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Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Practicing since : 2004
Answered : 37 Questions
Doctor :   Hi
Doctor :  
How can I help you?
User :   Hi
User :   Need a help for my brother
Doctor :   Sure
Doctor :  
Proceed
User :   Brother is going through under depression
Doctor :  
Ok
User :   age 32 years old
Doctor :  
Ok
User :   married for last 7 or 8 years
User :   has a good job...good family
Doctor :   Fine
User :   he does not talk with anyone
Doctor :  
You have given a Very good Presentation
User :   ok
Doctor :  
What is his profession?
Doctor :  
Does he have children?
User :   Yes a lovely daughter
User :   6 years old
Doctor :   Ok, fine

User :   does not talk to her even
Doctor :  
Since when is this change?
User :   he is working as a Village Development Officer
Doctor :   Good

Doctor :  
Where do you stay?
User :   since last 4 years he has gone into shell
Doctor :   Ok

Doctor :  
How frequently you visit him?
User :   Not that frequent but my other siblings stay together
User :   kind off joint family
Doctor :   Ok

Doctor :  
Anything which you can relate to his change?
User :   let me think
User :   no idea....
Doctor :  
I will explain you meanwhile
User :   he used be very frank with everyone
Doctor :  
Depression occurs because of a sudden shock in their life
User :   ok
Doctor :  
or sometimes due to continous stress
User :   ok
Doctor :  
This can be within the home, outside or the home itself
User :   how can we make him come out of this
Doctor :  
It can occur after a huge financial loss, loss of faith, problems at work by superiors
User :   I see
Doctor :  
or a humiliating inicident
Doctor :  
What is his height and weight?
User :   has it somethin to do with chewing tobacco
Doctor :  
No
User :   Good built...used be very smart
Doctor :  
Ok
Doctor :  
Is there any changes in his Physique?
User :   he has gone weak
Doctor :   Ok

User :   after he was treated for 2 years
Doctor :   For what was he treated?
User :   depresssion only
Doctor :  
Ok
Doctor :  
Is he on any medications?
User :   yes for last two years he was on pills
Doctor :  
Ok
Doctor :  
Any improvement?
User :   treatment was stopped after seeing no improvement
User :   for 2 years
Doctor :   Ok

Doctor :  
Now you mentioned that he has this since 4 years
Doctor :  
Has it worsened gradually?
Doctor :  
Or did it occur suddenly?
User :   it was gradual
Doctor :   Ok

User :   and he has not shared anything with any of us in family
Doctor :  
Can you relate to his daughter's birth and his change?
Doctor :   I am sorry
Doctor :  
But I want to know it
User :   No problems
Doctor :  
Ok
Doctor :  
Now what he has within should be brought out
Doctor :  
It is a very sensitive issue I feel
User :   No ...there is nothing I could relate
Doctor :  
and that is the reason he is not expressing it
Doctor :  
Should be evaluated
Doctor :  
Physical healthwise, are the tests done?
User :   yes...all tests were ok
Doctor :  
Thats fine
User :   these days his diet has become very less
Doctor :  
Some personal problems cannot be expressed with known persons
Doctor :  
How does he interact to you?
User :   he does not talk much with me and other brother
User :   when was in college .... we used to talk fight rather
Doctor :   Is he computer literate?

User :   no
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :  
Like this chatting he cannot do?
User :   nope
Doctor :  
Ok
Doctor :  
Because with this we have opened up many individuals
Doctor :  
There is also Get a call from Doctor service we have
Doctor :  
See if you can persuade him to talk to us once
User :   ok
Doctor :  
He should be alone
Doctor :  
and do it with full freedom
User :   sure...what if I persuade him to chat
Doctor :  
Is Ranchi close to you?
User :   Nope
Doctor :   Chat or talk

Doctor :  
He cannot chat right

Doctor :  
as he is not good with computers
Doctor :  
For him, I mean to say
User :   what have you got in Ranchi
Doctor :  
Is Ranchi ok for him?
Doctor :   Not me

Doctor :  
But there is Cental Institute of Psychiatry
User :   ok
Doctor :  
Which a Mental speciality Hospital
Doctor :  
Which is good
Doctor :  
we have premier institute NIMHANS
Doctor :  
In those lines,
User :   ok
User :   should have somethingas well
Doctor :   How does he respond to go to a doctor?

