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A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jerry Smith
14 years experience Clinical Psychology
Possibly...: Hypnosis is very theoretical in nature and to the extent it is effective, the psychological mechanisms by which it might work is not very well underst ... Read More
A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jerry Smith
14 years experience Clinical Psychology
Talk therapy: By definition a psychosomatic disorder is "in the head." That's not to minimize the disruption and distress it can cause. Psychotherapy is key to reso ... Read More
A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jerry Smith
14 years experience Clinical Psychology
Therapy...: While medication can certainly help, engaging in psych therapy can help you structure your environment and thinking patterns in such a way as to supp ... Read More
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jerry Smith
14 years experience Clinical Psychology
Seek further consult: You indicate several symptoms characteristic of anxiety. However, you also indicate several symptoms generally unrelated Anxiety/stress can show itsel ... Read More
A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jerry Smith
14 years experience Clinical Psychology
Never adviseable...: ...to mix meds w/ alcohol. Clonidine and alcohol combined may lower your blood pressure. You may experience headache, dizziness, lightheadedness, fain ... Read More
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jerry Smith
14 years experience Clinical Psychology
Finish question...: Please complete your question so that you can receive appropriate feedback.
A 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jerry Smith
14 years experience Clinical Psychology
Depends...: May be a "normal" cycle for the anxiety, but does not mean the anxiety is normal. If anxiety is interfering with your ability to function I recommend ... Read More
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A 46-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jerry Smith
14 years experience Clinical Psychology
Challenges abound...: E-therapy can be effective if the patient can adjust his/her expectations. I have a good e-therapy practice and I find the biggest struggle for client ... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jerry Smith
14 years experience Clinical Psychology
CBT: Cognitive-behavioral therapy can help immensely with learning to manage anxiety. Consult with a psychologist here on HealthTap or in your community to ... Read More
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jerry Smith
14 years experience Clinical Psychology
CBT: Cognitive-behavioral therapy can help immensely with learning to manage anxiety. Consult with a psychologist here on HealthTap or in your community to ... Read More
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