A Second Opinion For Ruling Out Organicity is in Order --- Then A Psychological Consultation
Dr. Shirley Schaye Says...
I am sorry to hear about what is happening. Since you have ruled out organicity by having kidney and liver tests you might want to do more extensive tests. A physician would know what other tests to recommend. If after having more tests and the doctors can still not find anything wrong then and only then should you go for a consultation to a therapist. It is crucial to first rule out organicity. It is possible to have physical symptoms and not be in touch with the anxiety. We call that Psychosomatic Symptoms. But first go for a second opinion to again rule out any physical symptomatology. Once you have a clean bill of health a therapist can help you dig deeper to find out what is going on and help you work through what is causing the anxiety if indeed that is what is wrong.
I wish you well and hope that you can find a resolution to this problem.
Dr. Shirley Schaye
Page last updated Nov 01, 2012