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Can drinking too much caffeine cause reckless behavior?

Dr. Alan Ali Dr. Ali
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Can drinking too much caffeine cause reckless behavior?

Caffeine: Caffeine is stimulant, and excess can cause hyperarousal symptoms, confusion, visual disturbances, etc. ...Read more

Dr. Adam Lewis
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Reckless Behavior (Definition)

Reckless behavior - acting or behaving in a manner ...Read more


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Could wanting to engage in reckless behavior like having random meaningless sex with multiple partners be caused by my strong depression?

Could wanting to engage in reckless behavior like having random meaningless sex with multiple partners be caused by my strong depression?

Maybe: Sometimes depression is associated with other psychological disturbances which can be confusing. One of those other things can be bipolar disorder which often is associated with cycles of extreme depression and reckless behavior. Please talk to your doc about this as it can potentially be serious. ...Read more

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My boyfriend is having reckless behavior. Please help?

My boyfriend is having reckless behavior. Please help?

Gladly: !) leave him now; yup, right now.
2) see a psychiatrist (md) yesterday and learn about why you ever were with him.
This is a test
3) no follow instruction girl get real hurt-sooner or later.
3 to 1 she listens, huh? ...Read more

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$ and I didn't care. What can my reckless behavior mean?

$ and I didn't care. What can my reckless behavior mean?

Who is ''$''?: How did you meet? What other ''reckless'' traits do you have?

Wait! I just got an idea; how about you paying a psychiatrist to find out what hurt you are trying to salve? ...Read more

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What does reckless behavior have to do with mental health?

What does reckless behavior have to do with mental health?

A lot: Pull over& listen. You scare me. Do you really think a ''mentally well'' person would drive recklessly? As a psychiatrist, I hope you are kidding me. If not, you walk & think until you understand the death of a child! go to your nearest morgue & look real good at the gruesome results of reckless driving.
Got it? Good. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: Reckless behavior?

What is the definition or description of: Reckless behavior?

Reckless behavior: Reckless behavior - acting or behaving in a manner that brings unnecessary risk. ...Read more

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I don't know what to do about my boyfriend's reckless behavior. Please help?

I don't know what to do about my boyfriend's reckless behavior. Please help?

Take keys: And throw them away.
I am not concerned about how much he mangles himself; others, innocent cute kids with futures & red balloons.
Can we talk? What is a nice gal like you doing with an immature, dangerous child? Find out! Please talk with someone at your closest mental health clinic yesterday. I mean it. ...Read more

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How is reckless behavior linked to anxiety?

How is reckless behavior linked to anxiety?

Anxiety causes: The fight or flight reaction, which can be viewed as reckless if you run into traffic or become violent with someone twice your size! ...Read more

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Is this suicide attempt or reckless behavior?

Both: As you give more specific history to the psychiatrist, believe me, you'll know. Best moulah you ever spent.
I be watchin, real close! ...Read more

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My boyfriend is having reckless behavior. Is he manic?

My boyfriend is having reckless behavior. Is he manic?

Both treatable: 1) for reckless driver, take keys with you as you leave now.
2) now let him go to a psychiatrist; lithium is cheap & boy does it help mania.
But what are we going to about you hooking up with a reckless guy. Not your first, huh? I'm thinking not-reckless consultation with a psychiatrist for this ''habit'' of yours. Really. ...Read more

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How is reckless behavior linked to depression and anxiety?

How is reckless behavior linked to depression and anxiety?

Distantly: Reckless behavior -- acting in a way which could cause harm -- may be a symptom of mania. The link to depression would occur in those with manic-depressive illness (bipolar disorder). There is no obvious link to anxiety except as a co-existing symptom. ...Read more

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I am experiencing emotional problems (quality: feelings of unreality, detachment), mood swings, hallucinations, impulsive or reckless behavior, t...

I am experiencing emotional problems (quality: feelings of unreality, detachment), mood swings, hallucinations, impulsive or reckless behavior, t...

