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Dr. Amod Bodkar

Psychiatrist, Pune

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Dr. Amod Bodkar is a renowned Psychiatrist in Shivaji Nagar, Pune. He is currently associated with Practical Life Skills in Shivaji Nagar, Pune. Book an appointment online with Dr. Amod Bodkar and consult privately on Lybrate.com.

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I am surrounded by negative people. How do I keep positive and happy, inspite of that.

MD - Psychiatry
Psychiatrist, Chennai
I am surrounded by negative people. How do I keep positive and happy, inspite of that.
Stop blaming people around u, these are negative thoughts. Learn to live with whatever is around, this will make you positive and be happy.
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I am fed up with my problems. They never end. Go to satsang also. Feel very nice but after few days I feel horrible. I can't feel for anyone. Can't stand my close relative also.

MBBS
General Physician, Chennai
I am fed up with my problems. They never end. Go to satsang also. Feel very nice but after few days I feel horrible. ...
You seem to be lonely you must change your mind set socialise more to be happier go for walks listen to music never go away from people.
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Y do I exist? I want to die now .it's been 3 years I am in depression nd been 1 year on medication. Now may be time is to attempt suicide. Is there any reason which can stop me from attempting suicide?

Ph.D - Psychology, M.Phil - Psychology
Psychologist,
Y do I exist? I want to die now .it's been 3 years I am in depression nd been 1 year on medication. Now may be time i...
YES. THERE IS ALL THE REASON. YOU HAVE BEEN CHOSEN TO LIVE A HUMAN LIFE WHERE EVEN A SMALL SMILE BY YOU CAN BRING HAPPINESS IN SOMEONE'S LIFE - maybe, your parents. THEY ARE THE ONLY ONES WHO WANT NOTHING ELSE IN RETURN, ONLY YOUR HAPPINESS. BESIDES THAT, JUST LOOK AROUND YOURSELF. YOU HAVE BEEN BLESSED WITH A PERFECT HUMAN BODY- how many people around are not so fortunate. I GIVE YOU A BETTER OPTION- YOU DON'T WANT TO LIVE YOUR LIFE - PLEASE FORGET ABOUT YOUR PAST LIFE, MISERIES, MEMORIES--- START LIVING A NEW LIFE- WITH ONLY ONE AIM- How to bring SMILES ON PEOPLE'S FACES WHO HAVE NO ONE TO CALL THEIR OWN. START BY DOING VERY SMALL THINGS, LIKE HOLDING THE HAND OF AN ELDERLY OR A SICK PERSON ANF TELLING THEM ,YOU CARE. I GUARANTEE YOU, LOADS OF BLESSINGS AND SMILES WILL COME BACK TO YOU. JUST BE THERE FOR THOSE WHO NEED YOUR HELP- FORGET your life. Give your life for others HAPPINESS. YOU WILL BE BLESSED WITH MOUNTAINS OF HAPPINESS IN RETURN. GET IN TOUCH VIA ONLIBE APPOINTMENT, IF U NEED ME.
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She always having a complaint of body pain for that she is taking combiflam which is not good for the body and she also have b. P. So what to do so her this problem get solved.

BHMS
Homeopath, Faridabad
She always having a complaint of body pain for that she is taking combiflam which is not good for the body and she al...
Hello, take Rauvolfia 1x, 2 tabs once daily in the morning . BC NO 27 , 5 tabs twice daily and Alfavena malt , 2 tsp twice daily. Revert me after 15 days.
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Hi I am 49 yrs old. I have a unwanted fear.I should come out from this. Because of this am not able to eat properly. So I have lost my weight.

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, unwanted fear could be phobia or anxiety. We usually related this unknown fear to anxiety disorder. Anxiety is fear about unknown happening or fear about future. Anxiety about things which we do not know or anxiety about things we are not experienced are common. Please tell me what makes you anxious? past? present? future? career? economic status? health matters? anything else? let me know. Take care?
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Sir. Iam 28 years old now iam suffering from depression. What are the medicine for those problem. Please reply.

