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Dr. Ms. Devika Malik

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Dr. Ms. Devika Malik is a popular Psychologist in Sector-31, Gurgaon. He is currently associated with Aadya Health Care in Sector-31, Gurgaon. You can book an instant appointment online with Dr. Ms. Devika Malik on Lybrate.com.

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I am 23 year old and I have kinda memory problem, whatever I read I just can not remember it for longer than 2-3 hours. What is the problem?

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. 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. If the task is boring, it is natural that that person will sleep or feel sleepy. 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 search internet for" effective learning" techniques. Take care.
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Tip for repeated occurrence of sleeping problems

Fellow Observership, Certificate in Forensic Psychology, MD-Psychiatry, MBBS
Psychiatrist, Akola
Tip for repeated occurrence of sleeping problems

Repeated occurrence of sleeping problems is a hidden mental health problem! #sleepmedicine #soundsleep

Insomnia or simply difficulty falling asleep and staying asleep has become a common complaint in today's fast paced life. But do you know that sleeping difficulties persisting beyond 2 weeks or more are warning sign of deteriorating mental health?

So, if you or any of your loved ones is battling with symptoms like difficulty falling asleep (needing 1 hour or more), repeated awakening with subsequent difficulties falling asleep and early morning awakening (waking up 2 hours or earlier than scheduled time with subsequent inability to go back to bed. Then now is the time to seek the help of a psychiatrist!

#shunstigma #isupportmentalhealth

Why do I always fight with my girl frnd? N then I only ask sorry to her I do not know wat exactly is going on in my mind about her.

MBBS
General Physician, Mumbai
Why do I always fight with my girl frnd?
N then I only ask sorry to her I do not know wat exactly is going on in my m...
I will suggest you to do suryanamaskar pranayam daily as per your capacity for a minimum of six months
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Is it normal when you have chronic anxiety disorder chest pain body weakness and legs and arms weak tingling and numb. Can it also cause physical and other mental health problems like brain stoke inability to walk hips and knees joint pain really severe can panel ginseng help with that.

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
Is it normal when you have chronic anxiety disorder chest pain body weakness and legs and arms weak tingling and numb...
Dear Lybrate user, Anxiety disorders are a category of mental disorders characterized by feelings of anxiety and fear, where anxiety is a worry about future events and fear is a reaction to current events. These feelings may cause physical symptoms, such as a racing heart and shakiness. There are a number of anxiety disorders: including generalized anxiety disorder, a specific phobia, social anxiety disorder, separation anxiety disorder, agoraphobia, and panic disorder among others. While each has its own characteristics and symptoms, they all include symptoms of anxiety. I need to know more about your anxiety so that I will be able to diagnose it properly and provide you tips to overcome and manage your anxiety. Take care.
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Dear Ma, am, My age 40, height 5,9',weight 104, waist 42. In 2014 my weight was 84 and now its 104. Whole body hurts, kind of burning, major joint pain, head spins, sudden episodes of sudden angers are coming again. My hate towards spiritual institutions, god, people who preach about god or spiritual practice is on high again. I am getting irritated from everything, any sound, people talking loud. I can not trust anyone. I want to get disconnected with entire world, no one means no one. Bloody lock my self in some place and take sleeping pills and sleep for months. My last ESR count was 87, today morning my fresh ESR Test is done. 25-OH Vitamin D Total value is only 11.43 against the Deficiency range of 20, LDL 132 Below is present condition as of today. Here is my history.

M. S. in Psychotherapy and Counselling
Psychologist, Jaipur
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My age 40, height 5,9',weight 104, waist 42. In 2014 my weight was 84 and now its 104. Whole body hurts,...
Hi, I would suggest you to first pay a sound attention to your physical health. Start with a brisk walk daily for minimum 45 minutes wearing sports shoes. Do slow and deep breathing for 10 minutes after waking up in the morning and before going to bed in the night. Also have a stomach full of healthy breakfast after 2-3 hours of waking up in the morning. Do this routine for at least 15 days and you yourself will feel the positive difference in yourself.
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He lost somebody close last year and since then feel very depressed and prefer keeping to himself alone please help him.

