of motivation, depression
depression: Hi Sid, Thanks for reaching out. Did anything happen to you at 18, a life trauma or loss or sudden change? That would be the first thing I would look into. I get the impression that things were fine before then. So what happened? When...

Dealing with Depression: I've been very down, suicide cutting africa depression
suicide cutting africa depression: Hi Sara, I was so sorry to read about what a difficult time you ve been having. I m very concerned about your thoughts about hurting yourself. I care about you and want you to be safe. The following link is a resource for international hotlines for people...

Dealing with Depression: Wellbutrim, depression and Nutrition
depression and Nutrition: Hi Paul, As a Nutritional psychotherapist I always try to treat mood disorders from a psycho-nutritional point of view. Drugs can mask symptoms without doing anything to address the underlying biochemical imbalance, that is responsible for your emotional...

Dealing with Depression: Depressed girlfriend, family, relationships
family, relationships, depression: Hi Aaron, This is such a great question. Many readers will benefit from reading it. Thanks for submitting it. I ll answer your questions as best as I can, but please understand that without meeting you or your girlfriend I cannot be very specific in making...

Dealing with Depression: Depression or homesick, oxford english dictionary, anxiety and depression
oxford english dictionary, anxiety and depression, loan translation: This can t be easy for you. Homesickness is the distress or impairment caused by an actual or anticipated separation from the specific home environment or attachment objects. The term is in origin a loan translation of nostalgia, a learned term coined...

Dealing with Depression: doubt and worry, hypoglycemic diet, obsessive compulsive disorder
hypoglycemic diet, obsessive compulsive disorder, distant city: Hi Ryan, If you feel your fears are irrational, then there is a possibility that you are producing too much adrenaline (a fear), may be due to hypoglycemia. Please adopt the hypoglycemic diet at: The Hypoglycemic Diet at: http://www.hypoglycemia.asn.au/articles/hypoglycemic_diet.html...

Dealing with Depression: How can i stop being so irrational, long distance relationships, distant city
long distance relationships, distant city, dear mrs: Hello Ryan, if I understand well, what you are saying is that, only death could keep YOU from responding back to your girlfriend s emails and you feel it should be the same for her..... It hurts you to feel that your girlfriend is not as attached to...

Dealing with Depression: How can i stop being worried about my girlfriend, depression
depression: Hi Ryan It good you care about your girlfriend so much. But to worry so much that it is taking over your life is certainly out of proportion. And good on you for wanting to do something about it. Although this is a small medium compared what help is...

Dealing with Depression: taking prozac during pregnancy, obsessive compulsive disorder, pregnancy advice
obsessive compulsive disorder, pregnancy advice, anti depressants: Hi Desi, I am not a medical doctor. I suggest you talk to your family physician, or a pharmacist. When you start getting close to the time you want to become pregnant, let s say, about six months before, you can check with your doctor again, gynecologist,...

Dealing with Depression: Depressed with incident at work, eating disorders treatment, anorexia treatment
eating disorders treatment, anorexia treatment, bulimic treatment: Dear Greg, I m so glad that you wrote. I can understand why you re depressed and anxious as well. When people are in fact stealing which is what these guys are doing, there is something that is scary about it. I can understand being around people that...

Dealing with Depression: Depression and low sex drive, depression, sex drive
depression, sex drive, low: Dear Rakesh, The symptoms that you have described here seem to be part of a depressive disorder. Feeling sad, depressed and anxious is a common set of symptoms in depression. And sexual problems are very well known to occur in depression. And so, if you...

Dealing with Depression: Derealization/Smoking, causes of mood disorders, smoking marijuana
causes of mood disorders, smoking marijuana, hypoglycemic diet: Hi Derrac, Smoking marijuana can cause all sorts of mental symptoms, but it should be realised that smoking marijuana only will mask the symptoms and do nothing to CURE the causes of mood disorders and can aggravate the very symptoms we are trying to treat....

Dealing with Depression: Diet considerations while trying to get off lexapro, diet considerations, raw fruits
diet considerations, raw fruits, answer test: HI John, There is only one way of treating depression and that is to treat the underlying metabolic disorder that causes you to be depressed, Most of this can be done via nutritional means. Drug therapy only mask symptoms and do nothing to treat the underlying...

Dealing with Depression: dealing with a depressed partner, social anxiety disorder, failed relationship
social anxiety disorder, failed relationship, sex relationship: Hello Juno. You say that this relationship is slowly killing you,that you are losing hope, that you cannot go through another failed relationship, that you have to think of your son..... You also say that your problem lies in the fact that your boyfriend...

Dealing with Depression: depression, psychologist psychotherapist, suffering from depression
psychologist psychotherapist, suffering from depression, biochemical tests: Hello Rakesh. I would think that if you have sexual difficulties, these could be either a result or a cause of your depression and anxiety. A mental health professional such as a counsellor, psychologist, psychotherapist or a psychiatrist could, after listening...

Dealing with Depression: dont know what to do anymore, little bit of hope, referral system
little bit of hope, referral system, psychological therapy: Hello Cod. I do understand your anxiety about your daughter s suicidal thoughts. From what I can gather, you have already visited a GP who has prescribed drugs and some kind of psychological therapy for the future? I understand your worry about allowing her...

Dealing with Depression: Diet considerations while trying to get off lexapro, congenital heart problems, persistent pulmonary hypertension
Dealing with Depression: Diet considerations while trying to get off lexapro, congenital heart problems, persistent pulmonary hypertension, heart attack patients

Dealing with Depression: Genetic Disorder, Pharmaceuticals, money
Pharmaceuticals, money, business: Hi Abdul To answer your question.. “so what is the point of such powder, why they are producing it.” The answer is simple… Money… Pharmaceuticals are a multi Billion dollar business and new products, even if they are useless, or create harmful...

Dealing with Depression: life crises, casual relief teaching, school art teacher
casual relief teaching, school art teacher, childhood neglect: Hello Kim. I am sorry for your troubles but your depression and low self esteam seems to be a result of social structural problems rather than with you and your way of dealing with the world. You have done your best, went back and studied, applied for many...

Dealing with Depression: Pretending to be Other People, cocaine addict, time emotion
cocaine addict, time emotion, stupid games: Hi Erin, Thanks for adding more clarity to your situation. What seems obvious is that you can’t separate TV and movie reality from your own. I feel that you have been over exposed to TV as a child, when it was used as a baby sitter and parent, and which...

Dealing with Depression: Social, older girls, 28 years
older girls, 28 years, good times: Hello Michael. Not being able to communicate with people your age is indeed a problem that should not be underestimated.From what you are saying you feel a lot more mature than lots of people your generation and seem to get on better with older people. On...

Dealing with Depression: Thinking about cutting myself or just taking my life., eating disorder treatment, anorexia
eating disorder treatment, anorexia, bulimia: Dear Seth, When someone is actively suicidal, I really refer them to health care professionals right away. They will take steps immediately, possibly give you some medication. I truly respect people who have the courage to say how they feel. You ve had...

Dealing with Depression: anti-depressants, mood stabilizers, clinical nutritionist
mood stabilizers, clinical nutritionist, conquering anxiety: Hi Millie. Drugs for mood disorders do nothing to address the underlying biochemical abnormalities that is responsible. They only mask the symptoms and usually aggravate the symptoms. Mots people with mood disorders are found to be hypoglycemic, which...

Dealing with Depression: Depressed Boyfriend in long distance relationship, Unconditional, love
Unconditional, love, devotion: Hi ulala You are love starved and have no clue what love is, and will do anything to get what you think is love, which by the way, is nothing but cold heartlessness and unlovingness.. I’m not going to go into any details but I did pick out key words and...

Dealing with Depression: Depressed Boyfriend in long distance relationship, depression, hypoglycemia
depression, hypoglycemia: Hi ulala, You have to realize that depression is a primarily a medical condition, that fortunately can be treated without recourse to drugs and by nutritional means. This condition needs to be treated before you two can commit yourself to a life long...

Dealing with Depression: Depressed girlfriend, long distance relationships, inner turmoil
long distance relationships, inner turmoil, girlfriend: Hello. Depression is just a manifestation. And we must look into what is being manifested as depression. So, it s perfect even if it s a relationship discussion, as we are discussing that what ! Thanks for the great news of her getting into therapy...

Dealing with Depression: Depression, eyes and smiles, face in the mirror
eyes and smiles, face in the mirror, true feelings: Hello Ashwani, It seems to me, from the way you describe your story, that there is a confused communication between you. You say for example that the body language of that girl invites you, but when you express your feelings she rejects you in the most hurtful...

Dealing with Depression: dealing with hurt, new mom, evidence based research
new mom, evidence based research, longing: Hello mary, it is very possible that the behaviour of that man shows his inability to carry the role of the father and maybe his inability to deal in a relationship with you. Or he might be aware that his involvement at this stage would probably complicate...

Dealing with Depression: deployment, clinical nutritionist, hypoglycemic diet
clinical nutritionist, hypoglycemic diet, ft sill: Hi steven, I understand that you have to go for fighting and that you really don t want to go. I seems to me that you are mentally not fit to go to the army and get into a combat situation. I suggest that you discuss this with your doctor. It seems to me...

Dealing with Depression: Stress, eating disorder treatment, anorexia
eating disorder treatment, anorexia, bulimia: Dear Arjun, I have treated literally hundreds of people where chronic stress has caused depression. Some people are more prone to depression than others. What I teach people to do is to make a schedule every week -- or if needed, every day. When something...

Dealing with Depression: Feelings of emptiness, long periods of time, physical disabilities
long periods of time, physical disabilities, ready answer: Hi. I have been thinking about your situation on and off for the last couple of days. It does look difficult to arrive at a specific solution or answer via the internet conversation here, but we can still make good use of this medium. The thing that...

Dealing with Depression: Depressed Boyfriend in long distance relationship, backup plan, hardest thing
Dealing with Depression: Depressed Boyfriend in long distance relationship, backup plan, hardest thing, affection

Dealing with Depression: Rapid cycling mood., safe distance, safe way
Dealing with Depression: Rapid cycling mood., safe distance, safe way, emotions

Dealing with Depression: Increase in anxiety and depression, hypomanic, bipolar
hypomanic, bipolar: Hello again. The hypomanic episode does point towards a Bipolar II Disorder, but it can also mean a rebound effect, or what we call a mood switch due to the anti-depressants. I am thinking of two hypothetical possibilities now. 1) The Bipolar II Disorder...

Dealing with Depression: Insecurity, depression, and enxiety, Low self-esteem, hypoglycemia
Low self-esteem, hypoglycemia, self-help psychotherapy: Hi Ottman, I know exactly how you feel. You have to realise that your feelings of insecurity and low self-esteem can not be changed by will-power and mental gymnastics, because all these feelings are due to an underlying metabolic disorder, that stops you...

Dealing with Depression: i'm normal?, google, health association
google, health association, psychotherapist: Hi dramu, It is unlikely that you will get a disease by a dog licking your penis. But if you have any worries discuss with a doctor. _______________________________________________ Jurriaan Plesman, Nutritional Psychotherapist. Hon. Editor of The...

Dealing with Depression: medical pression, depression pills, school counsellor
depression pills, school counsellor, yoga relaxation: Hello Alexander, first of all my apologies of been so late in replying to your e-mail. You say that you have developed medical depression. Does your school know about your difficulties? Is there any school counsellor or support worker that you could speak...

Dealing with Depression: POLITENESS, Way of life, ego invenio
Way of life, ego invenio, jeroen coenen: Hi Rahima, The stories in your head are also you. Your greatest fears and biggest dreams will pop up through your unconscious mind. As I set before, please keep writing them down as I am one day your story will help someone else, that is going through...

Dealing with Depression: Possible BFRB, and depression, BFRB, Trichilliomania
BFRB, Trichilliomania, feelings: Hi Liv, While you may be displaying the so-called medical symptoms of BFRB and Trichilliomania, that doesn’t address the underlying cause as to why you have this condition in your life which you already know, when you said.. I need to break this...

Dealing with Depression: Rapid cycling mood., mood, depression
mood, depression, psychologist: Dear Kathleen, Thank you for describing your situation in precise words. This also gives me a good sign that you will be able to make maximum use of your visit to the Psychologist. I am sad to read about what you had to go through since your childhood....

Dealing with Depression: Sad, eating disorder treatment, anorexia
eating disorder treatment, anorexia, bulimia: Dear Ann, I m glad that you wrote. The fact that you have sexual abuse in your background explains why you don t want friends, feel so isolated, disconnected and numb. Cutting is common -- it helps people to feel and make some of the numbness go away....

Dealing with Depression: is my spouse depressed?, feelings of guilt, romantic man
feelings of guilt, romantic man, harsh words: Hello Eni. From your description it is very possible that your husband is indeed depressed as he seems to swing between feelings of guilt, aggression and self-pity and those of being lovely, caring and nice. He seems to have gone through some very disappointing...