BHMS,NDDY
Homeopath, Jaipur
Sir. Iam 28 years old now iam suffering from depression. What are the medicine for those problem. Please reply.
You change your life style you should take kali phos 6x 4 tab daily 4 time in a day you should take wallnut daily.
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Personality Disorder

MBA (HR), D.Sc, MS - Counselling and Psychotherapy, M.Sc - Psychotherapy
Psychologist, Pune
Personality Disorder

Dependent Personality Disorder

Dependent personality disorder (dpd) is one of a cluster of disorders defined by symptoms of anxiety and fear. The specific, identifying symptoms include:

  • being emotionally dependent on others; feeling they can’t take care of themselves
  • investing a lot of time and effort in trying to please significant people
  • displaying clingy, passive and needy behavior
  • avoiding disagreements for fear of losing approval and support
  • experiencing separation anxiety and intense fear of abandonment
  • finding it hard to be alone
  • putting the needs of others before their own
  • tolerating mistreatment and abuse for fear of disapproval and abandonment
  • being crushed, and feeling helpless, when relationships end – and forming new relationships as soon as possible
  • being unable to make even the simplest decision without the input and reassurance of others
  • rarely taking the initiative
  • avoiding personal responsibility
  • avoiding responsible jobs and careers that require independent, autonomous functioning
  • being over-sensitivity to criticism
  • feeling negative and pessimistic; expecting to disappoint and fail
  • having low self esteem and lacking confidence, including a belief that they are unable to care for themselves.
  • The cause of disorder is still unclear, and probably includes both a genetic and environmental component. Some researchers have speculated that it could be linked to an authoritarian or overprotective parenting style – which acts as a trigger for a genetic predisposition.

Treatment is usually initially sought for some other problem or concern – such as feeling overwhelmed – so that they can’t cope with life. Also, sufferers will often have a mood disorder so they seek help for depression or anxiety at first.

The normal treatment for this particular disorder is counselling or psychotherapy. However, the emphasis is short term therapy so the person doesn’t form a dependency – and then look to the counsellor to take care of them. Prognosis with support is generally good.

My daughter aged 22 has been suffering from depression for last one year and she is taking Sizodon LS one a day but feel sleepy for full day and still have mood swing. What to do.

MD - Psychiatry
Psychiatrist, Chennai
My daughter aged 22 has been suffering from depression for last one year and she is taking Sizodon LS one a day but f...
Sizodon ls is not a antidepressant medication, it s an antipsychotic. Your daughter must be suffering from psychosis, if the psychiatrist has prescribed this. If for past 1 year there is no recovery, you need to get a 2nd opinion. Since sizodon make the person drowsy, whether it is chronic schizophrenia, or something else.
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I always get mentally depressed. I usually feel my day is always bad everyday. I feel lonely. I got few friends. Nowadays I don't like friendship too. But becoming emotional I feel so lonely. I cry during my sleep at night. I am staying in a pg far from my home. I don't like to be here. All these make me depressed everyday. This is my problem. Could you please tell me what's the solution to come out of my depression?

MBBS, MD - Psychiatry
Psychiatrist, Mumbai
I always get mentally depressed. I usually feel my day is always bad everyday. I feel lonely. I got few friends. Nowa...
Loss of interest, decreased concentration and attention, feeling low and disturbed sleep or appetite are some of the signs of depression. Consult a psychiatrist who will assess you in detail. If you are feeling suicidal or hopeless, seek professional help immediately. Try some relaxation techniques like yoga, meditation and deep breathing. Indulge in hobbies. Spend time with people close to you.
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HI my name is Ajeet Kumar. I am 21 years old. I am suffered from short term memory. I am try but not useful. What should I do for this. Please suggest me.

Reparenting Technique, BA, BEd
Psychologist, Bangalore
Here are some things you can do to get back your concentration and memory: 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 are 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 junk food.
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Hi sir I want to improve my stamina and memory strength please tell me best mesisuna.

