Emotional Instability

Emotional instability is a frequent exaggeration of mood changes with intension emotions. It occurs due to a chemical imbalance in the brain characterized by a decrease in serotonin and wavering levels of serotonin and dopamine. Sorrow, exploitation, abandonment, and attachment can cause emotional instability. Psychotherapy is the most desirable treatment for it.

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My partner moved to a different city, and I cannot concentrate on work. What do I do?

Query: Hi doctor, I am going through a difficult phase. I have been in a relationship with my colleague for the past four years. I then had to move to a different city for work. Now the problem is I have started missing her terribly. I cannot concentrate on work or anything else. We talk over the phone ev...  Read Full »


Dr. K V Anand

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I understand your trouble. Any relationship tends to get more emotional over time. In your case, naturally, the emotional bonding took over your logical thinking and behavior. Usually, there should not be anything to worry. In this modern world, you can keep in touch w...  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 »

I cry even for small things at the age of 18 years. Why?

Query: Hi doctor,I have not been through anything bad, but I end up crying a lot for every little thing. All my emotions hit me at once, and I cannot stop crying. I am 18 years old. I am in a relationship with a guy, and things are not smooth. I have trouble sleeping. What do you suggest?  Read Full »


Dr. Awadhesh P Singh Solanki

Answer: Hi,Welcome to icliniq.com.I can understand your concern regarding your low mood and emotional outbreaks.You are just 18 years old. At this age as personality is not fixed lots of conflicts comes in a relationship with the partner which is a normal thing. I will suggest you handle them with maturity...  Read Full »

I suffer from self-harming behavior. How to manage it?

Query: Hi doctor,I am suffering from self-harming behavior. Whenever I feel emotional, I am doing it without my knowledge. It happens all the time. I am very scared to go and meet a doctor, so I diced to come here. I am just confused. Please help.  Read Full »


Dr. Aditya Gupta

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Certain things that will help you are instead of self-harm express your emotions through painting or writing down. Practice relaxation techniques like breathing exercise and yoga. Whenever you feel like harming yourself, please take a hot shower or listen to music. Eve...  Read Full »

Why did I start crying suddenly and felt like I was high?

Query: Hi doctor,Earlier, I was sad without reason and so I started crying. I cried for 35 to 45 minutes and then I stopped it. After that, I had a light floaty feeling. I felt that I am high. I am still feeling it. I started feeling that my legs are weak and so I started stretching them. Then I started ro...  Read Full »


Dr. Suresh Kumar G D

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. From your description, it seems that you had a depersonalization-derealisation experience. It made you feel unreal and distant. It occurs to anyone while feeling stressed and sad. These are not always a cause for concern. But if you experience this issue again and a...  Read Full »

Can mental problems change a person's personality?

Query: Hello doctor, I have a cousin who I suspect has some form of mental problem. She scolds her mother for days in a row. She tends to want to be in control of things. She is also jealous of me and does not like me to be close to her mom, my aunt. I think she was about ten years old. She tried pushing ...  Read Full »


Dr. Vishal Anilkumar Gandhi

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Thank you for taking help from a psychiatrist. It is difficult to reach a diagnosis from the above details, but she may have a borderline personality disorder. It is a type of personality or nature. She may have a chronic feeling of emptiness, emotional outbursts, ov...  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

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 are the causes of self-doubts and lack of self-confidence, and how to get rid of it?

Query: Hi doctor, I have a lot of self-doubts and feel like I am being watched. I am scared to move into the city and also fear boys. I always feel insecure that someone might find fault in my acts while listening to class with a strength of 200. I have low self-esteem and self-confidence.  Read Full »


Dr. Ashok Kumar Choudhary

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. First of all, Thanks for raising this query. The problem you described affects about 5% of the general population, and most of them never know whether any help is available. Many of them do not admit and confide it to others. You were thinking of what others to think ab...  Read Full »

I am extremely emotional and self-harm because of childhood abuse. Please help.

Query: Hi doctor, I am an 18 year old girl. When I was 7, my older brother (12) used to molest me. I do not know if it was traumatic as I do not remember crying or anything. Does this count as sexual abuse? Because of the young age of my brother, I do not know if it is related. But, I am extremely emotiona...  Read Full »


Dr. Sathya Prakash

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Although what happened to you in your early childhood is beyond doubt, I would advise you to desist from making any correlation between your current problems and the abusive incidents. Like you accurately pointed out, at that age, you were unaware of the nature of the ac...  Read Full »

How can I overcome love?

Query: Hello doctor, I am in love with a girl who alredy got married four years back. She was in my relation, so, we have some common realtives and nowadays we are meeting frequenty and I am feeling the same thing about her in my heart which was there 4 years back.  Read Full »


Dr. Ashok Kumar Choudhary

Answer: Hi, Welocme to icliniq.com. First of all, we need to understand that this not something which is is unusual. We all come across with past experiences and associate with them on certain occasions. If those past experiences were pleasurable one that there is innate wish to re-experience them and sa...  Read Full »

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