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Dr. Adam Tripp
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Mental Disorder (Definition)

A mental disorder is psychological condition or set of behaviors that either causes the individual emotional distress and/or results in impairment in various ...Read more


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Could un treated brain trauma as a result of hard beat on my head can cause a mental illness like shezsofrenia or depression?

Could un treated brain trauma as a result of hard beat on my head can cause a mental illness like shezsofrenia or depression?

Brain traumas: Require either a neurological exam or imaging, or both to be sure of the extent of damage, if any. Severe brain trauma causes lots of problems, most often some form of dementia (loss of cognitive functions--memory, calculation ability, etc.) It normally doesn't cause schizophrenia, but depression is common, especially if there is loss of mental function. Go to a neurologist, to start. ...Read more

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Is killing/hurting people in your head a very disturbing sign of mental illness?

Is killing/hurting people in your head a very disturbing sign of mental illness?

Do you think of this: Often? Does it give you pleasure? Is it upsetting to you? Does it make you feel more powerful? Do have the urge to act on these thoughts? Do you hurt animals? If this has happened to you very often, I would encourage you to get it checked out. If you believe you are imminently going to harm or kill someone please let police know so that they can help to get you safely to a medical facility. ...Read more

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Could shaking my head violently to make my thick hair look good growing up for years be the reason I have such horrible mental illness now at 18?

Could shaking my head violently to make my thick hair look good growing up for years be the reason I have such horrible mental illness now at 18?

That is a question: I would ask of your treatment team. They know your current condition & could shed light on causative or exacerbating issues. Take care. ...Read more

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Are nausea, sweating, increased heart rate, head tingling, and an occasional visual aura typical of mental illness related dissociation?

Are nausea, sweating, increased heart rate, head tingling, and an occasional visual aura typical of mental illness related dissociation?

Possible: They can be but also can be caused by many other conditions. Dissociation is a complicated illness and needs to be treated by a psychiatrist. If you have this then see a psychiatrist ad let them know of your symptoms. If you do not have this diagnosis, see your primary care physician as soon as possible to figure out the cause. ...Read more

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Is still researching gong on in mental illness like ocd? Is it a proved medical fact that low seritonin cause OCD and depression. Will taking SSRIS help

Is still researching gong on in mental illness like ocd? Is it a proved medical fact that low seritonin cause OCD and depression. Will taking SSRIS help

Research continues: We know that SSRIs can help with OCD. We know that SSRIs increase the availability of serotonin (and norepinephrine) in the brain. There is also research indicating dopamine as a factor in the disorder. Unfortunately, we don't yet know the root causes of OCD. ...Read more

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How exactly can a chemical imbalance cause mental illness?

How exactly can a chemical imbalance cause mental illness?

Neurotransmitters: Our brains operate on two principles: chemistry and electricity. Neurotransmitters are the chemicals used by our brains to produce all movements, thoughts, emotions, and behaviors. Common chemicals include serotonin, dopamine, and adrenaline (more than 100 brain chemicals are known). We believe mental illness occurs when brain chemicals get out of balance. Treatment is intended to restore balance. ...Read more

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What are the causes of people with a mental illness to refuse medications?

Psych Meds: First of all it is difficult to accept that someone has a mental illness, also even now there is a taboo in society towards those who have mental illness. Being in denial, society pressures, sometimes people with mania who are super happy and energized don't want to accept mental illness. Sometimes voices or paranoia may prevent patients from taking meds. ...Read more

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What can cause visual hallucinations with no mental illness?

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What can cause visual hallucinations with no mental illness?

Visual Hallucination: Can be seen more in organic disorders such as brain lesion, epilepsy, migraines, psychedelic drug use, alcoholism, dementia & lesions in the visual fields. ...Read more

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What childhood experiences cause high anxiety and mental illness later?

Perhaps: A childhood marked by dysfunction can raise levels of anxiety. Abuse/ neglect may increase the risk for developing certain mental illnesses. Symptoms need to be assessed in context. ...Read more

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Can anaesthetics and accompanying conventional drugs cause mental illness?

Can anaesthetics and accompanying conventional drugs cause mental illness?

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 more

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Which mental illness could cause a person to kill a member of their own family?

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

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Can poor parenting actually cause mental illness?

Can poor parenting actually cause mental illness?

Poor parenting: That includes violence or abuse could cause ptsd, depression, anxiety, etc. What do you mean by poor parenting? The journal "pediatrics" reported that physical punishment (i.E, pushing, grabbing, shoving, slapping, hitting) without abuse or neglect is associated with more mood and anxiety disorders, personality disorders, & drug abuse. Spanked children have more problems with anger & hitting. ...Read more

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Why does spinal toxoplasmosis cause dysesthesias and mental illness?

Connexion: Spine is connected to brain. Even though the lesion is in spine, it can extend its menifestations to extend the whole central nervous system. ...Read more

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Mental illness - can it cause someone to have an obsession with fantasy?

Mental illness - can it cause someone to have an obsession with fantasy?

Yes it can: There are many kinds of mental illnesses, and some can include obsessions with fantasy. This doesn't mean that everyone who enjoys fantasy is mentally ill. Depends what kind of fantasy you mean, and whether they are able to engage in "real" life also, or not. ...Read more

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Nasal (Definition)

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