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How to stop mannerism

A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Anthony Vertino
Clinical Psychology 24 years experience
It takes 28 days: To change a habit or mannerism that is not a tic (a medical issue), it takes 28 days of active practice to reduce the frequency, duration and intensit... Read More

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A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Gregory Hines
Family Medicine 25 years experience
Notice them: Mannerisms are common, and often the result of mental laziness. Some people have catch phrases, habits, unconscious gestures, etc. The first thing t... Read More
Dr. Alfredo Soto
Psychiatry 27 years experience
CBT: Depending on your "mannerisms" there are different types of treatment. One very successful form is called cbt (cognitive behavioral therapy) in which ... Read More
Dr. Jon Katz
Dr. Jon Katzanswered
Clinical Psychology 14 years experience
Mind/Body: One approach is to find a therapist who is willing to work from the mindset that the mannerisms have some emotional content or "message" for you, and ... Read More
A 44-year-old male asked:
Dr. Bernard Seif
Clinical Psychology 41 years experience
Congratulations on: being away of your situation and seeking help. The cause of your movements can be many things--side-effects of medication, anxiety, a neurological co... Read More
A 44-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Juchau
Family Medicine 34 years experience
Doctor fees: you would need to call and ask the physician's office, fees are not standardized. There are many free clinics in most places. Call the local Medical... Read More
A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Richard Zimon
Internal Medicine 60 years experience
I know of no: reason why "mirroring the styles and mannerisms" of others will help someone with BPD!! Ask question again with more specifics!
A female asked:
Dr. Bert Liang
Specializes in Neurology
Blepharospasm: Assuming this is what you are describing, there are a number of treatments for eyelid twitching, of which the most popular is botulinum toxin (Botox),... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Tanya Russo
Pediatrics 26 years experience
In the ocean: As long as a child feels well enough, s/he may swim in a personal pool or in the ocean with a mild cold. Swimming in a public or small pool with othe... Read More
A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Satinover
Psychiatry 40 years experience
Not in psychosis: Neither is typical for psychosis though of course may incidentally co-occur. A tic is a short tightening and release of a small group of muscles. If y... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Sandra Eleczko
Dentistry 37 years experience
Grinding teeth: Grinding or clenching your teeth during sleep can cause pain, headaches, worn and broken teeth. It can interfere with you normal sleep cycles. It is... Read More
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. William Golden
A Verified Doctoranswered
47 years experience
Medication for tics: What you are describing may be tics but you need to rule out latourette syndrome. I recommend that you see a neurologist or a psychiatrist for an eval... Read More
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