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Answered by: Dr Nur Syuhada binti Zulkifli

Last Updated: June 15, 2021 7:23 AM

Anonymous 11 months

Hello im having a lot of tough time lately. Im having pressure. I act normal j front of my family, my friends. But when im alone. Sometimes i just cried without reason. Hard to control myself when i cry. I become obesse cause i usually ate a lot when im stress. I also thought of suicidal. I even cut my hand when im feel sad or when im having mental breakdowns. Is that symptoms for depression and anxiety?

Dr Nur Syuhada binti Zulkifli 11 months
General Practitioner

Hi, thank you for reaching out to us.

We understand that tough times can leads to extreme stress and pressure and if it is not managed properly, this could affect someone psychologically as well. Do not worry because we will try to assist you.

It is hard to control our emotions when facing a hard situation and situation and this is indeed stressful. An extremely stressed person also could do things out of their control and consciousness. It is normal for a person to do something such as eating as a coping mechanism to their stress and pressure.

It is hard to tell whether a person is having depression, anxiety or any sort of mental illness without a proper evaluation.

We understand that you are sad due to the situation that you are facing. It is not advisable for you to bottle up the emotions and stress all to yourself. If you need an emotional support or to vent your problems when there is no one listening, you may contact Befrienders at 03-76272929.

We would like to suggest you to speak with our counsellors or doctors online via teleconsultation so that we could help you better.

We hope you find that our answer helps. Thank you.

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Last Updated: Tue Jun 15 2021 07:23:32 GMT+0000 (Coordinated Universal Time)
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