I may be suffering from postpartum depression. Because I just gave birth, my mood is very bad, I have insomnia and little food, I cry sometimes, and I even have thoughts of dying. But I still have a hard time. Under what circumstances should I go to a psychiatric clinic?
I have a problem. I am a psychiatrist in the 21st century and yet I still evaluate patients the way Freud did a century ago: I sit with a patient and, by carefully observing how and what they say, I expect them to tell me what’s wrong.