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What to do if i see a dark figure when severely depressed. Do I have a mental problem?

What to do if i see a dark figure when severely depressed. Do I have a mental problem?

Depression: I can't diagnose you on line. But you did note that you become severely depressed. When a person is severely depressed sometimes the lines with reality can blur. Encourage you strongly to see your physician for a medical evaluation & to work with a psychologist &/ or a psychiatrist. Depression can really compromise your quality of life but it is treatable. Take care. ...Read more

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I been going through a lot of personal matters and I am in a serious situation sometimes I can't sleep.Do this mean I have a mental problem?

I been going through a lot of personal matters and I am in a serious situation sometimes I can't sleep.Do this mean I have a mental problem?

No, just can't sleep: When we go through tough times, we often ponder those tough times during our quiet times, such as when we're lying down at night to sleep. Thinking about things at that time keeps your brain active, which prevents you from falling asleep. It's normal, not indicative of a mental problem. ...Read more

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Are mental problems linked to age?

Are mental problems linked to age?

Not directly: Of course, some types of mental problems are increasingly common in older people (e.g., dementia), but it is not the age, per se, that causes it. Instead, some types of brain disease processes can begin to show up as a person ages. These diseases are sometimes manifested as memory or other cognitive problems or difficulties. Other mental disorders also tend to have onsets within specific ages. ...Read more

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How to evict adult child with mental problems?

How to evict adult child with mental problems?

Avvo.Com: I would like to refer you to avvo.Com which is a legal site. It will enable you to obtain information from a lawyer in your area for free. ...Read more

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How do I help my uncle who has mental problems?

How do I help my uncle who has mental problems?

Wisdom and love: Try to listen. Be patient. Be cool. Consult with drs in psychiatry and psycholgy. Seek help from the mental health arena. Bring the family together to help the patient and help you. Do not do it on your own. Your well-being should come first ! ...Read more

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What are some signs of mental problems in a child?

What are some signs of mental problems in a child?

Withdrawl: Mental heath issues in children are difficult to diagnose and need to be taken seriously. Aggression, withdrawal, excessive worry, lack of interest, school avoidance can all be signs of problems. If the behaviors are causing the child problems with peers, at school or at home they should be discussed with your health care provider. ...Read more

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What mental problems am I at risk for when unemployed?

What mental problems am I at risk for when unemployed?

Depression/Anxiety: It would be in the realm of things for one to experience a degree of depression and or anxiety after becoming unemployed. Keep a good attitued, stay busy and active and keep exploring your opitons. Seek counselling if needed. Talk to friends and family, mentors, or clergy. Don't stay at home and watch tv and have "pity parties". Move forward every day. Even any job is better than no job. ...Read more

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Can someone get mental problems from being alone to much?

Can someone get mental problems from being alone to much?

Being alone: Being isolated deprives one of the social experiences that allow us to participate in the world at large. On the other hand, people who are depressed and anxious may often seek solitary times which is the result of their underlying mental problems. ...Read more

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Do autistic kids get other mental problems?

Do autistic kids get other mental problems?

Possible,not certain: It is possible but not certain. Often high functioning children with autism are aware that they are socially awkward, but don't know what to do about it. They also really want friends, but may have none because of their social problems. So they may develop anxiety/depressive disorders. Therapy/social skills groups can help as well as purposefully finding environments in which the child can thrive. ...Read more

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Could my mum have mental problems, how to know?

Mom: Tough question. Please elaborate what makes you feel so? ...Read more

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Why does incest lead to mental problems in children?

Why does incest lead to mental problems in children?

Trust: The pivotal pillar of healthy emotional growth is the ability to form trust relationships.The prime example is the mother/child bond which in healthy relationships survives past the mothers death.Secondary trust relationships extend to dad & primary caregivers or siblings. When a cultures taboos are violated by those within the trust circle, it is unlikely that trust can ever be reclaimed. ...Read more

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Can drinking cause mental problems when you are older?

Can drinking cause mental problems when you are older?

Alcohol: Effects depend on the amount consumed. Small to moderate consumption causes reduced risks of blood clots , stone formation , diabetes & rheumatoid arthritis. Large consumption causes impaired memory & vision, anemia, cardiomyopathy, hepatitis, cancer mouth/esophagus, gastritis, pancreatitis, diabetes type 2, depression, anxiety, psychosis, insomnia, panic, cravings. ...Read more

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Needing expert help. I have some mental problems, so i can't focusing on study, my mindset is not good, what will i do?

Needing expert help. I have some mental problems, so i can't focusing on study, my mindset is not good, what will i do?

Are you a college : Student? If yes, you might want to get help at your college campus clinic. If you are a minor, then let your parents know so that they can arrange for evaluation. Addressing the mental issues is often the best approach. Take care. ...Read more

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Does end-stage renal disease cause mental problems?

Yes: From uremia or electrolyte/mineral abnormalities or fluctuating drug levels (due to reduced renal clearance) among several possible causes. ...Read more

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Can promethazine be used to treat nerves or mental problems?

Can promethazine be used to treat nerves or mental problems?

It can be for both.: This drug was used as an antipsychotic, but not as often now as other drugs are used that likely have less side effects. It is also used as a sedative for those with insomnia, so in a way it is also used for nerves. ...Read more