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Childhood Episodes Of Rage
Yes, but different: Children don't usually get the same cycle symptoms that adults get. For instance, manic episodes in childhood are not always the sleepless, risk taking, grandiose life of the adult person in a manic phase. They are usually irritable and aggressive instead. Also, moods can cycle very rapidly from one end to another, even within minutes. To complicate things further, adolescents are all of the above. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Officially? None.: It is not in the dsm. I'm glad, but some think it should be and that the symptoms are similar to adult but are marked by more rapid mood swings, hyperactivity and irritability. The highs and lows are intense and can be dangerous. These symptoms must also cause significant distress in the child, occur in more than just one setting -at school and at home- and last for at least 2 weeks. ...Read more
See a pro: There are many causes of rage, and it's very good you are inquiring. Sometimes rage accompanies depression by itself, yet other times it is a signal of a mixed "bipolar condition". Regardless, a professional can help you sort out the causes--and begin treating it. Best of luck! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What kind of struggles in life has adolescents and young adults with severe cases of panic disorder?
PANIC DISORDERS: They are always on the look out for anything to happen.Causes of panic attack are sometimes minor for them to react. ...Read more
Childhood onset of: Schizophrenia is rare & is the same condition that occurs in adulthood. Symptoms include hallucinations; delusions (fixed false beliefs); irrational behavior & thinking; & problems carrying out routine daily tasks. Early diagnosis via proper psychiatric & psychological evaluation is necessary to develop appropriate individualized treatment plan to achieve best function. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
Borderline: Absolutely, intense fear of abandonment, being manipulative, impulsivity, a tendency to think of people and things in all good or all bad terms, self mutilating behaviors, drug and alcohol abuse, sexual impulsivity, a profoundly disturb sense of self, and extreme emotional volatility. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
These patients refuse to follow adult rules, hold grudges, blame others for their mistakes, are easily anoyed by others and annoy those around them. For the full DX list see the apa website
Not diagnostic: When schizophrenia is diagnosed in a teenage or adult, in retrospect one may reflect that their personality seemed a little off compared to siblings, especially socially. I have experience with 4: two seemed completely normal until mid teens, the other 2 avoided eye contact, had tactile sensitivity, and seemed anxious, sx seen with pervasive devel dis, or ASD. http://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/childhood-schizophrenia/basics/symptoms/CON-20029260 ...Read more
Can early childhood sexual abusive lead to schizoaffective disorder bipolar type? With no family history of schizophrenia?
Can happen..: If it has been so severe and chronic that a usual sequence would be ptsd first, then psychotic features from initial flashback. Eventually the personality becomes so fragile it detaches from reality. Add to this genetic vulnerabilities that are not apparent to people in the family. Many reasons abuse in families can make it difficult to get all the data. Environment and genes are key. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
With help: It is very very hard to recover from any abuse, especially as a child. Please seek professional help and not feel ashamed. ...Read more
I have phases of euphoria and sadness, feelings of low self esteem, tiredness, Panic attacks in arguments and phases of self harm since I was a child.
No: In my 35 years of practice, I have never seen a case of reactive hypoglycemia. The disorder doesn't exist, if you're overweight the symptoms are a natural response to your glucose level returning to normal. It is not hypoglycemia, which doesn't occur unless you're receiving treatment for diabetes or have had GI surgery, cancer, severe liver or kidney disease. ...Read more
Many are aggressive : But not all. Here is an excellent resource on the issue. (i live with my grandson who is 6 years old and has autism. He seems to get aggressive if he does not understand why he is being told " no.") www.Autism.Com/index.Php/treating_tips video presentation: addressing challenging behaviors: strategies for tantrumming, aggression, self-injury. ...Read more
Narcissism: The person believes s/he is special or unique -- more so than others. May also be preoccupied with fantasies of unlimited success and power. Feels entitled to special treatment and deference from others; is haughty and lacks empathy for others. Needs excessive admiration, and when this isn't forthcoming, may erupt in rage. May exploit others without concern for their needs. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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