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I’m crying a lot when talking about theories, other worlds, dimensions, ghosts, magic, spirits etc. and that problem was there my whole life. I change my opinions all the time e.g one day someone asked me about my opinion on god. Few days passed and I was asked the same question but the answer was different and it’s been on forever. I have trouble finding my talents, things I’m good at and jobs I could do. I also change my mood frequently e.g one minute I feel happy then other thoughts come to my mind and make me sad. About 1 year ago I started forgetting simple things I have said or done. I used to have very good memory, remembered and noticed details. I need to know is this some kind of disorder or trouble with stress of some kind.

Can’t Understand Why

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Thanks for coming to us about these symptoms. I would start with a general physical because of the memory issue. Many things can cause this—and ruling out a physical or medical cause is important. The physician can then advise you about the course of treatment from there.

If it is something medical he or she can make a recommendation about interventions. If it is psychological the physician can refer you to a qualified professional who can help.

If you’ve notice the symptoms getting worse I’d make this appointment sooner rather than later.

Wishing you patience and peace,
Dr. Dan
Proof Positive Blog @ PsychCentral

Can’t Understand Why

Daniel J. Tomasulo, PhD, TEP, MFA, MAPP

Dan Tomasulo Ph.D., TEP, MFA, MAPP teaches Positive Psychology in the graduate program of Counseling and Clinical Psychology at Columbia University, Teachers College and works with Martin Seligman, the Father of Positive Psychology in the Masters of Applied Positive Psychology (MAPP) program at the University of Pennsylvania. He is Director of the New York Certification in Positive Psychology for the Open Center in New York City and on faculty at New Jersey City University. Sharecare has honored him as one of the top 10 online influencers on the topic of depression. For more information go to: http://www.dare2behappy.com/. He also writes for Psych Central's Ask the Therapist column and the Proof Positive blog.

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Tomasulo, D. (2018). Can’t Understand Why. Psych Central. Retrieved on March 23, 2019, from https://psychcentral.com/ask-the-therapist/2018/10/12/cant-understand-why/
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