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What are the symptoms of depression and how can they be treated ?

HI, For some reason , I have started to isolate myself from people who were close to me and who I love. Yet , miss all these people very much and have those frustrating feelings of guilt and remorse cos I am fully aware that how I act is wrong in many aspects. Also going trough an scary lack of interest for many things I used to like. Don t know how to overcome certain mind-blocking fazes when it comes to emotion expressing situations and feels like I want and need to do or say something, still remain motionless, speechless… I feel an immanent sadness even when is totally suppressed by my thoughts or actions.
Asked On : Wed, 30 Mar 2011
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Psychiatrist 's  Response
Your symptoms are suggestive of depression. Now that you have realized that you have a problem and are seeking help, you can ask your family for support and also consult a psychiatrist as soon as possible. There are good treatment options available nowadays which can help you overcome depression and come back to your usual self.
Answered: Fri, 15 Jul 2011
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General & Family Physician Dr. Anand Babu M's  Response
Hi welcome to healthcaremagic

The above symptoms of separation from the family and beloved ones, lack of interest in any work, decreased speech, movement, feeling hopeless and sadness are suggestive that you are suffering from Major Depression... You need to get counseled.. consult a Psychiatrist for counseling...Hope I have answered your question...

Answered: Thu, 14 Jul 2011
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