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Treatment of depression - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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User :   I am having a really hard time I have been struggling with depression for a while. I am hurting a lot and am really considering overdosing
Doctor :   Hi
User :   Hi
Doctor :   How can I help you?
Doctor :   May I know your age and gender?
User :   I am hurting a lot emotionally and am considering overdosing
Doctor :   May I know your age and gender?
User :   27, Female
Doctor :   Since when are you having these symptoms?
Doctor :   Can you briefly describe your symptoms and the treatment that you are presently on?
User :   Ongoing problem for years
User :   Anxiety medication and stuff to help me sleep at night, I see a therapist
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   Let me brief you.
Doctor :   You must be aware that depression is not a disease, its just a mental condition that is caused by numerous factors that affect it.
Doctor :   The medical drugs are known only to help reduce your symptoms and they are effective only for a limited period of time.
Doctor :   Its important that those factors that are affecting it gets treated to prevent the complications such as the present one you are facing, that is ineffectiveness of the medications
Doctor :   Are you following?
Doctor :   Its important that those factors that are affecting it, gets treated, to prevent the complications such as the present one you are facing, that is ineffectiveness of the medications
Doctor :   Are you there?
Doctor :   Are you there?
Doctor :   Are you there?
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