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Karen Jacobs, DO | Anxiety & Depression



Q&A with Psychiatrist, Karen Jacobs, DO, answering your questions about anxiety and depression.

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  1. I'm 20 years old, called the spring of life, but I feel like I'm late. I do not want to do anything. I have completely lost my interest in life, my environment and my joy of living. I try to motivate myself to my lessons, but I cannot focus my attention on more than 1 minute. I can't even read a book. I have no hope or enthusiasm that good things will happen. I don't want to talk to anyone, on the other hand, I want to tell for hours. but I don't believe I will be understood. While communicating with someone, I realize that I can not express myself most of the time because these thoughts are in my mind. I study in one of Turkey's best universities, but even that does not motivate me. because I don't enjoy anything I do. In the past, I was a humorous child with high energy, full of joy in life, loved by friends.
    I want to disappear right now, but not like suicide or dying. to disappear altogether, as if I never existed. I have lost my respect and confidence. I can not even describe the disappointment this situation has made me. I don't think I need anything anymore. I just want to stand where I am. Let me look aimlessly, quietly, idly. For hours, days, months, years … until my existence is erased and forgotten. then I will disappear where I am.

  2. I THINK REALLY SHE PRESCRIBE anti depressant drugs

  3. I notice that most mainstream tv channels on youtube talking about this subject matter disable the comments section??
    They say its good to talk about it yet disable comments?
    Are we not becoming nations of needy people unable to develop coping skills?
    How much of this is attention-seeking behaviour?
    If one didn't think so much about themselves would they even know what depression was?
    We get down, we feel up, this is normal human behaviour, I don't need it to be classed as a disease and take pills as in the manufactured disease – bipolar.

    There is a lot of money to be made out of depression and anxiety, of course, they want more people to talk about it, they will be easier to convince that they have a disease.

    I don't believe that it is biological and all about hormones, it is about a state of mind.

    Of course, I will feel anxiety at public speaking, a job interview, or formal occasions, this is NORMAL human responses. IT DOES NOT REQUIRE SYNTHETIC TOXIC PILLS AND CONTINUAL PSYCHOLOGICAL SUPERVISION.

  4. simple answer if she is psychiatrist then she could be prescribing drugs just make millions

  5. i know they just say like that daily i o app is jjust used by psychologist

  6. why do you not allow us to prescribe medicine we are also studying DSm 5

  7. I have been suffering from depression/meant to illness for many years now and still did not get the right help I need depression is very evil and it seems like everyday I get worse i feel like if I don’t get the help I need I’m going to Hurt myself 💔 it’s 😢

  8. ive been getting really nauseas in the throat and my stomach has been hurting aince november and my grandma wont take me to the doctor, i can barely go to school so ive missed alot, idk how ti go about it

  9. What the hell is this movie

  10. kindly guide me i have severe head pain like needle inserting pain in side and back of head near to ear and also dizziness
    Not able to apply oil in head
    It cause more dizziness
    Taken all medical test nothing showing
    some doctor are saying bp
    Some doctor are saying psychological problem
    No sleep no proper food
    Lot of worries for past 6 months
    Seems to like living in hell

  11. just because of psychiatrst we are not allowed to prescribe medication only do psychological testing they should allow us to prescribe medication psy.d or masters it should be legal by apa we are als studyed medication in masters

  12. sucide cases can be easly done by psychologist by using centatization

  13. shes is lying they say lk4e that i have head from my teachers that psychiatrist start mediction even frr mild cases

  14. 1 psychtherapy '
    2 breck anixiety and depression scale
    3 mood swing test
    4 jpmr
    5 biomedical tthrough drugs
    are the way to treat depression psychiatrist only tink of medication which i harmfull fro health so psychometric test is bettrer which wwe are trainned to treat depression like cbt , behavioural

  15. yes there are some warning singh of depressiom
    1 you gain weight
    2 strat taking wierd stuff like
    3 heart prioblems'
    4 in freqent urination and head ache

  16. do psychologist diagnose depression and anxiety and i want to become a clinical psychologist

  17. Anxiety & Depression are so very real. I pray for ways of healing to those who are suffering. It feels like a thick dark cloud inside your head. You can't see thru. Especially, when you're by yourself. But, God is Real and he is with us. Be grateful to psychiatrists which help in healing. It is our own flesh that we must try to overcome. My true healing of my mind came when I was confronted with my own anger & emotion. I sawt the truthes of God. He showed me how I chose depression as my idolatry. When you give up the idea of control and give God the glory, you will see that he has been with you. He has been Loving thru thick and thin since the beginning.
    Even if you don't believe in God, please seek a support group or better yet a small home group. Living life together in communities is better than confronting yourself alone. God Bless the healing, healers & healed.
    I'm a truth seeker of his💒

  18. Where is her clinic anybody tell me

  19. Going to my doctor about anxiety tomorrow and I’m scared because I don’t know what to say? How do I start the conversation about it?

