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Doctor insights on: Detachment Disorder In Adults

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What is reactive attachment disorder & detachment issues?

What is reactive attachment disorder & detachment issues?

Disturbance in...: Early attachments, often because of abuse or neglect, that interfere with a child's ability to bond to or respond appropriately to others. Considered a serious disorder. There may be disturbances in eating and failure to gain weight. Without intervention early on, the disorder can become relatively permanent and interfere with the ability to relate to others later on. Read more

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Could you explain what is a emotional detachment disorder?

Could you explain what is a emotional detachment disorder?

Anxiety Induced: Not an official diagnosis, "emotional detachment" can describe someone who has trouble making emotional attachments with others, often due to anxiety related to some form of previous trauma that may or may not be remembered. It can also describe a strategy of intentional emotional shielding from someone who is otherwise too emotionally intrusive. Http://en. M.wikipedia. Org/wiki/emotional_detachment. Read more

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I believe I have a parental detachment disorder but I'm not sure what it is. I get "obsessed" with celebrities, teachers, etc. Is this a disorder?

Professional: These are non specific symptoms that are shared by several disorders. Best if you see a professional for a proper evaluation and advice. Read more

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What to do about retinal detachment coloboma retinal dysplasia norries disease how to distinguish?

What to do about retinal detachment coloboma retinal dysplasia norries disease how to distinguish?

Retinal disorders: Are voluminous and would take pages to list and volumes to describe. In general though, they can be broken up by age, etiology (cause) and which portion of the retina they can affect. Each of the conditions you listed require a different approach and more importantly urgency in diagnosis and/or treatment. Please see your retina specialist who can distinguish these conditions of you. Read more

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Do anxiety disorders cause people to see streaks of light or things like that in their vision that is completely unrelated to retinal detachment?

Do anxiety disorders cause people to see streaks of light or things like that in their vision that is completely unrelated to retinal detachment?

Yes Ocular Migraine: Stress can cause migraine and flashes-scintillating schotomas- part of the ocular migraine symptoms. A typical ophthalmic (also called ocular) migraine has no headache. Patients can have spasm of the arteries at supply the eye and get these symptoms without headache. If it persists or interferes with her daily activities you should go to her primary care doctor for an exam and treatment. Read more

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Could you tell me or share a link, can the flu shot cause eye disorders or more specifically vitreous detachment after flu shot?

Could you tell me or share a link, can the flu shot cause eye disorders or more specifically vitreous detachment after flu shot?

It shouldn't: If it did it would take an unfathomable set of circumstances (like a flu shot in the eye).

Probably a coincidence or you are just now noticing it. Read more

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Can an adult get/develope menkes disease?

Can an adult get/develope menkes disease?

Menkes disease: Menkes disease is a genetic hereditary disorder that one is born with. An adult does not acquire this disease. What symptoms you describe would not be menkes disease. Read more

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Can you tell me how pompe disease in adults work?

Can you tell me how pompe disease in adults work?

Mutations of a gene: On Chromosome 17q25.3 that codes for a lysosomal enzyme that breaks down glycogen cause Glycogen Storage Disease Type II or Pompe Disease subtypes. It is autosomal recessive, the mutant gene comes from from both unaffected carrier parents. Age of onset & rate of progression of pelvic & leg, then arm & respiratory muscle weakness vary with subtype. See www. Agsdus. Org/html/typeiigsd. Html. Read more

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Hirschsprung's disease. Can you start getting it as an adult?

Hirschsprung's disease. Can you start getting it as an adult?

No: You can't get this as an adult. A patient has this since birth but the area involved maybe so small that the patient may have gone by without having too many problems. This is called short or ultra short segment hirshsprungs disease. Read more

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What is the maximum amount of low fat plain yogurt an adult male 46 years old without any major life style disease can have per day.?

What is the maximum amount of low fat plain yogurt an adult male 46 years old without any major life style disease can have per day.?

Recommendation: 8 oz (one cup) is good. If you want more you can drink 2 cups. But you have to eat other variety of food. Be rational. Read more

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Does alzheimer's disease occur in younger adults too?

Does alzheimer's disease occur in younger adults too?

It is rare: There are rare forms of early-onset Alzheimer's disease that run in families. These forms of Alzheimer's disease are usually cause by mutations in one of three genes. People with these mutations often develop Alzheimer's disease in their 40s and 50s. Families with multiple people suffering from early-onset Alzheimer's disease may wish to consider genetic testing. Read more

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Can you get Perthes disease as an adult?

Can you get Perthes disease as an adult?

Legg Calve Perthe's: Disease is seen only in growing children. The broadest age range is 2 years -12 years; average age is 6 years. It can be familial or sporadic. It's more common boys than girls. Aseptic necrosis of the femoral head in adults has a wide variety of underlying causes, like alcoholism, cortisone therapy, gout, sickle cell anemia & others. Read more

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Can stress cause a reading disorder in young adults?

Can stress cause a reading disorder in young adults?

Stress & Reading: A reading disorder is categorically a specific deficit that would exist even without stress. However, high levels of stress interfere with concentration and can, therefore, affect reading (which requires paying attention). Lower, or eliminate the stress and your usual reading level should return. Read more

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Can celiac disease show up in adults? What are the symptoms?

Can celiac disease show up in adults? What are the symptoms?

Yes: Symptoms can vary from very little to many. Classical symptoms would be abdominal pain, diarrhea, bloating of the abdomen. Possibly weight loss. Some women present with infertility, headaches or other symptoms. Read more

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Is tonsillitis a childhood disease or can adults get it too?

Is tonsillitis a childhood disease or can adults get it too?

Yes: Anyone at any age can have infected tonsils. More common in kids. See an ENT for evaluation. Read more

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What disorder causes babylike high pitched voice in adult woman?

What disorder causes babylike high pitched voice in adult woman?

Dysphonia: Poor technique. Tension in the voice box, poor breathing, stress can all contribute to make a significant change. See an ENT doctor and you may need speech therapy. Read more

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Can my children get celiac disease if a adult has it is it hereditrty?

Can my children get celiac disease if a adult has it is it hereditrty?

Increased risk: There are heritable predispositions but it is still more likely the child will NOT develop the disease (4 to 1). Read more

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If a child has attachment issues does this lead to any mental disorders as an adult?

If a child has attachment issues does this lead to any mental disorders as an adult?

Depends: Severe forms of attachment disorders in children can lead to personality problems in adults. However, such outcomes are not inevitable. Children can be amazingly resilient and "fix themselves" or benefit from therapy or simply find the right environment and people to help them deal with attachment problems as they get older. Read more

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