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Dr. Rajat Thukral

Doctor of Psychology (Psy.D.)

Psychologist, Delhi

9 Years Experience  ·  1500 at clinic
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Doctor of Psychology (Psy.D.) - California Institute of Integral Studies - 2008

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Hello I am 24 year old suffering from anxiety. Doctor gave me opipramol 50 mg twice a day and dothiepin 50 mg at night. My question may I take alcohol or beer with antidepressant medicine .is it safe.

MBBS, MD - Psychiatry
Psychiatrist, Faridabad
Hello I am 24 year old suffering from anxiety. Doctor gave me opipramol 50 mg twice a day and dothiepin 50 mg at nigh...
Dear lybrate-user. You can take one or two small peg but you need to consult psychiatrist for readjustment of medicine as there are chances of overdose. All d best!
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Hey I'm 15 year old Girl I was suffering from depression last. Nowymy depression is alrg without any medication t but physically I look so weak small nd underweight what should I do.

C.S.C, D.C.H, M.B.B.S
General Physician,
Hey I'm 15 year old Girl I was suffering from depression last. Nowymy depression is alrg without any medication t but...
You can gain weight by following a proper diet by including fat and proteins in your diet and also drink milk with high fat content. If you are non vegetarian you can try chicken fish and eggs.
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My wife is feeling frustrated due to apathetic attitude of her Bahu(daughter in law). She expects her to take care of her but she is a neutral lady,unless asked she does not act. What to do?

BHARAT JYOTI, MRACGP, INCEPTOR, MD-PhD, MD - Psychiatry, FIPS, Fellow of Academy of General Education (FAGE), DPM, MBBS
Psychiatrist, Bangalore
It is quite natural in our country this sort of role transfer build up a conflict. You need to counsel your wife to adapt as the time changes and you can encourage your bahu to takeup the responsibility of the household and cousel her too. Hopefully acceptance is ultimate answer for such an issue.
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7 Horrible Things That Smoking Does To Your Skin!

MD - Dermatology, MBBS
Dermatologist, Delhi
7 Horrible Things That Smoking Does To Your Skin!

Most people think that having a smoking habit adversely affects only the lungs and the heart. But apart from known links to lung cancer and heart disorders, smoking also causes skin damage. The intensity of damage is directly proportional to the number of cigarettes one smokes in a day and the number of years one has been smoking for.

Here are 7 of the horrible things that smoking does to your skin

1. Premature ageing: The process of skin ageing is accelerated by a smoking habit. The chemicals that are ingested through the smoke cause your skin to age much faster, making it look loose, dull and coarse, with uneven colouring. Most smokers have a muted orange or grey tinge to their complexions.

2. Wrinkles and lines: The nicotine from smoke constricts blood vessels in the outer layers of the skin, thereby cutting off the supply of oxygen and nutrients. This causes the skin to develop visible fine lines and wrinkles at a faster rate.

3. Scarring and pigmentation: Since blood is not flowing properly to the outer layers of the skin, it is more susceptible to broken capillaries and veins, which can cause dark scarring and pigmentation on the face and other areas.

4. Darkening of the lips: Constant exposure to heat from smoking causes stark darkening and pigmentation in the lips, which also become dry and coarse.

5. Delayed wound healing: The presence of nicotine, tar and other chemicals in the blood causes cuts and wounds on the skin to heal at a much slower pace with an increased risk of infection, blood clot formation and death of skin tissue.

6. Increased risk of skin disease: Smoking makes the skin prone to various diseases and conditions like psoriasis, which happen as nicotine adversely affects the body's immune system.

7. High chances of skin cancer: Skin cancer and oral cancer are the two lesser known variants of the diseases that can be caused by smoking. Skin cancer is far more common among smokers than among non-smokers.

The harmful effects of smoking on the skin are not entirely discernible until after 10 years of prolonged smoking. Fortunately, your skin starts to heal itself when you kick the habit. If you wish to discuss about any specific problem, you can consult a Dermatologist.

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My husband cheated me by chatting with different ladies online so I m in depression n not able to come out of it I get a flash of his conversation with her. N also bad dreams about him. I get irritable when I think that n feel like taking revenge so hope I am normal.

