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What Is Wrong with Me?

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Updated June 30, 2014

I am happy, yet, I feel miserable...
I am quite healthy, but I always feel sick...
I sleep enough why am I always tired?
I know I am loved, so why do I feel alone?
What is wrong with me?
by Kaladej

Update October 12, 2009: Since we first posted this blog in 2007, we've received hundreds of comments from readers who search the term "what is wrong with me" just like you. This really highlights that in this age of information at our fingertips, we take our questions to the internet. It is no surprise that if you are experiencing emotional upheaval or mental difficulties you would also use this tool to try to figure out what is going on with you. Googling symptoms is now the norm.

Update November 25, 2009: It is perfectly normal to have days where you feel low and days when you are on top of the world. The emotional rise and fall of life is part of the human condition. So how can you tell when your experiences are normal and when they've pushed into the extremes of depression or mania associated with bipolar disorder? Should you consider scheduling an appointment to be evaluated by a psychiatrist? Consider three basic rules of thumb.

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