I am 21 years old. I am having suicidal thoughts and not able to get into a parking space. I am a new driver, and I am scared that I will die while driving. I also feel like I am low than other people. I am having this problem for a several years. I have OCD, depression, and generalized anxiety. I was taking Luvox, Prozac, Zoloft, Lexapro. I am currently taking Cymbalta 20 mg. What can I do? Please help.
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You appear to be less confident and excessively worried about driving. Many young drivers feel the same, but you appear to be more affected by anxiety related to driving and parking.
Always remember that you will get better with experience. Try to drive at a slow pace for the first one to two years and practice parking maneuvers untill your confidence is better. You can seek support from an experienced driver or take some pass-plus driving lessons.
You are reporting a history of anxiety, OCD (obsessive-compulsive disorder), and depression. I note you have been tried on different antidepressants. In addition to the medication, you can try psychological therapy and CBT (cognitive behavioral therapy) which will be very effective to manage your excessive anxiety and build your confidence back.
I hope this helps.
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