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Daydreaming, mood swings, irritability. Previously had situational depression. How to talk to doctor?

Trouble sticking to tasks and daydream often. I know I have many things to get done that I want done but I simply do not do them. Adult, 24. Previous diagnosis of situational depression . Mood swings , irritability , and stationary most of the time. How do I talk to a psychiatrist about these symptoms effectively? What questions should I be prepared to ask/answer to help a psychiatrist determine what options I have?
Asked On : Sun, 28 Oct 2012
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Psychiatrist 's  Response
Hello and welcome to Healthcare Magic. Thanks for your query.

You don't have to be so worried or 'prepare' yourself to see a psychiatrist. It's best to be yourself and answer whatever comes to your mind. Psychiatrists are well-trained to deal with people of different age groups and varied mental make-ups. So, please consult a psychiatrist without any hesitations.

Wish you all the best.

- Dr. Jonas Sundarakumar
Consultant Psychiatrist
Answered: Mon, 29 Oct 2012
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General & Family Physician Dr. A K M Wasim Rahman's  Response
Dont even try to anything special that will make the situation more difficult for the psychiatrist. We just want your natural, reflex answer. Any prepared answer can lead us to a wrong diagnosis. Just keep in mind during answering never told a lie. A small difference in answer can be very big in diagnosis. That will ultimately harm you.

And about your 1st question, I can assure you you need not to be worried about it if you go to a good psychiatrist. He will ask the required question and pull out the effective answer from you.

So dont worry just go to a good psychiatrist.
Best of luck.
Answered: Sun, 28 Oct 2012
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