See your doctor: Please see your doctor as soon as possible. If you feel like harming yourself, go to the emergency room right now!

The very best of wishes. ...Read more

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I am experiencing low body weight and dullness and pale yellow color if my face. The following also describe me: Impulsive or reckless behavior and B?

I am experiencing low body weight and dullness and pale yellow color if my face. The following also describe me: Impulsive or reckless behavior and B?

Many possibilities: Your yellow color is worrisome for heptatitis; with nausea and vomiting, this should indicate the need for eval by a GI MD; The dullness accompanied by reckless behavior suggests a bipolar process. You need to see your PCP for a full eval and referral to either Psychiatry or GI or both. ...Read more

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I am experiencing impulsive or reckless behavior, socially withdrawn, impaired social skills, compulsive behavior, emotional problems and personality changes.

I am experiencing impulsive or reckless behavior, socially withdrawn, impaired social skills, compulsive behavior, emotional problems and personality changes.

Recommend assessment: You have described a lot of symptoms that could potentially affect your life and/or that could get worse if not addressed. There are ways to manage those symptoms, but it is important to be assessed by a mental health professional (psychologist or psychiatrist) who can help you to figure out what is causing those symptoms and how to best address them. ...Read more

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I am experiencing feeling anxious (worsened by: psychological stress), balance problems, behavior problems, difficulty focusing, difficulty concentrating, sleepiness, loss of temper, impulsive or reckless behavior, personality changes, paranoid delusion

I am experiencing feeling anxious (worsened by: psychological stress), balance problems, behavior problems, difficulty focusing, difficulty concentrating, sleepiness, loss of temper, impulsive or reckless behavior, personality changes, paranoid delusion

Mental health sx's: If you have not had a comprehensive medical evaluation for these symptoms - that is imperative. Medical causes need to be ruled out. These symptoms are serious & of significant concern. Treatment will stem from an accurate diagnosis. Take care and have hope. ...Read more

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What are the causes of my child's naughty behavior?

What are the causes of my child's naughty behavior?

Belief system: We do everything for infants when they cry. This sets up a belief system that we are their servant & only exist to please them. When they begin walking we begin to ignore them, since they can get around & play. They don't like it. Acting out is an amplification of crying behavior. They do it to get noticed & get their way. Parents may find it cute & send a smile their way while saying no-this confuses. ...Read more

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What could be the cause of being alarmed at my own behavior?

What could be the cause of being alarmed at my own behavior?

A problem: Since you didn't mention what your behavior was, I can assume you are either ashamed or embarrassed by it. I would start with trying to seek out some therapy or counseling for yourself to get to the bottom of the situation. It is a little difficult to comment on why you were alarmed, without knowing what happened. I think if it is important enough to post it here, that means you may need help. ...Read more

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Can video games cause behavior problems?

Can video games cause behavior problems?

Yes, they can: Along with increased aggression if the games are violent, protracted use of all media (more than 2 hours/ day) is associated with obesity. Children with adhd often " hyperfocus" and do not appear to hear instructions. Games and tv at bedtime lead to delayed-onset sleep.
A fatigued child often is more "hyper" and irritable than drowsy. Turn off games and tv at least 20 minutes before bedtime. ...Read more

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What are the causes to exhibiting antisocial behaviors?

What are the causes to exhibiting antisocial behaviors?

Nature & nurture: The cause of antisocial personality disorder is unknown. Inherited genetic traits probably play a role, but dysfunctional family life and circumstances / environment also appear to increase antisocial behaviors. ...Read more

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Will giving a cell phone to your kid cause him to have anti-social behavior?

Will giving a cell phone to your kid cause him to have anti-social behavior?

Give guidance too!: Just giving your child adult electronic tools without guidelines on their use is just as dangerous as giving them a chain saw without instruction in how to ue it. But with proper instruction and guidelines, it can be a useful tool. First, two musts - never use in school and never take to bed. Beyond that, you need to set limits and customize its use. Help them learn appropriate social norms in use. ...Read more

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My boyfriend took an ecstacy pill once (1 small capsule, white form) last may and never again did. Is it the cause for his +paranoiaand bad behavior?