Dealing with Depression: um...yeah, Self-hatred, cutting
Self-hatred, cutting, blood: Hi Izzie, You know why you cut, you are just in denial of expressing it, as admitting it brings up all your fears . The personality disorder you believe you have is believing that it is not right or loving to tell others what you think or feel when they...

Dealing with Depression: I want a refund of my money soon, Denial, religion
Denial, religion, beliefs: Hi Sally, When I said You learned how to deny yourself from your parents, especially your mother I meant that your parents taught you your religious beliefs and values, as well as what is considered socially acceptable behavior. Unfortunately,...

Dealing with Depression: my wifes depression, Ego Invenio, Health and vitality
Ego Invenio, Health and vitality, way of life: Hey Greg Thanks for writing in and sharing this with us, and we hope that your session with your counselor helped you guys out a bit. Our best suggestion for you right now would be to sit down on your own and write your wife a letter, explaining to her...

Dealing with Depression: Autoritary mother, Johnny St. Tai
Johnny St. Tai: I too came from a very rough family background, so I definitely understand where you re coming from. Have you ever thought of just leaving home, and try your luck on your own? Maybe it s time to start planning for that? You cannot help your mother s situation,...

Dealing with Depression: cognitive therapy, depression, guilt
depression, guilt, regret: Hi. I may not be in the best position to answer this question as I am not aware of your situation in detail. For me to suggest you another kind of therapy will need me to assume CBT is not working for you. Though you have mentioned that you are not able...

Dealing with Depression: cognitive therapy, social security disability, guilt and regret
social security disability, guilt and regret, anger issues: The two approaches for your type of depression that should be used are: 1) medication and 2) talk therapy to identify the negative self-talk that is the foundation of depression. The deeper level of work with negative self-talk is to identify the origins in...

Dealing with Depression: cognitive therapy, social security disability, guilt and regret
social security disability, guilt and regret, anger issues: How fast one progress is often more to do with the patient rather than the therapy/helper- that being said, all therapists would rather you tell them what s working and what s not working than being led to believe that they re making a different when they...

Dealing with Depression: cognitive therapy, social security disability, guilt and regret
social security disability, guilt and regret, anger issues: Patricia: CBT is very good, but sometimes a therapist may not be using it to its full potential for the client. Also, for your growth in therapy, you need to tell your therapist how you feel. You might want to practice writing your thoughts down....

Dealing with Depression: Am I crazy?, eating disorder treatment, anorexia
eating disorder treatment, anorexia, bulimia: Dear Derin, You don t sound one bit crazy to me! You sound like a normal young man who is experiencing anxiety and depression. Many people can have a kind of chemical imbalance that can bring on depressive episodes. It would also be very normal...

Dealing with Depression: Deppression, eating disorder treatment, anorexia
eating disorder treatment, anorexia, bulimia: Dear Madeleine, I m so sorry things are so desperate for you! Question #1 -- when will you be finished with school? Is there any possibility of you working as well as going to school -- then you could move out? One of the things that is so clear from...

Dealing with Depression: Deppression, living in hell, family act
living in hell, family act, different town: Dear Madeleine, Living with a depressed person can itself be very depressing. It is is obvious to me that you mother is depressed of the aggressive type, where she sees her problems in terms of other people. Depression is often a nutritional disease, because...

Dealing with Depression: Depression or somethign else, drug and alcohol misuse, smoking marijuana
drug and alcohol misuse, smoking marijuana, dual diagnosis: Hi Chantel You gave a good description of all you have been through. When you mentioned having so much energy to finding it difficult to do anything, I thought of bi-polar. Having racing thoughts could be part of bi-polar too. Many alcoholics I have...

Dealing with Depression: depressed in career, depression anxiety, career question
depression anxiety, career question, confirmation letter: Dear Swapnil, Psychotherapists usually charge per session. And depending upon how it is going, the total cost may go up. You can even discuss this issue with the psychotherapist before you start with the sessions. That way, the therapist might be able...

Dealing with Depression: Is he depressed and what can I do to help?, emotional outburst, kind word
emotional outburst, kind word, time student: Hey Sammie, Thanks for writing in and sharing this with is. It is pretty cool to see that your friend has someone who cares for him, and by the sounds of things, it looks like he needs a friend right now. Sometimes, we work so hard to please our families...

Dealing with Depression: depression, eating disorder treatment, anorexia
eating disorder treatment, anorexia, bulimia: Dear Stacey, I want to be clear about what you re asking me. Are you asking me how you can overcome the natural instinct for self-preservation so that it s easier for you to kill yourself? I would also ask about any family you might have around -- someone...

Dealing with Depression: depression and CBT, social security disability, unresolved childhood issues
social security disability, unresolved childhood issues, guilt and regret: While on medication, your mood should stabilize. Then you can explore unresolved issues from childhood and also address any negative self-talk that may be feeding the depression. The unresolved childhood issues may be feeding negative self-talk that in turn...

Dealing with Depression: depression and CBT, Ego Invenio, Health and vitality
Ego Invenio, Health and vitality, way of life: Hi Patricia, Thanks for writing in and sharing this with us. Depression is something that is always challenging to deal with, and CBT does help. There are other things that you could definately look into, and the thing that I found help me out the...

Dealing with Depression: Failing At Life, eating disorder treatment, anorexia
eating disorder treatment, anorexia, bulimia: Dear Hawks, I felt so sad for you when I was reading your note. I know that it took a lot of courage for you to unburden yourself. Believe it or not, there is a way out of your misery! It might not be something that you ve thought of doing, but I think...

Dealing with Depression: My friend has depression please help, Ego Invenio, dealing with depression
Ego Invenio, dealing with depression, health and vitality: Heya Maddy, Thank you for writing in and sharing this with us, but most of all, thanks for being a great friend right now. Before we go any further, the important thing is that you also need to remember that you need to take care of you and also find someone...

Dealing with Depression: health anxiety, heart arrythmia, anneurism
heart arrythmia, anneurism, health anxiety: I suggest that you go to your heart specialist (MD) and ask very specific questions about your health, your heart, your prognosis,and what you can do to best maintain your health. Your sense of confidence and health safety will depend upon your ability to...

Dealing with Depression: do you know of any antidepressants without weight gain, weight, gain
weight, gain, side: Dear Becky, Yes, there are anti-depressants which do not cause weight gain. You do have a choice here. However, you may need to consider a few aspects. 1) If dealing with depression is you long term goal, you may have to weight it against a short term...

Dealing with Depression: Life coaching - Depression, Ego Invenio, Health and vitality
Ego Invenio, Health and vitality, way of life: Hi Trish, Thanks for writing in, and yes, life coaching can DEFINATELY help with what you are going through and is something that we are very experienced in. Let us know if you would like some help and we would be more than happy to help out. Ego...

Dealing with Depression: POLITENESS, Way of life, ego invenio
Way of life, ego invenio, jeroen coenen: Hi Rahima, The stories in your head are also you. Your greatest fears and biggest dreams will pop up through your unconscious mind. As I set before, please keep writing them down as I am one day your story will help someone else, that is going through...

Dealing with Depression: How to safely switch from Pristiq to Lexapro or Zoloft, eating disorder treatment, anorexia
eating disorder treatment, anorexia, bulimia: Dear Lynn, This is the time when it would be a good idea for you to go back to your initial psychiatrist. You seemed to do the best with her. The new psychiatrist isn t giving you a combination that is working. I am not a psychiatrist so medication...

Dealing with Depression: Wanting/Needing to move on, speaking my mind, price tags
speaking my mind, price tags, health association: Hi Greg, I have no idea what this message is about. There is no question. I don t think you intended to write to me. _______________________________________________ Jurriaan Plesman, Nutritional Psychotherapist. Hon. Editor of The Hypoglycemic Health...

Dealing with Depression: Wanting/needing to move on, speaking my mind, price tags
speaking my mind, price tags, assertiveness: Hi. Being assertive is a very individual thing. You have to be assertive for your needs. And since individual needs are different, one cannot compare assertiveness. Yet, you can say that probably the others in the store are assertive enough to check the...

Dealing with Depression: What is wrong with him?, eating disorder treatment, anorexia
eating disorder treatment, anorexia, bulimia: Dear Kristen, I can certainly see with his family background that he s learned to be abusive. I can t make a psychiatric diagnosis, but he has anger issues and is extremely irritable and volatile. I think that if he were to see a doctor or psychiatrist...

Dealing with Depression: Decision, psychotherapy treatment, suicide attempts
psychotherapy treatment, suicide attempts, schizophrenic symptoms: Hello Prashant, you are saying that you are ready to invest in a life partner but you are scared that things can go wrong like they have gone wrong in the past. You main fear is that your illness could interfere with your life and you might break down...

Dealing with Depression: Decision making, psychotherapy treatment, suicide attempts
psychotherapy treatment, suicide attempts, schizophrenic symptoms: Dear Prashant, Before I can answer to your questions, can you let me know if you are receiving any medication at present? Also, is it possible for you to let me know what form of psychotherapy are you getting? Thank you. Abhijeet Deshmukh, M...

Dealing with Depression: Desperate and need to know, childhood experiences, home wife
childhood experiences, home wife, adult life: The best approach is to delete the text messages and take the issue up with your husband by talking directly, not texting. If he denies it, tell him that you are bothered by thoughts that he and his father are against you. You may want to talk with a counselor...

Dealing with Depression: dealing with depression, inventory questionnaire, clinical nutritionist
inventory questionnaire, clinical nutritionist, depression disorder: Hi Rupam, This may seem bleak to you, but your problems may be due to a metabolic disorders that can easily be treated by nutritional means. People with depression and mememry problems are often found to be hypoglycemic, which is a sugar-handling problem....

Dealing with Depression: depressed adult son, bio chemistry, accounting position
bio chemistry, accounting position, adult son: Hello Teresa. The fact that your son did so well in his studies, indicates, it seems to me, that he is able to achieve great things when he is motivated and can work hard without getting bitten by depression. So, I don t think that the depression is the problem,...

Dealing with Depression: depression, Ego Invenio, dealing with depression
Ego Invenio, dealing with depression, health and vitality: Hey Sian, Many thanks for writing in and sharing this with us. I could spend time here going through all the details regarding this given that it is something that I spent quite a while dealing with and working through. Getting of drugs and alcohol and...

Dealing with Depression: Feeling Upset, clinical nutritionist, conquering anxiety
clinical nutritionist, conquering anxiety, sign of depression: HI Mojtaba, I think this is a sign of depression. which is not so much a psychological problem as it is a biological problem Please read: Depression is a Nutritional Disorder at: http://www.hypoglycemia.asn.au/articles/depression_disorder.html Depression:...

Dealing with Depression: HELP, egg shells, bottle of pills
egg shells, bottle of pills, suicide notes: Hello Adriana. I agree with you, you do need help, your mother and your siblings need help. You need as much help as you can get. I d love to help you but I am too far. The only thing I can do is to give you my advice and my advice is: speak to somebody...

Dealing with Depression: HELP!, egg shells, bottle of pills
egg shells, bottle of pills, suicide notes: Dear adriana, You are in a difficult situation and you certainly need help, but much more than just some advice over the internet. Have you told your mother that your father has touched you inappropriately? Your mother must be in a very difficult situation...

Dealing with Depression: HELP!, egg shells, bottle of pills
egg shells, bottle of pills, suicide notes: Hi Adriana, I was so sad reading your note. You sound like you are struggling with depression and need help. It s very important that you get help right away. Can you sit down with your mom and tell her what is going on? If not, when you re in school...

Dealing with Depression: school, google search, deppression
google search, deppression, expertice: Hi jordan, It is interesting that there is another soul walking about with my surname. I thought I was alone. Have you tried the google search. _______________________________________________ Jurriaan Plesman, Nutritional Psychotherapist. Hon. Editor...

Dealing with Depression: suffing with depression, suffing, mum and dad
suffing, mum and dad, thoughts and feelings: Paula, you need more than writing to me. You need to see a counsellor who can support you. Or you can go to http://www.thecounsellors.com The important thing is that you begin to change your self-talk as follows: from I am useless and good for nothing...

Dealing with Depression: Trapped, selfish motives, suffering from depression
selfish motives, suffering from depression, healthy relationships: Problem here is that you expected, and maybe expect, the world to be what you think/thought it should be- and when you found out it is not, you were hurt and didn t know how to handle it. You expected family to be close, friends to be true, bosses to be fair...

Dealing with Depression: teenage incest guilt, teenage incest, psychatrist
teenage incest, psychatrist, guilts: You have normal sexual feelings. What you have done and feel is normal especially because you were exposed early to sexuality. You must realize that anyone would have the same response if exposed to the same sexual stimulation. Think about what you needed...

Dealing with Depression: teenage incest guilt, teenage incest, psychatrist
teenage incest, psychatrist, guilts: What you did was not sinful at all- in fact, probably 90% of male teens try to, or have done, the same. It is simply human curiosity at work- like a child needing to know what water feels like, what fire feels like, a teen feels the need to know what the...

