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I am feeling restless, depressed, wired up ... I don't know

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Hello, I am feeling restless, depressed, wired up ... I don't know how to describe it. I have PTSD and I am not well at the moment
JA: The Psychologist can help. To begin, when did the depression start? Have you used any medication for this?
Customer: I have been depressed on and off for years. I have tried several medications over the years including sertraline and quetiapine
JA: Thanks for that. How severe has the depression been?
Customer: unable to get out of bed. cut off links with everyone around me .. I just can't function
JA: Thank you so much for your answers. Finally, is there anything else in your medical history the Psychologist should know?
Customer: I was monitored for suicidal thoughts in mid-march..
Submitted: 7 days ago.
Category: Medical
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Expert:  Dr. K. replied 6 days ago.
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