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Dr. Roomki Mitra

Psychologist, Delhi

Dr. Roomki Mitra Psychologist, Delhi
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Hello and thank you for visiting my Lybrate profile! I want to let you know that here at my office my staff and I will do our best to make you comfortable. I strongly believe in ethics; a......more
Hello and thank you for visiting my Lybrate profile! I want to let you know that here at my office my staff and I will do our best to make you comfortable. I strongly believe in ethics; as a health provider being ethical is not just a remembered value, but a strongly observed one.
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Dr. Roomki Mitra is an experienced Psychologist in Okhla, Delhi. You can visit her at Holy Family Hospital in Okhla, Delhi. Book an appointment online with Dr. Roomki Mitra and consult privately on Lybrate.com.

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Hi My engagement is recently broken feeling like committing suicide. How to face world please help.

C.S.C, D.C.H, M.B.B.S
General Physician,
Hi My engagement is recently broken feeling like committing suicide. How to face world please help.
If you feel depressed, it's best to do something about it — depression doesn't just go away on its own. In addition to getting help from a doctor or therapist, here are 5 things you can do to feel better. 1.Exercise. Take a 15- to 30-minute brisk walk every day — or dance, jog, or bike if you prefer. People who are depressed may not feel much like being active. In addition to getting aerobic exercise, some yoga poses can help relieve feelings of depression. Two other aspects of yoga — breathing exercises and meditation — can also help people with depression feel better. 2.Nurture yourself with good nutrition. Depression can affect appetite. One person may not feel like eating at all, but another might overeat. Proper nutrition can influence a person's mood and energy. So eat plenty of fruits and vegetables and get regular meals (even if you don't feel hungry, try to eat something light, like a piece of fruit, to keep you going). 3.Identify troubles, but don't dwell on them. Try to identify any situations that have contributed to your depression. When you know what's got you feeling blue and why, talk about it with a caring friend. Talking is a way to release the feelings and to receive some understanding. 4. Express yourself. With depression, a person's creativity and sense of fun may seem blocked. Exercise your imagination (painting, drawing, doodling, sewing, writing, dancing, composing music, etc.) and you not only get those creative juices flowing, you also loosen up some positive emotions. Take time to play with a friend or a pet, or do something fun for yourself. Find something to laugh about — a funny movie, perhaps. Laughter helps lighten your mood. 5. Try to notice good things. Depression affects a person's thoughts, making everything seem dismal, negative, and hopeless. If depression has you noticing only the negative, make an effort to notice the good things in life. Try to notice one thing, then try to think of one more. Consider your strengths, gifts, or blessings. Most of all, don't forget to be patient with yourself. Depression takes time to heal.
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Can you suggest tips to increase concentration. Also I have memory lose. What should I do to over come this.

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. At your age, memory problems like amnesia, dementia etc are not possible. Don't worry. Memory depends on understanding, retention and recollection. If you understand properly retention and recollection sill be easier and good. Concentration can be improved with physical exercises and meditation. Take care.
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Due to various reasons I am under a lot of stress. I try moving my mind away from all the things that are actually causing the problem but still there is no solution. I am unable to concentrate on my day to day work. I feel that I am either under stress or depression. Please guide.

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, stress is simply a reaction to a stimulus that disturbs our physical or mental equilibrium. In other words, it's an omnipresent part of life. A stressful event can trigger the? fight-or-flight? response, causing hormones such as adrenaline and cortisol to surge through the body. A little bit of stress, known as? acute stress? can be exciting? it keeps us active and alert. But long-term, or? chronic stress? can have detrimental effects on health. You may not be able to control the stressors in your world, but you can alter your reaction to them. I need to know, what are the causes with which you are stressed? once you know the reason, you will be able to adjust with it with some tips and tricks. Please let me know the details. Take care.
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Hi doc, when I skip playing notes on guitar I get angry soon by the anger I'm unable to play guitar from professional I become beginner. And the distortion sound does it damage our ear drum?