BASM, MD, MS (Counseling & Psychotherapy), MSc - Psychology, Certificate in Clinical psychology of children and Young People, Certificate in Psychological First Aid, Certificate in Positive Psychology
Psychologist, Palakkad
My husband cheated me by chatting with different ladies online so I m in depression n not able to come out of it I ge...
Dear, you should be able to distinguish between disappointment and depression. Disappointment also brings on symptoms identical to depression but they are short lived. In this situation, you are worried that your husband may desert you and live with somebody else. That also means you don't trust him. Lack of trust in your husband can destroy both of your life. Please trust him. Love him so much that he will come back to you from that woman you are suspecting. That is the only way out. Take care.
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I am 26 year old. I am suffering from social phobia for the past three years. Please help me solve this problem.

M.Sc - Applied Psychology, P.G.Dip.in Guidance &Counselling, B.A., Psychology, Dip.in Pharmacy
Psychologist, Theni
I am 26 year old. I am suffering from social phobia for the past three years. Please help me solve this problem.
Make a list of in what situations, in whose presence, what activities cause you excessive/irrational fear. Try to approach them or do little by little till your tolerance level (technically we call it graded exposure).
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Please suggest brain games and yogas which can be helpful to increase intelligence level, to increase our thinking and understanding ability ,to make our brain works fast, to process any input fast and to dealt with mental illness.

Reparenting Technique, BA, BEd
Psychologist, Bangalore
Wow, that are a lot of things you want to benefit from in one shot. I can suggest a few things for your intelligence and you can search for some others in your spare time. Daily exercise of at least half an hour is a must. Even if you go to a gym, ask for aerobic and/or callisthenic exercises with whatever else you are doing. A healthy body harbors a healthy mind. With regard to memory, it is very important that your brain and body is ideally rested to be able to recall whatever is required, rather comfortably. Puzzles pose problems to the brain that help it to use new pathways and neurons, which give the brain considerable exercise. It taxes the left brain to use logic to solve the myriad possibilities which other activities do not stimulate. Crosswords are excellent for vocabulary learning and use. Jigsaws and Rubik cube stimulate different permutations to finally settle on the most likely one. Picture completion and anagrams help approach problem-solving from several angles. Do Sudoku, and memory co-relation activities and skills. Have a good night’s sleep, have a good breakfast of more proteins, meditate often, remain free of stress, eat a lot of fiber (whole grains, fruits and vegetables), nuts, avocado, eat dark chocolate, consume less of fat and use olive oil instead, do Yoga meditation exercises, etc. You need to check out if you are stronger visual or auditory. The visual is a better mode than the auditory. However, if you combine the two modes, you will get the best concentration. Have a special place of learning, which should be well lit, with soft painted walls, well-ventilated, with no distractions. When you get bored, study by writing. If you repeat learning, at least, five to seven times, you will apparently remember for a longer time. Sit comfortably but do not slouch. The reading material should be of a fairly large print. Study at small intervals of about 40 minutes and then take a break or change the subject. Short-term memory is a faculty of the left brain, and long-term memory is a feature of the right brain. When people are stressed, they tend to favor the right brain and abandon the left brain, where short-term memory resides. So, it is really very simple: deal with the stress and activate left brain functions. Here are a few suggestions to activate left brain function: shut your left nostril and breathe, move your eyes from right to left and vice versa for at least half a minute at a time, and do callisthenic exercises with some form of counting, regularly. There is a new exercise called Super Brain Yoga, which is done by holding the right earlobe with your left thumb and index finger, and the left earlobe with your right hand’s thumb and index finger. In this position, you must squat down and rise up and do this for five minutes every day. There is some memory enhancing techniques and study methods that your teacher will be able to guide you with. If your home life is full of distractions and stress, it is likely to affect your memory, adversely. In that case, I suggest that the family goes for counseling too. The following foods do help too: Blueberries, walnuts, turmeric, Spinach, tomatoes, broccoli, acorn squash, green tea, oily fish, boiled egg, turkey, apples, oatmeal, leafy greens, lentils, pumpkin seeds, avocado, cinnamon, thyme, sunflower seeds, and red wine. Avoid sugar and junk food. You may also include these noted foods that are good for your brain health: Brain-Friendly Foods MIND stands for Mediterranean-DASH Intervention for Neurodegenerative Delay. But the MIND approach “specifically includes foods and nutrients that medical literature and data show to be good for the brain, such as berries,” says Martha Clare Morris, ScD, director of nutrition and nutritional epidemiology at Rush University Medical Center. You eat things from these 10 food groups: • Green leafy vegetables (like spinach and salad greens): At least six servings a week • Other vegetables: At least one a day • Nuts: Five servings a week • Berries: Two or more servings a week • Beans: At least three servings a week • Whole grains: Three or more servings a day • Fish: Once a week • Poultry (like chicken or turkey): Two times a week • Olive oil: Use it as your main cooking oil. • Wine: One glass a day You avoid: • Red meat: Less than four servings a week • Butter and margarine: Less than a tablespoon daily • Cheese: Less than one serving a week • Pastries and sweets: Less than five servings a week • Fried or fast food: Less than one serving a week
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C.S.C, D.C.H, M.B.B.S
General Physician,
Quit smoking

