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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Miroslava Fox
14 years experience in Clinical Psychology
See below: It's highly individual, but generally speaking about positive rituals (e.g. Meals together, holiday gatherings, reading together, talking, etc.), will ... Read More

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Dr. Lawrence Smith
29 years experience in Clinical Psychology
Good sleep: We're creatures of habit. It helps to stick with a healthful and relaxing bedtime routine that is associated with sleeping soon after we go to bed. I ... Read More
A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Steven Griggs
38 years experience in Clinical Psychology
Usually referring to: OCD (vs. religious practices), rituals are compulsions to perform some act to an unnatural degree, such as tapping a refridge door many times after cl ... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Julian Javier
34 years experience in Cardiology
Rest/sleep routine: Best way tp create sleeping routine is to avoid watchong tv or being on line at night.
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Byron Law-Yone
54 years experience in Psychiatry
Don't know.: I did a literature search and found no reliable data on the subject.
A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joel Gallant
35 years experience in Infectious Disease
Is sex a ritual?: For the most part, HIV isnt' spread by rituals, unless you consider sex and sharing needles "rituals." i suppose there could be true rituals that mig ... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience in Psychiatry
Menarche: Menarche usually occurs between ages 11 & 13 in the US. However for some their period could start as early as age 9 & for others not until 16. ... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kevin Passer
34 years experience in Child Psychiatry
No: Not that I have ever heard of. I will say that many microwavable foods may not necessarily be very nutritious. It is best to try and eat whole fruits ... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Seth Kunen
44 years experience in Clinical Psychology
Be well prepared: Public speaking is a skill like any other. The best "ritual" is to be so well prepared that you are confident in your ability. Be able to talk from ... Read More
A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Barbara Lavi
34 years experience in Clinical Psychology
This is a sign of : OCD, Obsessive Compulsive Disorder. Seek treatment from a psychologist. If "talk" therapy does not relieve the compulsive ritual, you may want to cons ... Read More

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