Dealing with Depression: teenage incest guilt, teenage incest, psychatrist
teenage incest, psychatrist, guilts: Hi Supriya, It s difficult for me to help you answer your questions in this forum. If you were in the US, I would encourage you to talk to a psychologist or therapist near you who can spend time getting to understand you well. In the US, therapists are...

Dealing with Depression: Trapped, selfish motives, suffering from depression
selfish motives, suffering from depression, healthy relationships: Hi Prashant, I think you ve recently asked another related question. Please refer to the last answer I gave you as well as this one. I will say again that it is imperative that you continue your therapy and medications. These types of decisions are best...

Dealing with Depression: Trapped, Ego Invenio, dealing with depression
Ego Invenio, dealing with depression, health and vitality: Hi Prashant Thank you for writing in and sharing your problems with us - this shows a great deal of courage and that you would like to get out of this problem. When suffering with depression, one of the very first things that we notice is that our motivation...

Dealing with Depression: I want a mother, mom dad, many different reasons
mom dad, many different reasons, school stuff: Hello Gracie. It is very hurtful indeed to be thinking that your mother might have left because she did not love you enough. That she did not care about you. That your birth instead of bringing her happiness made her depressed. But if your mother was ill...

Dealing with Depression: breakup, Depression, Tourettes Syndrome
Depression, Tourettes Syndrome, Family: Hello Greg, I think that you have come to the point where you have absolutely hit your rock bottom with the children,and when that happens something needs to change. And unfortunately because we cannot change others,only ourselves,now s the time to change...

Dealing with Depression: Wife's depression, adolescent depression, website advertising
Dealing with Depression: Wife's depression, adolescent depression, website advertising, mayo clinic

Dealing with Depression: Feeling cornered, honest assessment, hyperventilating
honest assessment, hyperventilating, panic attacks: Hello Kristin. From what I understand your dilemma is if you should claim your financial independence while suffering or if you should continue to be dependent on your boyfriend with less suffering... It might be the wrong dilemma. An honest assessment of...

Dealing with Depression: friendship, personal feelings, codep
personal feelings, codep, co dependency: Hi Lori, Since the person you have been texting with is now seeing his ex-wife and not texting you, that does leave a void. But, what kind of a void? You say you get upset when he is with his ex. It sounds like you have developed personal feelings for...

Dealing with Depression: Girlfriend Depression/Anger, stubborn person, wits end
stubborn person, wits end, close contact: Hello Chris. What you describe here, the life of your girlfriend, is really hard indeed. Working two jobs, coming home when everyone is already asleep, a boyfriend that is far away, can be causes of depression for everybody. Distance definitely does not help...

Dealing with Depression: Lack of ambition, feeling, anything, ears and eyes, negative thoughts
ears and eyes, negative thoughts, dream girl: Hello Andrew. You seem to have a very clear idea of what the problem is with yourself. You know also that your thoughts about yourself, your continuous self-doubt, your feelings of worthlessness are not who you really are but are rather an additional skin...

Dealing with Depression: Lack of judgement, poor judgements, insensitive person
poor judgements, insensitive person, basement apartment: Hello ross. Just a question, how do people develop judgement? In my opinion it is through experience. As we interact with people we learn what is important to them and try to avoid repeating the same mistakes. Another way that we use is before acting to ask...

Dealing with Depression: restless and unmotivated, conquering anxiety, depression disorder
conquering anxiety, depression disorder, hypoglycemic diet: Hi Louisa, I can see that you are going through a difficult time. It is my belief that drugs and/or psychotherapy do not necessarily cure depression, because it is primarily a biochemical disorder that can usually be treated by nutritional means. You should...

Dealing with Depression: Sudden Loss of Ambition, ambition motivation marijuana depression
ambition motivation marijuana depression: Hi Vanessa, The sudden loss of ambition you describe could be due to a number of things. I would recommend the following: 1. See your Dr. - tell him or her what has been going on and they may want to do a couple of blood tests to rule out a physical...

Dealing with Depression: Wife's depression, problem teens, child endangerment
problem teens, child endangerment, legal trouble: Hi John, It sounds like alcoholism is the basis of the problem here. Depression is common with alcoholism. So, think back for how long you have know here, how much she drank then, and how much she drinks now. Has it increased over the years? If so,...

Dealing with Depression: I am so afraid, Assault, Fear
Assault, Fear, Attack: Hello Mart, Firstly please accept my apologies for the lateness in my reply,I had a few problems over the weekend with my computer and it needed some work on it, but I shall do my best to help you now. I am glad that you have sought help by writing in,...

Dealing with Depression: Depression, psychological matter, facebook
psychological matter, facebook, self regard: Hi Shay To be successful in life and love one needs to have a health self-regard and a health body to produce feel good neurotransmitter. Being depressed is not always a psychological matter, but often of good health. I believe he should familiarise himself...

Dealing with Depression: Depression with me & my boyfriend, depression love moving treatment
depression love moving treatment: Hi Gia, I m sorry to read about the tough time you ve had lately with you job and depressive episodes. To make a healthy decision in this situation you must consider the facts. The facts are as follows: - Your boyfriend seems to be dealing with anxiety...

Dealing with Depression: Depression-Fibromyalgia or Life?, clinical nutritionist, depression disorder
clinical nutritionist, depression disorder, hypoglycemic diet: Hi Jennifer, As a Nutritional Psychotherapist I prefer to have a look at the treatment of mood disorders and for that matter any other disease from a a nutritional point of view. I feel that drug therapy only mask symptom and do nothing to treat the underlying...

Dealing with Depression: Depression I think..., Teenage Depression
Teenage Depression: You are very welcome Vlada dear :) It s great to hear that our conversation has lifted you up and given you some hope that you can get help. I am extremely happy that you are going to try and seek out a good Doctor and find a way to get money if need...

Dealing with Depression: how to get out of a rut?
Dealing with Depression: how to get out of a rut?

Dealing with Depression: Girl Friend Depression/Distance, straight to the point, girl friend
straight to the point, girl friend, numbness: Hi Daniel, It seems to me that her symptoms indicate that she suffers from depression. People who are depressed cannot explain why they feel the way they do and tend to withdraw in their relationship, believing that their depression has something to do...

Dealing with Depression: what to do to help my son, social security benefits, anxiety attacks
social security benefits, anxiety attacks, trust money: Hi Debra, You very eloquently described what you think is problematic in your son s life. However, does he agree? The reason I ask is because your son is an adult, and as you know, no one can MAKE him get help. He won t do this unless he 1)thinks there...

Dealing with Depression: Going insane, parent mother, outgoing guy
parent mother, outgoing guy, sense of humor: Hi Walter: I am sorry to hear about all of your struggles. With what you have been telling me, it sounds like your anxiety and fears are increasing that it is affecting your life very much. First, to assure you that not all medications for depression,...

Dealing with Depression: I'm not quiet sure what to do with myself., depression anxiety book
depression anxiety book: Hi Alexis, Thanks for your question. I m sorry to read about the difficult time that you ve been having. It seems like it s been a lot to deal with. The good news is that you re able to look for some help by posting a question here. Without knowing you...

Dealing with Depression: is this a nightmare or a horrible memory, Teenage Sex
Teenage Sex: Hello Leya, There are only two reasons that you put sex into the car game with your brother. 1 is because you are so bored by the game that you just wanted to spice it up and it is nothing but innocent on your part. And the only reason you feel so...

Dealing with Depression: how to get out of a rut?, bureau of vocational rehabilitation, being held hostage
bureau of vocational rehabilitation, being held hostage, head food: Hi Desirai, I am sorry to hear about your problems. It is a tough time now in the economy and people are hurting just about everywhere. Since you can t afford healthcare, is there a Family Services office you can go to for food stamps and other things...

Dealing with Depression: Am I depressed?, great relationship, mind spirit
great relationship, mind spirit, dream job: Lets try this first, stop letting your mood drive you- stead, set up a ridget schedule that you follow no matter if you re happy or not. For example, go out for a 1 hour walk every after noon, no matter rain or shine or if you got a cold. Let your dedication/mind/spirit...

Dealing with Depression: Depressed girlfriend distant, dark time, matter of fact
dark time, matter of fact, notch: The best thing to do at this point is probably to step back a notch, be her friend instead of otherwise, don t demand love, or anything, just...be a friend. This way she still gets the support without feelign obligated to give in return. Easier said than...

Dealing with Depression: Depression, Depression, Fear of Death
Depression, Fear of Death, Journaling: Hello Sydney, truly sorry for the long time in my replying to you; I had been feeling very poorly but I shall now do my best to answer your question. I will do so in the way you asked a question near enough in each sentence, then I shall do a recap at the...

Dealing with Depression: Emotional Depression, emotional depression, facebook
emotional depression, facebook, bad memories: Her depression is likely due to her losses and also negative self-talk. She needs to hear positive messages of support, encouragement, reassurance, and caring, but more importantly she needs to be able to give herself this emotional support such as in this...

Dealing with Depression: I feel no one can help!, Addiction to masturbation
Addiction to masturbation: Hi Stephen, Addiction to masturbation is like may other forms of addictions a sign of depression. I means that because your body is unable to produce sufficient amounts of feel good neurotransmitters and hormones you cannot feel good about yourself. It...

Dealing with Depression: I hate myself, infarct, friday nights
infarct, friday nights, bad day: No one deserve happiness, it s a condition earned and not born with. In another word, no one deserves it more than you do. Here s what we ll do: Take one thing that you don t like about your self and try to change it for a week. Anything, even something...

Dealing with Depression: help, intelligent lady, step groups
intelligent lady, step groups, emotionsanonymous: Hi Karly Sorry I haven t replied earlier. I am sorry to hear you were laid off from your job, and that your mood is low, and having a death of a loved one is not easy. There are lots of things people have done to deal with depression as it is an...

Dealing with Depression: Help with depressed boyfriend, physical closeness, fight 2
physical closeness, fight 2, coworkers: Hi Anika, Your boyfriend must want to get help in order for anything to work. You could talk him into seeing a psychiatrist, but unless he believes it will help him he s unlikely to take his medication regularly. I d look for a counselor FOR YOU that can...

Dealing with Depression: Jobs, wellbutrin xl, part time job
wellbutrin xl, part time job, clinical depression: Your condition sounds like something besides clinical depression. You can read this article but I would also recommend discussing your physical symptoms with your regular doctor if you can. Article here http://www.ctihalifax.com/images/CureDepression2.pd...

Dealing with Depression: please help me im scared., neighbor hood, cant sleep
neighbor hood, cant sleep, mickey mouse: Dear Lia Thank you for your email. Further to my reply, Psychic disturbances just means things to do with the mind, and as dreams come from the subconscious I think taking my first suggestion of contacting Daniel Jacobs at www.reconnections.net - you...

Dealing with Depression: reduce weight gain, pulmonary function test, blood sugar levels
pulmonary function test, blood sugar levels, insulin resistance: Hi Mousumi Sinha, These are basically medical problems you need to discuss with your doctor. But I suggest that you also be tested for either pre-diabetic insulin resistance or hypoglycemia as explained at our web site at: http://www.hypoglycemia.asn.au/articles/self-help_personal_growth.html#Testing...

Dealing with Depression: Therapy and depression, mild depression, stressors
mild depression, stressors, psychotherapist: Yes. it is your responsibility to make sure you get the help that you need. With depression, there may be different factors that need attention: health, stressors, losses, negativity from parents, and others. Negative self-talk feeds depression. We tend...

Dealing with Depression: afraid?, thoughts and feelings, negative thoughts
thoughts and feelings, negative thoughts, self worth: It is normal to fear getting depressed after you have experienced it. Take each day at a time and remember to give yourself the reassurance, caring, and support you need. Depression feeds off on negative thoughts and feelings like fear, anger, guilt, and low...

Dealing with Depression: afraid of bepression how to obercome my fear, depression & hypoglycemia
depression & hypoglycemia: Hi eldred, Your fear of being depressed appears to be brought about by excess production of stress hormones. This is usually due to hypoglycemia. Read: What is at: Hypoglycemia http://www.hypoglycemia.asn.au/articles/what_is_hypo.html The Serotonin...

Dealing with Depression: Will Cipralex make a difference?, anxiety and panic attacks, brain chemistry
anxiety and panic attacks, brain chemistry, kidney problems: Hi Nasser: I know that Cipralex is an antidepressant. You can look it up at: www.Cipralex.com - that will help you answer a lot of questions about it, side effects, etc. It also goes by the name: Lexapro. Antidepressants work differently on people....

Dealing with Depression: Dealing with...?, intelligent lady, step groups
intelligent lady, step groups, emotionsanonymous: Hi Jess Sorry I haven t replied earlier. I am sorry to hear of your dilemma. There are lots of things people have done to deal with a negative outlook as it is an individual journey. Here s what some have done, you sound a very intelligent lady...

