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I've suffered with depression long time I've started

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Hello I've suffered with depression for a long time I've started getting hallucinations of my kids being taken upducted negative thoughts bad mood swings and different face expressions like I can't smile anymore doctors have stopped my medication until I see psychiatrist just want some of idea what's wrong with me as I am only 26
Submitted: 2 years ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  Dr. Ravoof replied 2 years ago.
Dear customer, What do you mean by hallucinations? Do you mean dreams? Are you not able to smile because you are sad? Which medications were you on before? Did you have any therapy sessions?
Customer: replied 2 years ago.
No like a video in my mind being played of when I'm awake and I notice they become more noticeable when I'm awake I have bad dreams and sometimes can't show emotions I'm under going Councilling. I live constantly in fear and I distance my self from people
Customer: replied 2 years ago.
I've been on about 10 different anti depression tablets ,diazepam and they perscribed me mitzapine which I didn't take any of them because didn't like the sound of them anti depression tablets don't work for me anymore
Customer: replied 2 years ago.
It's like a horror film in my mind that I can't push away in the day I can try and block them out but in the night their hurrendeous and sometimes very scary
Customer: replied 2 years ago.
I've seen savage animals in my mind when I've been angry and my Counciller has told me she isn't experienced in this sort of thing but again no explanation from them.
Expert:  Dr. Ravoof replied 2 years ago.
Dear customer, Thanks for your question. Basically there are many causes for the symptoms that you are experiencing. In some cases certain medications, drugs, and substance abuse may cause them. There are certain psychiatric disorders such as schizophrenia which may also cause these symptoms. Some cases have also been reported where severe stress and anxiety induced arousal has also been reported to trigger hallucinations. A patient having a major depressive episode may also have symptoms such as hallucination. Some personality disorders may also present with some features of schizophrenia. Hence as you can see, various disorders can cause these symptoms, therefore you are doing the right thing by consulting a psychiatrist who will evaluate all your symptoms and diagnose the cause for your symptoms, then he/she will start treating you, and with treatment your symptoms will reduce. Take care.
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Customer: replied 2 years ago.
Thank you very much for answering all of my questions
Expert:  Dr. Ravoof replied 2 years ago.
Dear customer,

You are welcome.

Thank you.