I think I may have depression


Q: I am a 12(almost 13)year old girl who has just started highschool. Lately, I have been feeling extremely angry, sad or just plain negative. My life has been turned upside down with starting highschool and moving house. I understand that everyone has days where they feel down, but i am worri ed that there is something more to it. I am highly irritable (someone using my pens will send me crazy) and i am sent fuming. I never used to be like this but i have for almost a year. I think I may have depression, but am not comfortable talking to my mum ((only live with mum), friends or anyone else. For me to see a doctor, I would have to tell my mum so she could drive me. Please help me!


A:   This question is currently in queue and will be answered shortly by one of our doctors. In the meantime you may browse our library of answered questions by clicking here.

Related Q&A

Q: I lost my medication en route to a remote island in the Bahamas. I am gone for one week. I was on 10 mg of Paxil. I...

Q: I forgot to bring my prescription medication- an antidepressant on my trip to the Bahamas. The drug is an SSRI calle...

Q: I started taking fluoxetine yesterday, I took 40ng yesterday and 20 today but forgot to check about things like Niqui...

Q: Hi, I am really struggling, I feel like I have become completely alone, because a new psychiatrist I saw has diagnose...

Q: Hi, I recently had more depression and went into insomnia, i consulted a doctor and he adviced me for a blood test. ...


Dr. James Obaji M.D.

  • 247 Reviews
  • Family Physician

Dr. Suneel Sharman M.D.

  • 190 Reviews
  • Family Physician

Dr. Pat Golden M.D.

  • 169 Reviews
  • Cardiologist

Dr. Kunaal Jindal M.D.

  • 112 Reviews
  • Plastic Surgeon