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For many years I have believed I am depressed I feel like

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For many years I have believed I am depressed I feel like there is an itch I cannot scratch in my head. A feeling that is constantly there but will not go. I have tried many antidepressants (6 different ones), tried meditation, seen a psychiatrist who didn’t really diagnose me and also done 10+ counselling sessions. I cannot work out what it is, I cannot define what my problem is.. it’s become bizarre I just cannot diagnose it. Can you help? I’ve now had it nearly 8 years.. just before it triggered I was getting panic attacks and severe anxiety. I keep looking for answers but cannot find any similar cases to myself. Am I just deluded?
Submitted: 4 months ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  Dr. Phil, MD replied 4 months ago.

Hello. I'm Dr. Phil, licensed and practicing internist. Excellent service is my goal.

Expert:  Dr. Phil, MD replied 4 months ago.

Do you still need help?

Customer: replied 4 months ago.
Expert:  Dr. Phil, MD replied 4 months ago.

what meds are you on right now?

Customer: replied 3 months ago.
Hi, sorry for the delay, just Effexor IR 225MG half in morning half in night
Expert:  Dr. Phil, MD replied 3 months ago.

So do you mean there feels like there is physically an itch there?

Customer: replied 2 months ago.
No, it’s just a feeling I can’t get rid of.. I can’t define it
Expert:  Dr. Phil, MD replied 2 months ago.
Could it be the depression and anxiety?
Customer: replied 2 months ago.
well, yes probably part of it but i can't actually diagnose this feeling.. I can't explain it other than what i've already said
Expert:  Dr. Phil, MD replied 2 months ago.

I think it is more part of anxiety

it is a general "unease" correct?