Ask an expert
Question

28 Oct 2008

Depression symtoms
Am i suffering from depression?
I am always crying, I always feel suicidal, I always feel useless, always irritable, dont have patience.
I am in my mid 20" s, married, have a four year old son.
I feel I need anti-depressants or something cause sometimes I feel so happy then one little thought just triggers this depression and I go into a total dark zone.
Is there professional help I can seek in JHB that is not expensive.
Answer 465 views
Expert
CyberShrink
cybershrink

01 Jan 0001

What you describe sounds very like Depression, which is very treatable, so there is no need for you to continue feeling this bad. Antidepressant emdications, and perhaps also CBT style counselling, could make a big difference. The Anxiety/Depression Support Group ( number on this page ) may be able to suggest where in Joburg you might get treatment at more modest cost ; and the Medical School could be useful, too. Work to find your treatment and before long, you couldbe feeling much better than this --- you're worth it !
The information provided does not constitute a diagnosis of your condition. You should consult a medical practitioner or other appropriate health care professional for a physical examination, diagnosis and formal advice. Health24 and the expert accept no responsibility or liability for any damage or personal harm you may suffer resulting from making use of this content.
Voting Booth
Have you entered our Health of the Nation survey?
Please select an option Oops! Something went wrong, please try again later.
Results
Yes
32% - 9432 votes
No
68% - 19959 votes
Vote