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Does A History Of Neurosarcoidosis Cause A Person To Develope Mental Illness
Murder in mental dx.: While mental illness does not cause murder, the highest incidence of violence and murder is found in the population with paranoid schizophrenia and has paranoia and delusions that incorporates a family member. This is especially true if they are off their medications and using illicit drugs and or alcohol. If a brother believes his older brother is drugging him he might retaliate violently. ...Read more
Can singulair (montelukast) cause mental illness in children? I have a strong history of mental illness in family and am scared it will trigger something in my son
Usually no: We used to think singulair (montelukast) was a "magic bullet", having no side effects or issues. However, we've found that there can be subtle personality changes and sleep disturbance, with thought issues and nightmares. However, these effects are very subtle, and are not linked with any clear mental illness. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Can mental illness's such as bi-polar disorder, ADHD and borderline personality disorder cause a person to burnout faster than others?
If untreated...: All mental health problems can cause a person to "burn out" faster if gone untreated, especially those you listed. The above mental health problems have symptoms realted to hyperactivity and mood libility, which cause other problems such as fatigue etc (aka, burn out). I suggest one seeks proper mental health treatment for any and all mental health problems. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Random brain pain associated with bad memory/event. Low self esteem. History of mental illness on mother's side. Causes?
That might occur in : A few situations. One would be complying with command hallucinations. Another reason might be tourette syndrome which is a neuropsychiatric disorder. If a person has problems with impulsivity or judgment - it might not cause them to say certain things but they might say things they would later regret. Take care. ...Read more
WIde Range: Thee is a wide range of possibilities how mental illness can impact on a person's life. There may little or no effect or it can be completely incapacitating . This is why it is so important to discuss this with a mental health professional and follow a treatment plan which may involve therapy, medication or both . Sometimes it will be necessary to be in the hospital for usually a brief period. ...Read more
Good question!: It may have started when abnormal behavior was thought due to demonic possession . The sufferer was "evil." it also may stem from the falsehood that mental illness is a choice, i.e., to avoid responsibility or be lazy. Most important, i think, is fear due to its mystery — the fear that none of us are that far from insanity, so we defensively stigmatize the mentally ill to feel safe ourselves. ...Read more
Mental illness?: What do you mean by "mental illness"? Schizophrenia? Bipolar disorder? Please define your terms. Strokes cause COGNITIVE deficits which vary depending on affected hemisphere. They can cause personality changes but this is rare. They can cause psychosis but this is ALWAYS transient (hours or days). They can definitely cause mood changes (depression or euphoria) but that's not really "illness." ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Possible but rare: Polycythemia, which mostly is an increase in red blood cells but can affect other blood cell lines as well, has multiple complications, mostly physical. There are rare reports almost always in adults of acute onset of psychiatric disorders such as psychosis or depression. This could be secondary to strokes, which can occur because the blood is "too thick.". ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
No, But: As has already been answered, anesthetics do not cause mental illness. However, some people have negative reactions to anesthetics which can include delirium and disorientation. These difficulties will sometime persist for several days following the use of anesthesia. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Possibly: We'd need to know more history at least. ...Read more
To some degree, it: depends upon the diagnosis, age(s) when the abuse occurred, what is meant by the term “prove.”, etc. As an Ex: a pt w/ PTSD wishes to verify that their trauma at age 10 caused their PTSD for their personal healing. The journey would be quite different than if the pt asked a legal question. More info would be helpful to assist you-perhaps, speaking with your psychiatrist and therapist re: this? ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What to do for you to prove that a mental illness/disorder was caused by been sex abused as a child?
"Prove" may be...: ...Too strong a word; but in an individual with documented sexual abuse history, and an existing mental illness, "contributed to development of a mental disorder" may be correct. False memories do occur sometimes, and may themselves be a result of a disorder. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/11936143. ...Read more
I know mini strokes can lead to a massive stroke but do they cause mental impairments or mental illness?
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