Dealing with Depression: Dealing with my spouse., anger issues, doctor appointments
anger issues, doctor appointments, depression issues: Hi Joi: It sounds like your husband is in a deep depression that is getting worse. He does need psychiatric help and medications. He is verbally abusing you and your oldest child. Think if you were your child s age and your dad was verbally abusing you,...

Dealing with Depression: depression, family guidance center, free maui
family guidance center, free maui, hawaii county: Hi eldred, Have you talked to a doctor about your feelings? Sometimes talking about what s going on in your life can help. Taking different street drugs can cause depression too. Call a phone line for teens like one of these Hawaii County 1-800-753-6879...

Dealing with Depression: depression, peter breggin, robert whitaker
peter breggin, robert whitaker, psychiatric medication: Hi Kayla Sorry I haven t replied earlier. I am sorry to hear of your emotional difficulties, unfortunately I do not answer questions concerning medication. There is also a really good book that outlines why medication is not good for people : Your...

Dealing with Depression: How do I get out of Depression/Anxiety?, workout supplement, depression anxiety
workout supplement, depression anxiety, pre workout: Depression/anxiety may result you not sleeping, not eating, no energy to do things, but do not result in dizzy spells and such. You re body is trying to tell you something here, and it s your responsibility and your best interest to find out what its telling...

Dealing with Depression: deprssion, awesome sign, sex addiction
awesome sign, sex addiction, chemical imbalance: Hey Eldred Thanks for writing in and sharing this with us. The fact that you say you have solved you problems from before is an awesome sign and something you should be very proud of. It is natural for most people to have feelings like this every now...

Dealing with Depression: feeling very low,depression, clinical nutritionist, conquering anxiety
clinical nutritionist, conquering anxiety, depression disorder: Hi John, The tragedy is that people keep on believing that depression is a mental disorders, whereas in fact it is a physical disorder that can easiliy be treated in most cases by going on a hypoglycemic diet (see our web site below). Please read: ...

Dealing with Depression: please guide me, serious mental condition, brain scan
serious mental condition, brain scan, dear lady: Dear lady; The best I can suggest is for him to receive a physical examination by a doctor first- get a brain scan to see if there s any issue. What you re describing can be simply stress/restlessness, or the start of serious mental condition. The not sleeping...

Dealing with Depression: please guide me, stress hormones, hypoglycemic diet
stress hormones, hypoglycemic diet, diabetic condition: Hi rishimbika, It is very difficult to give an answer over the internet. I suggest that he first tries out going a hypoglycemic diet (see our web site). If he hypoglycemic, which is a pre-diabetic condition - then he may be over-producing stress hormones,...

Dealing with Depression: shy?, sub concious, ppl
sub concious, ppl, mistake: The easiest way is to picture a person you like, someone you look up to, what would they do or say in your shoe, and just mimic them. If you don t have a person like that in your heart, this becomes harder. In that case, you have to overcome that voice which...

Dealing with Depression: think bad feel bad do bad feel bad, cloudy days, interesting things
cloudy days, interesting things, depression: Whenever you feel bad about doing something, ask your self why is it bad. Have a good talk with your self- you may learn interesting things. Don t be afraid of depression, it s just like cloudy days- it happens to everyone for no reason sometime. Just learn...

Dealing with Depression: thinking, norman vincent peale, health food store
norman vincent peale, health food store, power of positive thinking: Hi Eldred: I am sorry you can t get those thoughts out of your head. Do you think you are afraid of the depression coming back and you are thinking these thoughts out of a fear? Also, it could be an anxiety over the fear of depression coming back....

Dealing with Depression: anxiety/ panic attack/help, anxiety panic attack, anxiety and panic attacks
anxiety panic attack, anxiety and panic attacks, auto reply: Hello K. Thank you for writing back to me. It is obvious from what you are saying that you are depressed, scared and stressed and that you would like to stop feeling like this. This, wanting it all to stop, seems to me to be represented in your relatively...

Dealing with Depression: dealing with depression, dealing with depression, finding job
dealing with depression, finding job, excessive sweating: Finding job s tough for everyone all over the world at the moment- so it s not only you. It s a tough start, but maybe you should look into working freelance-self employ, or go get a secondary training so you have a wider focus. Meanwhile, stay active, volunteer,...

Dealing with Depression: dealing with depression, dealing with depression, mainstream society
dealing with depression, mainstream society, economic depression: Hello Rite. I am sorry about your troubles, which unfortunately are not only your troubles but the troubles of millions of people. It seems to me that you blame yourself for not having found work, however it is more likely that this is a result of the economic...

Dealing with Depression: Will discussing my abortion with my ex offer me closure?, friends with benefits, personal beliefs
friends with benefits, personal beliefs, med school: Hello Melissa, An abortion is mainly a response to an unplanned pregnancy. However, some people believe that the courageous thing to do is to keep the baby against any other consideration and some other people believe that a baby should only be born out...

Dealing with Depression: Will discussing my abortion with my ex offer me closure?, friends with benefits, personal beliefs
friends with benefits, personal beliefs, med school: Hi Melissa, I am sorry to hear how the guilt is hanging on and it sounds like it is very difficult for you to move on. First of all, it seems your ex boyfriend, now friend, is not going to want to talk about the abortion no matter how hard you try....

Dealing with Depression: dont understand, life circumstance, mood change
life circumstance, mood change, person place: Hi Becky, There is always some underlying reason for the change, you just haven’t looked deep enough.. If it wasn’t you directly, then it was a person, place or thing around you that allowed your mood change… Look back to what happened just before and...

Dealing with Depression: ex gf depression, christmas eve, great relationship
christmas eve, great relationship, selling drugs: Dear Wynn, I am sorry to hear that you ve been having such a difficult time. I m not seeing a specific question here, so I will give you some general info about depression and alcohol use. Alcohol is a depressant and will contribute to your feelings of...

Dealing with Depression: Will discussing my abortion with my ex offer me closure?
Dealing with Depression: Will discussing my abortion with my ex offer me closure?

Dealing with Depression: Grudges, john rieger, hate mail
john rieger, hate mail, class reunions: Hi Ty, What you have gone through is similar to what I have gone through. Different experiences, but the feelings and emotions are the same. I’m not going to give you a list of what you can do to solve your issues, as that is why I’ve written three books....

Dealing with Depression: any ideas, depression, treatment
depression, treatment, exercise: Hi Becky, Thanks for your question. I m sorry to read that you ve been struggling with depression for so long. It s definitely not an easy thing to cope with, so I hope you find some help soon. Unfortunately, without knowing you it s impossible for me...

Dealing with Depression: Will I ever recover?, strong faith, workaholic
strong faith, workaholic, coworker: Perhapse more important here is, why do you find things pointless? Obviously you didn t feel this way before the event took place, so, in your mind, how does what happened change how you look at things? You re probably doing more harm to your self than that...

Dealing with Depression: ruminating, depression, happy
depression, happy, who: Hi Sonny The word depression can not make you depressed, anymore than the work happy can make you feel happy.. Impossible.. Now that we got that nonsense out of the way. You said quote something will remind me of it or honestly the word will just...

Dealing with Depression: SSRI ruined my libido, serotonin connection, blood sugar levels
serotonin connection, blood sugar levels, hypoglycemic diet: Hi desperate, I am aware that SSRIs an cause erectile dysfunction, but since you are withdrawing from the medication under doctor s supervision, this should return in time. One possibility is that you may be hypoglycemic, which can cause both depression...

Dealing with Depression: Understanding Depression, serotonin connection, symptoms of depression
serotonin connection, symptoms of depression, understanding depression: Hi michael, You are asking questions that require years of study to answer. Most of the answers can be found at our web site. There is a difference between depression and mental retardation. I suggest you read: What is at: Hypoglycemia http://www.hypoglycemia.asn.au/2011/what-is-hypoglycemia/...

Dealing with Depression: Working Long Hours Doubles Depression Risk, british civil servants, plos one
british civil servants, plos one, depression index: I am reminded of the saying, All work and no play makes Jack a dull boy. Top-level employees get more flexibility with hours, vacation time, and have more job security. Lack of proper sleep and rest increases stress and anxiety which feeds negative thoughts...

Dealing with Depression: Addiction & Self Conciouscness, prescription pain killers, relationshiop
prescription pain killers, relationshiop, self concious: Hi Kimberly, Your addiction affects your brain cells just like sand instantly absorbs water. Your brain is instantly affected by whatever substance you are using. One of the results is that it screws up your ability to think clearly. You do need to get...

Dealing with Depression: very bad acts by me, class mate, god god
class mate, god god, eldest sister: Hi Supriya, You feel guilt over acts you committed. You feel god is going to punish you for your sins. This weighs heavy on your conscience. You are feeling depressed and suicidal as a result but you want help to overcome the guilt and shame. You want to...

Dealing with Depression: bad acts, class mate, god god
class mate, god god, eldest sister: I m interested in knowing why you believe you did something to feel guilty of. Is it your god you re afraid that may judge you, or do you judge yourself to have done wrong? From where I stand, what you did were not bad...many of those things you did as a child...

Dealing with Depression: bad bad acts, class mate, god god
class mate, god god, eldest sister: Dear Supriya, You made much mention of God in your message, and I feel compelled to respond according my understanding of God. God offers us infinite love and patience, and does not judge. When we make mistakes, the God of my understanding simply waits...

Dealing with Depression: how to cure my mother's excessive confabulation habit?, short temper, bad habit
short temper, bad habit, confabulation: Greetings, Swatantra, You stated that your mother is a very loyal and caring woman toward family. I m assuming then, that this is a very important quality for her, which she expects in return. For many people, having very loyal, close relations with loved...

Dealing with Depression: Depressed partner, communication, depression
communication, depression, help: Hi D, You have noticed a negative change within him. You feel overwhelmed, incapable of dealing with the behaviors. You and he sense the need for outside help. You would like to know how to deal with the situation. You want to be supportive but sense...

Dealing with Depression: depression, or something more? (pt 3), depression suicide, thought content
depression suicide, thought content, major depression: Why do you think the treatments you received failed with regards to how you would identify the weakness of the treatment used. What did the treatment not specifically target in your situation? When I asked this question, I was more concerned with your...

Dealing with Depression: Depression, arm numbness, paroxitine
arm numbness, paroxitine, anxiety and depression: Hi Ihsan, I have commented to you prior concerning medications. I do not endorse the use of, nor do I prescribe or suggest any medications to treat psychological disorders. The psychological and physical side-effects of psychotics cause more problems than...

Dealing with Depression: Depression, arm and shoulder pain, arm numbness
arm and shoulder pain, arm numbness, anxiety and depression: Dear Ihsan Ali, Yes, I think it would be a good idea to see a physiotherapist to seek the cause of your arm and shoulder pain, and the numbness in your arm. But also, it is important to meet with a psychiatrist to discuss your improvement or lack thereof...

Dealing with Depression: Depression is Tearing Our Relationship Apart, talking to a stranger, suffering from depression
talking to a stranger, suffering from depression, mild depression: It is best to not cling to the classifications of statistical manuals. They add stigma to an already unsatisfying list of symptoms for the afflicted. Now in addition to the symptoms, they have to deal with being labelled as having class x disorder. Then...

Dealing with Depression: Diconnected, special education teacher, mr mom
special education teacher, mr mom, voluntary capacity: Hi Richard, You are in a unfortunate situation. I don t know whether your depression is because of your circumstances or endogenous, that is due to an inner illness. If it is endogenous please read: Depression is a Nutritional Disorder http://www.hypoglycemia.asn.au/2011/depression-a-nutritional-disorder/...

Dealing with Depression: feeling so depressed, mental health professional, clinical depression
mental health professional, clinical depression, treatable condition: Greetings, Sudharsan, The symptoms you have described are consistent with clinical depression -a condition much more serious than just feeling a little bit down or blue. Fortunately, depression is a very treatable condition, typically through personal...

Dealing with Depression: feeling depressed to the core, hypoglycemic diet, moderate grades
hypoglycemic diet, moderate grades, worthlessness: HI sudharsan, I believe that your problems are not in the mind, but in your body, that has problems producing feel good neurotransmitters. Most people with your symptoms suffer from hypoglycemia - which is a sugar handling problems - and that can be treated...

Dealing with Depression: Moral Dilemmas, religious upbringing, moral compass
religious upbringing, moral compass, emotional instability: You want to know if/how your early life is connected with your moral dilemmas? You feel that your religious upbringing has: * Prevented you from pursuing and/or discovering certain undisclosed avenues of experience or interest? * Left you feeling...

Dealing with Depression: Natural anxiety remedies, natural anxiety remedies, stress hormones
natural anxiety remedies, stress hormones, anxiety and depression: No, continue to take any NUTRITIONAL supplements: they are probably part of the hypoglycemic diet in any case. If you are taking anti-depressant medications, you can only gradually withdraw after you start to feel better on the hypoglycemia diet AND under...

