I am in depression but my family doesn't understand my pain and doesn't allow me for a treatment as according to them psychiatrist are for mental. From last 1 year I am trying suffering from depression I once visited a doctor in lucknow with my friend and the doctor prescribed me 2 medicines one was Flunil 10 mg and second was alinol 20 mg. But my family disallowed me to take medicines as according to them these are high power drugs and later can be a necessity taking it.
Tell your family psychiatrist s treat not only psychosis, when people may lose in touch with reality, but also common disorders like anxiety, depression, stress, insomnia, adjustment problems, etc come under psychiatric disorders. Many lives have been lost or affected due to STIGMA held by family members and caregivers. You family needs to be properly educated and guided by someone.
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