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Q&A: How can I find out officially if I am depressed?

Murray Kaufman, MA. LMFT, NBCDCH Picture - How can I find out officially if I am depressed? I've taken a few quizzes online, and my results are either depressed or severely depressed. What do I do? View full question & answer >>

Q&A: How long are withdrawal symptoms coming off Lexapro?

Toby Watson, Psy.D. Picture - Hello, I did a 4 week taper off of Lexapro and have been completely off of Lexapro (SSRI) for 7 days now. I am experiencing intense emotional mood swings; frustration/anger/rage, sadness, and crying. ... View full question & answer >>

Q&A: Would moving and loss of friends cause me to get sick and lead to depression?

Carl Shubs, Ph.D. Picture - Hello, I was wondering If it was possible for me to have developed Depression when this happened: Before fourth grade, I had recently moved to Ohio and lived there for a year. Moving there and back caused ... View full question & answer >>

Q&A: What can I do to get over my depression and get back to a normal and social person?

Carolina in Mental Healthcare Picture - Hello, I need help to get over my depression. I can't focus or concentrate on things many times and I often get lost in my past thoughts and get very angry at things or people from past. I am losing ... View full question & answer >>

Q&A: Should I worry about addiction if I increase my Xanax dosage to help me sleep?

Gina Garbell, Psy.D. Picture - Hello. After a two-month of treatment with xanax 1 mg / day (cure about poor sleep or not sleep at all) , I continued to take a pill (0,5 mg) once or twice in a month due to difficulty in sleeping some ... View full question & answer >>

Q&A: What can I do about anhedonia and depression?

James Anthony, Ph.D., Licensed Psychologist Picture - Feel irritability for 3 or 4 days. Then anhedonia for several days. Seem to have depression every 5 yrs or so. I have been diagnosed with major depressive disorder recurrent. I sometimes wonder if irritability ... View full question & answer >>

Q&A: Can acupuncture help with major depression disorder?

Dawn Balusik, AP, DOM, LMT Picture - Can acupuncture help with someone who has been diagnosed with major depression disorder ? View full question & answer >>

Q&A: What can I do to become more social and away from asocial behavior?

Ron Fisher, M.D. Picture - I am an enneagram type 9; introvert - relations oriented person. I am a communicative, quite confident, optimistic kind of person. I love people, maintain warm relationships with my wife, daughter, bretheren ... View full question & answer >>

Q&A: I'm taking Geodon and still depressed. What can I do?

Debra J. Green, LMFT Picture - I am suffering from a combination of depression and anxiety. It is very hard for me to fall asleep. I am currently taking (generic for geodon). But I am still depressed and anxious most times. I need ... View full question & answer >>

Q&A: I may have depression and I have been physically hurting myself. Is there anything that I can do?

Martin Kluger, Ph.D. Picture - I think i may have depression and i have been physically hurting myself. I was drinking but i stopped. then recently i started cutting. My boyfriend is concerned and talks to me a lot which helps. Ive ... View full question & answer >>