Dealing with Depression: possibly chronically depressed?, self hatred, funny jokes
self hatred, funny jokes, uncomfortable situations: Sheena, There may be something you are leaving out of the story. People with negative self-talk often have a negative or critical parent or some unresolved loss, trauma, or conflict. If you want to give me more details you can respond to this questionnaire...

Dealing with Depression: suicide prevention, medication regimen, psychiatric hospitalization
medication regimen, psychiatric hospitalization, old adage: Dear Vikki, What you have described is a most serious and delicate situation. Whenever a person states they want to die, it mustn t be taken lightly. First and foremost should be the preservation of a life. Any consequences, even from error on the...

Dealing with Depression: Suicide prevention, suicide prevention, responsible party
suicide prevention, responsible party, mental hospital: Call police and explain the threat made by the cousin. The hospital also needs to be informed about the threat to lie and cheat and get out of the hospital after the required 72 hours and come home and kill herself and it will be our fault. The responsible...

Dealing with Depression: anxiety ana atypical depression, irregular heart rhythms, rapid heart rate
irregular heart rhythms, rapid heart rate, familial tremor: Hi Azadeh, You asked specifically; can i add bupropion to my medication? what s the best drug for combination? Unfortunately, I do not advocate the use of medications to treat psychological disorders; depression, anxiety, sleep disturbances, etc....

Dealing with Depression: Anxiety, Guilt, Stress, wrong choices, swim suit
wrong choices, swim suit, hot day: Hi Chris, I would rephrase the question from overcome feeling to overcome thought ! All action and reaction stems from thought. Feelings develop from the content that remains in focus within your mind. If you give power to thought, any thought,...

Dealing with Depression: My Boyfriend's self-esteem issues are driving us to the edge, long distance relationship, self esteem issues
long distance relationship, self esteem issues, going in circles: Hello Emily. I am sorry to hear that your relationship doesn t seem to work out as well as you would like to. You say that this is because of your boyfriend s low self-esteem and self-loathing. He does not seem to be comforted by your demonstrations of love...

Dealing with Depression: Celexa, binge drink, binge drinkers
binge drink, binge drinkers, binge drinking: Hi Bud: I am glad Celexa has been a God send for you. It is very common for binge drinkers and/or alcoholics to be suffering with depression. Binge drinking is also a sign of alcoholism. You might want to check out some AA meetings or the AA website to...

Dealing with Depression: How to deal with my depressed dad, demotivated, inlaws
demotivated, inlaws, hello friends: Dear Sweety, First let me say I am sorry for your loss of your mother. It is, of course, natural for one to grieve after the loss of someone dear. This period of adjustment and grieving usually ends within 6 months to a year. Sometimes, however, people...

Dealing with Depression: depression, good habit, pain in the left side
good habit, pain in the left side, suffering from depression: Hello Anastella. Thank you for writing back to me. It seems that quite a few things contributed in making you feeling depressed. Extracurricular activities at your age can be a very good way of socializing and having fun. It can be as important as school...

Dealing with Depression: SAD, stress anxiety, great mistake
Dealing with Depression: SAD, stress anxiety, great mistake, prevention of depression

Dealing with Depression: My girlfriend is depressed, exes, 19 years
exes, 19 years, text message: Hello Felipe. I am sorry I was not able to respond to you earlier while going through such a stressful situation. I understand your love and care for this girl and I am sure that you want only what is good for her, but, in my opinion, unfortunately, you, alone,...

Dealing with Depression: girlfriend trouble, sensitive reactions, abusive relationship
sensitive reactions, abusive relationship, mixed messages: Hi Cory, I will respond to the statements individually to give you a full answer to your situation. i hI my girl friend was in an abusive relationship right before we started to date. /i Abuse has a tendency to cause the mind to cling to the abuse...

Dealing with Depression: SAD, tanning booths, meletonin
tanning booths, meletonin, sunbox: Hi Dennis: As long as you are facing the light unit, as close as you can comfortable get,light does go through your eyelids because they are translucent. There is no research on this. However, I do know a few people who set their light unit to go on at...

Dealing with Depression: Boredom/lack of motivation, motivation question, lack of motivation
motivation question, lack of motivation, zest for life: Read: Depression is a Nutritional Disorder http://www.hypoglycemia.asn.au/2011/depression-a-nutritional-disorder/ Beating Anxiety and Phobias http://www.hypoglycemia.asn.au/2011/beating-anxiety-and-phobias/ _______________________________________________...

Dealing with Depression: Lack of motivation, motivation question, lack of motivation
motivation question, lack of motivation, zest for life: Write diary, and for every day during the down season, focus on one thing you ll do this day to make your self, or someone else happy. Can be a small thing like a haircut, or something grander like donating to the food bank. Every day, one thing, no more,...

Dealing with Depression: Anxiety/Depression caused by Psychotherapy, person relationship, google
person relationship, google, amazon: Yes this is very normal. But you need to tell your therapist about your anxiety too, in order to feel safe. A book essential to every person, relationship, and family is available at a time-limited 39% discount here http://www.amazon.com/Effective-Counseling-Skills-therapeutic-statements/dp/1442...

Dealing with Depression: BIPOLAR HUSBAND AND MEDICINE HATING WIFE, college lecturer, life of lies
college lecturer, life of lies, life advice: Hi, Like you said, it s a moral issue.... and one that only you can choose what is right and wrong for you. If you choose to end your life of lies, omissions, avoidance, and denial, and want to heal your so-called illness, then that is another matter...

Dealing with Depression: Continue antidepressants?, depression, pain
depression, pain: Hi Shane, Thanks for your question; it s a great one. Many psychiatrists, psychologists and therapists today recognize that the mind and body are not, in fact, 2 separate things. They are interconnected and effect each other profoundly. Depression, anxiety...

Dealing with Depression: Emotional confusion, emotional confusion, self therapy
emotional confusion, self therapy, time breathing: Hi Melody, I don’t know what culture and religious beliefs you were raised with, but it really doesn’t matter as letting go of them is just as difficult whether you are Christian, Muslin, Buddhist, or Hindu, as the same feelings and emotions are involved....

Dealing with Depression: Anxiety/Depression caused by Psychotherapy, anxiety
Dealing with Depression: Anxiety/Depression caused by Psychotherapy, anxiety

Dealing with Depression: Is it fear or anxiety, sad music, psychological support
sad music, psychological support, negative thoughts: Hello Karen. It is frightful indeed to spent your nights in such a state. You do need help and you know it. I can understand that money can be a serious consideration, however, psychological support might be a lot less expensive than you think and can bring...

Dealing with Depression: Losing my canine crutch, wellbutrin xr, pit bull mix
wellbutrin xr, pit bull mix, bipolar ii: Hi Naomi You said it all when you said quote As a small child I had far more issues with anxiety end quote Just because you were productive, active and an excellent student, doesn’t mean that the anxiety wasn’t affecting you.. However, when...

Dealing with Depression: possible depression and self harm, negative emotions, thoughts and feelings
negative emotions, thoughts and feelings, button id: Depression and self-harm come from suppression of negative emotions that you need to put into words. What are the negative thoughts and feelings? These feed depression. Keep a journal of your thoughts and feelings and turn them into self-caring thoughts....

Dealing with Depression: what are some signs, signs symptoms of depression, signs and symptoms of depression
signs symptoms of depression, signs and symptoms of depression, symptoms of depression: Hi Karolina Here is a link to the signs and symptoms of depression : http://helpguide.org/mental/depression_signs_types_diagnosis_treatment.htm Common signs and symptoms of depression . Feelings of helplessness and hopelessness. A bleak outlook—nothing...

Dealing with Depression: Taking Prozac with welbutrin, psychiatric nurse, nurse practitioners
psychiatric nurse, nurse practitioners, lmhc: Hi Patti, I want to preface this answer with this: I am not a medical doctor nor do I prescribe medication. I am a psychotherapist and regularly refer people to psychiatrists or psychiatric nurse practitioners who prescribe medication, but I do not do this....

Dealing with Depression: Academic and relationship related depression, phd course, double blow
phd course, double blow, adult female: Hi SG, While you have a Masters in Science, you really don’t have a focus and are unsure of your future because. 1) Your parents are the ones that forced you onto your path. 2) You feel guilty that you are not meeting their goals and expectations. ...

Dealing with Depression: Depressed Boyfriend, happy relationship, sabotaging relationships
happy relationship, sabotaging relationships, 30th birthday: Hi Ellie: I am sorry to hear about your boyfriend s depression. You really want to help him, but the truth is that you cannot. He really has to go get help himself. It sounds like you have tried everything, but to no avail. Trying all you could shows...

Dealing with Depression: depression, doctor asap, symptoms of depression
doctor asap, symptoms of depression, medication works: Yes, those all sound like symptoms of depression. You probably should speak more with a local therapist about those feelings, or if you are already in therapy, try and make an appointment to speak with them sooner. If these symptoms get worse, please talk...

Dealing with Depression: Depression with agressive mood swing., dr jekyll and mr hyde, verbal mental abuse
dr jekyll and mr hyde, verbal mental abuse, brain tumors: Before blaming it on depression, we need to know if his physical self is okay. What you re describing is almsot exactly the same as if a person s starting to develop mental issues do to brain tumors or the onset of strokes. My suggestion is a full physical...

Dealing with Depression: depression,self esteem issues, self esteem issues, losing my mind
self esteem issues, losing my mind, what to do with my life: So there is the problem...you try and try and try to please other people, but all that does is make you more insecure. From now on, try pleasing your self first, be your own person, live for your self, only by become a complete person can you be of any stronger...

Dealing with Depression: propanlol, medications for depression, performance anxiety
medications for depression, performance anxiety, definite indication: Hello. Yes, Propranolol is actually known for its beneficial effect on performance anxiety. It may not be helpful for other forms of anxiety, but performance anxiety is a definite indication for Propranolol. If you think your anxiety is mostly related...

Dealing with Depression: Anxiety Quesition, nuclear warhead, light airplane
nuclear warhead, light airplane, anxiety disorder: Thanks for getting back to me, Mike. From your anxiety symptoms, you answered that you feel more often sort of the medical symptoms rather than the mental ones, this is good because it tells me that you shouldn t have severe anxiety disorder. Although,...

Dealing with Depression: Battling Depression/Anxiety., negative core beliefs, depression anxiety
negative core beliefs, depression anxiety, battling depression: Yes, the core beliefs are key. Negative self-talk, anger, and criticism/pessimism are food for depression/anxiety. Here is an article that may help https://docs.google.com/viewer?a=v&pid=sites&srcid=ZGVmYXVsdGRvbWFpbnxwcm9mZXNzaW9uYWxjb3Vuc2VsaW5nc2tpbGxzfGd4Ojc5NzA0ZjczNTU4YzdmOTQ...

Dealing with Depression: borderline depressed, sip beer, heavy drinker
sip beer, heavy drinker, slow metabolism: Go deeper into self-awareness. Healing Thoughts 1. Describe the healthy parent you wished you had or needed as a child. 2. How do you imagine your life might be different today if you had that kind of healthy parent in your life as a child? 3. If no...

Dealing with Depression: Dealing with Loss and Stress, grief support group, adoption agency
grief support group, adoption agency, hump: Amber, First of all, I am very sorry for your loss. What you are going through with your emotions seem very normal to me. You are dealing with the loss of your child and probably emotions related to your hormones fluctuating. You do not have to be strong...

Dealing with Depression: Dealing with Loss, clinical counselor, warm baths
clinical counselor, warm baths, clinical psychologist: Hi Helene, I am sorry to hear about your miscarriage. That is very difficult to go through. It sounds like you may be in a depression, especially since you are tired of being strong all the time. I do not think your feelings are normal when you are...

Dealing with Depression: Depression/Anxiety&Core Beliefs, self help books, depression anxiety
self help books, depression anxiety, sign of depression: Sorry I have not answered right away. I had a busy few days and have not checked my email. First, you seem to question if depression is also genetic. Yes, it is. People can inherit it; it can run in families. The other depression can be environmental...

Dealing with Depression: how the depression can be cured and any suggestion, blood pressure and blood sugar, online self improvement
blood pressure and blood sugar, online self improvement, psychological wounds: It s possible his depression is really incomplete grief: http://sfhelp.org/grief/depression.htm http://sfhelp.org/grief/qa.htm If so, [1] medicine won t help; and [2] he may lack one or more of these requisites for healthy grief: http://sfhelp.org/grief/basics.htm...

Dealing with Depression: Depression or am i just a sadistic teenager, hypoglycemic diet, negative feelings
hypoglycemic diet, negative feelings, psychological reasons: Hi Caneron, I am sorry I have not been able to answer your question  before because I am in hospital.  Your negative feelings are most probably due to depression, not so much for psychological reasons, but rather because of Hypoglycemia.  This is a sugar...

