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Forum Name: Psychiatric Topics

Question: pshychotic depression

 dingdong - Tue Nov 04, 2008 7:38 pm

Can anyone give me any advice in this area, i have had the condition psychotic depression for at least four or five years, i also do not recieve any treatment for this either.
 Dr. E. Seigle - Wed Nov 05, 2008 6:35 pm

Hi dingdong,

Psychotic depression is a serious condition that should be treated by a psychiatrist, and almost always requires the use of medication as well as psychotherapy. Psychotic depression implies that you may experience hallucinations or problems with thoughts such as paranoid ones. I encourage you to seek a psychiatrist in your community. Good luck!

-Eliot Seigle MD

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