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Did I Just Have An Auditory Hallucination How Can I Tell
Reality testing: People who hallucinate experience what might appear to be sensory input when no source of the input is present. The process of reality testing allows people to act like scientists to determine whether there is an objective source of the input or whether the apparent perception is self-generated. Examining sounds further might include comparing different sounds or asking others what they hear. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
In general, a hallucination is a perceptual experience in the absence of external stimuli. Hallucinations can occur in any sensory modality including auditory, visual, tactile, olfactory, and gustatory. Auditory hallucinations refer to the experience of "hearing" something in the absence ...Read more
T. Haluc.: Tactile hallucination is the false perception of tactile sensory input that creates a hallucinatory sensation of physical contact with an imaginary object. This is caused by the faulty integration of the tactile sensory neural signals generated in the spinal chord & the thalamus & sent to the primary & secondary somatosensory cortex.. Tactile Hallucination caused by cocaine & alcohol. ...Read more
Panic attack defined: Here are the criteria. Anxietytreatmentclinic.Com/blog/panic-attack-dsm-v-revisions panic attack dsm-v revisions. The diagnostic and statistical manual (dsm) is a tool that list symptoms and criteria that mental health professionals use to diagnose a ... ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Eating Disorder: Eating disorders are usually accompanied by excessive preoccupation with food, either restricting, vomiting or over eating. Ask you doctor for a referral to a qualified mental health professional who specializes in treating eating disorders to get a proper diagnosis. Best. ...Read more
Self-diagnosis: Self-diagnosis on this one is not likely to be helpful -- best to see a psychiatrist or psychologist for thorough evaluation. If you were autistic at 32, this would likely have impacted your relationships, work, and school and have been noticed before now. Introversion is not really a diagnosis, but more a temperamental style. It means you need some time away from others to replenish yourself. ...Read more
The best way: Is to simply speak to your doctor about bipolar and why you are concerned about this diagnosis. He will be able to help you get a referral to a psychiatrist who can prescribe medication if he agrees that you have bipolar. ...Read more
Duration: A TIA will last on average about 20-30 minutes, is completely reversible in most circumstances, and is a warning of a future stroke. The stroke itself may leave persistent neurological deficits, such as unilateral paralysis, loss of speech, decreased vision, etc., and the bulk of the problem will last for days, weeks, months, years. ...Read more
Hard to answer: Asthma attacks include coughing, tightness in the chest and difficult breathing. However, other conditions can also cause these symptoms. The best way is to be checked by a physician. A good history of your attacks and a simple spirometry test can rule out or confirm asthma. Get checked. Good luck. ...Read more
Complete Exam: ADHD is very common, and many people who think they have ADHD will benefit from treatment. However, interestingly, more than half of adults with ADHD have a 2nd mental health issue. So you must get an evaluation by someone who is trained & experienced in Adult ADHD, and you must have a thorough and comprehensive evaluation to sort everything out., including other possible medical problems. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Hear sound see color: A condition in which one type of stimulation evokes the sensation of another, as when the hearing of a sound produces the visualization of a color. A sensation felt in one part of the body as a result of stimulus applied to another, as in referred pain. The description of one kind of sense impression by using words that normally describe another. ...Read more
Questions... : Are you underweight for your height, but think you are fat? Do you obsess about gaining weight ; think you are fat, although others tell you you are too thin. Have you stopped menstruating? Do you nibble at your food ; throw most of it away? If you are worried, it is probably worth consulting with a therapist who specializes in anorexia. It is hard to treat ; very important to take care of ! ...Read more
Candidly: I am assuming that you are a minor (says 47 on question). Be prepared to share the symptoms that you are experiencing. If a minor - ask your parent (s) to arrange for evaluation by a psychologist, your pediatrician or a child psychiatrist Take care. ...Read more
Why do you ask?: Please forgive my frankness. Nowadays most folks think of autism as a continuum with just being shy or scholarly. The criteria are ever-changing (now it's "one person in 50") and the frequency of the diagnosis varies greatly in different jurisdictions depending (some say) on the benefits. Why not enjoy who you are, practice your social skills, and cherish the special things you like doing? ...Read more
Consider seeing a: Psychologist or a psychiatrist for a comprehensive diagnostic assessment. ...Read more
Talk abt eating dis: By clarifying what you expect your teacher's reactions and questions will be. Find a therapist to help with your eating dis and with disclosing it. If you need information for your teacher, find internet sites or books that explain eating disorders in a way you like. ...Read more
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