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Doctor insights on: Causes Of Abnormal Behavior

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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

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Can zolpidem after drinking wine all day cause abnormal, out of character behavior like entering someone's property vandalizing it and memory loss?

Can zolpidem after drinking wine all day cause abnormal, out of character behavior like entering someone's property vandalizing it and memory loss?

Ambien (zolpidem) is Dangerous: Yes. Of course. This is a very common problem (blacking out and the sequelae of acting out when unaware.). ...Read more

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Is abnormal behavior just being a little weird cause my doctor is?

Is abnormal behavior just being a little weird cause my doctor is?

I'm not sure: If your doctor is funny or has an odd personality and you are comfortable with him or her and receive excellent care, there is no problem. If you do not feel relaxed or able to talk openly with your doctor, or you feel that you have to act differently in some way, then you should look for another physician. ...Read more

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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

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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

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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

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What are some good questions for abnormal behavior in an everyday life?

What behavior?: There could be many types behavior that are "abnormal, " so i'm not sure what you're specifically referring to. If behavior interferes with relationships, work, school, or other important roles the person has in life, it could be "abnormal." the person could consult with a psychiatrist or psychologist to check out individual concerns. ...Read more

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What are cultural differences in diagnosis of abnormal behavior in singapore, eg?

Culturalsignificance: The definition of "abnormal" behavior means behavior outside the norm. As far as diagnosis, i presume you are referring to mental illness. Behavior is certainly important in the diagnosis of mental illness, but thinking process, thought content, mood, and affect are important for diagnosis and are more independent of culture. Not all "abnormal" behavior results in a "diagnosis.". ...Read more

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Why is it important to have a widely recognized classification system for abnormal behavior?

Communication: It provides a common language and criteria for communication between providers, and between providers and patients. ...Read more

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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