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Depression? Too scared to go to doctors watch

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    To be honest, most people with mental health problems like depression don't know why they have it, and most doctors don't know for sure either. Sometimes it can be traced to a traumatic experience, but often it just seems to be without reason.

    Going to the doctors is scary, but actually doing it won't be as scary as building up to it. As others have suggested, your uni will have a counselling service which might be worth trying first if you find that less daunting.
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    (Original post by Anonymous)
    But how do you make the first step of going to the doctor? what if they tell you your being silly?
    Ring up and make an appointment.

    If you know some of the doctors in the surgery, try to see someone you feel comfortable with and trust. They won't tell you you're being silly, and if they do, you should complain about them and see someone else as that is deeply unprofessional.
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    Whom are you criticising? The person who posted originally or the response from the person who suggested that fear of revealing all to a doctor should be taken seriously?
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    (Original post by Patricia A.)
    Whom are you criticising? The person who posted originally or the response from the person who suggested that fear of revealing all to a doctor should be taken seriously?
    This thread is from 2013. Not sure who you're responding to but I would hope it's been resolved by now! Thread closed.
 
 
 
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