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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrew Berry
14 years experience Clinical Psychology
Eval and therapy: Get a full psychiatric evaluation first to determine the severity of symptoms and whether or not meds are warranted, then find a reputable psychothera ... Read More
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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Patricia Foster
44 years experience Psychiatry
Where to start..: Write down your "top of the list" 1 or 2 health concerns, eg, fatigue, poor sleep, motivation, relationships. Include how long a problem, what you've ... Read More
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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Vered Lewy-Weiss
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Around puberty age: Boys who don't have evidence of puberty by age 13-14 should be evaluated by their doctors. A pediatric endocrinologist can help. If boys are known to ... Read More
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Vered Lewy-Weiss
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Very!: Kids acquire their peak bone mass during adolescence. To get the most benefit, diet should include enough vitamin d and calcium. Many people are vita ... Read More
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Steven Griggs
39 years experience Clinical Psychology
Adolescence does: not cause depersonalization, which is a more severe psychological state than just getting used to the rapid changes brought about by hormones during o ... Read More
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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Diamond
46 years experience Pediatrics
Yes: Very important for musculoskeletal development.The needs for the growing body are large , sometimes requiring extra vitamin and calcium supplements.
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Diamond
46 years experience Pediatrics
Need More Info: Could be a physical immaturity or an emotional one. Or both. This question needs more information for a better answer.
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Pamela Pappas
42 years experience Psychiatry
Intensity and issues: Sometimes it can be hard to tell. Both borderlines and adolescents are working on their independence -- but borderlines are working on it from much ea ... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Pamela Pappas
42 years experience Psychiatry
Similar standards: Each mental health practitioner type has its own professional code, but there are important similarities. All should be compassionately present with ... Read More
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Yelena Litvinenko
31 years experience Clinical Psychology
Holistic approach: Mental and emotional improvement usually change individual' self -concept. Improved self-concept is positively affected someone's attitude and as a r ... Read More
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