Doctor :  
User :   no..somebody else has to explain his problem
Doctor :  
But at Ranchi it is fully dedicated to Mental Health
Doctor :  
But does he agree to go to a doctor
User :   yes
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :  
I will suggest you to avail of our Get a call from doctor service
Doctor :  
and give his number
Doctor :  
Do keep him informed about this
User :   what would be the charges?
Doctor :  
Rs.280
Doctor :  
I shall give you the link
User :   when can be meeting fixed
Doctor :  
WWW.WWWW.WW User :   ?
Doctor :  
Anytime
Doctor :  
It is instantaneous
Doctor :  
Can be done now as well
Doctor :  
But you need to inform him
Doctor :   about this
User :   ok
Doctor :   Is there any thing else I can help you with?
User :   if I pay right away
Doctor :   Will be done now
User :   after how much time we can get a call from your side
Doctor :  
But you need to inform your brother as well
User :   calling him now
Doctor :  
withing 30 mins it is done
Doctor :  
Also what are his languages?
User :   Hindi
Doctor :  
Hindi would be better for him right?
User :   yes
Doctor :  
Ok
Doctor :  
We will do it
Doctor :  
Dont worry
User :   what if there is a call disconnect
User :   would you redialling
Doctor :   Sure
Doctor :  
There is no time limit or call limit
Doctor :  
This is an effort to make him speak to a Professional who is Anonymous
Doctor :  
and he should freely open up
User :   and you can follow up tomorrow if needed with the patient
Doctor :  
It is an attmpet
Doctor :   We do guide him regarding the treatment
Doctor :  
and what he has to do
Doctor :  
You need not worry about that
Doctor :  
Also tell him that we do not disclose it to you as well
User :   ok can't we be available on call..conf or something
Doctor :   No

Doctor :  
It should be purely confidential
User :   Got it
Doctor :  
That is followed here
Doctor :  
No guarantee that I will reveal to you as well
Doctor :  
though you have paid for it
Doctor :  
Because, we are not supposed to
Doctor :  
Only the beneficial things would be mentioned
Doctor :  
Like what you are supposed to do
Doctor :  
and what support he requires
User :   ok
Doctor :  
Do you have any other doubt?
User :   no
User :   I am about to pay
Doctor :   Please fill the feedback form say done when done.



Doctor :   Can you inform him now?
User :   Describe Your Health Problem below: User :   what do i put here
Doctor :   Put his health issue

Doctor :  
Just Depression you can put
User :   in what format I can put the std number
Doctor :   That is sufficient

Doctor :  
Yes
Doctor :  
His mobile would be better for privacy
User :   +91-0000
Doctor :  
Ok
Doctor :  
This is his no. right?
User :   yes
Doctor :  
Ok
User :   I have informed him
Doctor :   Ok
User :   told his this will between you and doctor
Doctor :   Good

Doctor :   His name, you are filling it right?

User :   On the form
Doctor :   Yes

User :   Yes
Doctor :  
Shall we end the chat now?
Doctor :  
If you are not having further queries
User :   In case for some reasons doctor wont be able to call him
User :   How can I refer to you again
Doctor :   You can call us immediately and notify the same But it will not happen

Doctor :  
Sure
User :   ok
User :   Sounds ok to me
Doctor :   Fine
User :   Thanks Doc
User :   It was nice chatting with you
Doctor :  
Thanks for consulting HealthcareMagic. Bye for now. Please refer your friends to our service.

User :   sure
User :   wil doo
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