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Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Very Good Posted in: Mental Health
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User :   hello i am feeling very sad and have lost interest in usual activities which i enjoyed before

Doctor :   Hi
User :   hello doc

User :   well not good
Doctor :   Ok

Doctor :  
I got the same with your oneliner msg
Doctor :  
Now I shall guide you what to do
Doctor :  
and would like to know more about you
User :   sure
Doctor :  
May I know your age, gender, height, weight, marital status and occupation?
User :   24 male 5.8'' 62kgs,single, currently not working
User :   i was working in a pvt sector bank for 2 years recently i have resigned to pursue my higher education
Doctor :   Ok

Doctor :  
Thats good
User :   i am not able to forget my last job may be that is the reason i am sad
Doctor :  
Ok
Doctor :  
Why sad, you want to study higher right?
Doctor :  
Did you resign?
User :   yes i resigned
Doctor :   Ok

User :   in october
Doctor :  
Why sad then?
User :   well i miss my job i now think i should not have resigned and continued my work, every day i keep thinking about my work
Doctor :   Ok

User :   i want to come over that feeling.
Doctor :  
what is the reason for such a feeling?
Doctor :  
Do you know?
User :   no i dont
Doctor :  
Ok
User :   i dont feel like meeting my friends and staying in touch with them
User :   or watching movies or other hobbies which i was interested in before
Doctor :  
First of all is it due to financial reasons?
User :   yeah financial reason is also one
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :  
Were you enjoying the job?
User :   well no i was not enjoying it
Doctor :   Ok

User :   there was lot of unhealthy pressure for sales which i was not interested in
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :  

Are you missing your friends?
Doctor :   at work I mean?
User :   no i am not missing them
Doctor :  
Ok
User :   i was not enjoying my job due to unhealthy treatment by my boss
Doctor :   Ok

Doctor :  
What is your qualification right now?
User :   WWW.WWWW.WW Doctor :  
Fine
Doctor :  
And what is your higher study intended?
User :   mba
Doctor :  
Good
Doctor :  
Have you secured admission?
User :   not yet
Doctor :  
Ok
Doctor :  
So you resigned on account of preparation
User :   yes exactly
Doctor :  
With whom are you staying with now? and where were to staying while working?
User :   i am staying with parents and i was staying with them while working too
Doctor :   Fine

User :   but we have changed our house
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :  
What was the reason?
User :   that was ancestoral property with my uncle and due to financial contraints we had to give our portion to my uncle and move out
Doctor :   Ok

Doctor :  
When did that happen?
User :   it was in september
Doctor :   Ok

Doctor :  
Did that have an impact on you?
User :   i am not sure but the cause did have an impact on me as my dad had taken loans from banks and we had to repay them that was the reason we had to sell our portion of the house
Doctor :   Ok

Doctor :  
Are you comfortable with your new house?
User :   we are staying in rented house as of now yes i am comfortable with in it
Doctor :   Ok

Doctor :  

So I think that you have given many entrances by now
User :   yes i have given mat and cat
Doctor :   Ok

Doctor :  
Good
Doctor :   When are the admissions starting then?
User :   by march most of the colleges will start the admissions
Doctor :   Fine

Doctor :  
So now how is your routine like?
Doctor :  
what do you do?
User :   i was keeping myself busy with preparation for entrance test till december and once i gave the tests i was not able to sit idle at home i hv joined a kpo till i join any college
Doctor :   Thats good

Doctor :  
to keep your engaged
User :   yes to keep myself engaged
User :   it was from mid december i felt sad and regretting my decision to quit i could not sit home idle
Doctor :   Ok

Doctor :  
Such things happen
Doctor :  
Now how sure are you to get admission this year?
Doctor :  
Because I am aware that many try for certain institutes only
User :   i am not sure as the preparations have not been so good
Doctor :   Ok

Doctor :  
How is your current job going?
Doctor :  
Is it low in returns?
User :   in returns it is the same as my previous job but i dont want to make a carrer in it
Doctor :   Fine

Doctor :  
So now, you have had a transition phase
Doctor :  
leaving the job, studying
Doctor :  
and joining a new one again
Doctor :  
apart from shifting your house
User :   is it that i am feeling depressed?
Doctor :  
this is a transitional phase
Doctor :  
and shall have an impact on your mind
Doctor :  
like looking back at your decisions
Doctor :  
and repenting for some
User :   the major thing i miss most is my last job which i dint like while i was working
Doctor :   Thats good thing to miss right?

User :   it is but it is affecting me
Doctor :   Ok

Doctor :  
You should not get affected
Doctor :  
Do good amount of exercise everyday
User :   i am not able to keep in contact with my freinds as they always ask about what i am doing now
Doctor :  
One more important thing I want to ask is
Doctor :  
how is your sleep?
Doctor :  
and appetite as well?
User :   appetite is fine
User :   i am sleeping too much
Doctor :   Ok

User :   and when it is off i sleep way too much unable to get off the bed
Doctor :  
Too much in the sense
User :   i feel staying at home and not socialising with friends as i am always tensed about my career

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