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Date : 21-Feb-2012
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User :   Hi, I am 23 years old and suffer from depression and BPD I am so low in mood at the moment and I cant seem to bring myself back up. It frightens me to feel like this as in the past I have taken overdoses when feeling like this. What can I do? Also I self-harm reall bad when feeling this way and end up needing stitches. Please help I dont want to go on living like this.
Doctor :   Hi
Doctor :  
Doctor :   Let me read your query
Doctor :   Are you on any meds

User :   Quetiapine and Citalopram
Doctor :   Are you regular on them
User :   yes i take them daily
Doctor :   I guess you will require inceased doses
Doctor :   And a better mood elevator
User :   I have seen my psychiatrist but he refuses to up my dose or change my meds
Doctor :   Ok

Doctor :   I would suggest you to avoid stressfull situations
Doctor :   Take a break
User :   Not easy to do I am a full time carer of my mum
Doctor :   Start on meditation
Doctor :   Or Yoga will releive you from stress
User :   I dont feel stressed though
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   Try starting on meditation
User :   how is that going to work??
Doctor :   Will help you
User :   how?
Doctor :   Will improve your mood
User :   how will it do that though I dont understand how it will work
Doctor :   Mediatation will improve endorphin circulation in the body
Doctor :   Resulting in mood improvement

User :   how long does that take? I havent got long
Doctor :   Atleast 30 mins a day

Doctor :   On practise will have better results in a month'
User :   I cant cope with feeling like this for that long. You dont understand how desperate I feel
Doctor :   Ok

User :   What do you specialise in?
Doctor :   General physician
Doctor :   Why dont you have an second councelling from psychiatrist

User :   He doesnt listen to me the only time I get listened to is when I have taken an overdose and have to see them in an emergency
Doctor :   Ok

Doctor :   How may i help you now
User :   I dont know
Doctor :   See i will not be able to prescribe you anti depressant meds online and without examination
User :   Maybe I should take a small overdose and see the psychiatrist as an emergency?
Doctor :   No

Doctor :   That not an wise option
User :   Well I dont know what else to do I need help but no-one will give it to me
Doctor :   Plz dont take things that way
Doctor :   It important for us to mange your problems
Doctor :   Rather than getting upset face it with courage
User :   Its not as easy as that you obviously dont understand and have never been through something like this
Doctor :   Yes i understand
Doctor :   But all i can do is ask you to be bold and strong
User :   I am trying but I am failing at being strong I am getting tired of trying to be strong and its not even working everything I do is a challenge and I mean even simple things I just cant cope anymore
Doctor :   I would also adcise you to spend some qualittime with friends probably that could help you
User :   I havent got any friends
User :   im running out of time thankyou for talking to me
Doctor :   Bye for now

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