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psychology of the silent treatment

A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ladislav Volicer
61 years experience Geriatric Psychiatry
Unfortunately not: Erasing (or minimizing) bad memories can be done by psychotherapy but there is not medicine for that.
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Dr. Pamela Pappas
41 years experience Psychiatry
Not quite yet: There are no drugs which permanently erase memories, but some interfering with cortisol (like metyrapone) may stop re-recording negative emotions asso ... Read More
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Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
No drug erasers: I agree with dr. Pappas. Work with a therapist who is epxerienced with ptsd and consider use of acupuncture as an adjunct (seven internal & seven ext ... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Levenson
31 years experience Clinical Psychology
Psychology: Yes. There is overwhelming evidence that biochemical changes in the brain are related to behavior, moods, and emotions, and medications can, in part ... Read More
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Dr. Dov Finman
9 years experience Adolescent Medicine
Yes, but: A biopsychosocial approach accounts for a more complete picture.
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Dr. Marc Zimmermann
21 years experience Psychiatry
Yes: We are biological entities. We seem to be a result of chemical and electrical process which have been determined by our evolution (interaction with t ... Read More
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Dr. Lawrence Smith
29 years experience Clinical Psychology
Not for everyone...: Gestalt therapy is considered a phenomenological-existential therapy that focuses on bringing immediate present experience into greater clarity and in ... Read More
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Dr. Jeffrey Desarbo
19 years experience Psychiatry
Be careful: One of my supervisors during my psychiatric training was a gestalt therapist. The one thing he stressed to me was that only those therapist who have f ... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Barbara Lavi
34 years experience Clinical Psychology
Art therapy is: The use of art as a means to express emotions and emotional issues. I' not sure what you would like to know about psychology, the science of the psych ... Read More
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A 16-year-old male asked:
Dr. Margret Rose Dellosso
18 years experience Clinical Psychology
Motivation: Psychology involves the emotional part of ourself to any activity or situation. In this case, physical therapy. From motivation to commitment to posi ... Read More
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Howard Gurr
39 years experience Clinical Psychology
Therapy work?: The data is very strong that therapy helps people. Equally, psychiatric medication also helps people. The data is also clear for many significant emo ... Read More
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A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Lynne Weixel
35 years experience Clinical Psychology
Not a disease: Personalities are mostly (if not all) developed through experience. They are different from genetic or acquired diseases although you can make tempora ... Read More
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A 17-year-old male asked:
Dr. Richard Zimon
58 years experience Internal Medicine
Psychiatrist: I would suggest that you need to be referred to a Psychiatrist..Standard Psychotherapy sound like the right direction now...simple "fixes" and particu ... Read More
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A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Lawrence Smith
29 years experience Clinical Psychology
Science of behavior: Psychology is a scientific discipline that is both academic and applied. It is focused on behavior, including cognitive or mental functions.
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Donald Gieck
13 years experience Clinical Psychology
Holistic health: From a general perspective, inclusion of psychological health factors in a health record are valuable for monitoring and treating the "whole" person. ... Read More
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