My boyfriend took an ecstacy pill once (1 small capsule, white form) last may and never again did. Is it the cause for his +paranoiaand bad behavior?

Ecstasy: What was actually in the pill your boyfriend thought was ecstasy, could have been mdma plus whatever the maker decided to put in there. Your boyfriend does not and cannot know. Ecstasy can damage serotonin receptors in the brain. I doubt this 1 pill is the complete explanation for his difficulties, and still suggest a comprehensive psychiatric evaluation. Ill people often abuse substances too. ...Read more

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What dyes in food cause bad behavior?

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What dyes in food cause bad behavior?

Food dyes: Food additives or colorings can aggravate attention deficit do symptoms such as with yellow 5 dye & red 40 dye, and also cause hives such as with tartrazine additive. ...Read more

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Can epilesy cause bad behavior in a child?

Can epilesy cause bad behavior in a child?

Epilepsy: In some cases, there can be aggressive behavior. ...Read more

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Puberty in boys can cause violent behavior?

Puberty in boys can cause violent behavior?

BEHAVIOR PROBLEM: Not all boys have violent behaviors. He might be having stress or other problems that he cannot cope with. Sit down with him and explore his feelings. ...Read more

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Does being psychotic cause behavior problems?

Does being psychotic cause behavior problems?

It can: When a person is psychotic, he or she may become out of touch with reality. A person who is hallucinating and hearing voices, for example, may talk to him or herself. A person with paranoid delusions may build a bunker to protect him or herself. I knew a patient who ran 15 miles on a highway because he said he heard a voice telling him to do it. So the answer is: absolutely. ...Read more

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What causes."hysteria or hypochondriac" behavior?

What causes."hysteria or hypochondriac" behavior?

Fear: This answer could be long as a book. Humans are aware of their mortality and most dread that. If we are led to feel responsible for self-preservation, we easily invest a lot in trying to win battles / diseases at first signs of attacks on our health. It's tragic since a consequence is damage to our health from anxiety and/or unneeded medical procedures and drugs. A Health Psycholologist can help. ...Read more

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What might cause unusual behavior and deterioration in my grandmother?

What might cause unusual behavior and deterioration in my grandmother?

Consultation: You may want to seek a consultation with your primary care doctor or psychiatrist to talk through your concerns as there are numerous possible reasons why your grandmother may be experiencing unusual behavior including: depression, alzheimer's, or dementia, or simply medication side effects. Her doctor to provide you with additional information. ...Read more

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Can working taking creatine cause a change in behavior or temperment?

Creatine: creatine can cause side effects but taken at or less than 3 grams per day usually does not cause problems ...Read more

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Can you tell me if violent video games cause violent behavior or criminal intentions?

Can you tell me if violent video games cause violent behavior or criminal intentions?

Depends: Depends
Studies provide converging evidence that exposure to media violence is a significant risk factor for aggressive and violent behavior.
The APA lists myths & facts:
http://www. Apa. Org/science/about/psa/2003/10/anderson. Aspx
Violent Video Games May Increase Aggression in Some But Not Others, Says New Research
http://www. Apa. Org/news/press/releases/2010/06/violent-video-games. Aspx
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Are there any behavioral problems caused by giving your child a cell phone at a young age?

Limit setting: The phone itself (other than cost and media time!) is not the danger. The main issues are setting limits and proper expectations. What is the phone for? Is it used as a 'treat' or a 'prize' for something he/she did... Is it an emergency only tool...A temporary distraction? These are the things to sort out before going down the slippery slope of putting 'hot' gadgets into your child's hands. ...Read more

Dr. Catherine Martin
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Impulsive Or Reckless Behavior (Definition)

Impulsive or reckless behavior ...Read more