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Anonymous asked in HealthMental Health · 1 month ago

is it safe to say that your depressed/have anxiety even though you weren't diagnosed (but your pretty sure you have it)?

9 Answers

  • Alfred
    Lv 7
    1 month ago

    very good question, indeed

     well, it sounds to me safer not to take / afford the '' benefit  of the doubt'' and to say you're probably depressed/ have anxiety  and therefore ask for medical evaluation and help as needed- rather than ignoring/ concealing what might prove to be a real alert ...yes

  • 1 month ago

    Other people will often push you away or judge you for this.  They might even try to exploit of "abuse" you. I do not think it is a good idea.  You know if you have anxiety and depression though, no "diagnose" needed.  Your feelings and how you feel are all that is needed.

    But even if you think they won't care once you label yourself you can not remove it.

  • Anonymous
    1 month ago

    Yes, I don't recommend going to see a Therapist = the - rapist. They mind rape you and give you drugs you don't need. Look up Katie Morton on youtube. She is a therapist but she gives out free advice with NO DRUGS. Most likely you have known a narcissist or two. Almost all mental disorders and anxiety disorders come from long-term abuse. I'm not joking. Look it up.

  • 1 month ago

    Your probably just some kid going through puberty.

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  • 1 month ago

    If you're going to, for accuracy, I'd recommend adding "undiagnosed" in front of whatever condition you feel you have.

  • 1 month ago

    We all get depressed, anxious, suspicious, manic, forgetful and a lot of other mental states that, when they interfere with your ability to perform routine daily activities, can be diagnosed as severe, acute or chronic conditions.  Mental health is measured on how we are able to face and overcome adversity.  

    Source(s): It's okay to not be okay.
  • 1 month ago

    As someone here said, why would you? Knowing that you're suffering from a case of major depression doesn't do you a whole lot of good if you don't get help. You can take a depression screening test. It doesn't diagnose but it might tell you that you'd best be seen for diagnostics. You can use CESD R, or KADS 6-Item if you're a teenager. Article - signs of an anxiety disorder.

    I have advice about getting help, also advice from experts about standard treatments and the self-help methods that can enhance their results. You can click on my name and read.

  • Kate
    Lv 4
    1 month ago

    So the thing about psychiatry that makes it a little tricky, is that it’s the only type of speciality that makes a diagnosis solely on what YOU say. They really have no proof or evidence other than the claims you are making. 

     Can they check VIA blood for vitamin deficiencies that could be a small factor in why you feel the way you do? Yes. But they really have nothing else to work with other than what you, yourself, tell them. 

      If you feel like you suffer from anxiety & depression you more than likely do. You know yourself better than anybody else on the planet. However you can’t get medication administered for it unless you get a proper diagnosis from a psychiatrist or MD.  

  • 1 month ago

    You're better off seeing someone and just getting diagnosed after taking a test.

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