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Dr. Kelly Kane
24 years experience Pediatrics
It's a checkup: Well child visits are periodic scheduled visits at the doctor that includes appropriate for age screenings, anticipatory guidance, and a physical exam ... Read More

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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Cornelia Franz
Specializes in Pediatrics
Free dictionary says: Please let us know) mental impairment n (law) law (in england, according to the mental health act 1983) a state of arrested or incomplete development ... Read More
A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Mark Reynolds
32 years experience Psychiatry
Mental Disorder: A mental disorder is psychological condition or set of behaviors that either causes the individual emotional distress and/or results in impairment in ... Read More
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Dr. Tracey Marks
24 years experience Psychiatry
Based on DSM manual: Clinicians who diagnose mental disorders use the diagnostic and statistical manual of mental disorders to define mental disorders. Each disorder has ... Read More
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A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Social Phobia: A key symptom of social phobia is the concern that one will be embarrassed in public because others might think poorly of you or think that you don' ... Read More
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Dr. Barbara Lavi
34 years experience Clinical Psychology
Bulimia: Bulimia nervosa is an eating disorder characterized by frequent episodes of binge eating, followed by frantic efforts to avoid gaining weight. They c ... Read More
A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Terri Faith
13 years experience Clinical Psychology
Social disorders: There is no actual term or diagnosis called "excessive social personality" but there are personality disorders and disinhibition disorders which can b ... Read More
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Dr. Jeff Jacobs
21 years experience Child Psychiatry
Sleepwalking: It's the fancy medical term for sleepwalking. Yes, it's real. More common in childhood, but certainly possible in the adult years.
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A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. David Rosenfeld
26 years experience Pain Management
See below: Socially detached and unresponsive. Introverted.
A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Fear of being watche: Fear of being watched - an irrational fear of being spied on by others is a paranoid behavior.
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Dr. SG Erman
Dr. SG Erman answered
34 years experience Family Medicine
???: I don't understand your question.
A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Murdock
27 years experience Psychiatry
Nature vs nurture: http://www.mayoclinic.com/health/antisocial-personality-disorder/ds00829 it is a longstanding, lifelong pattern of maladaptive personality traits. ... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ravi Chand
25 years experience Psychiatry
MR: Depends on her severity of mr, of she was able to function relatively independently and raise you and there was no stress or abuse you should not have ... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Evan Altman
18 years experience Psychiatry
Behavior and weight: Anorexia nervosa involves a refusal to maintain normal body weight for your height and age. The person does not consume enough food and some will simp ... Read More
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Coogan
47 years experience Pediatrics
No: Tomboy girls and sensitive boys may have gender confusion. Bipolar and borderline personality disorders are separate and distinct disorders. "gender c ... Read More
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Dr. Lois Freisleben-Cook
40 years experience Pediatrics
It is not simple: Mental retardation is an old fashioned term now replaced with the term “Intellectual Disability”. It is defined as a measured intelligence below the ... Read More
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Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali answered
31 years experience Psychiatry
Depression: Yes. Diagnosis is by thorough evaluation & assessment thru good history intake & mental status examination. Depression scales such as zung scale & oth ... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
PTSD is a condition: That may develop after experiencing a horrific or life threatening experience (s). It has symptoms of hypervigilance, marked arousal (fight vs flight ... Read More
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Dr. Andrew Berry
13 years experience Clinical Psychology
Normal/health: A way of thinking about normalcy is a range of behaviors for instance if you were to wash your hands one or two times a day, typically that would not ... Read More
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Dr. Donald Jacobson
39 years experience Psychiatry
Paranoia : Is when deep shame is projected outward and you begin to feel that people are out to get you or know your most embarrassing secrets or have a vendetta ... Read More
A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Holmes
Specializes in Pediatrics
One is slang: handicapped covers a whole spectrum of developmental disabilities where retarded is vulgar and no professional uses that term anymore
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Dr. Cornelius Oleary
18 years experience Urgent Care
Self Harm- NAMI: According to the National Association on Mental Illness, self harm is not a mental illness but a sign of emotional distress-a behavior that shows a ne ... Read More
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