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Cognitive behavioural therapy after seperation anxiety. - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Doctor :   Hi
Doctor :   Howcan I help you
User :   Can you tell be how separation anxiety can be overcome
Doctor :   Your case requires undivided attention and as I am chatting with few other patients. I can get back to you with the necessary information by email or I can give you a Chat appointment.
Doctor :   For health information Please fill these details -Age: Gender: Occupation: Location: Marital Status:
User :   Age:27 Gender:Female Occupation:Sofeware Engg Marital Status:Single
Doctor :   So are you the one with the problem
User :   Yes
Doctor :   I am chatting with some patients simultaneously. Please bear with us for a reply
User :   sure no problem
User :   I would like to know how to overcome this anxiety
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   are you seaparated
Doctor :   by anyone
Doctor :   and who is it?
User :   yes my mom expired 3 yrs back
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   I am sorry
Doctor :   There are some techniques that
User :   after that in last 1 yr when any friend come close to me and then left I face this problem
Doctor :   can be practised at home
Doctor :   but if yoiu are too depressed always a counselling is beneficial
Doctor :   by a psychologist
User :   I am not depressed but the friend who is 10 yr elder to me ask to leave her
Doctor :   It is called Cognitive Behavioural therapy
User :   she stay in same building so i am not able to forget the incident
User :   and she understand that I am facing this problem so she left me as she think I will become strong
User :   but effect is reverse
User :   ok
Doctor :   Cognitive-behavior therapy, specifically desensitization, has been shown to be effective
User :   ok
Doctor :   I shall give some selfcare tips
User :   ok
Doctor :   Developing a routine of self directed relaxation exercises, including breathing routines of about 5-6 deep and slow breaths during periods of discomfort,
Doctor :   or anxiety
User :   Generally I start crying when she come in front of me
User :   and don't talk it aggrevates
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   you practise that
Doctor :   home tip
User :   ok
Doctor :   immediately
Doctor :   after she leaves
Doctor :   before you start thiking of her again
User :   ok
Doctor :   If you have any other stressors
User :   I am confused whether to change my appartment will be helpful or I should fight back by staying here
Doctor :   try to get rid of them they add to your
Doctor :   state
Doctor :   That is a good idea
User :   ok
Doctor :   making new friends is always fresh
Doctor :   and easy way to
Doctor :   get over things
User :   But always running from such thing will not be helpful in long run
Doctor :   This is called Group therapy
Doctor :   It is advised
Doctor :   Each episode will depress you
Doctor :   and make uyou more vulnerable
User :   Yes and in future if I attach to someone and again when he/she will left I will face same problem
Doctor :   You should practise the simple technique
Doctor :   which i said to you
Doctor :   That is why I asked yoiu to get counselling doen
User :   ok
Doctor :   if you have repeated sympotms
Doctor :   Please fill the feedback form
User :   ok thanks
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