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I am a psych patient and i've started abusing animals. Does privilege apply or does my doctor have to report me? I want help but not police trouble.

I am a psych patient and i've started abusing animals.  Does privilege apply or does my doctor have to report me?  I want help but not police trouble.

Animal Violence: Animal abuse is almost always a red flag. The national link coalition is a us organisation working to stop violence against people and animals, and highlighting the link between them. ...Read more

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What drugs are mostly abused?

What drugs are mostly abused?

Abuse drugs: Opioids, sedatives, illicits, hypnotics, some otc medications. ...Read more

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Why do men abuse their spouse?

Why do men abuse their spouse?

Many reasons: Limited insight and self-awareness coupled with low self esteem and often a history of abuse are often characteristics of abusers. Abusers tend to blame their victims but abuse is the result of something wrong with the abuser not the victim. Adherence to strong gender roles, presence of a toddler/teen in the home, holidays, and football are all stressors that increase chances of abusive episodoe. ...Read more

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Signs someone has been abused?

Signs someone has been abused?

Sign of being abused: There are symptoms (subjective) and signs (observable). Behavioral changes, fear/anxiety responses, sleep disturbance, nightmares, change in appetite, flashbacks, bowel/bladder issues are some common signs of having been abused. Consulting with a health care provider is essential. ...Read more

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Who all is abused in childhood?

Who all is abused in childhood?

Abuse...: Does not discriminate..Abused children can be male, female, rich, poor, white, non-white, english speaking, non-english speaking. Abuse crosses all the economic, social, class and ethnic lines. ...Read more

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How can past abuse affect you today?

How can past abuse affect you today?

Many ways: Until you have gone through the therapy and work of processing what was done to you in the past, those past events can subconsciously affect you in many ways. You may be more distrustful of people. It can lead to depression. It can lead to you being an abuser. It can just make you feel physically crappy. It takes time to work through this, but well worth the effort. ...Read more

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How do I break free from abusing drugs?

How do I break free from abusing drugs?

Get help!: Go to an na meeting, make an appointment with an addiction psychiatrist. Do it now! ...Read more

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How can I stop abusing pain medication?

How can I stop abusing pain medication?

Abusing pain med: Please seek help from pcp, addictionologist, psychologist and possible psychiatrist. If you can do it alone then "cudos" to you. More than likely you will need help. ...Read more

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Am i mentally abused? What are the signs?

Am i mentally abused? What are the signs?

Verbal abuse: If someone is mistreating you by making demeaning remarks, calling you names, directing personal hostile voice tone and facial expressions toward you, etc. You may be experiencing abuse or harassment. This is someone else's behavior directed at you. It is not to be tolerated due to the psychological distress it causes. Speak up and take effective action. ...Read more