Dealing with Depression: Depression/Suicidal Thoughts, suicide hotline number, major depressive episode
suicide hotline number, major depressive episode, therapy management: How old is your boyfriend? He needs help now! Have you tried calling the suicide hotline? There is help everywhere for someone with depression and he is in a major depressive episode right now. Has he had abuse in the past? He needs medication and therapy...

Dealing with Depression: could I be bipolar?, anti depressents, drugs and alcohol
anti depressents, drugs and alcohol, severe depression: It s a form of compulsive disorder that you ve got. You have to fight it by always find a logic for what actions you take- slow down, always ask your self why you re doing this, and how it will change you. It won t feel good, but it s the best way to get out...

Dealing with Depression: hormonal imbalance, prayer bible study, studying the bible
Dealing with Depression: hormonal imbalance, prayer bible study, studying the bible, fellow brothers

Dealing with Depression: hormonal imbalance, depression, emotions
depression, emotions, mental: Dear Bien, Yes, it is true that depression can be caused by hormonal imbalances instead of real mental issues. Adolescents and young adults (around the ages 10 to 20) go through oscillations of hormonal tension and relaxation. This is mostly caused by puberty,...

Dealing with Depression: Pain and depression, heart issues, heart tests
heart issues, heart tests, diesease: Maybe it is acid reflux diesease or GERD. Have this ruled out before trying other things. HAVE YOU ENROLLED IN THIS ONLINE COUNSELING SKILL BUILDING COURSE? at http://www.ctihalifax.com/ Read what others are saying http://www.ctihalifax.com/​images/​CourseCommentsMay2012.pd...

Dealing with Depression: Severe Depression, vaginal muscles, severe acne
vaginal muscles, severe acne, severe depression: span span Hi Sahil, It sounds like your wife is very de span id= dtx-highlighting-item dtx-highlight-backgroundcolor= lime pr /span ess /span span id= dtx-highlighting-item dtx-highlight-backgroundcolor= lime ed /span span . Having someone around...

Dealing with Depression: Struggling with Depression Symptoms, ticking clock, depression symptoms
ticking clock, depression symptoms, woman in my life: Drew, You say you have never had friends. Have you always been shy? Different from others? I have struggled with depression for years. I had panic attacks as a child. I have always had low self esteem and I can tell by what you are saying to me is that you...

Dealing with Depression: anxiety disorder, selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors, serotonin reuptake inhibitors
selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors, serotonin reuptake inhibitors, armpit lump: Atul, I have had the same thing happen to me before on several occasions. It is a terrible feeling, so first off, let me tell you that I am sorry you have had this happen to you. Secondly, I don t know how your healthcare works in India, but I go to my family...

Dealing with Depression: Depression, half a step, self harming
half a step, self harming, txts: It s possible that she feels too hurt to want any relationship at the moment, or maybe she believes you could ve helped her so she d keep the kid...no matter what, the best thing you can do at the moment is to back up half a step,l be attentive and understand...

Dealing with Depression: depression, emotional ups, treatment for depression
emotional ups, treatment for depression, private trust: I didn t receive your direct email address here. Are you afraid of emailing me with what you are dealing with on here? Keep the question private. Trust me, you cannot shock me at all and there is no reason to feel embarrassed, ashamed or anything. I have struggled...

Dealing with Depression: self esteem, low self esteem, good reason
low self esteem, good reason, proof: If you have low self esteem, you cannot love your self, if you cannot love your self, then you cannot find love in others- or respect in that matter. That is a good reason for concern. Most of what you think as your self can be changed- all it takes is the...

Dealing with Depression: Am I depressed?, precise thoughts, proper hygiene
precise thoughts, proper hygiene, hatred: Dear Daniel, It is unfortunate that you had to go through this, but you will have to deal with the situation head on. A simple yes/no answer about whether you are depressed won t help much. Your descriptions about feeling down, being less interested...

Dealing with Depression: depressed, anxious pregnant girlfriend, diagnosis of depression, pregnant girlfriend
diagnosis of depression, pregnant girlfriend, failed marriage: Your wife may suffer from BPD Borderline Personality Disorder. This is a chronic condition that fears abandonment, and rages are not uncommon. Suicidal threats and attempts may occur. The best course of action is long-term therapy with a professional who knows...

Dealing with Depression: depression, depression, suicidal
depression, suicidal, irrational: Dear Henry, James was most certainly depressed two years ago. His behavior most certainly aimed at ending his own life. He may have been angry even then. But his sadness of mood and the feelings of helplessness were probably overwhelming. Today, James...

Dealing with Depression: depression/ anxiety, depression anxiety, thoughts and feelings
depression anxiety, thoughts and feelings, antidepressants: Dear Allison, When you are depressed there is very little you can do about for the time being, because depression is a disease, not something that you have caused yourself by the dark thoughts you are entertaining. Most people who are depressed suffer from...

Dealing with Depression: depression and death wish, diabetic insulin, insulin resistance
diabetic insulin, insulin resistance, forms of depression: Hi Henry I must confess, this is a very difficult situation for you. I agree that James seems to depressed and that suicide is a possibility since he has warned people. But he can be treated if he wants to. The fact that his father was an alcoholic may indicate...

Dealing with Depression: Dirty Friend, bedroom floor, carpets
bedroom floor, carpets, alexis: By telling her, be prepared to help her...in a deep level, she knows the problem, but she has no solution, so if you take it upon yourself to point out the issue, be ready with a solution and be ready to help- otherwise, you ll just be telling her something...

Dealing with Depression: Is this feeling temporary?, anestisia, beloved angel
anestisia, beloved angel, kitty cat: Dear Tayor, I know exactly what you are going through. This also happened to me when my dog died. She was nineteen, blind and deaf and hardly any teeth left. Then she was attacked by another dog and we had to have her put to sleep by the vet. I could not...

Dealing with Depression: Medicine use, high protein diet, hypoglycemic diet
high protein diet, hypoglycemic diet, causes of depression: Hi Aisha Arbana, Remerona nd Cipralex are antidepressant drugs with a fairly good reputation. But I simply do not believe that antidepressant drugs, although they may mask symptoms, will CURE the underlying causes of depression. Depression arises when...

Dealing with Depression: I need help. Depression?, professional clinical counselor, emotional breakdowns
professional clinical counselor, emotional breakdowns, stress issues: Hi Mika, I am sorry to hear how stressed out you are. You do need to see a therapist for yourself to help you with stress issues. You will learn relaxation techniques, how to change your negative thoughts into rational ones. A rational thought you already...

Dealing with Depression: pregnacy depression, mood swings, negative thoughts
mood swings, negative thoughts, second trimester: See her as being responsible for her own healing. Her depression may be partly hormonal and partly as result of not having her own needs met. Depression feeds on negative thoughts. Part of the solution for her is to take care of herself, give herself breaks,...

Dealing with Depression: Problems with my mother, first trimester, morning sickness
first trimester, morning sickness, current issues: Hi Izura, I am sorry to hear that your mom is not kind to you and it sounds like it has been that way for a long time. First it is NOT wrong for you to feel sad when your mom is not showing you any kindness or caring. You need to take care of yourself...

Dealing with Depression: stress, fungal infection, medical issues
fungal infection, medical issues, dermatologist: She has medical issues and thought hair loss was related to that. She went to her physician, whom stated it wasn t her medical condition and said it was a scalp infection. You could try going to your Dr. or a dermatologist. Worth a try. Good luck! Patt...

Dealing with Depression: Stress/Depression and Hair Loss, cause hair loss, age of menopause
cause hair loss, age of menopause, extreme stress: It could cause hair loss, but are you at the age of menopause or are your periods regular? This could cause a problem such as hair loss as do some medications which side effects potentially can cause hair loss. This has been an issue I have. My sister was...

Dealing with Depression: deepration, depression drugs, suside
depression drugs, suside, swapnil: Dear Swapnil, If you are feeling suicidal please go see a psychiatrist for an evaluation. If it is depression that you are suffering, the psychiatrist can help you with medications. You may also want counseling because that will help you talk things out....

Dealing with Depression: My Depression, ashley graham, friend ashley
ashley graham, friend ashley, friend leon: First of all, I m sorry for your losses. It is a hard thing to have to face- with or without the guilt. The guilt you feel are just the result of hindsight- they are not real, you are not at fault for any of it. When you made the decisions to say or do things...

Dealing with Depression: My Depression, gang leader, truce
gang leader, truce, mouths: The best option is of course, to move to another place and start over fresh. If that is not an option, then you need to prepare yourself for if/when the person returns. At least you know/think that he is going to do it...so you can prepare your self for it....

Dealing with Depression: My Depression, friend leon, good kid
friend leon, good kid, closest thing: We all joke around with our family/friends...my own mother always say that little enough to drown...lol it s just the way the world is, so what you said, again, at that moment, was probably the cool thing to say.if she knew I d turn out the way I did she...

Dealing with Depression: Is this depression?, depression
depression: Depression can be caused by chemical changes in the body, physical illness, and different types of loss. Very often, depression and anxiety are the result of self-defeating life patterns forming unhealthy neural pathways that can be healed by incorporating...

Dealing with Depression: depression, hypoglycemic diet, anxiety attacks
hypoglycemic diet, anxiety attacks, anxiety disorder: Hi Joyce, Depression can be related to all sorts of diseases. It is important to remain in contact with your doctors to iron them out. Having anxiety attacks often occur at the same time when you are depressed. In that case I suggest that you adopt the...

Dealing with Depression: depression and telling a friend., stress hormones, insulin resistance
stress hormones, insulin resistance, social stigma: Hi Katherine. I get the impression that you are somewhat ashamed of feeling depressed. This usually happens when you don t understand why you are depressed and you may be thinking that you have a mental illness. Being depressed has a social stigma attached....

Dealing with Depression: Depression? Telling a friend?, suffering from depression, feelings of depression
suffering from depression, feelings of depression, self injury: Hi Katherine, I am so glad you are seeing a counselor. Self-injury does need treated to help you understand what is happening. Look up self-injury on the net to educate yourself. Also, there are blogs. You can find blogs from the people have suffered,...

Dealing with Depression: Depression, and telling a friend possibly., feelings of depression, complete trust
feelings of depression, complete trust, judgemental: You should only share such letter with a friend to whom you have complete trust- one whom you believe will listen to you and not be judgemental or attempt to go over your head. So if you think a friend may tell your parents when you ve expressed wish for them...

Dealing with Depression: Eye colour changes and Depression, severe depression, sapphire eyes
severe depression, sapphire eyes, colour changes: Hi Imogen, I am not familiar as to why eye colour would change. This is outside my expertise. The best is to consult a ophthalmologist. As to your depression this may due to hypoglycemia. Read: Depression: A Nutritional Disorder http://www.hypoglycemia.asn.au/2011/depression-a-nutritional-disorder...

Dealing with Depression: Food and depression, carbohydrate contents, quality pizza
carbohydrate contents, quality pizza, pizza parlors: Hi Doug, You have found the hard way that drugs are not beneficial to about 60% of people with depression. The reason why eating pizzas might beat depression is because of its carbohydrate contents. Most people with depression are hypoglycemic a sugar handling...

Dealing with Depression: Girlfriend ended rlationship after 1 yar, free counseling, skills books
free counseling, skills books, life thanks: Maybe you feel a bit annoyed with her for belittling you. What was it like for her to belittle you? Focus on that and believe she was not good for you even if you felt good with her at times. What other important person in your life was someone who belittled...

Dealing with Depression: Giving my depressed girlfriend space, but will she ever love me again?, step dad, goodbyes
step dad, goodbyes, councillor: Hello Michael, I know this is a very difficult situation ion for your both. You have to realize that a depressed person s so confused that he is incapable of properly loving another person. All you can do to support her regardless of whether she wants to...

Dealing with Depression: Mental emptiness, weakness, unconciousness (i can't describe a perfect word, sorry for that), depression, hurt
depression, hurt: Dear Vivek, You are absolutely normal. The only problem is that you tend to internalize people s opinions. The girl abused you for what you are not. It was just her personal opinion. But not a fact. And you know that. This means, her opinions are wrong....

Dealing with Depression: Getting unstuck, self actualization, self inquiry
self actualization, self inquiry, better tools: Hi Sid, First, I suggest you take advantage of your EAP program. I feel you are suffering from depression. I suggest you also make an appointment with a psychiatrist. I like psychiatrist more so than an MD because psychiatrists have studied about medications...

Dealing with Depression: How to take control of my life?, heart attack symptoms, sick kid
heart attack symptoms, sick kid, clinical depression: Hi Sabrina, I can see you are in a difficult situation in that because of your disability, you seem to be dependent other people, especially your parents. This is unhealthy indeed. In regard to your depression I consider this to be a physical disease, although...

