“I can’t stay away from YouTube” – Dr Louise answers your burning questions

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I feel unsafe and unsure of myself

I’m 18 and in Grade 12. I’ve always been timid and scared of a lot of things. The lockdown period has been difficult for me because I’ve started feeling more and more insecure, anxious and afraid of practically everything.

The other day I was walking in a mall with my mom and saw a woman who looked like a witch coming towards me and wanting to attack me. My mother took me to a psychiatrist and I was diagnosed with schizophrenia and given some medication.

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