Follow 5 As (Ask, Advise, Assess, Assist, Arrange)

Assessing tobacco use status during healthcare visits increases the likelihood of smoking-related discussions between patients and clinicians, as well as increases smoking cessation rates.
All smokers should be advised to quit smoking. Even brief advice to quit has been shown to increase quit rates.
For smokers who are willing to quit, manage them with combination of behavioral support and pharmacologic therapy
Behavioral intervention generally consists of brief clinician counseling in the office, but smokers should also be referred to a free telephone quit line
Smokers who fail to quit on an adequate trial of first-line pharmacotherapy may benefit from second line pharmacotherapy.
Also attempt to intensify behavioral counseling.
Patients who successfully quit but experience relapse be treated with a pharmacologic agent that previously helped the patient to achieve abstinence and was tolerable
Enhancing treatment by adding another pharmacologic agent or more intensive behavioral support can also be considered.
Smokers can also be advised about the health risks of secondhand smoke exposure to their household members and urged to commit to keeping their home and car smoke-free, especially if children are present.

5As of quitting Smoking

Ask: Implement an office wide system that ensures that, for every patient at every clinic visit, tobacco-use status is queried and documented. Repeated assessment is not necessary in the case of the adult who has never used tobacco or has not used tobacco for many years, and for whom this information is clearly documented in the medical record.

Advise: Strongly urge all tobacco users to quit in a clear, strong, personalized manner. Advice should be clear - "I think it is important for you to quit smoking now and I can help you" "Cutting down while you are ill is not enough" It should be "As your clinician, I need you to know that quitting smoking is the most important thing you can do to protect your health now and in the future. The clinic staff and I will help you" and it should be personalized. Tie tobacco use to current health/illness, and/or its social and economic costs, motivation level/readiness to quit, and/or the impact of tobacco use on children and others in the household.

Access: Determine the patient's willingness to quit smoking within the next 30 days; If the patient is willing to make a quit attempt at this time, provide assistance; If the patient will participate in an intensive treatment, deliver such a treatment or refer to an intensive intervention; If the patient clearly states he or she is unwilling to make a quit attempt at this time, provide a motivational intervention and If the patient is a member of a special population (adolescent, pregnant smoker), provide additional information specific to that population.

Assist: Provide aid for the person to quit.

Arrange: Schedule follow-up contact, either in person or by telephone. Follow-up contact should occur soon after the quit date, preferably during the first week. A second follow-up contact is recommended within the first month. Schedule further follow-up contacts as indicated.

Congratulate success during each follow-up. If tobacco use has occurred, review circumstances and elicit recommitment to total abstinence. Remind the person that a lapse can be used as a learning experience. Identify problems already encountered and anticipate challenges in the immediate future.

MD PULMONARY, DTCD
Pulmonologist, Faridabad
CANCER FACTS

20% of all cancer death are smoking related.
70% of all lung cancer death are smoking related.
There are 10 lack cancer patients in India every year.
5 lacks die every year due to cancer in India.
Cancer is curable if detected early and proper treatment taken.
Cervical cancer can be prevented by vaccination.
Quiting smoking can make a big difference in cancer incidence.
Quit smoking.
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Symptoms and Causes of Depression

MBBS, MD - Psychiatry, MBA (Healthcare)
Psychiatrist, Davanagere
Symptoms and Causes of Depression

Although confused with natural and temporal feelings of grief or sadness, depression is not merely a weakness or something to be taken lightly. It is quite a serious issue and can last for long periods of time. 

Depression does not merely involve feelings of hopelessness, helplessness, and worthlessness, but is much more terrible and usually has a detrimental effect on your day-to-day functioning.

