Top
10
Doctor insights on: Abnormal Behavior

Share
1

1
Can zolpidem when consumed after a lot of alcohol cause aggressive abnormal behavior and amnesia?

Can zolpidem when consumed after a lot of alcohol cause aggressive abnormal behavior and amnesia?

It can cause DEATH: That mix is dangerous - when you say a lot of alcohol - it is very dangerous. Aggressive behavior and amnesia are seriously bad, but it might have caused death - perhaps to the foolish user and others. If it's you, be careful! if a friend, warn them to be careful. This is not a mix to fool with. ...Read more

2

2
Standards for abnormal behavior from mental health professionals?

Standards for abnormal behavior from mental health professionals?

Similar standards: Each mental health practitioner type has its own professional code, but there are important similarities. All should be compassionately present with you, maintaining both confidentiality and appropriate therapeutic boundaries. They should use your session time to address your needs as a patient, rather than their personal needs, etc. Divergence from these standards would be abnormal. ...Read more

See 2 more doctor answers
Dr. Zoey Goore Dr. Goore
4 other doctors agreed:
3

3
School age Kids Health (Tip)

School age Kids Health

Sleep can have the greatest effect on behavior in children. ...See more

4

4
Treating an Abnormal Heart Rhythm (Checklist)

Make healthy lifestyle choices
once
Stop smoking and avoid second-hand smoke
once
Avoid excessive amounts of caffeine and alcohol
once
5

5
How come it important to have a widely recognized classification system for abnormal behavior?

Essential: The treatment for psychiatric illness, as with all of general medicine, is based on science. This is necessary, because years of research, throughout the country and the world, forms the foundation of our medical diagnostic ability and treatment regimens. If every region or community had a different set of diagnostic criteria, treatment would vary based on culture and tradition, not science. ...Read more

6

6
What are the 2-3 best meds to get rid of my obsessive compulsive behavior?

What are the 2-3 best meds to get rid of my obsessive compulsive behavior?

Not clear: All of the ssris have been shown to be highly beneficial for treating ocd. Those available in the us are fluoxetine (prozac), sertraline (zoloft), fluvoxamine (luvox), citalopram (celexa), escitalopram (lexapro), and clomipramine (anafranil). Side effects vary, and sometimes one will work and aother won't, so trying several if needed is appropriate. ...Read more

7

7
School age Kids Health (Tip)

School age Kids Health

Behavior patterns vary widely and can be influenced by good parenting. ...See more

8

8
What is abnormal behavior to a shrink?

3 D's: That is a very good question! i teach that abnormal behavior is defined by the 3 d's. Distress - the person (or people around the person) must be experiencing some type distress dysfunction - the behavior has to be causing some dysfunction in everyday life (not working, poor relationships) deviance - generally, behavior must be considered not normal for population. ...Read more

See 2 more doctor answers
9

9
What is an abnormal behavior that requires the consultation?

3 D's: That is a very good question! i teach that abnormal behavior is defined by the 3 d's. Distress - the person (or people around the person) must be experiencing some type distress dysfunction - the behavior has to be causing some dysfunction in everyday life (not working, poor relationships) deviance - generally, behavior must be considered not normal for population. ...Read more

10

10
School age Kids Health (Tip)

School age kids are squeamish about their bodies. Teach them curiosity about god's wondrous creation. ...See more