I dont know whats wrong with me. I am fearing it may be depression. when im alone i find myself getting upset. i cry alot when im alone. when im with people i mey feel upset but i would never let that show. there are times when i am happy though so its nto all sadness although it has become a battle to stop thoughts coming into my head.
I have been having nightmares a lot... i dont like to go to sleep because i know i will be scared... i have noticed myself not eatign correctly.
i used to cut myself when i was younger and i really dont want it to return to that. i have had a recent falling out with my father and my two best friends. i have becom isolated at home and in my social life...
i dont know waht to do as i am too self consious to see a doctor about tis. people feel like this all the time like... i just don't think it should last this long.
please tell me what to do...
Hi, welcome to the ehealth forum and I am glad to help you.
You seem concerned by the feeling of sadness and emptiness most times of the day with episodes of crying. You have history of cutting yourself in the past. A change in eating habits, loss of sleep, recent falling out with your father and two best friends has also been mentioned by you. This difficulty in social adjustment has led to social isolation. You also made a mention of being happy sometimes as well.
From your description, you might be suffering from depression the exact nature of which can only be determined by your physician after a detailed history and investigations to rule out any drug effect or hypothyroidism etc. You cannot take it like that people feel the same and there is nothing abnormal. You must seek the help of your doctor for prompt diagnosis and management. You might need antidepressant medications and cognitive behavioral therapy and interpesonal therapies may be helpful as well.
Hope this helps. Take care.
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