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    (Original post by Seamus123)
    Every GP practice has a practice manager. Contact the practice manager who is the first point of contact if you have an issue with one of the doctors.
    Ask to see another doctor in the practice and tell him/her that you wish to be referred for treatment for your problems.
    okay . Thank you
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    See you do it now. Don't hang about and get cold feet. And don't take no for an answer. I hope you get some help and feel better once you have taken the first steps.
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    Hmm did you say something maybe to make light of your situation? Maybe he was laughing with you?
    But yeah some doctors are just careless but then again they're not miracle workers and GP's are definitely not experts in mental health and a lot of them are half driven insane themselves by the stress but still they get paid to do the job. See a different GP.
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    (Original post by Seamus123)
    See you do it now. Don't hang about and get cold feet. And don't take no for an answer. I hope you get some help and feel better once you have taken the first steps.
    (Original post by Little Popcorns)
    Hmm did you say something maybe to make light of your situation? Maybe he was laughing with you?
    But yeah some doctors are just careless but then again they're not miracle workers and GP's are definitely not experts in mental health and a lot of them are half driven insane themselves by the stress but still they get paid to do the job. See a different GP.
    okay. thank you
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    (Original post by Seamus123)
    See you do it now. Don't hang about and get cold feet. And don't take no for an answer. I hope you get some help and feel better once you have taken the first steps.
    (Original post by Little Popcorns)
    Hmm did you say something maybe to make light of your situation? Maybe he was laughing with you?
    But yeah some doctors are just careless but then again they're not miracle workers and GP's are definitely not experts in mental health and a lot of them are half driven insane themselves by the stress but still they get paid to do the job. See a different GP.
    okay, I will try. thank you
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    (Original post by Anonymous)
    okay. thank you
    alternatively you don't have something like aspergers syndrome do you where you might have said something with a double meaning that they got but may have passed you by?
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    (Original post by Little Popcorns)
    alternatively you don't have something like aspergers syndrome do you where you might have said something with a double meaning that they got but may have passed you by?
    No, I don't have anything like that
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    (Original post by Anonymous)
    No, I don't have anything like that
    do you remember specifically what it was he laughed at?
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    (Original post by Little Popcorns)
    do you remember specifically what it was he laughed at?
    I don't remember the exact thing but I was explaining how I heard voices
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    (Original post by Anonymous)
    I don't remember the exact thing but I was explaining how I heard voices
    did you say what they said? What did you say that they said? The voices I mean.
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    (Original post by Little Popcorns)
    did you say what they said? What did you say that they said? The voices I mean?
    I didn't understand what they said. It was like a lot of people shouting at me and I couldn't get the words.
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    (Original post by Anonymous)
    I didn't understand what they said. It was like a lot of people shouting at me and I couldn't get the words.
    Okay well don't worry about the doctor laughing and as I said above just see another doctor
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    (Original post by Little Popcorns)
    Okay well don't worry about the doctor laughing and as I said above just see another doctor
    Okay. thank you
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    I wasnt there but would have challenged or complained.

    If it happened as you said then they sound unsuitable anyway.

    I would take a step back and have a chat with MIND who will be sym[athetic and can run through your options with you.
    http://www.mind.org.uk/information-support/helplines/
    I'd then find another GP and go for a fresh start.
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    (Original post by 999tigger)
    I wasnt there but would have challenged or complained.

    If it happened as you said then they sound unsuitable anyway.

    I would take a step back and have a chat with MIND who will be sym[athetic and can run through your options with you.
    http://www.mind.org.uk/information-support/helplines/
    I'd then find another GP and go for a fresh start.
    Thank you very much mate
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    (Original post by Anonymous)
    Thank you very much mate
    Btw all GP's arent like that. Im suprised .

    If you think there is something wrong, then you simply need someone to listen, confirm and advise. The GP may have done you a favour because they would likely have been poor anyway.

    There are some more contact options here.

    http://www.youngminds.org.uk/for_chi...hat_could_help

    http://www.youngminds.org.uk/for_chi...with_treatment
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    (Original post by Anonymous)
    After a long long time of living miserably I finally decided to go and speak to my gp. SO i told him how I've been feeling scared and hopeless and everything else that's wrong. I also told him that I am hearing stuff (sometimes I hear a group of people shouting at me and it seems very real when it's happening but when I think later on about this I realise I hear just stuff). But he didn't do anything to make me feel better instead he laughed at me. I am very upset
    Annoyingly, laughing at people is something GPs do best.
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    (Original post by Natalierm2707)
    Well you should have turned around and stated when he said "it will get better" that you feel you need some extra help with it because you have been feeling like this for a long while now and no matter how much you have tried it just isnt getting better.

    Treatment can be asked for you know, just speak up.
    I think that was quite harsh, I know the first time I ever went to the doctors I was trembling inside, I think after suffering for so long and then finally opening up is really difficult. I think the fact that OP's GP laughed is appalling behaviour, I don't blame OP for not speaking up. I know my doctor didn't offer much guidance for me either, I didn't really know my options either apart from meds which I didn't want and meds is all the doctor suggested. Also she said, "You have a happy family and no home troubles, be happy" which was extremely unhelpful.

    When I got home I called a friend and she told me that I should have been better prepared and that she should have helped me with that (she has been in the same position) and I find that it is upsetting that the doctor can't lead the conversation and offer different options, it is terrifying going in there so I understand OP completely.
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    Change your GP OP and maybe take a friend/ family member with you next time to calm your nerves?

    You can PM me if you would like, if you ever feel like talking about anything.
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    (Original post by TheonlyMrsHolmes)
    Change your GP OP and maybe take a friend/ family member with you next time to calm your nerves?

    You can PM me if you would like, if you ever feel like talking about anything.
    Okay thank you very much. Well I am a very private person and I don't talk about stuff to anyone so I don't think I will ever take anyone with me. People scare me plus I don't think anyone cares anyway.
 
 
 
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