Dealing with Depression: Depression, medical background, life thanks
medical background, life thanks, medical lab: Your condition can be overcame by both medication and action. Since I do not know your medical background I cannot suggest meds, but, you need to FORCE your self to perform. These feelings you re feeling, they are bad, they are not real, they are like the...

Dealing with Depression: Depression, anger depression, marriage issues
anger depression, marriage issues, button id: FREE practical answers are found here for anger, depression, uncaring parents, marriage issues, sexual abuse, grief, addiction, and more https://www.box.com/shared/jygxnuveii Find healing for problems here Counseling In a Book: Help For Common Problems...

Dealing with Depression: Depression, ashley, depression
ashley, depression, love: I don t understand what you are asking me here. Plus you have not told me the story about Ashley so if there is something you wish to ask then please be specific and provide information so that I may answer specifically. Also, notice that you have flagged...

Dealing with Depression: Feeling depressed, reality, choice
reality, choice, help: In the park one day as I sat deep in thought, perplexed with worry, a man happened by. He stopped suddenly and looked about on the ground. He bent over, picked up a stick and walked over to a bare spot in the grass. I watched as he mysteriously drew a...

Dealing with Depression: Anti Depressant, dr peter breggin, anti depressant drugs
dr peter breggin, anti depressant drugs, antidepressant drug: Hi Ihsan: I ve mentioned an antidepressant - Cymbalta and for anxiety - Buspar. But, it is only your medical doctor that can prescribe what he or she feels what may be best for you. You need to check with your doctor who can prescribe the antidepressant....

Dealing with Depression: Getting Off The Hook, primary care physicians, emotional numbness
primary care physicians, emotional numbness, drug representatives: Hi Vicymoi: Since the medication does not seem to make your brother feel better, your brother needs to call the doctor and let him or her know that the meds are not working. I strongly suggest your brother sees a doctor that has studied meds more so than...

Dealing with Depression: from Iran, occupational outlook handbook, bls gov
occupational outlook handbook, bls gov, tall wife: Dear Friend, I have heard it said many times that the purpose of life is to be happy. I have also heard it said that if one chooses work he enjoys, then it will not seem like work at all. Many people struggle to identify what field of study/work to pursue....

Dealing with Depression: Is it me, or is it the medication?, chronic backpain, zoloft side effects
chronic backpain, zoloft side effects, anxiety attack: FREE practical answers are found here for anger, depression, uncaring parents, marriage issues, sexual abuse, grief, addiction, and more https://www.box.com/shared/jygxnuveii Find healing for problems here Counseling In a Book: Help For Common Problems...

Dealing with Depression: memory loss and depression, signs of hypoglycemia, hypoglycemic diet
signs of hypoglycemia, hypoglycemic diet, memory problem: Hi David, I have never head of Covington Forte, so I cannot guess what the doctor s diagnosis was. I know that memory loss and depression are signs of hypoglycemia, so I advise to investigate that possibility in order to find a cure. The treatment is going...

Dealing with Depression: Plz help, ego problem, low self esteem
ego problem, low self esteem, new girlfriend: Dear Butterflygirl, Close human relationships are always difficult to handle. At the root of good human relationships lies a good self-image. If we suffer from a low self- esteem we tend to become sensitive to any possible negative remarks and then any...

Dealing with Depression: Query re CBT, schizoid personality disorder, rational emotive behavior therapy
schizoid personality disorder, rational emotive behavior therapy, cognitive behavioral therapy: Hi Geoff, Schizoid Personality Disorder, as most personality disorders, take a lot of time to work with. I have found that Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) has helped many people. The following information is related to CBT. I liked the works...

Dealing with Depression: Anxiety, depression, anxiety
depression, anxiety, suicide: Ihsan Ali, I recommend that you talk with your doctor (or therapist) about tapering you off of anti-depressants and anti-anxiety medications. The side effects alone should alert anyone as to the safety of using these medications. From your persistence...

Dealing with Depression: Teenage acts guilt, cognitive behaviour therapy, rational emotive behavior therapy
cognitive behaviour therapy, rational emotive behavior therapy, teenage incest: Hello. I am not aware of Dr. Puri. There are a few good psychotherapists in Delhi you can consult. I have found the following psychotherapist via search and I think he is good. Mr Pulkit Sharma Email: info@thepsychologistindia.com Website: http://www.thepsychologistindia.com...

Dealing with Depression: What should I do?, ths, contact number
ths, contact number, self respect: You need to work on your perspective of how things are- otherwise you will keep coming into conflicts with your friends. Just because a friend think another friend is right, doesn t mean that friend doesn t value you- if anything, she being honest enough to...

Dealing with Depression: depressed girlfriend needs space, domestic violence, suicidal thoughts
domestic violence, suicidal thoughts, counsellor: Hi Mike, If this woman is suffering from abuse, going through a separation, with a child involved, under scrutiny from social services, involved with another man whom she works with and has to see on a daily basis despite wanting some space, who is dealing...

Dealing with Depression: drinking, l theanine, hypoglycemic diet
l theanine, hypoglycemic diet, tea with milk: HI andrew, There is a substance in tea called L-Theanine that may have a relaxing effect on you. Thus is may be working like drug, although harmless in itself. If you really want to treat you anxiety you need to go on a hypoglycemic diet (http://www.hypoglycemia.asn.au/2011/the-hypoglycemic-diet/)....

Dealing with Depression: friend with depressed family member, mental illness, good friend
mental illness, good friend, family member: The best thing you can do is to act if nothing has happened...don t treta them differently at all, just be a friend, and only talk about the matter if she brings it up. Right now what they need is normality, they don t need to be drowned in sympathy...

Dealing with Depression: i'm falling apart, drug addict, stepdad
drug addict, stepdad, little brother: Hi Yumi, You hardly new your birth father. What you did know about him was laced with negative impressions; drug addiction, long term absence from your lives depriving you of bonding with a strong male figure in your early years, he was the blame for the...

Dealing with Depression: Mom of two kids, depressed, stay at home mom, daycare
stay at home mom, daycare, old mother: Hi Michelle, The mind builds a future reality of the life desired based on values, principles, reason, and secret wishes projected through mental imagery. Often, in attempts to manifest that future reality, crossroads appear when realizations pinpoint the...

Dealing with Depression: Recover, self harming, self harm
self harming, self harm, suicidal thoughts: Hi Chloe, I just received your message. Well done you for getting to the stage you re at now though, you should be proud of yourself, you re making some positive steps which is excellent. It is only natural to be worried that you ll have a relapse, but...

Dealing with Depression: dealing with depression
Hi Paula, I am missing information on what you know is the cause of your depression, and that prevents me from directing my response to your query in a specific manner. Non-specifically, depression is the product of thought and the power you give...

Dealing with Depression: Depressed
Hi Shipra, a href= http://www.ndtv.com/article/india/rajya-sabha-approves-bill-to-make-divorce-women-friendly-410798 Here /a you can read about a new bill on divorce in India. Here are a few more links that deal with divorce law. http://www.divorcelawyers.co.in/how-to-get-a-divorce-in-india/...

Dealing with Depression: Depression and the Brain
Hi Kelly, Serotonin is thought to be a contributor to feelings of well-being and happiness but it is not the root of depression. Extremely high levels of serotonin can cause a condition known as serotonin syndrome, with toxic and potentially fatal effects....

Dealing with Depression: Just feeling down or depression?
Definitely depression, and don t worry, most likely case will be some form of counselling to help you pass this hard time in your life. Suicide is not the answer of course, and hurting your self isn t either. You must seek professional help asap and help...

Dealing with Depression: head tingling
Hi Adam, I am not an MD, but a PhD. But, in my years of practicing psychotherapy my clients have told me many things regarding how their meds have or have not helped them. So, I can pass some of this info on to you. What may help you is your being...

Dealing with Depression: Head Tingling/Head Pressure. Anxiety/Depression? Need desperate advice
Hi Adam, Aberrant processes can have there cause either in physiological or psychological states. Unless there has been some trauma to the specific area, or some contributing biological factor responsible for the phenomenon then the root can be found in...

Dealing with Depression: Help for lt disability
Hi Nattie, I would start calling doctors offices and just ask if they fill out disability forms. If they say no, ask if they know which doctor offices do. Hopefully, just by calling around you will find doctors that do fill out forms. It seems...

Dealing with Depression: Medication wihdrawal
Hello Helen, THe reason why depression usually returns after withdrawing from medication is that antidepressant treat symptoms but not the underlying biochemical abnormality that is responsible for depression. We have found that most people with mood...

Dealing with Depression: my mental illness
Hi Liz, Mental illness? I am not sure what you mean by that phrase? What were you diagnosed with? Thought and the power given to thought is at the root of, not only depression, but all aberrant (abnormal) processes - abnormal does not denote mental illness....

Dealing with Depression: bad feeling
Hi Ao, You should consult with your doctor to get diagnosed, however, here are the signs and symptoms of depression; do not consider this a diagnosis; this information is provided for the purpose of enlightening you to the possible cause of your symptoms....

Dealing with Depression: dolor
Hi Anton, The clinical definition of reactive depression is when a person loses a loved one, when a marriage breaks down, when there is financial loss. It’s unclear as to whether you have had the same experience four times, or have had four different experiences....

Dealing with Depression: negative feeling control me
Dealing with Depression: negative feeling control me

Dealing with Depression: help
You may have unresolved issues from your past that you need to face and heal. Suppose you saw a homeless man reach out his hand and raise a dead person to life and speak to a violent storm and command it to be calm, and you saw it happen. What would you...

Dealing with Depression: lose taste on all things
This is indeed a long list. These may be symptoms of hypoglycemia (http://www.hypoglycemia.asn.au/2011/what-is-hypoglycemia/) in which case it can be treated by going on a hypoglycemic diet (http://www.hypoglycemia.asn.au/2011/the-hypoglycemic-diet/). But...

Dealing with Depression: Medication
Hi Chahat, I am not sure what medications you are on, regardless, you should consult with your doctor before discontinuing with any medications; especially anti-psychotic medications. Most medications require a u tapering /u regime and have to be quit...

Dealing with Depression: negative feeling control me
It is almost certain that you, judging by the conditions described in your question, are in the grip of a case of chronic depression. This may be the result of a chemical unbalance in the brain, or due to some external influences. I strongly suggest you seek...

Dealing with Depression: no tatse on live
Hi ao, If you read your first email, you will notice that it was YOU…. that said you started suffering 2 years ago… Sorry but I can’t help you if you are unable or unwilling to help yourself. YOU…..need to be the detective and find your problem in...

Dealing with Depression: what is this
Dear ao, What you have described in great detail is clinical depression. It is very important that you seek out a counselor and begin personal therapy as soon as possible. Depression is a very treatable condition, and there is much hope for your improvement....

Dealing with Depression: Am I Depressed?
Although difficult family relationships seem to trigger the onset of the negative feelings you experience, they are not the root cause of your discontent. Difficulties in family relationships simply point to dysfunctions within the system architecture and...

Dealing with Depression: depressed
Hi Kelly, This should help in all the areas you requested for help. Goals: Set objectives! li How are you going to reach your goals: answering this question leads to objectives? li List these objectives in a document and use these as a roadmap...

Dealing with Depression: feelings of guilt
Hi Teg, You assert that I may have misunderstood what you feel guilty about. Your claim is: My point of the feeling guilty was that I AM worried I m going to become a hypocrite. While in your first contact you said this: I have this chronic...

Dealing with Depression: Post Christmas Depression
Hi Dwayne, The comparisons you make between yourself and your family initiate your sadness. These comparisons cause you to question the unfairness in life. They instigate your search for understanding reasons why you are not like those to whom you compare...

Dealing with Depression: Recent suicide attempt.
Hi Josie, What I’m going to say may sound paradoxical, but you need to really think about it and also feel what I mean. 1) You need to realize that you desire life, not death. 2) You need to realize that death is what you are presently experiencing...

Dealing with Depression: a blow to my self-esteem, lady in the car, forward progress
lady in the car, forward progress, values and beliefs: Hi Greg, To rise above your feelings, learn to be the master of your own thoughts. All our feelings, behaviours, values, and beliefs stem from the thoughts we entertain in our minds. The power we give to those thoughts permits them to control us as they...

Dealing with Depression: Depressed son, gambling addiction, psychologist
gambling addiction, psychologist, zoloft: Keep encouraging him to see a professional, and an addition counselor will help alot too- seeing how that appears to be the root of his problem. Be supportive, but pull back slowly where finance is concerned so he doesn t come to lean on you and depend on...

Dealing with Depression: Former child stars gone bad., drugs and alcohal, hollywood child
drugs and alcohal, hollywood child, child actors: Child stars were famous mostly because they were ... children... They were cute...had the look for the part...etc... So they grow up...they re not cute anymore...they mostly lose whatever fame they had- the road to fame is a cruel and short road... So now...

