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My 38 year old son has had clinical depression in the past.

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My 38 year old son has had clinical depression in the past. He is now delusional experiencing vivid dreams about being tortured by aliens and out of body experiences. Much of the day he is OK but is afraid to sleep. He is very upset and says at times that he has had enough of this life. I am afraid that if we suggest that he needs specialist help, that he would disappear. He is not aggressive in any way but I want my truly loving and sensitive son to get better. Please help!
Submitted: 3 years ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  Dr. SH replied 3 years ago.

Dr. Shahzad MD :

Hi there. Thank you for your question. I will be helping you out with your queries

Dr. Shahzad MD :

I understand that your son is going through a really tough phase.

Dr. Shahzad MD :

He certainly does need to be seen by a psychiatrist.

Dr. Shahzad MD :

You do need to approach this cautiously and need to counsel him everyday.

Dr. Shahzad MD :

It certainly is not going to be easy but you need to persist.

Dr. Shahzad MD :

Are you with me?

Expert:  Dr. SH replied 3 years ago.
I tried the live chat services but could not communicate with you very well there.
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