Behavior Therapy

Behavioral therapy is a widely used and most effective type of therapy to treat mental health disorders. It is helpful for people suffering from anxiety, depression, panic disorders, anger issues, eating disorder, post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), bipolar disorder, attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), OCD, and substance abuse.

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I am an extremely emotional person. Is there something I can take to balance it out?

Query: Hello doctor, I suffer from high anxiety and mild depression. I am currently on Wellbutrin XL and Ativan for days that are really tough. I have always been an extremely emotional person. I have enough emotions to go around for multiple people. This severely impacts my life. What does this mean? Is t...  Read Full »


Dr. Vishal Anilkumar Gandhi

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Being emotional is your personality. It is not wrong. But, if you think that your personality (nature) is affecting your daily life or routine, then you should consult a psychologist for counseling. There are no medications that can change your nature, but some a...  Read Full »

How to know if a person has anxiety disorder?

Query: Hi doctor, What can someone do to be a supportive ally to a friend, family member, or partner who has anxiety? What are the common signs that your loved one might suffer from anxiety? What are the different ways that anxiety can manifest itself? What are the most typical behaviors or symptoms? What...  Read Full »


Dr. Seikhoo Bishnoi

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. To become a supportive ally to a family member or friend partner who has anxiety, one has to accept that they have the illness. Anxiety is a psychiatric illness like any other disease or ailment. It should be clear in mind, and this helps to empathize with the patien...  Read Full »

My 15 year old son shows a lot of anger and aggressiveness. Why?

Query: Hello doctor, My 15 year old son is showing a lot of anger and aggressiveness. Please see his attached files for the details. I want your second opinion. I need your opinion on the possible treatment of my son to reduce his extreme angriness, lack of patience, and restlessness. His exams are around...  Read Full »


Dr. Hitesh Kumar

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I have seen all the attached reports (attachment removed to protect patient identity). I would like to know a more detailed history of your son: Since when is he having such behavior? You also mentioned that he is very sincere about his study, and his behavior is...  Read Full »

Have been always anxious, nevous and aggressive. Do you have any suggestions?

Query: Hello doctor, I have a 6.5 years old boy. The boy was born with c-section and apgar score was low immediately after delivery but improved in the following measurements. He lived with us at home. In the period from 2009 to 2012 his social life was limited because we stayed away from our home town. ...  Read Full »


Dr. Shailly

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I read your query and there is a possibility of anxiety disorder or attachment disorder. Although I must acknowledge that it is too early to diagnose with the available information. It is always better to see a psychiatrist in person with all family members who have som...  Read Full »

How can post-SSRI sexual dysfunction (PSSD) be cured?

Query: Hello doctor, I am a 23 year old male, and I took Lexapro for two months when I was 20 years old. And then quit abruptly, because every time I would sleep for a very long time without dreaming, and also wake up feeling bad. It has been three years now, and my sexual functioning and libido have gone...  Read Full »


Dr. Awadhesh P. Singh Solanki

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I can understand your concern regarding your symptoms and side effects of the medications. The symptoms you mentioned above are showing that you are suffering from dysthymia and moderate depression. Depression itself is a cause of poor sexual drive. Lexapro tha...  Read Full »

Why do I often experience difficulty in thinking and speech?

Query: Hello doctor, I am a 20 year old male. I have had speech difficulties since I was a kid. Now, it has progressed, and it is hard to say what I am thinking. I tend to have slow speech and thinking. Of late, it has been getting worse. I have to carefully think of what to say when I talk. I feel like ...  Read Full »


Dr. Seikhoo Bishnoi

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I can understand your concern. I do not think it is Asperger syndrome. You are facing progressive difficulty in talking to some people, especially with your dad. You have mentioned that there is slowness of speech and you are not able to express what you want to s...  Read Full »

I get paranoid and scared when I am alone in a dark room. What should I do?

Query: Hello doctor, If my wife sleeps before me, I get paranoid and then cannot sleep till morning. I am generally paranoid when I am alone or in dark, otherwise. everything is normal with me. When I was a kid around 6 years old, I was attacked by a relative who was supposed to be possessed by a ghost. ...  Read Full »


Dr. Aditya Gupta

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. The best option is to consult a psychiatrist or clinical psychologist in-person, for a detailed evaluation. CBT (cognitive behavioral therapy) can then be used for treatment. Practice relaxation techniques like breathing exercises daily. PMR (progressive muscle ...  Read Full »

How to get rid of exhibitionism habit?

Query: Hello doctor, I am a 26 year old male. My problem is exhibitionism. I try to flash my penis to women. I know it is a bad habit. But I am not able to stop it. Please help me stop this bad behavior.  Read Full »


Dr. Ashok Kumar Choudhary

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. It is good that you have taken the very first step required for resolution of your problem and you accomplished that by seeking help. This is not recognized as a problem by a major part of the population due to ignorance or other reasons best known to them. There...  Read Full »

I feel like I do not have my own identity and always depend on others' opinions. Why?

Query: Hello doctor,I feel like I do not have my own identity. I always depend on other's opinions. Whomever I am with, I often imitate their personality, expressions, and the way they talk. I noticed this by myself over the last few weeks. I realized that I am a boring person because I always wait for the...  Read Full »


Dr. Bharat Udey

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. From your description, it seems that you might be harboring traits of an anxious avoidant personality. People with these traits have difficulty in socializing, making friends, and expressing themselves. They always seek others to start a conversation with them. They he...  Read Full »

What are the causes of panic attacks?

Query: Hi doctor, I have had panic attacks for the past 13 years. I have been to the hospital on multiple occasions and have been diagnosed with anxiety attacks every time. I have had EKGs and blood work done. All the reports are satisfactory. Sometimes, I have multiple panic attacks in a day, and also I g...  Read Full »


Dr. Seikhoo Bishnoi

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. There is a need to get a medical checkup done for panic attacks and persistent anxiety. Hyperthyroidism, cardiac issues like angina, etc., could cause an increased risk of panic attacks. So, if the panic attacks are persistent, get one ECG done to rule out heart cau...  Read Full »

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