There are many different types of depression. These include:

1. Major depression
2. Bipolar depression
3. Psychotic depression
4. Chronic depression (even dysthymia)
5. Seasonal depression
6. Substance-induced depression
7. Postpartum depression
8. Double depression
9. Treatment-resistant depression
10. Secondary depression
11. Masked depression

Symptoms: Signs and symptoms of clinical depression can vary depending largely on how severe it is, how long it lasts and how often it comes into play, and differs from individual to individual. While some might experience but a few signs of depression, others might experience more. Here is a list of symptoms that might indicate that you may be suffering from depression:

1. Being depressed for most parts of the day, especially in the morning
2. Feeling guilty or worthless almost every day
3. More inclined towards pessimism
4. Insomnia or hypersomnia
5. Regular contemplations of death or suicide
6. Significant weight gains or weight loss
7. Appetite loss or overeating
8. Feelings of high fatigue and low energy levels almost every day
9. Indecisiveness or impaired focus and difficulty concentrating
10. Lack of interest in almost all daily activities or hobbies, including sexual activity
11. Irritability and restlessness
12. Cramps, headaches and digestive problems which persist even with treatment

Causes: Although the exact causes of depression have not been determined as of yet, depression may be caused by a combination of a number of factors:

1. Biological differences
2. Hormonal imbalances
3. Brain chemistry
4. Inherited traits or genetic disorders.

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I'm 17 years old, this year I'm failed on two subject of higher secondary exam so that's very depressed me, I don't know what I to do. Nobody help me and everyone angry me. I'm always very sad of my life, I don't like my life and others. I want a new life but I don't know how it came from me !and I can't read books and I can't study perfectly. Plsssssssss help me, pls help me, pls help me.

MD - Psychiatry
Psychiatrist, Chennai
I'm 17 years old, this year I'm failed on two subject of higher secondary exam so that's very depressed me, I don't k...
U have to work on ur strengths and talents, marks are not the only tools to asses a person s abilities, but u need to perform to ur best, as they determine our further progress. So while keeping education and marks as ur primary goal, also work on ur other talents so that u can have a bright future
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I have acute stammering problem and facial tics too. I need a solution to this Kindly help.

Masters in Audiology And Speech Language Pthology, Bachelor of Audiology & Speech Language Pathology (B.A.S.L.P)
Speech Therapist, Bangalore
Hi if you feel you have stammering, you need to visit a speech language pathologist or a speech therapist who will do the testing and identify your severity of your stammering and guide you with an appropriate treatment plan.
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Hi, I am 30 years old female. I think I am in depression. How I can get over from this depression. Please help me.

M.B.B.S., F.I.C.A. (USA), P.G.D.I.H, F.C.G.P., D.C.A.H
Psychiatrist, Vadodara
This is all stress and worries of life. May be issues of married life/future marriage, you may be having insecurities and fear. Just relax. Ask yourself what bothers you? have a positive self-talk, and learn what are those things you don't like. You need to accept your self and move on. You need to take care of your lifestyle and learn to be happy. If you cant do it yourself, meet a life coach/ stress management super-specialist like me. Once you open your heart out, you will feel free and begin to fly in life. I assure you that I can manage this and help u. You may meet me or consult me.
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I am very very afraid of lot of things in my life. I have lot of phobias and my mind is completely collapsed of fear all the time. Even though certain things doesn't matter for me but my brain is not accepting and creating more fear. I don't have friends, I am single and have none to share my fear. Please help me how to stabilise my mind and to stop fear. I am now more afraid of local thieves and slum people. Nowadays more bike thieves arising and these guys would kill people for money just like that. Lots of crimes and I AM TIRED OF BEING cautious ALL THE TIME. I couldn't sleep. I couldn't go out. I couldn't speak in public. .I couldn't park my bike or car and do my work. My mind just threatens me all the time. I do over think a lot. Please help me out I AM AFRAID THAT ONE DAY I WILL BECOME MENTAL. Please help me out. I want to be brave and how to remove all the negative thoughts from my mind. I am feeling shy to ask help for my cowardness directly. Please help.