BHMS
Homeopath, Faridabad
He lost somebody close last year and since then feel very depressed and prefer keeping to himself alone please help him.
Hello, take Natrum mur 200 ch , 5 drops, single dose. Kali phos 6X , 5 tabs twice daily. Do meditation for half an hour , daily in the morning. Try to keep yourself busy in other activities. Take care.
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Sir, I'm suffering in Short Temper, in simple case also I'm getting angry and tension. Pls help me sir how may I control my my angriness and much more tension.

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 user, Anger and aggression are emotions. Anger comes when you become irritated. Irritation happens when you don't like something, or when something is repeated. As anger is an emotion, it should be vent out. You should be able to throw anger out instead of controlling it. But more perfect will be, know the frustrating situations and stop being emotional. If practiced properly, you will not get irritated at those circumstances at all. Those techniques are much easier to understand. Take care.
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One of my family member is addicted with smoking and is unable to relax. How can he quit smoking?

Psychologist, Pune
Hi does the family member really want to quit smoking? you can start with opd treatment he will be prescribed with some medication which help him to relax also counseling will prove effective but for that to happen he has to stop now. As a well wisher you can give him positve support give him positive strokes tell him you r there for him and will help him come out of this habbit. Whenever he gets the urge to smoke he shud call you talk to him tell him to drink lots of water brisk walking will help. Take it each day as it comes indulge in some activity which will keep his mind busy. Pursue hobbies.
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I want to score more in my examination but when I read something else I do not remember more than 1 month or I do not remember that thinks at the time iof exam so sir/ma'am how can I do better study and make good health thank you.

BHMS
Homeopath, Faridabad
Hi, Take homoeopathic medicine for increasing memory - Anacardium 200/ once daily. Management: -Meditate for at least 15 to 30 minutes each day physically changes your brain, making you less anxious, and more rational and empathetic. -Besides increasing your physical strength and flexibility, yoga changes your brain. Research suggests that in addition to reducing stress, anxiety, and depression, yoga protects the brain from shrinking with age. -Exercise daily as it would can help offset the cognitive decline brought on by aging and increasingly sedentary lifestyles. -Get enough sleep. On average, adults need between 7.5 and 9 hours of sleep each night. When you aren’t getting enough sleep, it affects your brain’s ability to do this, and your memory suffers. -Spend time with people whose company you enjoy, and who make you feel like the best version of you. -laughter can improve short-term memory in older adults. -Cutting down on your use of technology (i. E. Sitting in front of your computer, phone, or tablet) for even 30 minutes can improve your brain health and help you think more deeply.
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Feel like sleeping most of the time in a day. Usually get frustrated on small small things. Do not feel like doing anything in a day.

MD PHYSICIAN
General Physician, Delhi
Feel like sleeping most of the time in a day. Usually get frustrated on small small things. Do not feel like doing an...
Get your thyroid hormone and complete blood count tested. It could be due to stress, nutritional deficiencies and many more. Eat more of nutritional diet. Make a sleep-wake time scedule.
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Hi doctor, i feel angry most of the time and it is hurting me i can't concentrate . And it is spoiling relations and i have a one year old baby but if i feel angry at him i slap him at times and after that i feel guilty and i cry a lot .

(MRCPSYCH-UK), MD - Psychiatry, MBBS
Psychiatrist, Hyderabad
You could be having mood swings or Post Partum Depression. Kindly See a Psychiatrist at the earliest for your problem to be addressed effectively.
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How to Treat Depersonalization Disorder?

MBBS, M.D Psychiatry , Diploma in Psychological Medicine
Sexologist, Navi Mumbai
How to Treat Depersonalization Disorder?

A person suffering from depersonalization disorder often feels detached from their thoughts and is often faced with a steange feeling that you are being separated from your emotions and your body. Feeling disconnected from his or her surrounding environment is one of the main symptoms of depersonalization disorder. An affected person might feel like an alien, living in a world of fantasy and fear of getting crazy or depressed, anxious and panicky. A patient with depersonalization disorder does not lose his contact with reality and realizes that his perceptions are unreal. This health condition is a form of dissociative disorder, where the brain gets affected.

