Doctor insights on:
Adult Personality Traits Of Only Child
For 30-60% of people: Multiple studies have shown that many personality traits are more inherited than acquired, showing a 30-60% range in the influence of inheritance. Most studies seem to show over 50% is based on genetics, and the rest on environment. That is not to say that family does not have substantial influence on personality development — studies say they can mitigate personalities but not change them. ...Read more
Egotistic bad guy:
Hard to like these folk.
Antisocial: disregard for the law and the rights of others.
Borderline: "black and white" thinking, unstable relationships, self-image, identity and behaviors often lead to self-harm and impulsivity.
Histrionic: attention seeking, seductive behavior — has shallow or exaggerated emotions.
Narcissistic: vane, seeks admiration, adoration. ...Read more
Often very different: Attention deficit disorder is believed to be largely a hereditary/biological disorder involving inattention and concentration difficulties that persist for many years and interfere in function. Classic add begins in childhood. Personality traits develop throughout childhood and teen years often influenced by experiences and interactions and do not necessarily involve inattention/concentration. ...Read more
Possibly: A cluster of symptoms that interferes with any part of your social, financial, mental, familial, physical, vocational and or personal wellbeing can become a diagnosable disorder. ...Read more
Personality disorder: There are a number of different personality disorders. They include narcissistic, antisocial, borderline, avoidant, schizoid, dependent, and obsessive-compulsive types. ...Read more
#1) Starting fires: Also, impulsivity, social estrangement, lack of mental flexibility & impaired executive functions. An urge to set a fire creates tension/arousal that are temporarily relieved by doing so. Treatment geared for age, comorbid mental illnesses & learning disabilities includes Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy, Patterning — pairing fire-starting with an unpleasant sensation, psychotropic medications. ...Read more
Caring and giving.: It's not trite to say that the very nature of a caregiver is in the definition of the word itself. Other qualities such as patience, persistence, good insight and judgement are more than desireable, they are necessary. Being a true caregiver can be very draining emotionally and physically so I would add healthy and even tempered to the list. If some of those aren't there you can learn them. ...Read more
Can personality traits run in families? Alot of women in my family(including me) cheat on their husbands
Common feature: Often described features can include striving for perfectionism, a need for order, a sensitivity to praise and reward, and low self-esteem. ...Read more
Psychologist: Training. Concern for others, have reasonable insight into your own personality, don't enter the profession to fix yourself, be able to complete doctoral degree and post-doc supervision and exams. Check out apa.org Peace and good health. ...Read more
Not that i kno of.:
Tall, that's why tall girls who may get scholarship 2 play buckets R tested 4 Marfans. There R many complications if U have Marfans, & play sports.
From heart 2 eyes & more. ...Read more
Sounds good to me!: Everyone has both a masculine and a feminine side. This basic polarity is part of you whether you are a man or woman, boy or girl. The masculine/feminine or yin/yang balance is extremely important. Glad it's working for you! ...Read more
Cluster A: Personality traits may refer to specific personality test results that I'm not familiar with. Best to see a mental health professional who specializes in eating disorders to understand you situation best and get the support you need. Peace and good health. ...Read more
Sure: Here is a link to the international society of psychiatric genetics: http://www.Ispg. Net/. Also, the field of developmental neuropsychiatry covers much of what is known relative to psychiatric disorders with developmental origins. One of my mentors at the johns hopkins kennedy krieger institute, dr. James c. Harris wrote an excellent book on the subject. ...Read more
There are none: Blood groups have no relationship to personality, any more than one's zodiac sign actually does. During the 1990s, a single crook wrote a series of books claiming that blood group impacted general health, personality, best diet and so forth. It was totally made up. I'm sorry this came up. ...Read more
If your psychiatrist tells you have borderline personality traits, how likely is it that you have visiblr problem to others?
Borderline : Chances are, that borderline personality disorder is going to be very visible to everybody. Characteristics of this disorder are a disturbed sense of self, outbursts of emotion, a tendency to think of people and things in all good or all bad terms, impulsivity, drug and or alcohol abuse, acting out sexually, and self mutilating behaviors. ...Read more
How long does it take to diagnose someone with bipolar disorder &/or borderline personality disorder? R these mental illnesses or personality traits?
Variable: It may take several sessions of history-gathering and observing to make diagnoses of this type -- but symptoms & mental status signs may be clear from the start. Borderline personality disorder and bipolar disorder are both mental illnesses, not just personality traits. Both may be present in the same person. Borderline pd often has more intense symptoms in intimate relationships than others. ...Read more
Controversy: The classical teaching was that a type "A" personality was more likely to have heart disease, but there is conflicting data. Type "B" people may internalize conflict more. Answer: I don't think it's well-established! ...Read more
Can one fully recover from meth psychosis, or will some negative personality traits stay? Long term drug abuser with bipolar in family history.
Drug abuse: With professional help and great personal commitment, it's possible to recover from meth addiction and psychosis. However, pre-existing personality issues and possible bipolar disorder will still need to be addressed. It's not just a matter of stopping the meth -- it was the person's attempt to deal with problems, so new methods will be needed. Ongoing 12 step programs can be essential. ...Read more
Once a child has traits of antisocial personality disorder, is there any hope of reversing the traits?
No simple answer: Sadistic personality is not in the dsm (the diagnostic manual of mental disorders). However, it is recognized in the clinical literature and does exist, whether it is a "official" diagnosis. Sadism can be expressed in many ways (not just sexual, contrary to the other doc's comment). Whether it is a personality syndrome or just a "mean streak" depends on how extreme and pervasive. ...Read more
Codependent: Traits suggest an overly-dependent relationship w/someone and the need for more self-confidence and independence. Dependent personality disorder is more intense, more woven into the attitude of the person. In either case, psychotherapy can be helpful. Aim for inter-dependence, i.e., sometime you gain strength/help others and sometimes it's the opposite. Peace and good health. ...Read more
If a man have two kids normal and his third child with sicklecell trait, do that mean he carried the trait anyway?
If a man first two children be normal and his third child have sicklecell trait do that mean he was a carrier anyway?
My first child have hb e beta thall and I want to get 2nd baby. We are carrier. My husband have e trait and ihave beta thall minor. What will I do? Advice
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