C.S.C, D.C.H, M.B.B.S
General Physician,
Research-based strategies to boost your memory and keep it strong 7 Strategies for Remembering 1.Become interested in what you're learning. We're all better remembering what interests us. Few people, for example, have a difficult time remembering the names of people they find attractive. If you're not intrinsically interested in what you're learning or trying to remember, you must find a way to become so. 2.Find a way to leverage your visual memory. You'll be surprised by how much more this will enable you to remember. For example, imagine you're at a party and are introduced to five people in quick succession. How can you quickly memorize their names? Pick out a single defining visual characteristic of each person and connect it to a visual representation of their name, preferably through an action of some kind. Remember: Memory is predominantly visual. 3.Create a mental memory tree. If you're trying to memorize a large number of facts, find a way to relate them in your mind visually with a memory tree. Construct big branches first, then leaves. Branches and leaves should carry labels that are personally meaningful to you in some way, and the organization of the facts (" leaves") should be logical. 4.Associate what you're trying to learn with what you already know. It seems the more mental connections we have to a piece of information, the more successful we'll be in remembering it. This is why using mnemonics. Write out the items to be memorized over and over and over. 5.When reading for retention, summarize each paragraph in the margin. This requires you to think about what you're reading, recycle it, and teach it to yourself again. Even take the concepts you're learning and reason forward with them; apply them to imagined novel situations, which creates more neural connections to reinforce the memory. 6.Do most of your studying in the afternoon. Though you may identify yourself as a" morning person" or" evening person" at least one Study. Suggests your ability to memorize isn't influenced as much by what time of day you perceive yourself to be most alert but by the time of day you actually study—afternoon appearing to be the best. 7.Get adequate sleep to consolidate and retain memories. Not just at night after you've studied but the day, you study as well. Far better to do this than to stay up cramming all night for an exam.
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My wife and myself facing continuously illness and my friends got success but I remain behind the success so I have always depression what can I do to recover all these things.

Masters in Clinical Psychology
Psychologist, Lucknow
My wife and myself facing continuously illness and my friends got success but I remain behind the success so I have a...
Do not compare your struggle and success with others. Do your own good and wait for results. It will work.
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I lost somebody last year since then I am very depressed and prefer keeping me to myself. Please help me.

MD - Psychiatry
Psychiatrist, Chennai
I lost somebody last year since then I am very depressed and prefer keeping me to myself. Please help me.
You are going through grief reaction which is normal after death of a loved one. Time is the healer. If the symptoms of depression are severe to affect your daily life, producing distress, consult any psychiatrist in person or online and take few weeks of anti-depressants for early recovery. They work really wonderfully well. All the best.
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I am a 22 year old male. I hve been having nexito forte tablet for last 2 years for my anxiety disorder. Now I am fine but when I try to get rid of the medicine. The symptoms comes back. How to get rid of this medicine? Is it in anyway would be affecting my career? I am also addicted to excessive masturbation. Is it the reason for my low serotonin level. Is it the reason behind my insomnia.

MBBS, DPM
Psychiatrist, Bangalore
I am a 22 year old male. I hve been having nexito forte tablet for last 2 years for my anxiety disorder. Now I am fin...
Dear lybrate-user, if you are better with nexito forte, why do you want to stop. With the symptoms your quality of life will be less and your career may be affected. So I would advise you to continue the drug and consult your doctor again. If the doctor offers some form of talk therapy like cbt (cognitive behaviour therapy), probably you may be able to stop drugs without getting back symptoms. But cbt itself may take many session and will go on for 5-6 months weekly sessions. Both nexito and cbt will reduce your symptoms and you can plan for better career. By themselves it will not affect your career. Masturbation will not lower serotonin level or insomnia. But guilt of masturbation can cause. So you should get rid of guilt. Again nexito and cbt will help in getting rid of guilt.
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Know More About Smoking

MD Psychiatry
Psychiatrist, Nagpur

Don’t smoke any cigarettes. Each cigarette you smoke damages your lungs, your blood vessels, and cells throughout your body. Even occasional smoking is harmful.

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I am 20 years old I am student I have an ability to read more but unfortunately I cannot able to memorize so Dr. help me please what should I do.