PDDM, MHA, MBBS
General Physician, Nashik
Hi doc,   when I skip playing notes on guitar I get angry soon by the anger I'm unable to play guitar from profession...
Yes, loud sounds definitely affects your hearing capacity. Also try to control your anger. Try meditation and yoga.
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I am feeling that I am suffering from severe depression. I used to cry often I felt empty and lonely most of time I got angry on silly thing I lost my self in small things and started crying I cant able to focus on anything I dnt wnt to do anything I wnt to die sometimes most of time I wnt to do suicide I am suffering. And being middle class I dnt hav tht much money to afford psychiatrists pls help I am dying.

Reparenting Technique, BA, BEd
Psychologist, Bangalore
I am feeling that I am suffering from severe depression. I used to cry often I felt empty and lonely most of time I g...
You are into an anger related depression and must get help immediately. Money should never be a consideration to stop you from getting help. There are many social work organizations who can help you find the right kind of help too. You must go and meet with a counselor immediately and if that person advises that you meet with a doctor you must do so and cooperate to your utmost. Please visit these professionals along with your parents. In the meantime please do the following sincerely because you could resolve the problem better with good cooperation: Have a good night’s sleep, have a good breakfast of more proteins, meditate often, remain free of stress, eat a lot of fiber, nuts, avocado, exercise regularly, eat dark chocolate, do Yoga meditation exercises, etc. I suggest you do the opposite of what this depression makes you feel like doing (actually, not doing): you will need to fight this condition. You must become active; stay upright during the daylight time; meet people; never sleep during the day, wake up by 6 am every day, play some active games, especially contact games, do physical exercises, talk to people and join some social clubs, attend Yoga classes etc. Watch sitcoms on TV or comedies and cheer yourself up. Go for excursions in groups, for outings, camps, conferences, and religious conventions. Get a pet dog and spend time training it, exercising it and relating to it. Expose yourself to some sunlight every day, at least, 30 minutes but not in the scorching heat. Whatever happens, please incorporate these three important adaptations in your life: always be responsible, be respectful, and be functional. If you did these three, lots of things will go well in life. Please pray and have faith in God to alleviate your sufferings. Don’t wait for others to help. Use your own motivation, which might be at its lowest, but persevere and win this battle. Above all to be really happy, you need to live in love and for love. Learn all about emotions and how to handle them and that will get you out of the depression rather easily and quickly. A counselor is there only to facilitate you, all the hard word must come from you, and your cooperation with that person is very critical for your success. Be positive every day and learn to be contented with what you have. Do some left brain exercises: it is the happy brain. Here are a few suggestions: 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. Whatever happens please cooperate with the therapy and do not discontinue until the condition is completely resolved.
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I am badly suffering from memory problem, the moment I think I have to do this I forget or anybody tells me anything, later I forget about it and very difficulty in remembering things, also not able to concentrate easily, too slow in grasping things, also I get tired very easily, even I sleep well. Please help, I guess these are the symptoms of vitamin B and vitamin D.

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, At your age, Memory problems like amnesia are not common. Many young people are having problems with memory. These problems are either they are too busy or due to anxiety and stress. Busy people use organizers or employ a personal assistant because they can't remember every task. You need to understand this. If you still say, you are having memory problems, we need to check your memory using memory test. If you want more of my help in this regard, please contact me. Take care.
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How to increase my memory power. Can you pls suggest which vitamin is useful for memory power. And what are the fruits and vegetables should I take. Why I'm asking this question is I'm preparing for competitive field.

C.S.C, D.C.H, M.B.B.S
General Physician,
There is no specific drug or vitamins to improve memory. yu have to tale all nutritious food and exercise . Include all types of fruits and vitamins
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I always feel sleepy tired. Even if I try exercise it is not helping me . My mind is in distraction . I am unable to concentrate on studies or anything . My body has become a burden for me. My age is 25 and weight 80 kg , height 5'8" . Even not able to loose my wait. Please somebody help me .

How long u r facing the problem and now your age. I need detail history.However u need to visit any good clinical psychologist or talk with me
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I smoke weed marijuana(ganja) I want to know it is good or bad for what and how to clear it form the body what to drink and eat to be healthy and better life.

