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    Hey, well I think I might be depressed. And have been feeling this way for over half a year.

    The thing is i WANT to go to the doctors but Im scared that they will tell me I AM NOT depressed. Cause that means that the way I feel is normal. And I have to live feeling like this. Or if they tell me im a hypochrondriac. I just want to got to the doctors and get sorted but Im terrified

    Anyone share any experiences of how they diagnose you?
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    I was diagnosed with depression a number of years ago after sitting around knowing i was depressed for a while but being too scared to confront it and go to the doctors. Taking the jump to actually saying to the doctor 'look i feel awful' was incredibly hard but worthwhile due to the help they can provide.

    When i was diagnosed we sat and talked about stuff for a little while, and i had to do like a questionnaire type thing (but that may just have been because i was also self-harming, i dunno...) But yeah, the doctors are there to help. If you being a hypochrondiac (Which is unlikely) they will still be able to help you and suggest ways to make you feel better.

    It may very well be one of the hardest things you do confronting the doctors but its worth it in the end
 
 
 
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