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Doctor insights on: Causes Of Inappropriate Emotional Responses

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Only psychiatrists respond please.I'm mentally ill.Suffer from delayed emotional reaction and response.What causes this? And how can I overcome it?

Only psychiatrists respond please.I'm mentally ill.Suffer from delayed emotional reaction and response.What causes this? And how can I overcome it?

Depends.: I am not sure whether you are suffering from Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder which is a delayed reaction to a life and death type of event. If this is so, you need help through psychotherapy or medication or a combination. ...Read more

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What can cause random emotional outbursts?

What can cause random emotional outbursts?

Perimenopause: Too much stress in your life or work can lead to outburst. In your age group, perimenopause and hormonal imbalances can sometimes lead to feeling of despair or 'outbursts'. Either your mental specialist or obgyn can do a preliminary workup. Have in mind also the possibility of mental disorders affecting you. ...Read more

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What causes the emotional changes in an adolescent?

What causes the emotional changes in an adolescent?

Hormones: Hormones surge in the adolescent. The body is changing rapidly and many times it is just an emotional roller coaster. The teen is not a child and not an adult yet...They don't know what to do with their growing bodies and of course there is chemistry with the opposite sex making it all a big learning experience. They are trying not to need the parents they still need in a big way. ...Read more

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What could have caused my friend to have no emotional feelings?

That depends: I don't know the answer to that question. However there are some people who don't reacte much one way or the other. It doesn't mean that there is something wrong- it is just their personality. ...Read more

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I am struggling with emotional issues caused by my husband. We are recently seperatated, how do i start making decisions that are best for myself?

I am struggling with emotional issues caused by my husband. We are recently seperatated, how do i start making decisions that are best for myself?

Seek counseling: When you've been in a relationship for a while and are not used to making decisions for yourself, you may need a little encouragement. Consider obtaining counseling or therapy to help you improve your self-esteem and areas of your life where you would like to gain more independence. ...Read more

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Can emotional problems cause a serious physical ones?

Can emotional problems cause a serious physical ones?

Emotional: Some can interfere with metabolism and cause serious physical problems, such as eating disorders, alcohol dependence & severe depression. ...Read more

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Can depersonalization disorder cause a person emotional breakdowns?

Can depersonalization disorder cause a person emotional breakdowns?

Breakdown?: I'm not sure what you picture when saying "emotional breakdowns." depersonalization disorder involves persistent or recurrent experiences of feeling detached from one's own mental processes or body. There is significant distress in social, occupational, and other areas of functioning. People with this disorder more often complain of feeling "numb" than of being emotionally over-reactive. ...Read more

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Can a change in thyroid medication cause severe emotional differences?

Can a change in thyroid medication cause severe emotional differences?

Sure: Especially if you are now taking too much. Talk to an endocrinologist to find out how much and what type of thyroid replacement you are and should be taking. ...Read more