Top answers from doctors based on your search:
Disclaimer

how to stop mannerism

A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Anthony Vertino
23 years experience Clinical Psychology
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
2
2 thanks

90,000 U.S. doctors in 147 specialties are here to answer your questions or offer you advice, prescriptions, and more. Get help now:

Ask doctors free
Personalized answers
Free
Talk to a doctor
24/7 visits
$15 per month
A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Gregory Hines
24 years experience Family Medicine
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
1
1 thank
Dr. Alfredo Soto
26 years experience Psychiatry
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
7
7 thanks
Dr. Jon Katz
Dr. Jon Katz answered
13 years experience Clinical Psychology
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
7
7 thanks
A 20-year-old member asked:
Dr. K. Olson
Dr. K. Olson answered
39 years experience Psychiatry
Onychophagia: This is not uncommon and is relatively easy to treat. Usually a manifestation of generalized worry (generalized anxiety disorder), it responds to bu ... Read More
2
2 thanks
Dr. Matt Vukin
16 years experience Psychiatry
Mindfulness: Sometimes people don't realize they bite their nails until it's been pointed out to them or they look at their nails closely. Look into mindfulness b ... Read More
6
6 thanks
Dr. Thomas Robbins
10 years experience Family Medicine
Bite deterrents: You can also try over the counter bite deterrents. You put them on your nails like fingernail polish. They have a horrid taste, that is you bite you ... Read More
4
4 thanks
A 44-year-old male asked:
Dr. Lynne Weixel
36 years experience Clinical Psychology
Tourettes?: This might be Tourettes from your description. It is a very special condition that may combine w/ some others but is always specific. There may be a v ... Read More
2
2 thanks
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. M. Jay Petruska
32 years experience Family Medicine
Stress: Stress can lead to many different types of neurotic behaviors. You should see your primary car physician to discuss treatment options.
A 44-year-old male asked:
Dr. Bernard Seif
40 years experience Clinical Psychology
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
1
1 thank
A 44-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Juchau
33 years experience Family Medicine
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
1
1 thank
A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Richard Zimon
59 years experience Internal Medicine
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 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Paul
39 years experience Ophthalmology
Many causes: Excessive blinking has many possible causes. Dry eyes, stress, habitual causes are possible. If the blinking is severe enough to interfere with activi ... Read More
4
4 thanks
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
1
1 thank

90,000 U.S. doctors in 147 specialties are here to answer your questions or offer you advice, prescriptions, and more. Get help now:

Ask doctors free
Personalized answers
Free
Talk to a doctor
24/7 visits
$15 per month

People also searched for:

Connect by text or video with a U.S. board-certified doctor now — wait time is less than 1 minute!
24/7 visits
$15 per month