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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?

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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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What emotional disorder can cause a person to have irrational outbursts of violent behavior?

What emotional disorder can cause a person to have irrational outbursts of violent behavior?

See PCP in Person!: Diagnosis is serious detective work. 2 do it well docs need 2 have as much background info & evidence in favor and against a particular diagnosis. There r many brain & body conditions that could underlie violent outbursts, so it could be harmful 2even list any possibilities. The risks r too great: this person could end up harming her/himself or others. The first step is 2see pcp 4 physical exam. ...Read more

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Which emotional disorder could cause a person to have irrational outbursts of violent behavior?

Which emotional disorder could cause a person to have irrational outbursts of violent behavior?

Several: It is a key feature of intermittent explosive disorder. However, other emotional disorders can lead to mood instability which might end up with violent episodes. Is the person in touch with reality? It not look towards psychotic disorders. Possibly a mood disorder in a manic episode which can manifest in irritability and impulsivity. Look for substance and alcohol abuse too. Get help! ...Read more

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I have a 15 months nephew. He seems so angry these days and very emotional (crying and shouting) what can we do? And is there any physilogical cause?

I have a 15 months nephew. He seems so angry these days and very emotional (crying and shouting) what can we do? And is there any physilogical cause?

Tantrums?: The only way to see if there's a medical cause is to see his doctor. He may be having tantrums. Often, kids act out to get attention, even negative attention;withdrawing attention from the misbehavior (i.e., timeouts) & giving positive attention for good behavior helps. Distracting your child when you see misbehavior start can head it off, too. Ensure he doesn't get overtired or famished. ...Read more

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What are the emotional causes of foot fetishism?

What are the emotional causes of foot fetishism?

Embarrasment: Foot fetish, like any other fetish is an emotional response to a favorable sexual stimuli. Many people have various forms of enlightenment, as this form is just one of many. ...Read more

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Can emotional aniexty cause cancer?

Can emotional aniexty cause cancer?

Not directly: However anxiety May lead to whole host of illnesses that may be associated ...Read more

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Can migraines cause emotional problems?

Can migraines cause emotional problems?

Not exactly.: Some individuals will experience transient depression or mood changes as part of their migraine premonitory symptoms—however it is not thought that migraines cause psychiatirc conditions. Rather it is believed that a common biology related to shared genetic susceptibility leads to the increased comorbidity (depression and migraine tend to co-occur). ...Read more

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Please tell me what causes emotional numbness?

Please tell me what causes emotional numbness?

Often emotional: Numbness starts following a loss or trauma, processing this experience in therapy should help overcome the numbness. If this has been a lifelong numbness it may take longer in therapy to discover the reasons for it. Either way find a good therapist and start learning how to express your feelings. ...Read more

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What are some emotional symptoms that cause eating disorders?

What are some emotional symptoms that cause eating disorders?

Non specific: A variety or emotional issues increase the risk of eating disorders, including depression, poor self esteem, & poor body image. Prior sexual abuse also increases the risk. A poor ability to label and talk about feelings also seems to be a factor. ...Read more

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Can acutane cause problems with a persons emotional and mental state?

Can acutane cause problems with a persons emotional and mental state?

Mixed results: There's a group of vulnerable individuals who do become depressed and suicidal on accutane. http://www. Ncbi. Nlm. Nih. Gov/pubmed/21903028 this is from psychiatric research. However, some dermatological research suggests that depressed people with acne become less depressed after successful treatment with accutane. Http://www. Ncbi. Nlm. Nih. Gov/pubmed/21815780 obsessive doubting got worse, tho'. ...Read more

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Docs, what's andropause and does it really cause men to have emotional crisis?

Docs, what's andropause and does it really cause men to have emotional crisis?

Yes.: About 40% of males, 40 t0 60's experience this controversial condition. Although not as severe as menopause, it is lengthier, 15-20 years with symptoms of depression, mood swings, lethargy, irritability and problems sustaining erections. ...Read more

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What could be the cause of me being so emotional? I cry or tear up at almost anything.

What could be the cause of me being so emotional? I cry or tear up at almost anything.

Sound depressed: Please see a therapist soon, and tell them if you have had mood swings, change in appetite, suicidal ideation, etc. Do not ignore this and hope you get this worked out soon. ...Read more

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Can porn cause emotional bunting/inability to love a partner/empathy reduction/difficulty to be romantic?

Yes: Pornography has shown to have adverse psychological effects when watched in excess. Reduced ability to love a real person is another symptom as no one can live up to the ideal on the screen. However, these issues are treatable with psychotherapy and seeking out a therapist who is experienced in this area is generally recommended. Watching as little pornography as possible also should help. ...Read more

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What are the causes of emotional disturbance in adolescence?

What are the causes of emotional disturbance in adolescence?

Varied...: Emotional disturbance in anyone can be caused by a variety of factors including situational, biological/hormonal, etc. Consultation with the teen's physician, teachers, and/or a counselor can help determine what might be underlying the symptoms. ...Read more

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Can emotional trauma cause ptsd?

Can emotional trauma cause ptsd?

Emotional trauma: Is the primary cause of ptsd. Fear and horror are much more relevant than physical injury. The threat of injury or death is just as harmful as actual injury (obviously actual death would eliminate ptsd). Also, emotional trauma can cause many things besides ptsd, such as depression and other forms of anxiety. All effects of emotional trauma can benefit from psychotherapy. ...Read more

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Can ADHD cause emotional immaturity?

Can ADHD cause emotional immaturity?

No: Individuals with adhd may have a problem with impulsivity which may be mistaken for emotional immaturity. Being unable to understand directions may make a person seem immature. Being overwhelmed by environmental stimuli may make a person seem immature. Accompanying adhd may be a slow speed of mental processing, making following conversations in a group difficult and making responses delayed. ...Read more

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Can emotional stress cause skipped beats?

Can emotional stress cause skipped beats?

Yes, however,: You may need to have your heart checked to be sure it is not a medical problem before assuming that it is due to psychological stressors. ...Read more

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Could emotional stress cause physical illness?

Could emotional stress cause physical illness?

Stress & illness: Definitely. Emotional stress produces hundreds of changes in your body. If stress occurs too often or stays too long, those changes can push body systems beyond normal range and cause dysfunction. Chronic stress exhausts the body and decreases immune functions making you more vulnerable to many illnesses. ...Read more

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What can cause emotional disturbance in adolescence?

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What can cause emotional disturbance in adolescence?

Adolescence: Biological factors such as genetic, psychological such as self image, and social such as bullying. ...Read more

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Can some form of mass emotional damage cause cancer?

Can some form of mass emotional damage cause cancer?

Always possible: With mass emotional problems the adrenal glands can secrete large amounts of cortisone which can have the effect of suppressing the immune system. With exposure to a carecinogen you may then be more suseptible to developing a tumor. ...Read more

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What causes emotional disturbance beyond adolescence?

Various factors: There are many causes of emotional disturbance beyond the teen years including: significant stress including a life altering event such as a rape, serious car accident, witnessing a death, war and other such incidents. ...Read more