Can't stop the bad thoughts what should I do?

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I have been suffering from anxiety for a few years now... I was eventually diagnosed with health anxiety (hypochondryisis). In the last few days I have become depressed and now having crazy thoughts of hurting myself or people closest to me even though these thoughts could never materialise... But the thoughts happen so much that I may start to believe the thoughts... Is this normal? If anyone could help it would be amazing!

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    So sorry to hear what u are going through!!The thoughts u get are normal with depression,but it's not good thing to think like that!!...I've felt that at times while starting my medicine,but I promised myself I would never do that...I would never want to to see my family in pain because of a stupid thought....have u seen a psychiatrist??u need to have people there for u and by ur side!!!you should really try talking to a therapist....there's help out there...u gotta stay strong!!!!
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      This is my first bad night I've decided to stay with my mum and dad. With my partner and kids have gone home. I've had 2 sleeping tablets and going to get a good night sleep as discussed with my GP. Hopefully this will help. Also I have a stress/anxiety group therapy in the morning, it will be my first one... fingers crossed.
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    Hi Richard, sorry to hear about your troubles, it is hard to focus, maybe try to channel your thoughts in a different way, do you work maybe focus in doing some homework on your job, take up reading that sometimes work, all just talk about it to someone who listens and don't judge. I hope you feel better soon, life can be hard but there is also good things to look forward to, take care from Samantha

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    I go through this same thing. It's horrible. I am not on citalopram and meet with a therapist & doctor a few times a month. Trust me I deal with these horrible thoughts as well. It's the worst thing ever. But you just have to try and stay positive. I started reading up alot on it, it kind of makes me feel a little better. Just keep occupied as hard as it may be sometimes.

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