Okay, so I'm 19 years old, male and a student.
I regularly get severely depressed or anxious about the smallest of things, to the point where I cannot concentrate on anything, enjoy the things I used to and I feel increasingly alienated from my friends and family.
I've tried to talk to a doctor about this before but I failed to communicate just how bad it gets sometimes and he told me I was probably just nervous about exams and stuff and completely brushed me off.
What I'd like to know is, is it worth it me going back to the doctor with this problem and if I get him to take me seriously, what steps might he take with me? Might he prescribe mood stabilizers/anti-depressants? And if he did, would I be made to attend some sort of counselling in addition to that or what?
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