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Stress Is Causing Depression

I am a 26 year old full time graduate student who also works full time. I have a bachelor’s degree in psychology and I am working on my masters in clinical mental health. However, even with all my knowledge of burnout and self care it seems that I may have done just that. Through all the stress of homework, studying and working with children with autism, I have started to think that my brain...
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Can I Improve My Understanding of Oral Communication?

I have trouble with oral communication, especially at work. When someone talks to me, it takes a count of two before I understand, longer if they are a stranger, I am stressed or under pressure. If it is oral instructions, I will forget them the second the situation changes. I do excellent in school, but this is really hurting me at my part-time customer service job. I’ve been working there a year and my...
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Panic, Trembling, Increased Heart Rate

I work alone in room service at a hotel. I always get really bad anxiety and my heart races and I get all jumpy. Every time I turn around, I think something is going to be there and scare me, and I’m nervous about going around corners. I am working right now, and I’m really upset. Should I seek help? I have tried to calm myself down during work. Afterwards, it seems really silly...
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Trouble Sleeping and Anxiety because of Work

I’m asking this about my mother, her information is what I filled out above. She has anxiety about work, and she rarely stops worrying about it. She says she has trouble sleeping and often dreams about work; also if she wakes up she will start thinking about it and not sleep for the rest of the night. She’s a doctor who owns her own practice, and the reason I’m asking this now is that...
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Work Environment Causing Depression

I need help with possible depression in my work environment. At this stage I’m stagnated in my position. I’ve been in the IT industry for over 9 years and recently realized that the IT sector is not for me. I’m at a stage where I often feel like just closing my eyes on my way to work and hit a tree or something. I’m married with a beautiful daughter, and at home there aren’t...
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Violation of Mental Health Privacy and How to Rebuild Trust

I spoke to a psychiatrist at the request of my doctor to fill out a form for my employer. That doctor mailed form, wrote a letter disclosing my diagnosis’ and the psychiatrists notes and recommendations to my employer without my knowledge and most certainly without my permission. I tried to reach the doctor to understand what happened when I discovered this. He never got back to me so I filed a formal complaint. The person investigating could...
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Possible Schizophrenia?

I am 37 years old and over the past week I have begun hearing voices, sort of, it’s more like random words and gibberish that pop into my head on and off, mostly when I’m tired or falling asleep. I have been under a great deal of stress in my professional and private life for the past two months and I cannot get a good night’s sleep as I find myself waking up every...
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In Need of Career Counseling?

From the : I am a 24 man who has been working in the engineering field and found it very hard to adjust. I have trouble getting up and going to work. I sometimes often have severe panic attacks thinking about anything related to work or my future. In the past I have seeked professional help but eventually stopped going. I know that many people dislike going to their jobs but I feel that...
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Should I Leave My Baby Temporarily?

I have a 5 month old baby,and plan to leave for military basic training when she is 8 months old. I planned to leave her with her Grandmother and her father, both in which she has seen everyday since the day she was born. Her grandmother plans to leave work and stay home with her 24/7 upon my leave in order to give her the same love and attention that I have given her...
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Will Studying Psychology Help Me with Depression?

i am a 24 year old female from am suffering from depression and obsessive compulsive disorder for the past 7 years and i am on have completed bachelors degree in electronics and communication engineering. i very much wish to pursue psychological has always intrigued me since i am a victim. will studying psychology push me into deeper depths of depression or will it help me understand my mental disorder and be...
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Why Does a Woman Not Act Her Age?

From the : I’m trying to find out what if any mental diagnosis a person can be given who’s personality or mental mindset doesn’t age with their actual age. Someone who keeps thinking they are younger than they really are? I work with someone that is about 30 but looks and acts 16-18. I’ve seen her ID and she was born in 83 but when everyone see’s her they think she’s about 18 and...
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