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Date : 21-Feb-2012
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User :   im 25 year old girl suffering from different behavioural problems...ocd,depression,anxity etc...pls suggest me treatment without medicines as i have been under clinical treatment for 7 1/2 years with medicines like nexito,serta,desval,flutop,but did not find any cure.
Doctor :   hello
Doctor :   i am
User :   gudeve doc
User :   i started on medicines at 18 years
Doctor :   ok
User :   but i noticed signs of depression n hopelessness ,insecure feelings at the age of 16
User :   Doc told it is OCD
Doctor :   ok
User :   as i had recurrent thoughts abt the pimples over my face
Doctor :   ok
User :   i was cumpletely unaware of the mentall illness till the age of 18
User :   till i went to doctor
Doctor :   ok
User :   wen i had got the thoughts abt the pimples on my face
User :   i just used to feel sad worried even though they were nt such worse to be worried about
User :   i sued to replace these thoughts with thoughts abt my studies at that time
User :   n i cumpleted my studies in 11 with 92%
Doctor :   thats nice
User :   i used to cry thinking abt the pimples on my face
User :   at the same time i used to soothe my thoughts thinking my pimples r so much worse to be worried about
Doctor :   ok
User :   i used to feel very insecure
User :   i used to compare wth others in the college
User :   in 11
User :   but i was in control wth sad moods n associated things
User :   as i was a christian i used to pray much abt my condiiton
Doctor :   i see
User :   trying to get some help frm god
User :   i had so much faith in god
User :   i was in hostel when this problem had started
User :   later my parents took me my home
User :   n then i joined +12
User :   but still i used to cry daily aftr comming frm college
User :   for 3-4 hours
User :   screaming
Doctor :   ok
User :   till 3 am
User :   throwing all the things at house
Doctor :   ok
User :   i used to feel very sad,bored in college
User :   wat is this life ,studies
Doctor :   ok
User :   but still asi had ineterst i nstudies
User :   i managed to study
User :   n get 95 %
User :   even wth low moods
User :   n sever crying spellls
User :   later as i was still in depression
User :   i could nt take up EAMCET
User :   n so i joined degree
User :   but even there
User :   even with the most incompetent people at degree college
User :   i again used to feel the same and cry
User :   with the same feelings i comleted degree
Doctor :   ok
User :   later i thought change of place could help me
User :   so i shifted to hyderabad along wth my family
User :   to ST anns college
User :   mehdipatnam
User :   even then i was crying sad hoplessness,IRREVALENT thoughts
User :   over whchi had no control
User :   used to feel bad over my inability to do nothing
Doctor :   ok
User :   i used to cry
User :   n yell ,throw things at home
User :   then my uncle took me doctor padmavathi
User :   psychiatrist
Doctor :   ok
User :   at nanal nagar
User :   she said i sufferd becuz of OCD
User :   she gav eme NEXITO
Doctor :   ok
User :   n some sleeping pills
User :   as i had no sleep
User :   condition improved
User :   n i was able to carry on wht life
User :   Had bf at the age of 20
Doctor :   ok
User :   even then i never used to feel happy
User :   some helpness
User :   used nexito for 4 years
User :   later on i developed grudge on god
User :   n thoughts about religion ,morality,existence of god over took my life
Doctor :   ok
User :   i cant withstand religious people n churches n temples
User :   still i cumpletd BSC
User :   wth 70 &
User :   THEN
User :   TOOK some ICET coaching
User :   n got into campous
User :   for MBA
User :   with the same thoughts n sad moods
User :   copmpleted MBA
Doctor :   i see
User :   got placed in SATYAM
User :   WORKED for 3 years
User :   with gud pay
User :   i had evrything in life
User :   i m also a dancer
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   thats nice
User :   i njy working out
User :   i learnt yoga
User :   but i dnt practise too often
User :   in this span of 10 years
User :   7 years i was under pills
Doctor :   i see
User :   i stopped using nexito
User :   as ifelt there was no profound improvment
User :   i tapered n stopped
User :   then i cried a lot
User :   n depression attacked again
User :   so iwent to naother doctor
User :  
User :   he gave me
Doctor :   ok
User :   serta,desval,sulpitac,flutop
User :   in a span of 10 months
User :   but even while iwas using medicines
User :   i had same low moods
Doctor :   ok
User :   again i slowely tapered n stopped
User :   again deprssion attacked
User :   n then i went to
User :   He gave me RIVOTRIL 0.5 MG,XET CR 12.5 MG
User :   symptoms got cured
Doctor :   ok
User :   but tsill my problem exists
User :   doctor said its becuz i dint take CBT
User :   MY problem is still existing
User :   Dr XXXXXXXX suggested for ECT
User :   whc i dnt blive
User :   as my problem is thoughts events outside world god religion n perception
User :   now i m on very minimal medicine
User :   n i gave resignation in june
User :   as i felt i need to stop pills n get complete cure
Doctor :   ok
User :   now i want to stop pills
User :   n get a comlete cure
User :   i hav gained weight
User :   acidity
User :   hair loss
User :   facial swelling
Doctor :   ok
User :   my self esteem has decreased asi feel i am unable to solve my issues while my friends are doign something
Doctor :   i can understand what you mean
Doctor :   and from all that you have told me one thing stands out
Doctor :   and that is that YOU DO HAVE TO POWER to take care of your self.. i am IMPRESSED by your academic performance and then your skills in dancing, and your achievements in life
Doctor :   now let me suggest what you can do
Doctor :   but before that
Doctor :   how is your family support ?
User :   family support is 100%
User :   why is it that i cannot take ocntrol of myself
Doctor :   thats good
User :   aftr reading some many self help books
User :   like XXXXXXXX robbins
Doctor :   you have shown in your life thst you are COMPLETELY CAPABLE
Doctor :   ok
User :   but with this books help i took control of my htoughts
User :   but unable to overcome it
Doctor :   when did you started in these books ?
User :   1 year back
User :   before that i was nt at all into books except academic books
User :   i read atleast 2 hours
User :   to get a dialy dose of positivity
Doctor :   thats a very good habit
User :   but still i get carried awya by ny recurrent automatic thoughts
Doctor :   it will take time and patience
Doctor :   you have the motvation
Doctor :   thats why you are seeking help
Doctor :   thats a positive step
Doctor :   Stay motivated by keeping your recovery goals in mind. Remind yourself that you're responsible for managing your illness and working toward your goals.
Doctor :   Explore healthy ways to channel your energy, such as hobbies, exercise and recreational activities
User :   k
Doctor :   its has been very effective
Doctor :   do take yoga
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