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Chemical Imbalance In Children
Chemical Imbalance: No. Not in any mental health way. But, a good psychiatrist or experienced family physician can from your history determine if you need help. ...Read more
Some types: Of depression are clearly due to a chemical imbalance, some are reactions to life circumstances others are a mix of both. Psychotherapy alone works for some people, others need to consider medication to treat the chemical imbalance. Others do well with both types of treatment. ...Read more
Neurotransmitters: Our brains operate on two principles: chemistry and electricity. Neurotransmitters are the chemicals used by our brains to produce all movements, thoughts, emotions, and behaviors. Common chemicals include serotonin, dopamine, and adrenaline (more than 100 brain chemicals are known). We believe mental illness occurs when brain chemicals get out of balance. Treatment is intended to restore balance. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
I assume you mean in: Reference to psychiatric illness. They can occur due to genetic influences (hereditary) or from stress (external events, internal ways of thinking) or most likely from both in most cases (also called the "stress diathesis model" of mental illness. We should never forget the tremendous psychiatric toll taken on humanity by man's inhumanity to man, child abuse, war, torture, domestic/street violence. ...Read more
How does schiznophrenia happen to someone? Is it a chemical imbalance in the head or something else?
Heredity/environment: Schizophrenia has environmental ; genetic causes. Prenatal insults such as maternal infections or being born during winter months can increase the risk of a person being diagnosed. Schizophrenia is thought to be caused by abnormal connections in the brain. Increased Dopamine in mesolimbic regions may cause hallucinations. Abnormal glutamate ; serotonin levels may also be involved. ...Read more
Feel there is a chemical imbalance. Every time i wake up i feel like i was close to death or suicidal. I don't want to feel that. Combination of thing?
Depression: There is a very serious concern that you have major depression. Please do not try to fight it yourself. You are right that you have chemical imbalance. You need to see your pcp urgently or a psychiatrist. Depression can be easily treated with inexpensive and safe medications. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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