Depression is the most common psychological disease in our society and is a state of hopelessness and joylessness. It is more than simply feeling hopeless or fed up for a few days. Depression is a persistent feeling of sadness for weeks or months. It can be diagnosed and treated by a specialist.
Some people think that depression is insignificant and not a real heath condition. This is wrong because depression is a genuine disease with real symptoms. It is not a sign of weakness or a minor thing to deal with. Rather, it is a persistent feeling of worthlessness and a lack of desire to engage in activities that were formerly pleasurable. However, with the appropriate support and treatment, most people with depression can recover completely.
Depression is a common clinical picture and affects women twice as much as it does men. More than 3% of the population receives psychiatric treatment for depression. Possible symptoms are inhibited drive, inhibited thoughts, loss of ability to feel joy or sadness, internal unrest, sleeping disorders, morning lows, fear of the future, loss of appetite, loss of weight or weight gain, and loss of sexual drive (loss of libido).
If depression goes untreated, in the worst case it may lead to a suicide attempt. If the above symptoms are observed, a specialist should be sought for help by all means. A specialist can offer a diagnosis based on a conversation with the patient. Depression can be successfully treated with medication or psychotherapy.
Several years of work in academia, medical practice and finally commercialization make it possible to provide an end-to-end process to help users to “find the appropriate medical help based on their present symptoms”. Below you will find a short explanation, showing you which part of the platform will help you best in finding the appropriate medical support.
Proceed as follows to enter your current symptoms.
Click on the appropriate body part on the picture. Select one/multiple symptoms corresponding to your complaint.
You can also add symptoms by typing your medical complaint in the search box and selecting the best matching suggestion.
Note: Your information will be kept anonymously.
Once you have selected all applicable symptoms, click the “analyze disease pattern”-button.
Accordingly, you will get a list of possible diseases and matching doctor categories who can further help you.
You can inform yourself about the possible diseases by reading the related information. But you can also return to the previous step and add more symptoms or delete already added ones to further narrow down your disease pattern.
Click on the desired doctor category to find a doctor who can help you.
If you are logged in with your profile, you will be displayed the appropriate doctors in your area. Otherwise you can enter an address in the “address” field and you will be displayed a doctor’s list around that specified address.
You will receive further information about the displayed doctors when you press on “details”.
Online bookable doctors in your area will be indicated with the notation “Book appointment” or “Book externally”, additionally they will be displayed on top of the list for your convenience.
Click on “Book appointment” to start the online appointment booking process with the desired doctor.
Please select an available appointment. “Green“ appointments are booked directly. “Red“ appointments need to be confirmed by the doctor.
Enter your general personal and health information.
Enter your present medical symptoms.
Enter your mobile phone number to identify yourself and you can finalize the appointment booking.
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