Tag Archives: anxiety

GSAF vs. Hakuna Matata:

My daughter developed a fidgety habit of hair pulling and twirling which caused her to develop a bald spot. She then started becoming anxious about social situations fearing the spot would be seen by others. This led to avoidance behaviors. … Continue reading

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Why an antidepressant for anxiety?

Dear Dr. Brilliant Cliché, My brother is like crazy anxious but when he went to see a shrink he put him on an antidepressant? I don’t get it? He is not depressed? His Sister Dear Sister, The volume control of … Continue reading

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Hero’s narcissism:

  Dear Dr. Brilliant Cliché; My niece Lara  is 15 and I’m concerned. My sister, Lara’s mom, is proud of her and just shakes her head when Lara gets upset because she got an A- on her report card instead … Continue reading

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I can make you not suffer:

Dear Dr. Brilliant Cliché; I know that anxiety is considered a psychiatric condition these days, but I just have something to say about that. I remember a time in my life when I had no anxiety at all- I was … Continue reading

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Is masturbation good for your health?

Dear Dr. Brilliant Cliché, I caught my husband  masturbating the other night when I got up late to use the bathroom. He says he read online that it was good for his health and “keeps him young” if he does … Continue reading

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Tried everything, nothing works. I see no future:

Dear Dr. Brilliant Cliché; I have been suffering from chronic depression since I had an operation two years ago- the surgery was supposed to be for an appendectomy, but it was discovered that I had a chronic health problem that … Continue reading

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Medicating human suffering:

Dear Dr. Brilliant Cliché, My friend is in a bad way. Her marriage has not been going to well and now her mother is dying of cancer. She is not taking it all well and she went to see a … Continue reading

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Them or Me:

Dear Dr. Brilliant Cliché, My niece is a beautiful and smart young lady but also very anxious. I think it is because she goes out of her way to please everyone and in doing so I think she forgets to … Continue reading

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Miss Diagnosed

Dear Dr. Brilliant Cliché, My best friend struggles. Since HS, her grades have dropped she has become isolated and anxious. She avoids me and just about everything else. She’s lost a ton of weight, in fact I rarely see her … Continue reading

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