Doctor Q&A for Dr. Joseph Boland

A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joseph Boland
33 years experience Clinical Psychology
Anorexia & Bulimia: Anorexia nervosa and bulimia nervosa are the most common eating disorders unless you consider obesity and eating disorder.
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joseph Boland
33 years experience Clinical Psychology
Yes, for a purpose.: The fight or flight response, anger or fear, can produce adrenaline that shuts down unnecessary functions so you can best fight your way to safety or ... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joseph Boland
33 years experience Clinical Psychology
Too much adrenaline!: Fight or flight, anger or fear, when these responses produce adrenaline but we are not really in danger, the body has to get rid of the adrenaline and ... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joseph Boland
33 years experience Clinical Psychology
Try CBT: It depends. Do not just wait for it to go away. Get some help. A psychologist trained in cbt can teach you how to better understand and control you ... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joseph Boland
33 years experience Clinical Psychology
Stress hormones: Frequently, these symptoms are caused by the stress hormones/adrenaline. A psychologist trained in cbt can teach you to control the fight or flight r ... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joseph Boland
33 years experience Clinical Psychology
Stress hormones: The same hormones that cause lightheadedness at any age, the stress hormones/adrenaline. Adolescence is a time when we tend to think in extremes and ... Read More
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joseph Boland
33 years experience Clinical Psychology
Stress hormones: These are common symptoms of anxiety/panic due to the stress hormones/adrenaline of the fight or flight response. A psychologist trained in cbt can t ... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joseph Boland
33 years experience Clinical Psychology
Control adrenaline: Yes, the feeling of unreality is typically just a side effect of all the stress hormones/adrenaline from the fight or flight response of extreme anxie ... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joseph Boland
33 years experience Clinical Psychology
Heathy thoughts now!: We are creatures of habit. The key is creating health habits both with physical behaviors and mental thoughts. If we pay attention to our self-talk ... Read More
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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joseph Boland
33 years experience Clinical Psychology
Could Be Anxiety: High levels of anxiety can cause a release of adrenaline that gives us that "nervous energy" that can make us figety or jumpy. We can also develp an ... Read More
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