Masters Of Science In Dietetics And Food Service Management Msc. (DFSM), Certified Diabetes Educator (CDE), Advanced Clinical Nutrition Program, Post Graduate Diploma In Clinical Nutrition And Dietetics PGD, Bachelors Degree In Applied Nutrition Bhsc
Dietitian/Nutritionist, Mumbai
I smoke weed marijuana(ganja) I want to know it is good or bad for what and how to clear it form the body what to dri...
Any addiction is harmful for the body and so is marijuana. Drink lots of water and fresh fruit and vegetable juices to clear the toxins from your body. Take good sleep for 8-10 hours and exercise for 1 hour atleast 3-4 days a week for a better life.
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How do improve my concentration. Massively?

PhD (Psychology), MSc Psychology, MS
Psychologist,
Dear, you must be able to understand concentration, attention span, recollection and distraction. If you are able to watch a movie for two hours continuously, if you are able to play a game for an hour, then you do not have any concentration problems. You can't be attentive towards your studies because you are not interested in it. You are able to watch movie and play game because you are interested in it. Human cannot be attentive towards anything for more than 10 minutes. Then you should study in such a way that your attention is continued and make the subjects are interesting to you. Effective learning techniques should help you. Recollection depends on anxiety, stress and other physical and circumstantial factors. Distractions while studying are plentiful. You should be able to overcome distractions or avoid distractions. Please understand the above. Change your study style and attitude accordingly. Please post a private question to me and I will help you with" effective learning" techniques. Take care.
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Hello Doctor, Which I want to share with you that is my inner voice and this thing only I know. actually my topic is I want to die cause of this world .I am a girl and when I read like somebody raped or other brutal thing happened with any girl in this world. I thought this world is not for girls .everybody is monitor on this earth who want to hurt every women in this world .what I say ahead but I feel very suffocate cause of this. today I again read related to this thing again those thoughts coming in my mind and disturbing me very deeply. Ek insan hi dusre insan ka dushmn h yha .there is no humanity in this world. everybody is cruel and heartless. especially men they don't care of women feelings. they only do rape or hurt us. I don't think so that I want to live more. cause of this kind of thing can't be survive in this ruthless world. there all are mean and gaze with monster eyes. What I do?

M.Phil clinical Psychology, MS Psychotherapy and Counseling, PGDGC, MSc Psychology
Psychologist, Chennai
Hi lybrate-user you are having this feeling because you just go through the information but feel that you are not in a position to do anything about it - a status of learned helplessness. If you really feel that you want to die for the world, then you should be willing to live for the world, take bold action counter such activities, by creating awareness, bringing together the like minded people, form a social forum to fight the menace socially and legally without worrying about the consequences of your actions. If you do not worry about dying for a cause then only sky is the limit to achieve the goals related to the cause. Take the initiative at the earliest which can only bring the positive feeling in your mind that your life also has a meaning.
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I feel shivering when I talk with any person and my heart beat get high and when I talk with person for long time then I have to give pressure in my mind to understand. what should i do?

MBBS, DNB (General Medicine)
Endocrinologist, Delhi
I feel shivering when I talk with any person and my heart beat get high and when I talk with person for long time the...
Dear lybrate user, you are stressed out and you know that you are stressed out. The problem is that stress becomes more and more difficult to manage when we start accepting that particular situations and activities will bring back the stress in us. In your case it is talking with another person. So you know that when you talk to somebody you will have shivering and high heart rate and since you have already observed this thing about yourself-this has become a recurring phenomenon in your life. First of all dissociate yourself with this fact by again in again repeating this activity and situation. Don't avoid talking with people. In fact make it a habit to talk to as many people as possible. You will have initial difficulty but as and when you continue giving yourself the same situation the difficulty in managing that situation will keep on fading and one day it will completely vanish. This is the best way that you can manage and conquer your fears. Regards
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Sir give me the nutritious diet and exercise chart so that my brain start working, m feeling very dull and lazzy. Not even able to concentrate on anything and feels sleepy all day even after a long sleep. Please sir help me please.