Reparenting Technique, BA, BEd
Psychologist, Bangalore
I am very very afraid of lot of things in my life. I have lot of phobias and my mind is completely collapsed of fear ...
There is nothing to feel embarrassed about being afraid. The more you talk about it, the better you will feel. So it is very important to make friends and lot so them and you may have some close friends from among them to share very intimate things. The fear complex is doing you in. Please attend a personality development course that highlights the five-factorial approach: physical, emotional, intellectual, social and spiritual quotients. If you develop in these five areas, you will certainly improve your confidence. Some personality courses emphasize and focus on public speaking to a large extend. It is not too bad an idea but it is a little narrow in perspective. You could instead attend a Toast Masters Club, which does the same thing in a more organized manner. Apart from regular and aerobic exercising, you must also visit a gym to build a good body image. You can go for personal grooming classes too. While regular vigorous exercise develops your body, the regimen will also enlarge your heart and help you handle stressful situations much more competently than others who don’t exercise. Dress well, eat well, sleep well and conduct yourself well in social circles to build confidence. Perform well in your studies and work, and feel good about your achievements. You could also go for hypnosis sessions to build your self-image from within. Now, remember that all your problems are in your mind: spiritual wellness, faith and prayer will boost your confidence really well. Emotional wellness will take care of the fear factor. There are lots of affirmations, if said three times at a time, everyday, they will gradually strengthen your concept of yourself. Yoga and meditation will also build you up. Speaking to a counselor will give you personal assistance in pursuing these goals. In all this, trust is a very important development. If you don't have trust you will never relate to people and you will never enjoy relationships. There is strength in numbers and you are avoiding the very thing that will make you feel secure. There may be a lot of childhood issues that may have contributed to this level of fear and lack of trust. The counselor will help you [process this and identify the origins and sort out a lot of these contributors to yoru problems.
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I'm suffering from anxiety and depression. I have family mom and siblings but they don't care about me. please tell me any solution i'm so upset.

M.Sc - Psychotherapy, M.Phil - Psychology, Phd - Psychology
Psychologist, Chennai
I'm suffering from anxiety and depression. I have family mom and siblings but they don't care about me. please tell m...
Dear friend, First of all who told you that you have anxiety and depression. Don't conclude yourself by reading the internet. Your family is your best friend. Trust them first. Talk to your mom about your problems. Need further help contact me. Wishes.
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Do girls feel similar effects of infatuation (like attracting to some guy. As guys do feel for girls at age of 18-23.

BASM, MD, MS (Counseling & Psychotherapy), MSc - Psychology, Certificate in Clinical psychology of children and Young People, Certificate in Psychological First Aid, Certificate in Positive Psychology
Psychologist, Palakkad
Dear Lybrate user. I can understand. Yes. Girls do feel attractions towards opposite sex and infatuation at adolescent period. Infact their infatuation is more emotional than boys. Take care.
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How to quit a person smoke? It can be possible any medicine make control on smoking habits?

Reparenting Technique, BA, BEd
Psychologist, Bangalore
You can meet with a doctor who will prescribe medications to help you with the craving and to reduce the withdrawal symptoms. To quit do the following: When quitting, you must take one day at a time. If you look too far ahead you will get discouraged and will give up. If you sit and count the number of days you have given up, that will also focus too much on achievement. You must focus on the here and now, on that day to be precise. After all quitting is not that easy due to many factors. So even if you fail one day, you must try and try again. Very few people succeed in their first attempt. Your persistence will eventually pay off. The urge to discontinue is hampered by many factors but the worst of them is the conditioning. In fact these conditions can exist all through the day unlike other addictions. But your desire to want to stop is the most important factor. It is important to find out about the ill-effects of smoking to have a reason that alarms you about continuing in the habit. The information is really scary but true and you must remind yourself about this every day. The nicotine in tobacco smoke stimulates the heart beat to raise the blood pressure in no time at all. So you must avoid it like the plague: it is just very bad medicine for you. In fact it is highly toxic too. You will need to stop smoking or consuming any tobacco related items with immediate effect. You should start vigorous exercises, gradually increasing it over a period of time. Do deep breathing exercises every time you feel like smoking (try Yoga), and replace the oral urge with some healthy food substitute to satiate the need. You may also take hard candy or chewing gum. If the urge is too strong, then use nicotine chewing gum or nicotine patches, for a little while until the smoking drive reduces, substantially. You may also join Smokers Anonymous in your city where the support is really extraordinary for like-minded people who are also in the same situation. Keep yourself occupied or engaged with interesting activities during the times when it is most tempting. Keep the company of non-smokers for some time i.e. at least for the first 21 days. Above all announce it to everyone that you have quit smoking. Here’s a piece of very good advice: even if you accidentally/willfully take a cigarette, it is not the end of the world – you can start the cessation all over again. You must persevere with the best support until you defeat this addiction. Counseling is very useful in the initial stages and when temptations are at their highest.
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Im suffering from over thinking and lost confidence levels. Im unable to control my mind thinking. What should I do. I tried yoga and failing.

