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my thoughts don't leave me?

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my thoughts don't leave me.i like a person but iv never told him.i always think about him although i don't want to think about him.please guide me how to stop my thoughts.


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replied November 10th, 2011
Depression Answer A28427
Hi, welcome to the ehealth forum and I am glad to help you.
You seem concerned by the thoughts disturbing you . You have also made a mention of depression and currently being on antidepressants.
Cognitive behavioral therapy can play an important role in changing the thought patterns and helping your cause.
Cognitive-behavioral therapy is an action-oriented form of psychosocial therapy that assumes that maladaptive, or faulty, thinking patterns cause maladaptive behavior and "negative" emotions. (Maladaptive behavior is behavior that is counter-productive or interferes with everyday living.) The treatment focuses on changing an individual's thoughts (cognitive patterns) in order to change his or her behavior and emotional state.
You can consult your psychiatrist and discuss the same for the definitive management is not possible online.
Hope this helps. Take care.
Note: This post is not to emphasize the final diagnosis as the same is not possible online and the information provided is for patient education only and does not substitute consultation with your personal physician.


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