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Is this depression?

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toneseeker19

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Hi guys,

I have a close family member with severe self esteem issues; i.e he cannot stand himself for who he actually is (not a physical hate). he isnt self harming as far as i know, but this has been going on for a couple of years.

He is no longer able to study, attend university, see people/friends, commit to reading a book, or engage with people on more than a superficial level - he's just sat in his room all day watching tv.

Is this depression? Anxiety? Just someone wallowing in self-pity?

Cheers for any insights you could give!
 
lehcar24

lehcar24

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Hi xx

It could be a number of things.. sounds like he has depression.. he sounds like he really needs to see someone..

have you spoken to him about it? is he willing to see his doctor?
 
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