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Poor mental health, constantly worried above brain damage. Will psychiatrist consultation help?

goodevening docter,i am XXXXXXX ,21 years old,i want to consult with a problem is that there is some fear in my mind about my body, mostly about brain.i always thiking that there is gonna somthing wrong with my brain fear about to damage . this type of negetive thinking sucks my life .i want to overcome this fear soon . plzz help me. i wnat to enjoy my life
Asked On : Fri, 9 Nov 2012
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Psychiatrist 's  Response

welcome to health care magic

You possibly have "obsessive compulsive disorder" or "obsessive compulsive spectrum disorder- hypochondriasis".
OCD consists of repeated thoughts (obsessions) and compulsive behaviour (not essential). I advise you to consult a psychiatrist for detailed evaluation, diagnosis and management.
Hope it helps
Good Luck
Answered: Sun, 11 Nov 2012
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Emergency Medicine Specialist Dr. Sheeba Stephen's  Response
Hello and welcome to Healthcare Magic. Thanks for your query.

I understand that you are going through a stressful time because of your negative thinking pattern and your excessive fears / anxiety about having a major health problem. Your symptoms seem to be indicative of an anxiety disorder. You do need to consult a psychiatrist for a detailed psychological assessment and further treatment. There are effective treatment options - in the form of medication or counselling / psychotherapy which will help you overcome these fears and negative thoughts.

Best wishes,
Dr. Sheeba Stephen
Answered: Sat, 10 Nov 2012
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