Cognitive Behaviour Therapy

Cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) is a type of psychotherapy, which uses talk therapy to treat mental illness and emotional problems by changing the thought process. It is commonly used to treat anxiety disorders, depression, OCD (obsessive-compulsive disorder), panic disorder, schizophrenia, and PTSD (post-traumatic stress disorder).

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How to control obsessive thought?

Query: Hi doctor,I am 20 years old. Currently, I am having obsessive thoughts and I find it hard to control the thoughts. I have fears and getting anxious that something might happen to me. But I am trying to convince myself. I am seeking help from a psychiatrist to know more about my condition. I have ear...  Read Full »


Dr. Awadhesh P Singh Solanki

Psychiatrist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. You are suffering from obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD) and so you are having distressing obsessive thoughts. OCD is a quite resistant illness that involves serotonin. It is a kind of chemical produced in the brain. Usually, antidepressants are taken to increase ...  Read Full »

Did I feel shaky due to Parkinsonism or anxiety?

Query: Hello doctor, I am 27 years old. I have suffered from GERD for a couple of years along with anxiety and depression, which some think is related to GERD or the opposite way round. I have taken Citalopram for about three years on and off. Seven months ago, I decided myself and finally did stop for goo...  Read Full »


Dr. Rajyaguru

Neuro Surgeon, Neurologist, Spine Surgeon

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I have read your query in detail and noted the issues. My opinion is that the tremors which you are feeling are just because of anxiety and it is not a neurological disease. If had it been essential tremors or Parkinson's, ethe symptoms profile would have been entirely di...  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

Psychiatrist, Sexologist, Psychotherapist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. 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 »

Is there a treatment for adult ADHD?

Query: Hi doctor, I am an adult having three children with ADHD and they are taking Vyvanse. I can see that I am also suffering from it. My whole life is struggling a lot and I am not sticking to my job for a long time. I never finish anything and I am not being organized. I get frustrated with myself as ...  Read Full »


Dr. Suresh Kumar G D

Child Health Specialist, Paediatrician, Psychiatrist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. You experience ADHD (attention deficit hyperactivity disorder) as a parent of three children and it is fairly common. By observing their children, many parents realize that they had similar problems related to ADHD. It helped you to know that you were taking Ritalin (Me...  Read Full »

How can I stop my health anxiety?

Query: Hi doctor,I am 60 years old and I suffer from anxiety due to my health. I do not have any other disease. I am unable to sleep due to fearful thoughts about my health. I have this issue for a week. I become panic and overwhelmed. I have never consulted a psychiatrist before and so I am using this pla...  Read Full »


Dr. Siva Anoop Yella

Psychiatrist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Kindly elaborate on your symptoms in a better way. Please mention whether you have this problem for the first time. Please mention the fearful thoughts you have now. Please mention whether you live lonely for the past few months or weeks. Please mention whether you had ...  Read Full »

How can I stop PTSD from getting worse?

Query: Hi doctor, I am not diagnosed with depression or on medication, but I think I have PTSD (post-traumatic stress disorder) because I am unable to stop overthinking about it as if I have too much health anxiety or concern. I am unable to keep still in one place. I get tensed and easily triggered by co...  Read Full »


Dr. Siva Anoop Yella

Psychiatrist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I read the information you have given, and I understood what you have been going through, and I would like to help you out. According to the details you have provided, it looks like you are suffering from generalized anxiety disorder, which needs to be treated at the e...  Read Full »

How to quit porn addiction and masturbation?

Query: Hello doctor, I am suffering from depression and porn addiction, and I am taking Prozac for depression. I want to quit my porn addiction and masturbation, but I cannot. It has been for years. Please help. I need to stop this, as it is making me more depressed.   Read Full »


Dr. Suresh Kumar G D

Child Health Specialist, Paediatrician, Psychiatrist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. First, it is positive that you are insightful about your problem and actively seeking help to manage the difficulty. Next, it is important to remember that you will gradually get better with support. Watching porn compulsively is a type of behavioral addiction tha...  Read Full »

My son suffers with speech impairment at the age of 4. What is the cause?

Query: Hi, I son is just turned 4, but he is not able to speak properly, you can say he has speech impairment. He is going school, his teacher says he is good in Acadmics such as he know colour names, he recognize all alphabets, he knows numbers and shapes, he love dancing. But he is not understand comman...  Read Full »


Dr. Nasir

Pain Medicine Physician, Internal Medicine Physician, General Medicine Physician

Answer: Hello sir I can understand how difficult it must be for you to to go through all this. Seeing your child go through this must be very difficult. from what I gather from the reports that you have uploaded it seems that your child might be having something in the autism spectrum disorder range. Now t...  Read Full »

Are my symptoms due to the whiskey I drank four years back?

Query: Hi doctor, My mind is foggy and I am not able to think clearly. I am very forgetful and I sleep more during daytime. I cannot grasp things quickly and it takes a lot of time. My problem started 4 years ago when I drunk whiskey for the first time in my life. Since then my mind was foggy and slowed do...  Read Full »


Dr. Diwakar Sharma

Psychiatrist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I believe the use of the substance in your case has further worsened your anxiety. The symptoms you have described are suggestive of a heightened emotional state and commonly seen in association with anxiety. In order to get rid of this, you may have to see a therapist. ...  Read Full »

What is the treatment for depression and anxiety?

Query: Hello doctor, I am a 16-year-old female. I have mental health issues. Here in my country, there is no priority to this problem. Rather they just see it as an illness, and they think I am going crazy. I honestly think I might be. I have been trying hard to ignore my feeling and honestly, think that...  Read Full »


Dr. Ruhi Satija

Psychiatrist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I understood what you are going through. But you should appreciate yourself for finding the strength to be able to ask for help. That is half the battle. Depression can be handled in two ways: 1. Medicine, for that, you will have to consult a psychiatrist because these...  Read Full »

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