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Do I Have Any Mental Disorders
My 12 yr old niece bangs her head when she sleeps. Has done since infancy. Doesn't have any mental disorders. Very smart/normal. Should we be concernd?
I would be concerned: About repeatedly injuring her head. I would start with her pediatrician & go from there. ...Read more
Can there be a mental disorder where the afflicted believes they're younger than they actually are?
Maybe: People with multiple personality disorder (mpd) have distinct personalities that "take over, " depending on the situation they are facing. Some of those personalities can be quite young, and the person when in that state certainly will act young and may believe her or she is whatever age that personality is. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
You should: you should see a psychiatrist and talk about what treatment options are and what your progression may be. can also talk about what to expect. ...Read more
Human State: Without being facetious, i'd say this is the state of most humans -- whether we realize it or not. Most of us are shocked when others see things differently from us. Think of all the household arguments you've ever seen; the stalemate in our congress; wars, etc. We walk around with our opinions of others, forgetting that we only see a portion of reality. In this way, we're all delusional. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
It depends: Many disorders fluctuate spontaneously over time; there may be symptom-free periods (even for years). Some improve partially - e.g., some with adhd lose the hyperactivity, but retain concentration problems, as they age. Some personality disorders may improve over time. Some disorders stay more or less the same, and some get worse over time. Treatment, of course, greatly influences illness course. ...Read more
If you have: worrisome symptoms - please consider psychiatric/ psychological assessment. Take care. ...Read more
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