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I needcontract with adult child living at home. Both mother and son have extreme anxiety issues, including depression and lack of self-worth.

I needcontract with adult child living at home. Both mother and son have extreme anxiety issues, including depression and lack of self-worth.

SOUNDS DIFFICULT: Whatever the way of living has been, it doesn't seem successful.
Anxiety and depression are hard to bear & hard to live with. Maybe time to take all to a therapist and see what can be done to change things. This does not have to be permanent.
Sometimes one personalone cannot find a better way. The chances improve when a thearpist witha different view joins in. ...Read more

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Does living in a foster home affect the quality of life of a child?

Does living in a foster home affect the quality of life of a child?

Everything does: All of our experiences affect our lives. It depends on the care provided in the foster home, how long the child was there, and most importantly - how the child views the experience. Living in a foster home isn't ideal but happens when a home environment isn't safe or nurturing for a child. Children who live in foster homes often go on to be happy and healthy throughout their lives. ...Read more

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What happens if your adult bipolar child has to come home to live, should you ask for any financial compensation?

What happens if your adult bipolar child has to come home to live, should you ask for any financial compensation?

It depends on: Their level of functioning. I would require that they B in therapy & under supervision of a psychiatrist 2 insure they R on the right medications & keep them regulated properly. If they R working contributing financially makes sense. If not, treatment could have getting back 2 work as a goal. Some family therapy is also adviseable. If they regress U should be in communication w' their therapist. ...Read more

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Lightheadedness, tightness in my head, pain in my neck, cant stay on any tasks almost like im living in a dream kind of feeling I'm a stay at home mom and it started after my second child was born I talk in my head like I would if reading a book on my own

Lightheadedness, tightness in my head, pain in my neck, cant stay on any tasks almost like im living in a dream kind of feeling I'm a stay at home mom and it started after my second child was born I talk in my head like I would if reading a book on my own

Seek supportive Tx: You might try your OBGYN for a good referral to a specialist mothering psychotherapist. Especially if the birth was recent, this may be like post-partum depression. It's not unusual to need some help through these times and you'll feel much better once you find some. Your children will benefit too as will all those who are close to you. Don't wait. This time is precious for all of you. ...Read more

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Can a baby get accidentally irradiated from an adult person that just came home from radiation treatment?

Can a baby get accidentally irradiated from an adult person that just came home from radiation treatment?

Depends: If the adult received any type of external beam irradiation (imrt, protons, cyberknife, etc.), then no. If the adult was given a radiopharmaceutical such as radioactive iodine or a temporary internal radiation implant, yes.

See:
http://www.Cancer.Org/treatment/treatmentsandsideeffects/treatmenttypes/radiation/radiationtherapyprinciples/radiation-therapy-principles-safety-for-patient-and-family. ...Read more

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How can you predict your child's height as an adult?

How can you predict your child's height as an adult?

Height calculations: Step 1: add parents' height in inches.
Step 2: if child is male, add 5 inches to total from step 1. If child is female, subtract 5 inches from total from step 1.
Step 3: divide answer from step 2 by 2. This is the predicted adult height of child, give or take 2 inches above or below. ...Read more

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What actually happens after a child dies at home due to natural causes?

What actually happens after a child dies at home due to natural causes?

Autopsy: If the cause and expectation of death are both understood, a death certificate can be signed. If cause unknown or death is unexpected, autopsy is mandatory. ...Read more

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Can an adult get croup like a child?

Can an adult get croup like a child?

Virus yes, Sx no: The croup is a description of a group of similar respiratory illnesses that come to a common symptom. The deep cough of the 6m to 8yo sounds like a seal bark. The process is triggered by a variety of viruses that commonly cause uri's or laryngitis in adults. The reason for the barking noise is the vibrations made by the kids rubbery airway during a cough. The adult airway is to stiff to vibrate. ...Read more

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How to evict adult child with mental problems?

How to evict adult child with mental problems?

Avvo. Com: I would like to refer you to avvo. Com which is a legal site. It will enable you to obtain information from a lawyer in your area for free. ...Read more

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Does having measles as a child protect you as an adult?

Does having measles as a child protect you as an adult?

Yes: Immunity from measles following natural infection is considered life-long, barring any underlying immune disorder. Of course, there are always exceptions to this, although uncommon. Your doctor should be able to send a blood test to check your antibody titers against measles to help you determine if you are still at risk. ...Read more

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What's the difference between child's cpr and adult's cpr?

What's the difference between child's cpr and adult's cpr?

Hand placement: And depth of compressions. You can lean more from the american heart association. ...Read more

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Do you treat leukemia differently in a child than an adult?

Do you treat leukemia differently in a child than an adult?

More intensive chemo: Yes, chemotherapy regimens for pediatric acute leukemia are usually much more intensive and the dose usually is higher than the chemo for adult patients. Children are much tougher than how they look. They get higher dose of chemo and more intensive, but they tolerate them very well and would bounch back right away. ...Read more

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If your child is sick, is it best to keep them home from school?

If your child is sick, is it best to keep them home from school?

Generally yes: It kind of depends on what you mean by "sick". Active fever -yes! Vomiting, diarrhea -yes. Runny nose without other symptoms -no. Cough that has been there for a week -no. Tummy aches without fever, vomiting or diarrhea. Only complained about in the morning before school - no. When in doubt, see your pediatrician for evaluation and advice. ...Read more

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How much should a couple put away for their autistic child as an adult?

How much should a couple put away for their autistic child as an adult?

Depends: In 2010 data, the average cost for a middle class family to raise a child from birth to 18 years was $222, 360 (22 % higher than 1960's). This does not include college costs. Depending on the level of functioning, independence-adjustments need to be factored in. Where you live; are you a single parent; what's your income; public vs private school...All will have to be considered. ...Read more

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I think I was molested as a child by an adult. Whoe do I tell? Please help?

I think I was molested as a child by an adult. Whoe do I tell? Please help?

Police Report 1st: There is no time limit for reporting sexual abuse. Police will take a detailed written statement. Sexual assault is a crime against the state, thus the police will determine if there is enough evidence to press charges. You become a witness to the crime. It can sometimes take years before charges are laid & the case goes to court. Criminal charges must be proven "beyond reasonable doubt.". ...Read more

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What can be done to keep impetigo from spreading from child to child in my home?

What can be done to keep impetigo from spreading from child to child in my home?

Hygene and culture: Good hygene, washing with plain soap and water, of the impetigo, hands, clothes, towels, bedclothes. But our studies in families show that others often may be carrrying the bacteria, and that culturing, using effective antibiotics, as shown by the culture, and treating the household members, is the only way to prevent recurrent infection in the household. ...Read more

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If someone's child has the measles is it possible for the adult to be a carrier?

If someone's child has the measles is it possible for the adult to be a carrier?

No: No carrier state in measles. Once you get the disease you develop antibodies for life. You can transmit the disease only in the acute phase or when you have the active measles infection. Not otherwise. Hence we advocate to immunize all kids. This is to prevent active infection and it's spread from person to person. ...Read more

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Why is an adult not likely to catch measles as an adult if he had measles as a child?

Why is an adult not likely to catch measles as an adult if he had measles as a child?

Get it only once: If you had measles as a child it will provide you with life long immunity, therefore you will not get it again. ...Read more