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Thank you so very much for your reply. This has caused me so much pain and frustration over the years and I get so many different responses from it's a form of OCD to it comes from depression. I have a nice life, family, kids and i work from home as a Graphic Designer. I didnt think it was depression. If anything, I get the intrusive music all day long and after a few days it gives me anxiety and then can lead to depression. I had a very bad year of this and the effexor has helped but not completely with the intrusive music. Some days it is there and some days i cant focus and feel miserable and just want silence. It really makes me feel nuts and no one can really understand. Years ago it started as just an empty thought type of thing. I would say...I just cant stop thinking about it...but nothing in particular, just pulled inside, aware of my thoughts and not living in the moment. It is hard to pin point, other than stress or lack of sleep, how the symptom of intrusive music just starts up and stays all day for months and then it can be completely gone. It robs my quiet time and I sometimes can't even watch tv!!! One episode a few years ago it was a phrase or a word...not a song and that scared me to death! I have no symptoms of OCD that I have read other than this intrusive music. Have you heard of this type of thing before? It seems so hopeless when it is happening and hard to sleep as well! I just wish it would completely go away again. This is the longest it has stuck around.
Thank you very much. Last question...Did I make is clear that I don't actually hear it like it is playing in another room...I hear it like a song stuck in my head all day...in my owh thoughts?
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