  20. I sincerely hope that you’re feeling and doing well today. I am so sorry that you’re struggling with whatever you’re facing, and I hope that you’ll view me as a friend who genuinely wants you to never feel the pain or negative feelings that you’re feeling. I personally have suffered with depression, an eating disorder, and overall obsessive feelings and thoughts. During the time that I suffered so heavily, I felt as though nothing could help, because I tried everything that I could. I attempted to feel better by leaning on my loved ones, distracting myself with music and shows or youtube videos, but everything left me feeling empty and in a severe relapse. However, one day, I tried something different. I was raised being told about Jesus, and that he is God’s only begotten Son, and that he was hung on the cross after living a perfect life with no mistake (because he is the Son of God, the creator of all things including you and me), and that after three days of being buried in a tomb, Jesus was raised again to live in Heaven on the right hand of God the Father. I had already accepted Jesus into my heart, and was saved at a young age by realizing that I had done wrong in life and that I needed a savior to forgive me. Because without that forgiveness and salvation, I would die one day, and when I did, my destination after death would be Hell. However, I (and every other person, no matter their race, gender, age or anything) was given the opportunity to go to Heaven after death, and all that we must do to claim that reward is allow Jesus into our hearts by asking for his salvation in complete faith and repentance. I make the assumption that you’re facing something difficult, because most people do in some portion of their lives. Anyway, I just wanted to share with you and hopefully help you realize that you’re not, nor have you ever, suffered alone. Because not only have I struggled with terribly difficult things in life, but Jesus suffered anything that we could ever suffer while he was on earth. That can be proven within this Holy Bible verse:

    Hebrews 4:15 “For we have not an high priest which cannot be touched with the feeling of our infirmities; but was in all points tempted like as we are, yet without sin.”

    Here are some other verses that I feel God is leading me to share with you as well as others that may stumble upon this post: (God bless you all)

    John 3:16 “For God so loved the world, that he gave his only begotten Son, that whosoever believeth in him should not perish, but have everlasting life.”

    Romans 10:13 “For whosoever shall call upon the name of the Lord shall be saved.”

    Matthew 21:22 “And all things, whatsoever ye shall ask in prayer, believing, ye shall receive.”

    I truly hope any struggles you’re facing soon end, I will be praying for you, so I know that these prayers won’t go unanswered. I pray that you remember Jesus and hopefully give him a try, and that you get relief and God’s mercy. He is so merciful! If you’re not religious, I mean no offence, or to disrespect anyone. I truly want to share hope and love with others, because as 1 John 4:8 says, “He that loveth not knoweth not God; for God is love.” God bless you, and I love you friend. God bless you! 🙂

  21. Please give Jesus a chance :)Romans 10:13,14 "For whosoever shall call upon the name of the Lord shall be saved.

    14 How then shall they call on him in whom they have not believed? and how shall they believe in him of whom they have not heard? and how shall they hear without a preacher?"
    Ephesians 3:14-21 "For this cause I bow my knees unto the Father of our Lord Jesus Christ,

    15 Of whom the whole family in heaven and earth is named,

    16 That he would grant you, according to the riches of his glory, to be strengthened with might by his Spirit in the inner man;

    17 That Christ may dwell in your hearts by faith; that ye, being rooted and grounded in love,

    18 May be able to comprehend with all saints what is the breadth, and length, and depth, and height;

    19 And to know the love of Christ, which passeth knowledge, that ye might be filled with all the fulness of God.

    20 Now unto him that is able to do exceeding abundantly above all that we ask or think, according to the power that worketh in us,

    21 Unto him be glory in the church by Christ Jesus throughout all ages, world without end. Amen."

  22. Cure for depression and anxiety , text 8185643409 Nick

  23. This is why I don't go to the doctor. No other solutions are recommended other than what they can sell you. No mention of L-Theanine or anything OTC. I've been taking that for a good solid year now and it works wonders. Pretty sure this comment will be deleted.

  24. People withdraw from you when you have anxiety. It is their way of protecting themselves. If they can keep themselves away from you, they won't have to get caught with the chore of cleaning up after you just solve your problems.

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