Consultation To Feel Uneasy, Excessive Anxiety, Stress And Despair To A Psychologist Or Psychiatrist?
Good afternoon doctor,
Thank you for the question.
Feeling uneasy and anxious basically is a form of response and defense of the body against a stimulus or stress that comes from outside the body, and is a natural thing that is owned by humans. However, if these feelings interfere with daily functioning and are too excessive, then it can be a mental disorder. This is usually influenced by psychological trauma factors, the presence of personality disorders, a history of previous illnesses or a history of treatment.
The following are possible causes of complaints that you feel:
Comprehensive anxiety disorder, which usually lasts more than 6 months and is characterized by difficulty concentrating and tense muscles.
Here are things you can do to reduce the complaints you make:
Learn relaxation techniques, such as controlling your breath by pulling for 4 seconds, holding it for 4 seconds, and releasing it for 6 seconds.
Perform good stress management.
Identify what makes you experience these feelings, understand, and control the disturbance of those feelings.
Discuss the complaints you feel to the people closest to you that you trust.
Do a healthy lifestyle, adequate nutrition including vegetables and fruit and can take vitamin supplements, exercise, and activate a hobby.
If this complaint is already very excessive and interfere with your function in carrying out daily activities, you can consult a psychiatrist or a psychologist. The doctor will ask deeper about your complaints, conduct a physical examination if needed, and the doctor will provide therapy according to your complaint . The therapy can be with psychotherapy or cognitive behavioral therapy for 10-20 sessions, or by using drugs such as antidepressants and anti anxiety.
Hopefully this information can help and hopefully your condition will gradually improve.