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Depression spiral. Urge to touch myself. Why do I keep getting angry. Hypnotism?

please help me i dont know if this is a medical problem but im desprate, i cant stop touching myself and its sending me into a depression spiral, i have tried everything going to public places but i just get angry and endup finding a public bathroom i have tried hypnotism and i have been reduced to cutting myself its the only thing that subsides the urge please help me
Asked On : Tue, 4 Sep 2012
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Welcome to HealthcareMagic Public Forum

From your description I suspect presence of obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD) or impulse control disorder.

If problem is causing much difficulty in social-occupational functioning then It is better to get in person assessment by psychiatrist as soon as possible. In most of the problem improved after treatment. So, do not worry and do not attempt to harm self.

I hope this information has been both informative and helpful for you.
Wish you Good Health.

Dr. Ashish Mittal
Answered: Thu, 13 Sep 2012
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