DHMS (Diploma in Homeopathic Medicine and Surgery)
Homeopath, Ludhiana
Im suffering from over thinking and lost confidence levels. Im unable to control my mind thinking. What should I do. ...
Self-confident people are admired by others and inspire confidence in others. They face their fears head-on and tend to be risk takers. They know that no matter what obstacles come their way, they have the ability to get past them. Self-confident people tend to see their lives in a positive light even when things aren't going so well, and they are typically satisfied with and respect themselves. If you don't believe in yourself, how do you expect anybody else to? Try some of the tips listed below. Begin to practice them daily, beginning today. You might have to fake it at first and merely appear to be self-confident, but eventually you will begin to feel the foundation of self-confidence grow within you. With some time and practice (this is not an overnight phenomenon), you too can be a self-confident person, both inside and out, whom others admire. 1. Stay away from negativity and bring on the positivity This is the time to really evaluate your inner circle, including friends and family. This is a tough one, but it's time to seriously consider getting away from those individuals who put you down and shred your confidence.Be positive, even if you're not feeling it quite yet. Put some positive enthusiasm into your interactions with others and hit the ground running, excited to begin your next project. Stop focusing on the problems in your life and instead begin to focus on solutions and making positive changes. 2. Change your body language and image This is where posture, smiling, eye contact, and speech slowly come into play. Just the simple act of pulling your shoulders back gives others the impression that you are a confident person. Smiling will not only make you feel better, but will make others feel more comfortable around you. Imagine a person with good posture and a smile and you'll be envisioning someone who is self-confident. Look at the person you are speaking to, not at your shoes--keeping eye contact shows confidence. Last, speak slowly. Research has proved that those who take the time to speak slowly and clearly feel more self-confidence and appear more self-confident to others. The added bonus is they will actually be able to understand what you are saying. Go the extra mile and style your hair, give yourself a clean shave, and dress nicely. Not only will this make you feel better about yourself, but others are more likely to perceive you as successful and self-confident as well. A great tip: When you purchase a new outfit, practice wearing it at home first to get past any wardrobe malfunctions before heading out. 3. Don't accept failure and get rid of the negative voices in your head Never give up. Never accept failure. There is a solution to everything, Low self-confidence is often caused by the negative thoughts running through our minds on an endless track. If you are constantly bashing yourself and saying you're not good enough, aren't attractive enough, aren't smart enough or athletic enough, and on and on, you are creating a self-fulfilling prophecy. You are becoming what you are preaching inside your head, and that's not good. The next time you hear that negativity in your head, switch it immediately to a positive affirmation and keep it up until it hits the caliber of a self-confidence boost. 4. Be prepared Learn everything there is to know about your field, job, presentation--whatever is next on your "to conquer" list. If you are prepared, and have the knowledge to back it up, your self-confidence will soar. 5. For tough times, when all else fails: Create a great list Life is full of challenges and there are times when it's difficult to keep our self-confidence up. Sit down right now and make a list of all the things in your life that you are thankful for, and another list of all the things you are proud of accomplishing. Once your lists are complete, post them on your refrigerator door, on the wall by your desk, on your bathroom mirror--somewhere where you can easily be reminded of what an amazing life you have and what an amazing person you really are. If you feel your self-confidence dwindling, take a look at those lists and let yourself feel and be inspired all over again by you.
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Is it fact that bipolar or phsiopherenia patients have to take the medicine whole life.

MBBS, MD (AIIMS, Gold Medalist), Diploma in CBT (UWS, Glasgow)
Psychiatrist, Delhi
Is it fact that bipolar or phsiopherenia patients have to take the medicine whole life.
Depends on a case to case basis. Not necessarily so in all cases, but in some cases yes. Hope that answers your question.
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My friend lost his dad 6 months back He is 18 year old He has no siblings and mom goes to work He stays really alone and gets angry very fast He cries a lot and becomes very violent sometimes He keeps saying I'm going mad Please Doctor suggest any medicine Please and I support him emotionally.

BASM, MD, MS (Counseling & Psychotherapy), MSc - Psychology, Certificate in Clinical psychology of children and Young People, Certificate in Psychological First Aid, Certificate in Positive Psychology
Psychologist, Palakkad
Dear lybrate-user. Welcome to lybrate. I can understand. Loosing someone near and dear is called grief and depression related to grief is pretty normal. But this sort of depression does not stay for long. This depression gets cleared within a span of some weeks. The best option for you is to undergo counseling and depression related therapy. Take care.
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