PATIENT PROFILE
Age: 29
Gender: Female
Topic: Psychiatry
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Location: Thiruvananthapuram

My friend is suffering with depression and OCD

Please enter the Patient's name xxxx
Little interest or pleasure in doing things Nearly every day
Feeling down, depressed or hopeless Nearly every day
Trouble falling asleep, staying asleep, or sleeping too much More than half the days
Feeling tired or having little energy Nearly every day
Poor appetite or overeating More than half the days
Feeling bad about yourself - or that you’re a failure or have let yourself or your family down Nearly every day
Trouble concentrating on things, such as reading the newspaper or watching television Nearly every day
Moving or speaking so slowly that other people could have noticed. Or, the opposite - being so fidgety or restless that you have been moving around a lot more than usual Several Days
Thoughts that you would be better off dead or of hurting yourself in some way Several Days
Dr.
Good Morning xxxx ! I am here to help you, please tell me more about your problem.
Good morning, I am feeling depressed, mood swings, totally confused
I had completed my B-Tech in 2011, but there was two papers to be cleared, but i did some design course n got job in core field.... But at the appraisal i ddnt get promotion due to my back papers, n two of my marriage proposals were gone coz of my this academic issues.... So I resigned my job, cleard my papers n joined for Mtech in 2016...n passed with a good cgpa(btech=6.4, Mtech = 8.7.... Eventually during my final semester I got engaged, but 1month before , i came to know that he was a fraud, n has in a livin relationship with a girl at his workplace.... N we called off the marriage, all these issues were during my final exams, but I performed well.... But after this my dadd got down, he blames me for all these issues, it all coz of me, Now my age s going to be 30 n dont have a job, not settld,n I feel that am good for nothing, now a days i have fear to face people, dont have courage to face, or attend interviews.... Feel very much alone n insecure... Totally down
Okay ma'am , but am comfortable with messaging
Dr.
Okay no issues
Dr.
If you are available
Yeah sure????????
n thank you
Dr.
No problem so we will chat between 2 to 3
Dr.
Hello xxxx
Hi
Dr.
Yes xxxx
Dr.
So you not comfortable to discuss this over a call?
Dr.
So basically what I gather is you are feeling low due to the past incidents
Yes
Dr.
Since when are you having this problem ?
I cnt take a decision, i couldnt move forward wit my career n....feeling desp n aimless
Dr.
Okay
Dr.
What was your aim xxxx?
Dr.
Earlier you had any goal for yourself?
Three years back I consulted a psychologist n she helpd me to clear my back papers, n I was taking Arip mt n lamitor
Dr.
Okay
Yes, my pblm is i start evrything, but ddnt complete..... Procrastination, mood swings.... N all
Dr.
Okay
Dr.
Can you give me the recently example where you could not complete ir
During my collagedays my aim wast to become a scientist, I am good in making working prototypes, but due to my poor acadamic performance, i couldnt make it... After resigning job I started company wit my frnds , n thn leaved,
Dr.
What made you leave that company
And the only thing I successfully completed was my Masters(2018 july)
I couldn't make it progressive
N actully i was not an active contributer.... I have more free time... But I want to engaged in all time.....
Dr.
So you felt it's not gonna work for you so you left right?
Yes
Dr.
So you left it because you felt it's not gonna work so how is that your failure xxxx
Now, i want a change in my life, i want to be successful, but I cnt take a strong decition n move forward
Dr.
xxxx; success takes tame and need lot of harf work
Nothing s working well wit me
Dr.
This does not go the way we want xxxx
Dr.
That's life... We have to make a path for ourselves
Yes I want a change
Dr.
Trust me... It's not difficult
Dr.
You just have to stay focus
I want to fix an aim
N work for that
Dr.
The more negative you become the more hindrances you will find in your way
Dr.
Gayatri do not restrict yourself with what others think of you
Dr.
People change there life at 40
Dr.
You are way young to give yourself some time
My parents told me either go to xxxx as I have lots of interview calls n but am not confident enough to move..... Otherwise go n prepare for IELTS....
I couldn't make a decision
Dr.
What you wanna do?
So wht i have to do
I dont know
Dr.
Ask yourself
N my frnds want me back to the startup
Dr.
Figure our what you wanna do
Dr.
Write down what you wish in your life
Dr.
Think long term this time
Dr.
Think for yourself
I cant make a decision.... If it wrong, i will suffer.... N thr s no time for an experiment
My father retired.... So I want to be financially independent
Dr.
Just because with the fear of going wrong you can not hold yourself bacj
Dr.
By doing this also you are wasting your time
Dr.
If you wish to learn swimming you have to jump in the pool
Yes
Dr.
Otherwise you will not be able to learn
Dr.
We all are scared when we take certain decisions in life
Dr.
We just have to trust ourselves and give our besy
I feel empty,
Dr.
What do you mean by you feel empty?
I am not good in anyting, i forgot all the skills i learned
Some of my friends got married, some moved to different places.... So feel all alone... N there s none to seek an advice.... I don't know, wht i want to do, i couldnt identify my passion
I want to find my passion, n set an aim n move forward
Dr.
xxxx
Dr.
I understand your concerns
Dr.
Do you think just because people life see to be perfect from outside... It's always perfect?
Dr.
Comparison will not help
Dr.
You have to somewhere start
Yes
Dr.
Everyone has there shares of problems
But whr
What i hav todo
Dr.
For example if you wish to lose weight then you can not just look at fit people and feel pity about yourself
Dr.
They are taking efforts and that's why they are able to reach their goals probably
Dr.
You have to start planning for yourself
Yes
Dr.
Not doing certain things because you might fail will not give you any solution
Dr.
Start with something an give your 100%
Dr.
As you did it when you completed masters
Dr.
Same things works now
Dr.
Take up what is more suitable for you and do you best to keep it constant
Now what i have to do.... I mean what would be the first step
I couldn't find,
Dr.
Start getting use to with your interviews
Dr.
Start giving few
Dr.
Talk to your friends who want to back
Dr.
See how reliable that it
Dr.
And research a bit about it
Dr.
Start writing down what you wish to achieve in life
Dr.
Take guidance if required from professionals
Can u suggest some experiments to make a decision
Dr.
Read more about the fields you wish to continue in
Dr.
You can write down pros and cons.. it helps me when I feel stuck
Dr.
I talk to senior person or friend, when I feel confused
How can i find my passion
Dr.
There is no shortcut in finding passion xxxx
Dr.
See what makes you happy
Dr.
You will get there sooner or later
Dr.
You can take up some interest tests or career counseling if required
Dr.
xxxx, no one is perfect... We have to keep struggling and keep finding our way
Dr.
At times everything seems impossible buy don't give up
Dr.
You also know when you decided you could completed your masters
Dr.
Same way you just have to stick to your plan
Dr.
To wrap up xxxx... Resume your work
Dr.
Start planning and working towards your decisions
Dr.
Push yourself little bit
Okay how can i motivate myself
Dr.
Read good motivational books, watch videos on YouTube
Dr.
Write down goals on one piece of paper and stick it on the wall
Dr.
It will help you to motivate yourself
Can u suggest some books for me
Dr.
The secret, alchemist
alchemists i red several times
Dr.
Do you have any doubts or wish to share anything more?
Dr.
Okay
Dr.
That's good xxxx
Dr.
The kite runner is also a good book
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