Ph. D - Psychology, Professional Certified Coach
Psychologist, Ahmedabad
Sir give me the nutritious diet and exercise chart so that my brain start working, m feeling very dull and lazzy. Not...
It seems that your symptoms might be due to your higher weight and bmi. There might be some underlying metabolic issue which needs to be first understood and diagnosed. If you are willing and interested do let me know. And I might be able to guide you. Your detailed history and few other things are necessary before taking any further actions. Hope this helps wishing you very best.
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I have got some bad feelings somehow. And I got to know that its a panic attack. Will you please let me know how to get rid out of it as soon as possible? I'm not able to handle this bad feelings. I'm scared.

L L. B..,, M.Sc psychy,, N L P, P.G.D.G.C, M.S psychotherapy,, M.A child care, M A, clinical psy, M.A,social psychiatry,, M.Phil., psychology., Ph.D .,psychology
Psychologist, Vijayawada
I have got some bad feelings somehow. And I got to know that its a panic attack. Will you please let me know how to g...
bad feelings and bad thoughts come because of our internal thinking. internal thought process depend on what we read and what we express and what we think. no thought or no dream comes without any reason. suppose you spend most of the time in negative thoughts. automatically negative feelings comes to you. if you feel always positive aspects positive feelings come to you. our brain works and gives input. based on our suggestion. so better to read positive and inspirations books. express always positive aspects. if unexpectedly negative thoughts comes leave it. dont give much priority for that. feel and express always positive aspects. dont be alone. better to spend most of the time with your family members and good friends. be share and express your feelings and problems with your close friends and family members. be happy all the time and be sociable. ok all the best.
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I am suffering from chest pain like middle poking and chest anxiety and below the arm and coughing regularly about 2 years.

Masters in Clinical Psychology
Psychologist, Lucknow
I am suffering from chest pain like middle poking and chest anxiety and below the arm and coughing regularly about 2 ...
Hi lybrate-user, If you have got all your tests done, and everything came out to be normal you are suffering from Anxiety disorder. Start with medication of Anxiety. It might help you to know that anxious people tend to breathe in faulty ways, hence the emphasis on breathing exercises as part of relaxation exercises. Examples of faulty breathing include mouth breathing, sighing and hyperventilating. This can cause chest discomfort, because it not only strains the accessory muscles (those between the ribs and at the top of the ribcage, between the shoulders and the neck), but also can irritate the cartilage between the ribs. Either of these things (or both together) can cause localized chest pain and tenderness as well as" crushing" “stabbing” or" stitches" - painful muscle spasms in the chest wall. The next time you get this chest pain, notice how you are breathing. If your breathing is faulty as described above, then close your mouth and breathe through your nose. Combine this with a mild analgesic such as Paracetamol and relaxation exercises or a relaxation CD. If you can tolerate a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory medicine such as Ibuprofen, this will also help. Hopefully this will allow the muscles to rest and relax so that you experience much less discomfort in your chest or none at all. Remember that muscle spasm is very painful, and as you have had anxiety for some time it isn't surprising that your chest and neck muscles are affected. The other thing with breathing is to try shifting your focus to your belly. Remember that it's your diaphragm moving down, not your ribs moving out, that facilitates breathing. Your diaphragm moves, pulling air into your lungs, which expands your ribcage. Place your hands lightly on your belly and feel it move up and down. You can even expand your belly muscles as if to breathe down there. Let your ribs do what they like – just try not to think about them (easier said than done, I know). This sort of breathing is taught in yoga and can be very helpful. Please consult a psychologist for psychotherapy and anxiety management.
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My father has started behaving like he does not listen to anyone. He always shouts at my mom with no reasons. He has started stealing the money from our own house. He talks just all senseless. What can be done.

