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Depression leading to inferiority complex - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Doctor :   Hi
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How can I help you?
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User :   hello doctor
Doctor :   Hi
User :   I have been suffering from depression since few months
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Ok
User :   I am doing masters in europe, and i cannot really mingle with the people
User :   I feel scared of them and I am feeling uncomfortable while talking with people
Doctor :   Ok

Doctor :   Since when are you having this problem?
User :   I want sit alone and i think i lost my confidence
User :   4months
User :   my heand and body is shaking like anything while speaking with my classmates
Doctor :   Ok

User :   I feel hopeless, I scared of my claaroom either
Doctor :   Ok

Doctor :   May I know your age and location?
User :   22,
User :   even day after tomorrow I have a presentation but I am totally scared to go for that
User :   i have been sleeping for the longer time, and I cannot show intrest towards studies, eventhough i wish to be
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Ok
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Are you from India?
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and then moved there for studies
User :   ya
User :   absolutely
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Ok
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Are you feeling home sickness?
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or a sort of that problem
User :   no doctor, I am not, I been outside of my home since few years
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Ok
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What is your height and weight?
User :   5.7, 66kg
Doctor :   Ok

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That is fine
Doctor :   It is good that you have approached our facility
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But it does not end here
User :   I dont know, why my head and body is shaking while speaking with people?
Doctor :   Ok

Doctor :  
That is due to Phobia
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or fear issues
User :   Why i feel discomfort? why i am scared of class, classmates,presentations?
User :   How can i come out of this situation?
Doctor :  
This due to phobia/fear
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This can be helped by taking help of a Psychiatrist
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You will need to take medications
Doctor :   This can be easily treated

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No problems at all
User :   but right now, i cannot go back to india for treatment
Doctor :   Yes

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You can take treatment there only
User :   I cannot get any medical assistance from stockholm
User :   cant i get out of this by myself?
Doctor :  

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You will need to take medications
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on prescription by a Psychiatrist
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Do not hesitate in this regard
User :   I am getting so many negative thoughts, such as I have a friend of mine from , I spoke with him very freely before but now I am really scared to speak with him
Doctor :   Ok

User :   the reason in my mind is he is from a rich country, so i cannot speak with him, such sought of unnecessary thoughts are coming to my mind
User :   If somebody is from I can speak very freely and fluently
Doctor :   Ok

Doctor :  
This is called as Inferiority complex in laymans language
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Phobia in medical terms
Doctor :   You need not worry
User :   even i am scared to talk in phone before my friends
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Ok
User :   am i having depression?
Doctor :   If you are lost out of world

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disturbed sleep
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and disturbed appetite
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for a period of 2 or more weeks
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then it is termed as Depression
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But you will need medications for sure
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You need to start on it
Doctor :   Are you getting it

User :   yes doc
Doctor :   Hope you will meet a Psychiatrist

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today or tomorrow
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Be what you are
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whomsoever you are with
Doctor :   Many of us live with a mask
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hiding our true face
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and then we will have such instincts with different person
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Do not think yourself inferior
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as coming from a poor nation
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Today India is no behind other countires
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We may have poor people
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But we are not backward
User :   yes doctor, but I dont know I why i cannot believe in myself
Doctor :   Yes

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That is due to chemical imbalance in the brain
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Can be resolved with medications
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Keep the positive thoughts as well
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Dont forget
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that Indians have led the world
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many times
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No reason for you to feel inferior about YOUR GREAT NATION
User :   yes doc, india is the 4th largest economy in the world.
Doctor :   Tell yourself 100 times

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that I am proud of myself
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in a language which is comfortable to you
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need not be english
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Do it for a few weeks
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But these are supporting ideas
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Mainstream is Medicine
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Read good spiritual books which you believe in
Doctor :   XXXXXXXX is the person who recited Geetha

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and motivated Arjuna
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to fight
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He was so calm even in a warfield
Doctor :   You should improve yourself

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strive for it
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You can
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No need of any complexes
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We are all human beings
Doctor :   Are you there?

User :   If I start to speak confidently, I have thought like they feel bad on me by considering that I am an arrogant and they may complaint on me to the proff with no reason. If I talk with proff confidently,He may feel bad on me and he let me go into the risk.I know its absolutely stubidity to get such thoughts but I cannot really come out of that
Doctor :   No

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Light arrogance takes care of depression and strengthens us
Doctor :   You cannot get rid of it instantaneously

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But constant efforts will give you the fruit
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Medicine accelerates the process
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It is because of imbalance in the neurotransmitters
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that all such things are happening
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along with negative thinking
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So both has to be taken care of
User :   If i start thinking positively, hundreds of negative thoughts are coming along with that.
Doctor :   Yes

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I do know that
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But you can overcome that
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Replace each negative thought with a positive one
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You will succeed
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No doubt
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Say Yes now
User :   yes, absolutely doc
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Tell that Yes I will overcome it right now
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Start off now
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You can see the results later
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Get a counselling session from a Clinical Psychologist
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if possible
User :   do u have any idea about psychologist from stockholm?
Doctor :   Do you have any financial constraints?
User :   no
Doctor :   Sorry I am also from India

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So it is difficult for me to tell you that
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You can search over the net
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I belive
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That will help you
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Go to a certified psychologist
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He gives counselling only
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Psychiatrist for medicines
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Both are required
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Go to both
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Psychiatrist do pvt practice and are also part of hospitals
Doctor :   Is there any thing else I can help you with?

User :   Ok doc, but I am really donot want to take presentation on day after tomorrow, because If my head and body will shake before my classmates, I feel bad on myself. What can u suggest doc?
Doctor :   Dont take
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Its ok
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Explain that you are not feeling well
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Go for treatment
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Take care of yourself
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Health ofcourse is the priority
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World bank has declared it as a fundamental right
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No one can deny it
Doctor :   After you are back to normal

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You can to as many presentations you want
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'do

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