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Difficulty Feeding Self (Overview)

Difficulty feeding self is a symptom in which a person has trouble eating, drinking, or using utensils such as a fork or knife. Causes include poor hand coordination, arthritis in the hands, poor vision, etc


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Can low self esteem cause for example to do bad work or not studying well or not trying to solve a math problem because of thinking that it is difficu?

Can low self esteem cause for example to do bad work or not studying well or not trying to solve a math problem because of thinking that it is difficu?

Avoidance=problems: If you anticipate failure/disappointment and your response is to avoid things or do them half-heartedly, this leads to a vicious cycle, because you are also depriving yourself of the opportunity to practice skills. This leads to lower self esteem, which leads to more avoidance, which leads lower self esteem, etc. Talk to a therapist before this pattern becomes a life-long impediment. ...Read more

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Difficulty Feeding Self (Overview)

Difficulty feeding self is a symptom in which a person has trouble eating, drinking, or using utensils such as a fork or knife. Causes include poor hand coordination, arthritis in the hands, poor vision, etc


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What does self-efficacy mean?

Ability...: ...To evaluate one's own abilities. See: http://en.Wikipedia.Org/wiki/dunning%e2%80%93kruger_effect there's more to it than that, of course, but dunning-kruger is a common failure of self-efficacy. ...Read more

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Improving Self Esteem (Checklist)

Read self-help articles on self esteem
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Make a gratefulness journal. Add to it.
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Are all vaginal infections self-treatable?

Are all vaginal infections self-treatable?

No: Some yeast infections may respond to otc antifungals. If they dont respond then your doctor will prescribe a stronger antifungal either a cream or pill. Bacterial vaginosis and trichomonas needs to be treated with antibiotics. ...Read more

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How are cluster headaches self-treated?

How are cluster headaches self-treated?

See doctor!: There's no cure for cluster headaches. The goal of treatment is to help decrease the severity of pain, shorten the headache period and prevent the attacks. Because the pain of a cluster headache comes on suddenly and may subside within a short time, over-the-counter pain relievers such as Aspirin or Ibuprofen (advil, motrin, others) aren't effective. The headache is usually gone before the drugs. ...Read more

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Hi, The only problem that I have with my DNS is my nose distorted appearance and my lose of self confidence. Plz give me a safe treatment. (Cosmetic)?

Hi, The only problem that I have with my DNS is my nose distorted appearance and my lose of self confidence. Plz give me a safe treatment. (Cosmetic)?

Cosmetic: All we can do is recommend you consult a facial plastic surgeon since you have provided no information about yourself like age or medical history and no pictures for us to evaluate. ...Read more

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What is a cure for self-centeredness?

What is a cure for self-centeredness?

Self-centeredness: This problem at it's worst is a form of personality disorder- narcissisim.When it is not at the core of a personality it can be a transient expression of anxiety or fear. A person can "insulate" themselves emotionally from being intimate with others if they focus their attention on themself.The eval of a medical professional; psychiatrist-psych is warranted. This patient often won't want help. ...Read more

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Do drug addicts also tend to be self-harmers?

Do drug addicts also tend to be self-harmers?

Some are: Those who self harm may have other addictions such as drugs, eating disorders, etc. Drug addiction, in turn, does have a higher incidence of self harm. However, not all, or even the majority of drug addicts, are self harmers. Certain substance abuse has a higher rate of self harm. These are amphetamines, benzodiazepines (probably withdrawal) problem drinking is common among people who self harm. ...Read more