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Dr. Erin Krebs
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Frustration (Overview)

Frustration = prevention of achieving one's goal(s).


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Do you think video games can actually cause frustration and stress?

Do you think video games can actually cause frustration and stress?

Depends on person: Most video games are challenging by nature. Many people face challenges with a sense of carefree fun. Others set unrealistically high standards for themselves, or attach too much importance to winning. Frustration and stress can result from self-criticism and from losing sight of the "big picture". After all, they are only games. ...Read more

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Dr. Erin Krebs
114 doctors shared insights

Frustration (Overview)

Frustration = prevention of achieving one's goal(s).


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Can you be okay at the moment I mean by circumstances around you but not feeling okay because of past events? Like a remaining accumulated frustration or something

Can you be okay at the moment I mean by circumstances around you but not feeling okay  because of past events? Like a remaining accumulated frustration or something

Yes!: It is not unusual for unfinished business from the past to continue to ache, even when present circumstances are themselves comfortable. Still, why not work on resolving the discomfort of the past. U will be that much more joyfuly! psychotherapy is a recommended modality; also, energy psychology is very promising. Check it out at www.Eftuniverse.Com or at www.Tapping.Com. Wishing u well! :). ...Read more

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What is the best way to release anger, rage, and frustration?

What is the best way to release anger, rage, and frustration?

Use other outlets: There is no best way. However, finding other outlets such as exercise, or simply taking a walk are very effective. In addition to these, it is helpful to try and understand why you become so angry and frustrated. As such, counseling or psychotherapy can be helpful. ...Read more

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What medicines are there for treating violent mood swings that happen for no reason? And for rapid frustration?

What medicines are there for treating violent mood swings that happen for no reason? And for rapid frustration?

Great Question: First it's important to see a psychiatrist who can give you an accurate diagnosis for what is causing the mood swings. Once that is done, a medication can be prescribed. Counseling may also help. In addition, it would be good to see a general medical doctor, because sometimes a medical condition, like an over-active thyroid gland, can cause mood swings. Hope this answer helps. ...Read more

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What is your single biggest frustration with your patients as a clinician?

What is your single biggest frustration with your patients as a clinician?

Expectations: People sometimes expect the doctor to "fix" them, without their needing to investigate or alter their behavior in any way. Getting sick is like a wake-up call, since so many of our diseases are lifestyle-driven. These same people often do not understand that authentic healing is an incremental, not "one fell swoop, " process -- requiring participation of both patient and doctor. ...Read more

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How can I get rid of all the frustration that is accumulating inside me and making me more frustrated?

How can I get rid of all the frustration that is accumulating inside me and making me more frustrated?

Counselling: You need an outlet. That would be a counsellor that can listen, make judgement on how your frustrations are affecting you and guide you in treating your problem. This could be your pcp or a professional counsellor or other mental health provider. Exercise can help. A good friend can help. Getting involved in other activities can help. Identify and act! you can do it.! ...Read more

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Frustration handling issues - poor anger management when emotional frustration gets too much to handle. What can I do?

Cues, counters: The keys to countering anger and frustration are: developing an awareness if what your cues or triggers are, engaging countering behaviors (e.g., progressive relaxation, challenging automatic thoughts, distraction), initiating a problem solving formula & tracking what works. Anger bouts caused by depression also helped by meds. A cognitive-behavioral therapist can help you develop skills quickly! ...Read more

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Can you tell me how I could get over my sexual frustration?

Can you tell me how I could get over my sexual frustration?

I need more info: It's hard to know why you are frustrated. Are you married? Single? In a relationship? It is hard to answer without knowing what exactly is frustrating you. Psychotherpay can help you sort through all the issues that may be impacting on your sex life. Feel free to write and be more explicit as to what is bothering you. ...Read more

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What can I do to deal/handle frustration?

Anxiety: Confide in those close to you to see if you uncover the source of your frustration and ask for help in devising a plan to cope better. If your frustration continues consult a mental health professional who can help you do the above. Best. ...Read more

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What is the best way to deal with frustration?

What is the best way to deal with frustration?

Frustration: Talk it out, express yourself, get support from close friends or family or a therapist. ...Read more

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What to do to stop hurting myself out of frustration?

What to do to stop hurting myself out of frustration?

Get Help!: Don't do it alone! find a mental health provider who will help you get through the difficulties and help you learn new coping skills: self-care routine, meditation, relaxation, setting up achievable goals. Consider medication, if there's a need.Call 911 or go to the nearest er if thoughts become overwhelming. Suicide hotline: 1-800-273-8255. ...Read more

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What is the best way to keep calm and relaxed over my frustrations?

What is the best way to keep calm and relaxed over my frustrations?

Stay active: Exercise is a great way to relieve stress. Your body releases endorphins during exercise, which can help you feel calm. If you exercise 30 - 60 minutes a day, your stress levels can improve. When stressed, take 5 slow, deep breaths with your eyes closed, then roll your shoulders forward 5 times, then back 5 times. This will slow your heart rate and release tension in your neck and shoulders. ...Read more

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Can you be okay at the moment I mean by circumstances around you but not feeling okay because of past events? Like a remaining accumulated frustration or something

Yes!: It is not unusual for unfinished business from the past to continue to ache, even when present circumstances are themselves comfortable. Still, why not work on resolving the discomfort of the past. U will be that much more joyfuly! psychotherapy is a recommended modality; also, energy psychology is very promising. Check it out at www.Eftuniverse.Com or at www.Tapping.Com. Wishing u well! :). ...Read more

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To overcome frustration?

Frustration: Frustration is really just a momentary emotional experience. We feel uncomfortable and want something to change. Rather than seeking some way to not feel that emotional state, just sit and let the frustration be as it is. Don't tell a story about it, just let it be and see how it resolves all on its own without doing anything. The biggest problem with frustration is trying to get away from it. ...Read more

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How to control my sexual frustration?

How to control my sexual frustration?

Quantity? Quality?: R u seeking more sex? This gives u a chance 2 b self-sufficient...2take care of urself. If u haven't many ways 2do this, it gives u chance 2explore & learn more. R u seeking more *satisfying* sexual experiences w/ ur partner (or partners)? Finding ways 2communicate 2them what feels good = big key. Like dancing, u'll want 2 find music & steps both like, ask/seek feedback, & practice getting in sync ...Read more

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What can I do to handle sexual frustration?

What can I do to handle sexual frustration?

Quantity? Quality?: R u seeking more sex? This gives u a chance 2 b self-sufficient...2take care of urself. If u haven't many ways 2do this, it gives u chance 2explore ; learn more. R u seeking more *satisfying* sexual experiences w/ ur partner (or partners)? Finding ways 2communicate 2them what feels good = big key. Like dancing, u'll want 2 find music ; steps both like, ask/seek feedback, ; practice getting in sync. ...Read more

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What can I do to vent my frustrations easily?

Frustrations: Practice expressing yourself assertively and tactfully while being truthful and respectful of who you are addressing. Best. ...Read more