Dealing with Depression: Teenage bad acts, rants, long paragraph
rants, long paragraph, short: Hi Supriya, Take a deep breath and now put your story and question into several short paragraphs.. and have a breath after each..... I refuse to read long one paragraph rants... and neither will I be bothered breaking up your story, just so that I can...

Dealing with Depression: Under the Weather?, blank expression, five senses
blank expression, five senses, manic episodes: Hi Taylor, Depression is the result of thought which remains in focus. The longer the thought remains the focus, the deeper the depression becomes. Thought, any thought, good or bad, is the great detractor which blocks our interaction with reality. As a...

Dealing with Depression: depressed, side job, parents friends
side job, parents friends, little girls: Hi Ed, I detect a lack of ability within you to recognize the important differences between your concern and questioning over your confusion relating to your feelings about not seeing this little girl and the serious allegations of paedophilia directed...

Dealing with Depression: Depressed or just lazy, symptoms of mild depression, happy feelings
symptoms of mild depression, happy feelings, merchant navy: Hello Joanne. Thanks for writing to me. To answer your question in a simple way, you can look at this from two aspects. One, what do we name it as; the other, why this is happening. 1) What do we call it - Depression / Sadness ? Some of the...

Dealing with Depression: I am depressed and I can not seem to shake it., waste of space, single mother
waste of space, single mother, single day: Hi Jessic, Well you are between a rock and a hard place and there is no easy answer or quick fix. What I can suggest is that to begin to get your life in order, you need to identify how, where, when and why it fell apart. The best way to do that is to...

Dealing with Depression: Is it Depression or Something Else?, college freshman, light orange
college freshman, light orange, staring at the ceiling: Hi Jack, This must have been a dreadful experience for you. Yet, the problem can be solved when we realize that the losing of a debate has really affected you low self-esteem that was there in the first place. If you had a better self-image losing a debate...

Dealing with Depression: I dont know what to do., Hearing voices, Guilt
Hearing voices, Guilt, Shame: Hi Lindsay, Well first off, I need to say that you are NOT crazy and that, YES, this is normal for people that have special gifts and powers. We have been ignorantly told by others that hearing voices is a sign that one is crazy and so we are afraid to...

Dealing with Depression: I dont know what to do., brain chemical imbalance, brain chemistry imbalance
brain chemical imbalance, brain chemistry imbalance, true brain: Hi Lindsay, You are not crazy. There are medications to help the voices you hear. You may have schizophrenia = auditory kind. That means you hear these things. Some people have that along with the visual kind. The movie A beautiful mind is a true...

Dealing with Depression: Do I really have no redeeming qualities?, school friendships, battling depression
school friendships, battling depression, depression anxiety: Hello Courtney, Do I really have no redeeming qualities? At best, we hope to control ourselves. What others do, say, believe, we just have very little control over that. Our behaviours, appearance, beliefs, attitudes, gender, race, size, all have effect...

Dealing with Depression: Anxiety, question periods, volunteer professionals
question periods, volunteer professionals, fulfilling your need: Hi Ihsan Ali, I have changed this question to public so that readers, and the other professionals on this forum may become more aware of underlying aberrant behaviours of some visitors to this site. Dating back to at least September 2012, you have contacted...

Dealing with Depression: My daughter is afraid of eating, signs of an eating disorder, anorexia and bulimia
signs of an eating disorder, anorexia and bulimia, stress hormones: Hi K.chatthan, You daughter seem to have the usual signs of an eating disorder, that starts off among your girls, when they feel they are are gaining weight and try to lose weight by not eating or binge eating. Gaining weight is often a sign of depression,...

Dealing with Depression: dependent personality disorder, dependent personality disorder, long periods of time
dependent personality disorder, long periods of time, magical formula: Hi Linda, A professional diagnoses you with a disorder, and along with that diagnosis comes the stigma which attaches itself to the diagnosis. This further complicates matters. Now you are dealing with two issues rather than just one. Fear and worry grows...

Dealing with Depression: Why don't I have no feelings or emotions?, interaction skills, behaviour difficulties
interaction skills, behaviour difficulties, literacy skills: Hi Sam, Interesting that you say you have no emotions (lacking empathy for others in the case of tragedy or death) except when you are on the narcotic MDMA. The fact you feel when you are on this drug proves you are capable of feelings. However, something...

Dealing with Depression: just dont know what to do to live or to die, severe mood swings, hair fall
severe mood swings, hair fall, quiter: Hi Ashwani, I feel you need to see a psychiatrist. They know more about the brain and mood disorders than a regular MD. That is because psychiatrist study a few more years about the brain and medications. So, go get assessed for depression by a...

Dealing with Depression: Eating disorder, Anorexia, REBT
Anorexia, REBT: Hello. Thanks for writing to me. It seems your daughter might be suffering from Anorexia Nervosa. Of course, this is not a diagnosis I am trying to provide here. But the signs do point towards that. The management of her situation needs to be multifaceted....

Dealing with Depression: jelious, negative feelings, facebook
negative feelings, facebook, conscious mind: Hi Greg, I see you are still having trouble controlling the thoughts which give rise to problematic emotions. You contacted me once before regarding a woman who cut you off in her car while you were walking on the street. You seemed perplexed as how to...

Dealing with Depression: negative feelings, mail carrier, negative feelings
mail carrier, negative feelings, thoughts in your mind: Hello. Thank you for writing to me. I can understand how annoyed one might feel after someone has disregarded one s efforts, in any way. We all have experienced such disturbances with regards to a variety of day to day things. I will divide my reply...

Dealing with Depression: my parents, stress hormones, two little boys
stress hormones, two little boys, environmental nature: Hello Rachel, From a distance I am not sure whether your depression is of a environmental nature of of a biological nature, It is probably both. I suggest you first try to treat your depression by nutritional means. Most people who are depressed have hypoglycemia...

Dealing with Depression: spring, st john s wort, nothern europe
st john s wort, nothern europe, song spring: Yes, That is why you need to talk to your doctor. If you are on any medications, St. John s Wort could really make things worse. If you are not on any medications, still talk to your doctor about it. Also, continue reading up on it to educate yourself....

Dealing with Depression: upset over a small matter, fast food restaurant, path way
fast food restaurant, path way, benefit of a doubt: Hi Greg, Sometimes we can get upset over a small matter and not even no why - yet you want to forget it but keep dwelling on it. We don t know what the other person was thinking. All we can do is give someone the benefit of a doubt such as: Maybe she...

Dealing with Depression: Anxiety, anxiety medications, depression anxiety
anxiety medications, depression anxiety, anxiety symptoms: Hello Ed, Sorry for the late reply. The symptoms that you are describing may occur in cardiac disorders. Since , you had a heart attack in past and also have arrhythmia, I would recommend that you do a cardiac check up first. Lexapro can cause anxiety symptoms...

Dealing with Depression: depressed over a small matter, depression
depression: Hello Greg, Many times it is nothing but our perceptions which lead to negative thoughts, poor self esteem and depression. The incidence that you have narrated can be interpreted in many possible ways. It is possible that she might be preoccupied with something...

Dealing with Depression: depression, low self-esteem & hypoglycemia
low self-esteem & hypoglycemia: HI Sal; Datta, If you want to achieve the best in your life it is essential that you have a good self-image. Having a low self-esteem may hamper your achievements.. But a low self-esteem is not always what it seems to be: a psychological matter. Sometimes...

Dealing with Depression: Depression, self doubt, gain confidence
self doubt, gain confidence, self confidence: Hello Sorry for the late reply. Even the most successful people have their own share of failures, frustrations, self doubt and shortcomings.To excel in any field, you require not only talent and hard work but also the right attitude. Whenever your mind is...

Dealing with Depression: Feeling hopeless.., self help books, present moment
self help books, present moment, hopelessness: Hi Kelly, That which is blocking you from overcoming, is nothing more than thought and the power you give it! Your feelings are the product of those thoughts which reamin in focus and which you permit to fester and grow into aberrant processes. These thoughts...

Dealing with Depression: I'm Not Sure What's Wrong, play thing, mood disorder
play thing, mood disorder, lamictal: Hi there,Nat, Everything you have described in your detailed message is very consistent with clinical depression, which is a very treatable, medical condition. Successful treatment depends upon addressing the issue as quickly and comprehensively as possible....

Dealing with Depression: Obessive Compulsive Anxiety Disorder, lack of concentration, dying of cancer
lack of concentration, dying of cancer, anxiety disorder: Hello Linda, Sorry for the late reply. Taking 2 mg of clonazepam every 4 hours is a very high dose and is not advisable . It can cause side effect like lack of concentration , dizziness, cognitive impairment and most importantly dependence on clonazepam....

Dealing with Depression: questions, high fibre diet, chronic medical illness
high fibre diet, chronic medical illness, illness duration: Hello, Thanks for the question. Antidepressant medications especially Lithium and Seroquel can lead to weight gain and increase in waist size.Regular exercise can help reduce your waist size.You will benefit from joining a gym, doing regular weight training...

Dealing with Depression: What do these symptoms mean?, relaxation exercises, definite diagnosis
relaxation exercises, definite diagnosis, biological changes: Hello, Is there something that is bothering you ? Some problem that is subconsciously there always at the back of your mind. The symptoms that you are describing seems to be a result of anxiety. However, I would need a detailed history to come to a definite...

Dealing with Depression: whats wrong?, cant beleive, oldi
cant beleive, oldi, mood changes: You don t have to be alone with her, or stop seeing her...you need to get others, like your parents, and you gf, involved when you re taking her out and things. If when people see you and her together there s always your gf there or someone else, like your...

Dealing with Depression: Afraid of having BPD, borderline personality disorder, illegal drug use
borderline personality disorder, illegal drug use, symptoms of borderline personality disorder: Hello Paul, From the description that you gave about yourself , I do not think you are suffering from Boderline Personality Disorder. You seem to be depressed. Getting over a relationship of 3 years can be tough. But time heals even the deepest wounds. You...

Dealing with Depression: dealing with problems, changes of life, different minds
changes of life, different minds, mood swings: Hi Ali, Ego! That little thing we call I , me , etc. It is the ego that likes or dislikes, hates, judges, gets angry, defends, attacks, etc. Ego affects all that a person is and does. The bigger the ego the bigger the affect. Unless one becomes aware...

Dealing with Depression: Am i depressed or just stressed?, teenage experiences, supportive parents
teenage experiences, supportive parents, mum and dad: Hello, Sorry for the late reply. Adolescence is a phase when you feel irritated, on your edge , angry and frustrated over small matters.It is because of the harmonal changes which are taking place within your body . Also because at this stage you confused...

Dealing with Depression: depression, changes of life, different minds
changes of life, different minds, mood swings: The key here is to find out why you have these feelings- because they are not normal. Well, the second one, the one where you hate changes, some people have that, but 1 and 3 are definitely extreme. Only by figuring out why you have these feelings in the...

Dealing with Depression: Excessive worrying, happiness and life, compulsive habits
happiness and life, compulsive habits, cash assets: Hi Mickey, The battle lies within the mind. It matters not what the events are, rather it is what you do with the thoughts evoked by any such events that matter most. Events will happen regardless of us and the thought content we entertain, but it is the...

Dealing with Depression: Facial expressions, flower farming, two occassions
flower farming, two occassions, farming business: Stop thinking of your face as the display of your emotions/feelings, and start thinking of it like your image. Think of smiling, and smile, no matter when, what, how you feel, it s just like you won t go out of the house naked, well, that smile is the cloth...

Dealing with Depression: mental problem, psychotherapy course, changes of life
psychotherapy course, changes of life, low self esteem: Hi Ali, This seems to me to be a psychological problem stemming from a low self-esteem. There is only one way to handle this problem and that is completing a nine-week self-help psychotherapy course that can be studied at home. The course is explained...

Dealing with Depression: mind, changes of life, different minds
changes of life, different minds, mood swings: Hello Ali, Sorry for the late reply. The root of your possessiveness is your own insecurity and self doubt. You are not confident about yourself and are always afraid of losing your relationships. You have to trust your friends and realize that they...

Dealing with Depression: mind problem, choice examples, changes of life
choice examples, changes of life, different minds: You are suffering from negative thoughts that can also feed depression and anxiety. You need to change your thoughts to the opposite. This is a choice. Examples: 1. If I am attached to someone and they say they love and are committed to me, then I can...

Dealing with Depression: Moving to Escape Depression, sad seasonal affective disorder, seasonal affective disorder
sad seasonal affective disorder, seasonal affective disorder, battling depression: Weigh your gains and losses. Would losing your friends increase your depression more than the gray skies? If you have SAD (seasonal affective disorder) you can A) move or B) get a special SAD light and keep your friends. Here are some lights but I m sure you...

Dealing with Depression: Serve Depression + Racism + Death, death thoughts, friends since childhood
death thoughts, friends since childhood, female doctor: Hi James, You can make choices for yourself. You need to. Because if you keep doing and thinking the same things over and over the more depressed you are going to get. If you keep doing the same thing over and over, you will get the same results. ...