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Dr. Andrew Rynne
Dr. Andrew Rynne

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How can depression be treated?

My wife has not been her self today she has been non responsive or when she is it’s minimal she has just been laying in bed all day I don’t know how to describe it it’s like what you see on movies when they are seventy deppressed and the just lay there in the own world and she won’t go to doctor or hospital I just don’t believe it when she says she is fine and I just can’t figure what it might be or what to do
Fri, 23 Feb 2018
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Psychiatrist 's  Response
hi sir
I have gone through your question and understand your concerns regarding your wife.

in my opinion, the history provided by you is not sufficient.

I got somany questions reeling in my mind.
1) as you thought it may be depression. but, in depression insight (knowing about problem and worry to cure problem) will be there most of the time. but, in your case that's missing. depression will have features like feeling sad, crying spells, loss interest in daily chores, sleep disturbances, hopeless ideas soon...
2)other possibility : psychosis. it will have no insight regarding the present problem, sitting all alone, poor social interaction, muttering or talking to self or laughing to self, fearfulness, suspecious, soon..

so, I request you to provide clearcut history for proper diagnosis and better management of her problem.
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