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is dementia considered a mental illness

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Dr. Bernard Seif
39 years experience in Clinical Psychology
A neuropsychologist: specializes in assessing the way the brain functions and providing strategies to help. Your state psychological association can provide referrals. P ... Read More

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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience in Pediatrics
Get evaluated: Poor performance can be triggered by lack of proper sleep, medical illness, stress and poor nutrition to name a few issues. Write down the pattern yo ... Read More
A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Steinberg
37 years experience in Psychiatry
Brain imaging scans: Are an impressive tool to help us identify certain anatomical lesions in the brain and can help us identify certain diseases, such as multiple scleros ... Read More
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Dr. Jeffrey Gould
26 years experience in Neurology
Hallucinations: Foul smell awareness can be due to seizures, although that is not the most common reason. Evaluation of brain tissue and sinuses with eeg consideratio ... Read More
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A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joel Ross
Dr. Joel Ross answered
39 years experience in Geriatrics
Simple responses: Dementia can be mild, mod or severe. It means a loss of ability to care for one's self without help due to cognitive losses. There are over one hund ... Read More
A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michelle King
25 years experience in Psychiatry
Mental illnesses: are a variety of conditions that affect thinking, mood and behaviors, and when severe may interfere with coping and functioning. Here is more inform ... Read More
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Peter Forster
35 years experience in Psychiatry
Not true: These days sexual addiction is considered a disorder for both men and women. At least in the medical community. In the non-medical world, of course, t ... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience in Psychiatry
It is a symptom of : Emotional problems. It is an unhealthy way of coping with things like feeling empty, anger, self- punishment ect. If you or someone you know used self ... Read More
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Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali answered
31 years experience in Psychiatry
Borderline: Is a personality disorder characterised by severe mood fluctuations, chaotic unstable interpersonal relationships, disturbed identity & self-image, ch ... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Arthur Ciaramicoli
44 years experience in Clinical Psychology
Major Depression: Major depression can be devastating when not treated, so if you in fact are seriously depressed please ask your doctor for a referral to a mental heal ... Read More

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