Talking therapy or psychotherapy is used to treat various mental illnesses like depression, bipolar disorder, and anxiety disorder. It helps you understand your problem, overcome fears, cope with stress, improves relationships, and stop destructive behaviors.
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Query: Hi doctor, I am a 30 year old male. I am suffering with the below symptoms which feels like a disorder. I have this disorder running in my family. A few of my paternal uncles also have them, but in a mild form. I had these symptoms since childhood, but it was very mild at that time. I had ignored th... Read Full »
Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I have read your question with care and understand your concerns. All the symptoms you have mentioned are consistent with agoraphobia with anxiety. This is very likely to be a structural problem in your brain. All you need is proper practice and you can be normal within ... Read Full »
Query: Hello doctor, I have been having depression symptoms (hopelessness, feeling worthless, overwhelmed, cannot focus on anything, changes in sleep pattern, loss of appetite, suicidal thoughts, isolation, numb, feel like everything is an effort, cannot get out of bed and all that) for the past six years... Read Full »
Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. You are describing quite a lot of depressive symptoms that have been present episodically for six years. It is true that for a diagnosis of clinical depression the symptoms need to persist for two weeks but with such a prolonged history sub-threshold symptoms may be ... Read Full »
Query: Hello doctor, I am concerned about my only daughter whose age is 3.5 years. She is going to preschool for past one year now. She is well in her studies. She is very mischievous and lively chatterbox in our home. But she cannot mingle with outside society. She is reserved in her school. She does not... Read Full »
Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. From your description, it looks like your daughter is socially anxious and presenting with a mild form of selective mutism. Sometimes, they will be completely not able to speak to anyone in a social setting. Mostly they will be able to speak or whisper to some famili... Read Full »
Query: Hi doctor, I feel sad most of the time. I do not know why I am always like this. I am a 24 year old male, and I work as a network engineer. Read Full »
Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. The details you have provided about your problem are very brief. Although, if you have these problems for more than two weeks then you are probably suffering from a major depressive disorder. A major depressive disorder is a condition in which patients develop sadness l... Read Full »
Query: Dear Doctor, I have a problem of sleeping at a scheduled time. I always sleep in a different time and it is getting delayed every day, like a cycle. For example: If today I sleep at 9:00 pm, in few days I will be sleeping at 10:00 pm. And in a few weeks, I would sleep at 4:00 AM. I also have depress... Read Full »
Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com.Yes. There is relation between low serotonin level and depression and anxiety. What is more important is how significant symptoms of these problem you have, how much are you distressed from these and whether they cause interference in your daily life (socio occupational de... Read Full »