C.S.C, D.C.H, M.B.B.S
General Physician,
If you feel excessive sleep or tiredness/ head spinning or vertigo like feeling you have to make sure you have no anaemia or hypothyroidism by doing a blood CBC & TSH and inform me directly 10 Study Tips to Improve Your Learning Study Tip 1: Underlining Underlining is one of the simplest and best known study tips. It’s easy to highlight the most significant parts of what you’re reading. One key sentence per paragraph and a few important phrases here and there. You can only retain a certain amount so it’s best to retain the most important information. Study Tip 2: Make your own note and taking notes is one of the most widespread study skills out there. Essentially the aim of note-taking is to summarise lectures or articles in your own words so you can easily remember the ideas. Study Tip 3: Mind mapping A good Mind map can save you many hours of study and further consolidate your knowledge for your exams. Mind Maps are an extremely versatile tools. They can be used for brainstorming, outlining essays or study topics and for general exam preparation, ExamTime offers the ability to create Mind Maps quickly and easily which makes them the ideal tool when it comes to exams. Study Tip 4: Flash cards:- Using these are a particularly effective method of learning when trying to assimilate different facts, dates, formulas or vocabulary. Subjects such as History, Physics, Maths, Chemistry, Geography or any language are made much easier if you incorporate Flashcards in to your study. Study Tip 5: Case Studies Sometimes it can be difficult to grasp the implications of some theories. This is where studying case studies can be a big help. Case studies can help you visualise a theory and place it in a more familiar and realistic context. This is especially useful in business or law subjects. Study Tip 6: Quizzes are an excellent way to review study notes in the weeks and days before an exam. Quizzes can show where your strengths and weaknesses are, so it allows you to focus your efforts more precisely. Moreover, if you share your Study Quiz with your classmates and test each other as much as possible you can discover even more details and areas you may have overlooked. So before any exam, make sure you create and share a bunch of different Quizzes with your Friends. Study Tip 7: Brainstorming This is another study technique that is ideal for studying with friends and/or classmates. Brainstorming is a great way to expand every possible idea out of any topic. Just get a bunch of friends together and shoot the breeze, there are no wrong answers when brainstorming – just talk and capture the ideas, you can review afterward. Study Tip 8: Mnemonic Rules Mnemonics are especially useful when memorising lists and sets. Mnemonics rules basically work by associating certain concepts with other concepts that are more familiar to us. There are many different ways to make mnemonics and these can be individual to the person. Study Tip 9: ORGANISE your study One of the most effective study skills is also one of the most often overlooked; this is organising your study. Creating a TIME TABLE gives you goals and a time in which to achieve them. Having a study timetable as you study is greatly motivational Study Tip 10: Drawing Many people find it easier to recall images rather than text that is why they are better able to memorise concepts if they associate them with pictures or drawings. If you find answer helpful please click on “helpful” tab for knowing my efforts are useful CONCENTRATION TIPS Here’s some tips to get into a state of deep concentration where work / or studies flow easily so that you can do well in examinations/ and or do your work well. 1) Cut Off the Noise Getting into a state of concentration can take at least fifteen minutes. If you are getting distracted every five, you can’t possibly focus entirely on your work. Request that people don’t interrupt you when working on a big project. If you are required to answer phones and drop-in’s immediately, schedule work when the office is less busy. 2) Structure Your Environment The place you work can have an impact on your ability to focus. Try to locate yourself so you are facing potential distractions such as doors, phones or windows. This way you can take a glance to assess sounds that would otherwise break your focus. 3) Clarify Objectives Know what your goal is clearly before you start. If you aren’t sure what the end result is, the confusion will make it impossible to focus. 4) Divide Blobs. If you have a large project that needs work, clearly identify a path that you will use to get started working on it. If the sequence of actions isn’t obvious, it will be difficult to concentrate. Taking a few minutes to plan not only your end result, but the order you will complete any steps, can save hours in wasted thinking. 5) Know the Rules Get clear on what the guidelines are for the task ahead. What level of quality do you need? What standards do you need to follow? What constraints are there? If the rules aren’t clear from the outset, you will slip out of concentration as you ponder them later. 6) Set a Deadline Deadlines have both advantages and disadvantages when trying to force concentration. A deadline can make it easier to forget the non-essential and speed up your working time. If you give yourself only an hour to design a logo, you will keep it simple and avoid fiddling with extravagant designs. Time limits have disadvantages when they cause you to worry about the time you have left instead of the task itself. 7) Break down Roadblocks Roadblocks occur whenever you hit a tricky problem in your work. This can happen when you run out of ideas or your focus wavers. Break down roadblocks by brainstorming or planning on a piece of paper. Writing out your thought processes can keep you focused even if you might become frustrated. 8) Isolate Yourself Become a hermit and stay away from other people if you want to get work done. Unless your work is based on other people they will only break your focus. Create a private space and refuse to talk to anyone until your work is finished. Put a sign on your door to steer away drop-ins and don’t answer your phone. 9) Healthy Body, Sharper Mind What you put into your body affects the way you concentrate. Nobody would expect peak performance if they showed up drunk to work. But if you allow yourself to get chronic sleep deprivation, overuse stimulants like caffeine or eat dense, fatty foods your concentration will suffer. Try to cut out one of your unhealthy habits for just thirty days to see if there is a difference in your energy levels. I’ve found even small steps can create dramatic changes in my ability to focus. 10) Be Patient Before I write an article, I often sit at my desk for a fifteen or twenty minutes before I put finger on the keyboard. During this time I feel a strong urge to leave or do something else. But I know that if I am patient, I’ll stumble upon an idea to write about and enter a state of flow. Without a little patience, you can’t take advantage of flow when it rushed through you. If you need strong concentration I recommend periods of 90-120 minutes. Any less than that and you will waste too much time getting started before the flow can continue. More than this is possible to sustain focus, but you will probably benefit from a quick break. These are the general guidelines for concentration, studying well or doing your job. Regards.
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Actually I used masturbate regularly. As I am very much attracted towards sex. Whenever I see a girl or lady only two things come in my mind her breast and bumps and starts looking at her vaginal area and after that I have to masturbate. Please help me to get out of it. I tried a lot to indulge in some other activities but nothing is working.

