Q. Please explain my mental pressure in professional point of view.

Answered by
Dr. Seikhoo Bishnoi
and medically reviewed by iCliniq medical review team.
This is a premium question & answer published on Jan 13, 2017 and last reviewed on: Mar 17, 2021

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 when I am an artist. I hate school and studying engineering made it 200 times worse. Slowly, I started to lose myself. I would be so weak and tired. I would stay in bed for days and afraid to get up. Soon, I started playing how to die. I saw everything and wondered that how it could kill me. Then, I thought I needed help. I have always been afraid. I have had anxiety for years. Whenever I see a classroom; I go straight into a panic. After years, I have learnt to panic inside, scream in my head and smile even if I am crying. These days, all my hard work to make sure people cannot tell something is wrong seems to be going out the window. I scream for hours when my panic hits. Nowadays, I avoid people and so, they do not know that something is wrong. Also, I did not say anything to my parents yet. I know that no one will admit their madness, But, I was to make sure from a profession point of view. I need better mental exercises to keep it all in and be like everyone. Please give some idea.

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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 symptoms, etc., suggest severe depression and should be evaluated.
  • If you are not satisfied with your current work and want to do something constructive, then find out ways by which you can finish your dreams.
  • If you have feelings of hopelessness, then better to consult a psychiatrist for an opinion. Visit a psychiatrist and take a proper opinion. Talk to your parents regarding the ongoing symptoms and receive appropriate treatment.
  • Cognitive therapy can help to correct the faulty thought process. Medicines like SSRIs (selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor) can contribute to treating the depressive symptoms.

For further information consult a psychiatrist online --> https://www.icliniq.com/ask-a-doctor-online/psychiatrist


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