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22 Apr 2006

Traumatic Depression, Dilusional about family members wanting to kill her.
My mom is currently diagnosed as having suffered truamatic depression and she is currently very mentally ill. She does not sleep and is very active. She is constantly passing verbal accusations to family members that they want to get rid of her by using black magic. Very aggressive and very bad mood swings.
Taking too much medication and need correct direction what to do next. Please help
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01 Jan 0001

Dear Annie
YOur mum probably needs to be admitted to a hospital and stabilized before being sent home. Please talk to your doctor. She may do something irresponsible to herself or others in this state she is in at the moment.
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