MBBS, MD Psychiatry, DNB Psychiatry
Psychiatrist, Nagpur
Actually I used masturbate regularly. As I am very much attracted towards sex. Whenever I see a girl or lady only two...
Since you admit you are obsessed with sexual thoughts on seeing females and have to compulsively masturbate after that to relieve the anxiety, it suggests that you have a obsessive compulsive symptoms. You have also attempted controlling them by diverting yourself to other activities but that failed. So I would suggest you to seek assistance with medicines and counseling from a psychiatrist. Consult online for further queries and help.
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I need to concentrate? How to do dat. I can note able to study I Cnt able concentrate. I lik to study Bt if I open book my mind gt stcuk can note able to study start feeling slpy. For one answer il tke 3 days to study please help me.

BHMS
Homeopath, Secunderabad
You have to think of your whole lifestyle and bring necessary changes. You have to understand the importance of a disciplined lifestyle if you want to achieve something great. Without sincerity and planning it's not possible. A few simple steps can improve your concentration. Stop multitasking. Focus on doing one thing at a time. Eat healthy food only. Before you study ensure that you had a light food which is freshly prepared and easy to digest. Your overall diet should be nutritious and balanced. Avoid junk food and readymade fast-foods and juices. Have different types of fruits and vegetables everyday. Start exercising every day, begin with simple walking for 15-20 mins. You can repeat a different exercise in the evening. Use innovative ideas to keep up the enthusiasm. You can also play any game or sports. A good night's sleep will make you feel fresh and rejuvenated. So sleep hygiene is to be strictly followed. Doing selfless work like helping others can make you feel good and pump up your self esteem. You will start believing in yourself and your potential to do something big. Practice yoga and pranayama regularly to harmonise the mind and body. Understanding your nature and being humble to accept your mistakes will empower you to do the best. Challenge your self. Take the help of others if needed without feeling inferior or guilty. All the best.
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