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How effective is aversion therapy for treating alcoholism?

How effective is aversion therapy for treating alcoholism?

Alcohol aversion: Therapy is effective under supervision. If no supervision, non-compliance due to unpleasant effects of mixing alcohol with Antabuse, (disulfiram) becomes a major barrier to recovery. ...Read more

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Through aversion therapy, is it possible to convert an homosexual man to be heterosexual?

Through aversion therapy, is it possible to convert an homosexual man to be heterosexual?

No: Neither heterosexuality nor homosexuality can be "taught" or "unlearned." if acceptance of one's sexual preference is impossible, the next approach would be to consider what to do with the feelings. Denying them or trying to drive them away will not be effective; deciding how to act or not act on the feelings can be addressed with the help of a therapist who is experienced in the field. ...Read more

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How effective is aversion therapy for treating obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD)?

How effective is aversion therapy for treating obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD)?

Not effective: Aversion therapy (positive punishment) is not appropriate for OCD. Exposure+Response Prevention and Cognitive Therapy work best. E+RP is a structured program of confronting the feared situation or thought without using the compulsive behavior to escape from it. CT challenges faulty thinking associated with OCD. Effective treatment with either approach takes a very skilled therapist ...Read more

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What treatment is available for food aversion in a child?

What treatment is available for food aversion in a child?

Hunger.: Food aversion is mainly the result of the mismatch between the child's true caloric needs (quite small, between 12 months of age and puberty) and parents' perceptions of when and how much the child should eat. Let them get hungry, don't try to force feed, and remember that when they are only hungry "for" a specific food, they are really not hungry. And avoid juices and sweetened drinks. ...Read more

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What is lbp therapy?

What is lbp therapy?

Nonop usually: For most, exercise including flexibility, cardiovascular and core strengthening combined with lifestyle changes in terms of not smoking, adequate sleep and weight control are the basics combined with occasional use of over the counter medication such as tylenol (acetaminophen) or advil if no medical reasons to use. ...Read more

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What is cell therapy?

What is cell therapy?

Let me explain: Cell therapy describes the process of introducing new cells into a tissue in order to treat a disease. Cell therapies often focus on the treatment of hereditary diseases, with or without the addition of gene therapy. Cell therapy is a sub-type of regenerative medicine. ...Read more

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Is hypno-therapy dangeorus?

Is hypno-therapy dangeorus?

Not normally: Hypnotherapy is basically enhancing suggestibility. So people don't do something that they normally would not do when in a non-hypnotized state. ...Read more

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Prognosis and therapy pfapa?

Prognosis and therapy pfapa?

Rheumatogist: Pfpapa is an illness which presents with periodic fever, mouth lesions, and abdominal pain.You should be under the care of a rheumatologist. ...Read more

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What's recreation therapy for?

What's recreation therapy for?

Specific treatment: Recreational therapy is a treatment service that facilitates the involvement of patients in recreation activities to improve or maintain physical, mental and emotional well-being and to help reduce negative emotional states such as depression and anxiety. Recreation therapists are vital members of multidisciplinary treatment teams that join together to assist patients in reaching specific goals. ...Read more

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Therapy and prognos of pfapa?

Therapy and prognos of pfapa?

Short course of. ..: Prednisone works well. Pfapa (periodic fever, aphthous ulcer, pharyngitis, adenopathy) is considered an autoimmune condition which has no known sequelae. ...Read more

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How meaningful can therapy be?

How meaningful can therapy be?

Very meaningful: Level of motivation and dedication to introspection can make therapy very meaningful. ...Read more

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Do you know any natural therapy?

For what ailment?: Need more information. Therapy for what ailment. Give me some more information so I can better help you ...Read more

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What are effects of shock therapy?

What are effects of shock therapy?

Few.: Memory loss and confusion are short term problems and should not be a barrier to a treat severe depression. Certainly there are other side-effects but uncommon. It is much more palatable then when I did psychiatry in medical school and a resident. Electricity is used, while Insulin is considered passe. ...Read more

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Could physcial therapy really help?

Could physcial therapy really help?

Physical therapy: Can help to reduce pain and to restore function with many conditions. However, it is not the answer for all prolbems - there needs to be an indication. ...Read more

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What are the five stages of therapy?

What are the five stages of therapy?

5 Stages of loss as: In grief therapy? Denial, anger, bargaining depression, ; acceptance. They don't always come in order ; you may repeat phases as the depth of grieving your loss deepens. ...Read more

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What is a salvage therapy treatment?

What is a salvage therapy treatment?

Chemotherapy: Salvage chemotherapy is aggressive chemotherapy that is used when other treatment methods have been tried and failed, This is rather radical treatment and has high side effects. It is an attempt to control the cancer when nothing else will. Low response rate. Best wishes in this regard. ...Read more

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Has anyone used bioresonance therapy?

Has anyone used bioresonance therapy?

Not evidence based: This is not mainstream medicine and I will be surprised if even my most open-minded colleagues feels that trying this would be wise. The best that can happen is that you can meet a warm, friendly, caring practitioner who may have other ways of helping non-life-threatening disease. ...Read more

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What is past life regression therapy?

What is past life regression therapy?

Be careful: This is an old technique in which hypnosis is used to induce memories of previous lives with the intention of helping you solve problems in this one. Most impartial people who have tested these consider them elaborate, brilliant fantasies. Practitioners may be sincere, and victims of this expensive nonsense may enjoy the attention. Caveat emptor. ...Read more

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How can I get help if I have therapy?

How can I get help if I have therapy?

See below: I would keep on with the therapy. To try and mend bridges with your family is going to take time because of your behavior in the past. Keep trying though. ...Read more