Treatment: People seeking treatment for depersonalization disorder are primarily concerned with the associated symptoms such as anxiety and disorder. Treatment is required when the disorder is recurring or long lasting, and when the symptoms cause severe distress. The aim of the treatment is to eliminate all causes of stress when the symptoms show up. The method of treatment depends on the nature of the triggers and on the severity of the symptoms. Here is a list of the most effective treatment methods:

  1. Psychotherapy: Psychotherapy is an effective treatment procedure for depersonalization disorder. Psychological techniques are used to help an affected person recognize his feelings and for communicating his thoughts to a therapist. Thoughts which may lead to depersonalization experience are expressed by a person in this process. Cognitive therapy is utilized for changing dysfunction thought patterns in an affected person.
  2. Medication: There are no medicines for the general treatment of depersonalization disorder. Several medicines are used to treat the symptoms. In patients who experience depression and severe anxiety, antidepressant and antianxiety medicines may be prescribed. Antipsychotic medicines are also used to cure disordered thinking and improper perception of reality.
  3. Family therapy: Family therapy educates the affected person's family about the disorder, its causes and the family members learn how to recognize the symptoms.
  4. Creative therapy: Creative therapies, such as art therapy or music therapy, enable a patient to recognize and express his feelings better in a creative and safe way.
  5. Clinical hypnosis: This process involves intense relaxation, concentration and focus of attention in order to achieve an altered state of consciousness. This makes a patient more aware, and he can explore his thoughts and feelings, which have been absent from his conscious mind.

Complete recovery from depersonalization disorder is possible for most of the patients. The symptoms go away by themselves after treatment. Treatment makes a person more effective in dealing with stress or trauma, which might act as triggers for further recurrence of this disorder. Treatment is necessary and avoiding treatment might cause severe complications later. It is recommended to consult a doctor for the best treatment measures.

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He gets nervous, panicky all of a sudden and doesn't want to speak to anyone n feels as if something will happen to him. His body temperature also drops at this time. He has previous history of depression also. Pls suggest.

MBBS, MD (AIIMS, Gold Medalist), Diploma in CBT (UWS, Glasgow)
Psychiatrist, Delhi
He gets nervous, panicky all of a sudden and doesn't want to speak to anyone n feels as if something will happen to h...
This is possibly a panic attack. Detailed evaluation will obviously be needed to confirm the same. The good news though is that panic attacks can be controlled relatively easily. The background of depression will also need evaluation. It is very well known that depression and panic attacks commonly occur in the same person. Medicines are usually needed to treat. The medicines are NOT addictive or sleep medicines and are safe. take care!
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I am 67 years old and was working after retirement also till a few months ago. Immediately after retirement I started feeling some sort of anxiety and depression for which I consulted a psychologist who suggested to do blood test and after that prescribed thyronorm50 tablet for sometime and some sleeping tablets since I was having sleep disturbance also at that time. Since there was no relief after 3 months ,I contacted him again and he referred me to a psychiatrist who prescribed Nitravet 10 and Symbal20 which I started taking and the things improved and as per the Doctors advice I withdrew it slowly. For next 6 months I was O.K but again started having the same symptoms. So I consulted the Doctor who advised me to start taking the medicine again which I did. This process is going on for the last 7 years and kindly advise me a permanent solution for withdrawing the medicines and live a normal life. I was having sleep disorders and I am continuing it for the last 7 years eventhough in between we stopped the other medicine except Thyronorm which is now increased to 75 mg after seeing the 6 monthly blood tests. Kindly advice.

MD - Psychiatry
Psychiatrist, Chennai
I am 67 years old and was working after retirement also till a few months ago. Immediately after retirement I started...
The psychologist who prescribed medications is a quack, he has no business prescribing thyronorm and sleeping bills, report him to the authorities. You might be having chronic depression, follow your psychiatrist advise, and if needed meet a clinical psychologist with rci (rehabilitation council of india) registration for counselling.
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I am 21 years old. I was using marijuana for 4 months followed by alcohol. I also smoke 3 cigggrates per day. From d last time I consumed bhang. I m feeling anxiety on a continuous run. What should I do then?

