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medical definition of insanity

A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Scott Wenger
22 years experience Sports Medicine
Know your limits: Any exercise program performed in the correct way by an appropriate candidate is "good." however, not all of us are appropriate for some of these high ... Read More

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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bernard Seif
39 years experience Clinical Psychology
Insanity is a legal: term and is not used in mental health work. There are many forms of mental illness. Clear and present danger to self or others is what the law looks ... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Cyma Khalily
34 years experience Psychiatry
A LOT!!: This is super general. Insanity can mean different things to different people. First go and talk to someone to see what the issues are and then you ca ... Read More
Dr. Mark Fisher
33 years experience Neurology
Nothing: "Insanity" is not a medical term. It's a legal term. In the old days (before antibiotics, 1945), "insanity" often referred to the paretic form of neur ... Read More
Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience Pathology
Mental illness: "Insanity" is a legal term. There are a variety of forms of mental illness. I wonder if you are asking about whether a delusional schizophrenic can be ... Read More
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Reynolds
32 years experience Psychiatry
Insanity: Insanity is not actually a medical diagnosis and so does not have a set of "symptoms" that characterize it. Rather it refers to a severely disordered ... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Anthony Vertino
22 years experience Clinical Psychology
Yes: I'm assuming you mean the infomercial program. I have done it and it works. It is very intense. Not for beginners. If you are a beginner and want ... Read More
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Marcie Berman
38 years experience Clinical Psychology
The exercises?: If that is what you mean, it is very effective, as are all programs, if you are consistent and move at your own pace. It is demanding so if you are n ... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Anthony Vertino
22 years experience Clinical Psychology
Follow the diet: Insanity comes with its own diet program. It is loaded with lean meats and vegetables. And, because of these workouts and the intensity of the train ... Read More
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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Barbara Toohill
11 years experience Clinical Psychology
Possibly any: There are no particular ages to start healthy exercise, as it is always good to incorporate in life. However, the insanity workout is extremely high ... Read More
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Barbara Lavi
34 years experience Clinical Psychology
I looked at the : hype online. It seems questionable to me. A 60 day program seems too short and may lead to rapid weight loss that may come back just as quickly. I wou ... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Anthony Vertino
22 years experience Clinical Psychology
During?: A preworkout meal and post-workout meal are recommended, but during, stick to water or the recovery drink.

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