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We have a son who lost his job in August of 2013. He has

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We have a son who lost his job in August of 2013. He has been supposedly looking since then. I believe that he suffers from anxiety and depression. He just lost approx. 180 pounds which I feel he may suffer from some OC also. I suffer with depression also and we have had some family members who did also. Please advise me.
Submitted: 2 years ago.
Category: Mental Health
Expert:  Dr. Z replied 2 years ago.
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Hello, I am very sorry that your son is suffering from these mental health and physical symptoms that you described, I can understand how distressing this can be for him and for you to see him like this. You mention that you have a hard time getting him to see the doctor, does this mean he would not be interested in undergoing psychotherapy with a psychologist or be willing to take medications from a psychiatrist? Would he be willing to try natural supplements that may help with his depressive and anxiety symptoms?