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Dr. Chip, Doctor (MD)
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Experience:  Over 20 yrs of Family Practice
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My husband is moody..angry...depressed. wont talk and sleeps

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My husband is moody..angry...depressed. won't talk and sleeps a lot . Taking his need for depression regular. Back and forth to the pcp for 10 yrs. Highs and lows more lows. What should I do.
Submitted: 4 years ago.
Category: Health
Expert:  Dr. Chip replied 4 years ago.
What medication is he taking and has he seen either a psychiatrist or a psychologist?
Customer: replied 4 years ago.
He is on lexapro...not working feel like he might hurt himself. Haven't seen a therapist. Little scared of them...d u know any good ones in the Seattle/ tacos area? Uw ...perhaps?
Expert:  Dr. Chip replied 4 years ago.
I can give you some suggestions of the therapist but is this like the Lexapro was working up until recently?
Customer: replied 4 years ago.
Yes..when it went generic.
Expert:  Dr. Chip replied 4 years ago.
Has his doctor considered switching to a different antidepressant medication?
Customer: replied 4 years ago.
We have tried several
Expert:  Dr. Chip replied 4 years ago.
Can you tell me which ones?
Customer: replied 4 years ago.
The usual...zoloft..celexa...prozac u name it. time is precious so I would appreciate an answer.
Expert:  Dr. Chip replied 4 years ago.

OK. It sounds as though he needs a good therapist and here's my suggestion for your area.