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No One Thinks Anything Is Wrong

By Kristina Randle, Ph.D., LCSW on Monday, February 16th, 2015
Is it normal for even the closest people who "know everything" about you to be completely clueless about some things. The only thing that my parents know is that I have severe ADHD. I know (through self-diagnosis) that I also have severe depression, severe OCD, ...

Not Feeling like Myself Anymore

By Holly Counts, Psy.D. on Monday, February 16th, 2015
Recently I just came back home early from a 2 months study  abroad in Europe. I came back to the states earlier because I felt severely depressed being all alone in Europe handling with rents studies food and traveling plans. When I came back home, ...

I Am Introverted and Lonely

By Dr. Marie Hartwell-Walker on Monday, February 16th, 2015
From the U.S: My issue is that I want to meet new people, but it is hard when you are an introvert. I do have a few friends that I can rely on, but we meet up infrequently and I know I would be happier ...

Horrible Self-Esteem Issues

By Daniel J. Tomasulo, PhD, TEP, MFA, MAPP on Sunday, February 15th, 2015
My name is Alejandro, I am 18 year old guy from Mexico. I live in a small town in the middle of nowhere, I am gay and I deeply hate myself. I was trying to deny it for many many years and it just won't ...

I Think that I Am Depressed

By Holly Counts, Psy.D. on Sunday, February 15th, 2015
First of all, sorry for my bad english. I'll get straight to the problem, I think I have depression or something similar. I always feel bad and I think of hurting myself a lot, I'm always depressed and I cry for no reason, I'm always ...

I’m Scalp Picking Until I Bleed

By Dr. Marie Hartwell-Walker on Saturday, February 14th, 2015
From the U.S.: I've been scalp picking for a long time now(maybe 3 years), and now it's getting really bad. I never let the wounds heal and I always pick until it bleeds, it's something that I have no control of. I've tried wearing gloves ...

I Don’t Need Much to Become Angry

By Dr. Marie Hartwell-Walker on Friday, February 13th, 2015
From the U.K: I have 2 small children, married for 5 years. I am a student as well. I find myself getting angry very easy about little things, and I feel I can not cope anymore with all the running of the household, husband and ...

Is this Normal Depression?

By Daniel J. Tomasulo, PhD, TEP, MFA, MAPP on Friday, February 13th, 2015
I am 22 and have been going through depression and anxiety since I was 17. It feels different sometimes though. I feel like I'm experiencing the mood swings of PMS except all the time. I mean I mostly feel tired and worthless and like I ...

I’m Not Sure What’s Wrong with Me

By Dr. Marie Hartwell-Walker on Thursday, February 12th, 2015
From Australia: For the last month or so, I have been feeling so down. I've been through something like this before I think. Nothing bad has happened to me, I don't understand why I feel like this. I had a stressful few months at work before this ...

First Psych Evaluation for Depersonalization

By Daniel J. Tomasulo, PhD, TEP, MFA, MAPP on Thursday, February 12th, 2015
I am going for a psych evaluation in two days. I want to say I don't feel anything a lot of times. I want to say that when I get nervous I think I am making it up because I can't really feel it. I ...

My Friend Keeps Going Back to Unhealthy Relationship

By Dr. Marie Hartwell-Walker on Wednesday, February 11th, 2015
From Columbia: My friend dated this guy for about 3 months (never meet him as I was overseas), he took her virginity and a while later they broke up. They kept talking and the new girlfriend of the guy called her to say to stay ...

Afraid Of Becoming a Pedophile

By Daniel J. Tomasulo, PhD, TEP, MFA, MAPP on Wednesday, February 11th, 2015
I've been having problems lately with pedophilia. I've never had these problems before until now. What I mean is that I felt sexually attracted to girls around 12 years old or at least looked like that. They did not look like prepubescent children. There are a ...
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