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Psychological counseling helps people with emotional, physical, and mental health issues. It helps improve their sense of well-being, stop the feeling of distress, and resolve all crisis. They also help patients understand the cause and triggers of their mental problem.

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My boyfriend has sex with random men. Please help.

Query: Hello doctor, I have been with my boyfriend for two years. We have known each other since we were eight years old. We both are now 30. We have been friends for many years before we dated. Recently he left his email open on the computer and I could not stop reading them. Tons of times he emailed peop...  Read Full »


Dr. Mehmet Akif Camkurt

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I read your query and understand your concern. The situation you described is that your boyfriend has secret homosexual relationships, which is unacceptable for you. Currently, in the practice of psychiatry, homosexuality/heterosexuality/bisexuality is not considered a...  Read Full »

I am suffering from anxiety and fear. Please advise.

Query: Dear Doctor, I am 32 years old and I weigh 80kg. I am married and I am working with a telecom company. I got married six months back and my problem is anxiety and fear. I am not able to drive because of fear. Headache, blurred vision, shortness of breath are my problems. Among them, fear is the ...  Read Full »


Dr. Ashok Kumar

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. From the available description it appears to be Generalized Anxiety Disorder (GAD) which is a kind of anxiety disorder that needs long term treatment. I would like to tell you that GAD is a kind of relapsing and remitting disorder and needs both medications as well as ...  Read Full »

My cousin is not talking to anyone and remains silent. Why?

Query: Hello doctor, My cousin is a 23 year old student who is good at academics. He has limited himself to his room. He is not going out at all. Nowadays his exams are over. He does not talk with our family members. He does not have food for days together. If anyone, even his mother tries to talk with hi...  Read Full »


Dr. Soni Ravi Mukundkumar

Answer: Hi,  Welcome to icliniq.com. Depending upon the symptoms you have described, in 23 year old student, there are two possibilities: 1. Psychic breakout: He might have experienced some psychic breakout in this age like, failure in the exams, scolding from the parents or teachers, failure in love and ...  Read Full »

Is it safe to masturbate daily?

Query: Hello Doctor,  I masturbate daily.  Is it safe ? Will it cause any problem?  Read Full »


Dr. Velusamy Madathupalayam Palansamy

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com Masturbation is absolutely safe. Other than giving pleasure it also helps in relieving stress. It depends on the number of times you do it. The reason is that it should not become an addiction. Once you are addicted, psychological intervention might be needed. Ver...  Read Full »

Due to personal problems, I have relationship issues with my mother. Please help.

Query: Hello doctor, I love my family. However, there is a huge ideological difference between my mother and me. Our religious views are poles apart and I feel someone is smothering me with those ideologies because I tend to take full control of situations under me. (eg: vegetarian vs non-vegetarian, etc)...  Read Full »


Dr. Suresh Kumar G D

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Your dilemma is quite common. It is perfectly normal to have ideological differences with family members, but we can continue to be close to our family. You made a very important comment that "I cannot seem to express myself clearly." It is important to sit down wit...  Read Full »

My overactive imagination is making me lose grip on reality. Please help.

Query: Hello doctor, From more than a year, I have been facing mental health issues. It started with anxiety about developing schizophrenia and feeling detached from things. Since then, I often get period of extreme anxiety, involuntary mental images of memories, imagination, dreams, and distorted memories...  Read Full »


Dr. Aditya Gupta

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. From your description, it appears that you are having OCD (obsessive-compulsive disorder). Yes, all of your symptoms can be seen in it. The main problem is that you do not have control over your thoughts, that is why imagery and other ruminations occur. The extreme anx...  Read Full »

My sister is mentally disturbed with suicidal thoughts. Please help.

Query: Hello doctor, We are four sisters, and I am the first daughter to my parents. I have taken treatment for depression before years. I am now happy and my studies are going on. My sister is studying 10th grade and she was also a black belt in karate. Now she is mentally disturbed and thinking about he...  Read Full »


Dr. Ashok Kumar

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I read your query and understand your concerns. First of all, I feel your sister is suffering from the same depression for which you got treated in the past. The possibility is very high as there was a similar problem in genetically related elder sister (I mean you) ...  Read Full »

How can I divert myself from the fight I had with my family?

Query: Hi doctor, I did not sleep for the past few months. I did not have proper food. Even if I am hungry, I could not eat. I had been through a fight with my family as well as my fiance. I do not want to leave, but I want to know how I can divert myself. Please help.  Read Full »


Dr. Ajay Singh

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Thanks for the query. When a person goes through an emotional upheaval, he or she is liable to experience a number of symptoms such as sadness, loss of sleep, and loss of appetite. Regarding distracting yourself, keep yourself engaged in some activities like a hobby or st...  Read Full »

Why is my daughter always sleepy and unable to focus on her studies?

Query: Hi doctor,My 14 year old daughter has some problems. She is unable to focus on studies, and she replies people without hearing them properly. She gets angry on small issues, and she is addicted to her smartphone. If we take it from her, then she becomes angry. On getting angry, she throws whatever s...  Read Full »


Dr. Akshay Upadhyay

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. There is nothing as such to worry. Children of this age group usually behave like this. This is the growing period of their life. So, you try to be a friend to them. Try to know her problems, console her, and treat her like a friend. Take her out for a picnic and indu...  Read Full »

I am a teenager who feel my parents hate me. What to do?

Query: Hello doctor, I am a 20-year-old female. I always have this moment where I am complained and scolded. This always happens with my parents and I always feel bad and it always makes me think "Do they hate me? Am I not good enough for them? Am I a maid for them? " I also always cry alone in my room hop...  Read Full »


Dr. Vishal Anilkumar Gandhi

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Your parents need family therapy from a psychologist. If you cannot do this then accept it. If you cannot change the situation then change yourself. You can make good friends, develop good hobbies like painting, reading books, learn music and dance, learn new languages...  Read Full »

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