Basic Life Support (B.L.S), Certificate in Forensic Psychology, MD-Psychiatry, MBBS
Psychiatrist, Akola
My father has started behaving like he does not listen to anyone. He always shouts at my mom with no reasons. He has ...
Hello. On the face of it, all these behavioral changes are significant & concerning. They are pointing towards some addiction (alcohol, opium, heroin, smack, marijuana or similar which is evident from stealing money & behavioral changes) or onset of some form of mental illness (which is evident from senseless talks, aggressive behaviors) you should seek psychiatry consultation as soon as possible to help your father recover or you can revert back to me with a detailed description of his behaviors so I can help you further. Good luck.
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Hi, My son is 4 years old. He is in KG but still reluctant going to school. He has separation anxiety. He still cries in class. He doesn't like to mingle too much with kids and feels nervous in gatherings. He always wants me by his side. Is there something to worry about. Please suggest?

DNB (Psychiatry), DPM, MBBS
Psychiatrist, Mumbai
Hi, My son is 4 years old. He is in KG but still reluctant going to school. He has separation anxiety. He still cries...
Separation anxiety is a developmental disorder of childhood where the child usually has anxiety to new places like school, creche where he needs to be away from people whom he has attachment with eg: parents. Please don't panic as this is a normal phenomenon with most kids initially attending school. Children gradually get adjusted with new environment and these anxiety spells reduce, if the behaviour is persistent then you may need to seek a counselors help for behaviour therapy or a psychiatrist consultation if symptoms are overwhelming. It can be recommended for the parent to sit in the class for few days until the child is able to develop rapport with the teacher and other students in the school.
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Hello doc. I got very knowledgeable post about 7 dangerous skin effects due to smoking. An I wanna know that what I should do to cure those effects if I quitted smoking. I want to know how to cure bad effects of smoking to my skin. Please answer me.

M.D (HOMEOPATHY), MBA (Healthcare)
Homeopath, Gulbarga
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I got very knowledgeable post about 7 dangerous skin effects due to smoking. An I wanna know that what I s...
Dear pt, once you quit smoking, you need to wait for a week. During this period, take plenty of vegetable diet and plenty of water. After a week, you need to start with ibt treatment of 6 months course. Take care.
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5 Types of Common Depression

DPM Gold Medalist - , MD Psychiatry Gold Medalist - , MBBS
Psychiatrist, Mumbai
5 Types of Common Depression

Depression is a very common emotion you might have experienced at least once during your lifetime. Depression refers to a state of mind when you are feeling low due to persistent sadness and loss of interest. But if the depression is chronic and long lasting for you, then it indicates that you are suffering from clinical depression. Under clinical depression, it is preferable that you go through a proper treatment course by a certified therapist. The Most common types of depressions are:

  1. Major depression - Under this type of a depression you will be depressed for most days of the week and if this condition extends for a period greater than 2 weeks, then it is a case of major depression. The most common method to treat a major depression is to talk to a mental health specialist and take medications called antidepressants (only after a prescription by a certified doctor).
  2. Persistent depressive disorder - This is a more severe and long lasting type of depression which is identified if you are depressed over a period longer than 2 hours. The most common symptoms of this type of a disorder are - change in your appetite, too much or too little sleep, lack of energy or fatigue, low self-esteem, trouble concentrating or making decisions, feeling hopeless among others.
  3. Bipolar disorder - If you are experiencing extreme ups and downs of mood abruptly and without any apparent reason, then you might be suffering from this disorder. This disorder is commonly known as a maniac depression, because during an up phase you will be extremely happy, joyful outgoing and talkative but during the low phase you will be sad, tired and depressed.
  4. Seasonal affective disorder - This type of a depression might bother you only during the winter season. This happens whenever the days are shorter and your body is not able to get enough of sunlight. This mostly happens in the case of people who are very fond of sunlight, and they prefer the sunshine over dark periods of the night. This disorder is treated by SAD antidepressants and everyday light therapy of 15 to 20 minutes.
  5. Psychotic depression - Under this type of a depression, you will have a major depression along with some psychotic symptoms like - hallucinations, delusions, and paranoia. Hallucinations mean viewing things that are not there, in reality, delusions are false beliefs or misconceptions and paranoia is the constant fear that somebody is going to harm you.

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