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Hi.There is a friend of mine.She has lost her mother when she was kid.She couldn't concentrate in study after that and taken degrees from open school.She is thyroid patient.Somehow she behaves very awkwardly when somebody in family ask her to loose weight or study like tying dupatta on her neck and threatened to kill herself.Is it a medical condition.How critical is it?

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She needs immediate attention of a psychiatrist / psychologist. Take her to a nearby hospital and also if she's agreeable then start her counselling. She is stressed out and needs professional help.
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She may be going through depression due to the past event. Kindly consider taking her to a psychologist and be supportive and understanding. There can some other things which she is going through and not able to cope with them. She needs professional help.
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