Classical Depression

Classical depression is an aggressive form of depression in which the individual lacks interest or motivation to lead life. It is a mental health disorder that causes persistent sadness. Consulting a mental health professional and talk therapy will help overcome this condition.

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Why have I lost interest in everything and feel depressed at times?

Query: Hello doctor, I have lost interest in everything for the past few months. I want to stay isolated. I feel depressed at times. What to do? Please help.  Read Full »

Dr. Vandana Patidar

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I went through your query and understood your concern. It seems you are suffering from depression. Depression is a common psychiatric illness that affects around 20 people out of 100. There are very good treatment options available for it, including therapy, counseling...  Read Full »

I believe that I have symptoms of MPD with low esteem and anxiety. What to do?

Query: Hi doctor,I believe that I have symptoms of MPD. Some are from my past and some are present. For examples, I see things in black and white, low self-esteem, feeling evil, substance abuse (weed and alcohol), feeling empty, not sure how to react to emotional or social situations and unhealthy relation...  Read Full »

Dr. Seikhoo Bishnoi

Answer: Hi, Welcome to I can understand your concern. Some of the symptoms you have mentioned suggest depression and anxiety. Low self-esteem, feeling low, etc., are classical depression symptoms. Hair pulling is one of the anxiety symptoms. Under unconscious anxiety, individuals develop a ...  Read Full »

Since I have a terrible temper, I quickly get irritated over small things. Why?

Query: Hello doctor, I am a 17 year old girl, and lately, my mood is not good, and I think I need counseling for that. Since my temper is bad, I easily get irritated over small things like doing chores, since it is my vacation. My mood is always off, and I have a habit of thinking bad things at the back o...  Read Full »

Dr. Padmapriya Chandran

Answer: Hi, Welcome to You seem to be suffering from depressive symptoms, which is why you get irritated very soon. Your self-esteem has gone down. Hence, you have become very sensitive.The feelings of guilt for your act is a cardinal symptom of depression. You require medications to bring you ...  Read Full »

I scream a lot while having panic attacks with anxiety. Please suggest.

Query: Hi doctor, I am not sure if I should be doing this, but I am worried. I really want to die. I have always considered it, but I have goals like seeing my books published. But, for the past few months, I have cared less for the books and more for how to die. I am trapped in school to study engineering...  Read Full »

Dr. Seikhoo Bishnoi

Answer: Hi, Welcome to The symptoms suggest some adjustment issues related to ongoing problems. These issues are resulting in the lack of pleasure and thus deteriorating the depression. The symptoms like a wish to die, inability to find pleasure in anything, feeling weak and tired, panic sympto...  Read Full »

Can Quitipin and Licab XL be taken together?

Query: Hello doctor, My grandmother aged 80 years has depression from the past 25 years, and she has been taking Lithium tablets since then. However, recently as advised by a psychiatrist, she started taking Qutipin 100 mg and stopped Licab XL. Now she is taking Licab XL along with Qutipin 100 mg, as she w...  Read Full »

Dr. Ashok Kumar

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I read your query and understand your concerns. There is no harm in taking both Lithium (Licab XL) and Quetiapine (Quitipin), as they are commonly used treatment for bipolar depression and can be used at the same time. In fact, I have at least 15 to 20 patients wit...  Read Full »

What are the reasons for feeling irritated, lonely, and emotionally unstable?

Query: Hello doctor, My cousin sister (age 25 years) is pursuing her studies and resides in a metro city. She lives alone. Often she feels irritated, lonely, and emotionally unstable. She also thinks that there is nothing to look forward to in her life, and she has no future. She is unable to concentrate ...  Read Full »

Dr. Ashok Kumar

Answer: Hi, Welcome to I read your query and understand your concerns. From the available description, it is almost clear that she is suffering from depression. Depression is a common psychiatric disorder which occurs in 10 to 20 % of women and about 8 to 10% of men in their lifetime. Having ...  Read Full »

I think I am in depression. Please help me.

Query: Hi doctor, I am a final year obstetrics and gynecology post graduation student. I am taking my MS OBG exam in the next 20 days. I have been having some issues in my marriage with my husband. Most of the issues happened because we have been staying far away since three years. It has got so poisoned t...  Read Full »

Dr. Saraswat Kumarshri Shriniwas

Answer: Hi, Welcome to I can understand what you are going through and you have my sympathies for the same. You are dealing with an episode of major depression here. Feeling miserable, having difficulty in concentrating, crying spells, pessimistic thinking, ruminations, etc are the ty...  Read Full »

How to get treatment for my memory and concentration problem?

Query: Hello doctor, My doctor suggested me to have cognitive testing for my problems with memory and concentration. I also cry for no reason. I was let go from work for making too many mistakes and forgetting tasks. I cannot get over that. I feel I will not be able to find other work because I have Lupus ...  Read Full »

Dr. Seikhoo Bishnoi

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I can understand your concern. The symptoms like forgetfulness, lack of focus, poor concentration, memory issues, etc., are seen commonly in depression and should be evaluated properly. You have mentioned that you also cry for no reasons and you are 53 years old....  Read Full »

Why am I getting negative thoughts repeatedly?

Query: Hi doctor, I am a 28 year old male. I am married. I am under stress and depression. I got married under a forceful pressure from my mother, despite me telling her to postpone it for few years. As I was very obedient to her, I succumbed to her demand for marriage. After six months of my marriage, my...  Read Full »

Dr. Ashok Kumar

Answer: Hi, Welcome to I have read each word of your query with keen interest and understand your concerns. First of all I like to inform you that there is ample evidence from the available history that you are suffering with depression. It is a common condition which starts when we need to dea...  Read Full »

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