Hi, Im only a young man just turned 18, maybe i shouldnt post something like this but i desperately need advice,
well, it starts here, i had it all job/college/friends/ untill my life justt screwed up all because a computer game could u imagine a computer game destroying your life, well it happened to me , and ive just stop playing the blasted game called (world of warcraft) things are building up in my mind , about what ive done, as like do i deserve this life,do i deserve to live, etc, but i was hoping this site might help me i really wanna turn my life around again but im just so... stressed i dunno where to start. should i get therapy see my parents i just dunno please if youve got any advice feel free to inform me would appreciate it:D
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replied August 7th, 2009
I understand that you are experiencing some distress and hopelessness that you are attributing to playing a computer game. Based on what you describe here, you may want to see your doctor or a therapist to determine whether you are experiencing depression. Depression is a mood disorder characterized by a variety of symptoms, including persistent sadness, feelings of worthlessness or hopelessness, difficulty concentrating, change in eating and sleep habits, to name a few. The symptoms need to be experienced for at least a 2-week period. If you are diagnosed with depression, you can consider therapy and antidepressant medications to help you recover.

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