Reparenting Technique, BA, BEd
Psychologist, Bangalore
It is very obvious; you must give up the smoking of all these substances. They are causing you this anxiety, although there may be other hidden factors that may favor the addiction. Marijuana has varied findings and claims, many of which are dubious, and some for medicinal uses that are authentic. But each person reacts differently to these substances and you definitely sound like someone who is not reacting well. These drugs can precipitate underlying anxiety, quite innocuously. Talk to a counselor and find out if you had any preconditions to anxiety and deal with it. Anyway you must continue with counseling in parallel with the medication. In the meantime, you must go on a regular exercise program, eat well and sleep well. A personality course will certainly help. Do yoga and meditation too. If the addiction is in any way covering up some deep-rooted pain, you need to work on that and clear that out of your system. I hope you are aware that people who are addicted are often spiritually bankrupt. It would be wise for you to touch base with your faith and turn to some spiritual exercises to reform your path on the right track. I am sure it will help. Do not delay any action by denial: a typical reaction of all addicts. It comes in the form of over-confidence, some arrogance, and denying the existence of any problem.
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I feel a lot horny and have the feeling of having sex always and attracted towards girls a lot. What should I do?

Masters in Clinical Psychology
Psychologist, Lucknow
I feel a lot horny and have the feeling of having sex always and attracted towards girls a lot. What should I do?
Hi, try to divert your mind into something productive. Stay away from all the triggers that arouse you. Do meditation.
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My son is 24 years old discontinued his engg course. He remains idle in home doesn't want to go out meet anybody. He sits in front of computer playing games continuously. He sleep is also disturbed. He is ideal for almost 7 years. Gets angry when we ask him to come out. Not able to take for counseling. Kindly guide us. Thanks.

BHMS
Homeopath, Vadodara
My son is 24 years old discontinued his engg course. He remains idle in home doesn't want to go out meet anybody. He ...
Dear give him following medicine as advice. He will come out from his idleness & restart his activity like before. Calcarea carbonica 200ch liquid form mix 10 drops in 10 ml water and give orally twice (morning and evening) for 2 days. If he refusing to medications. Give him without his hidden way (20 drops in 1 glass of water) within one week, he will be normal. Regards.
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I am becoming mad. I think. I am thinking wrong about my parents and thinking all bad God's I don't knw why I try to stop but can't.why this is happening does smoking hashish made me like this. Please answer little briefly.

Bachelors in Psychology, Masters in Psychology, Post Graduate Diploma in Guidance and Counselling
Psychologist, Jalandhar
I am becoming mad. I think. I am thinking wrong about my parents and thinking all bad God's I don't knw why I try to ...
Hi Akki... as you are in teenage...so there will be so many ups and down emotions.. You parents is worried about you nothing else ..they want your better life so try to under stand and do n't be panic ...try to feel their pain and fear about you...may be you will be anxious on me ... but this is truth...try to take your parent in confidence that you will not doing wrong.....love your parent ....take care.....
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4 Warning Signs About Hallucinations You Should Know!

MBBS, MD - General Medicine, DM - Neurology, Fellowship in Stroke
Neurologist, Kolkata
4 Warning Signs About Hallucinations You Should Know!

Getting Hallucinations is a mental condition where a person sees, feels, hears, and tastes things that actually don't exist beyond one's heightened imagination or delusion. It involves the experience of perceiving something not present. Hallucinations can be pleasing or frightening. However, there is almost always an identifiable cause behind it.

They can be triggered by:

  1. Taking hallucinogenic or psychotropic substances
  2. Mental conditions like dementia and schizophrenia
  3. Neurological conditions like Alzheimer's disease or Parkinson's disease
  4. Macular degeneration, leading to loss of vision
  5. Migraines and brain tumor can also lead to such delusions

Some of the signs of hallucinations:

  • Hearing voices: The medical term for hearing voices is called an 'auditory hallucination'. A person may sense sounds or noises coming from inside or outside of their mind. The noise might be random or disrupting. One might also feel the voices talking to each other or trying to tell them something. Most of the times, these voices come from inside the person's mind; or in some cases, one's heightened perception may make a normal noise delusional.
  • Seeing things: This is also called visual hallucinations. For instance, one may see unnatural things like a floating chair in thin air. It all depends on a person's perception. Sometimes these hallucinations appear as bright flashy spots or rays of light.
  • False sense of taste and smell: Technically these are known as gustatory and olfactory hallucinations respectively. One may feel a kind of odor coming from one's body or surrounding; or a person might feel that something he/she is drinking or eating has an odd taste. This is again heightened mal-perception causing delusional sensory activities.
  • Tactile hallucinations: This is when a person feels things that don't exist. One may feel that he/she is being touched or tickled even when no one else is around or that insects are crawling beneath the skin. One may experience strange sensations, which are not a part of a reality. If you wish to discuss about any specific problem, you can consult a Neurologist.
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