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How Do I Safely Tell My Therapist That I Think That I Have Asperger Syndrome
How do I tell my psychiastrist that i think I have borderline? I don't want to diagnose myself, but have almost all the symptoms. I have bipolar aswell
Speak openly: Simply tell your psychiatrist about your concerns, and that you've been studying about these conditions. In some cases, bipolar disorder can be confused with borderline pd, because mood instability can occur in both. That said, most humans have some emotional conflict in the same areas described in borderline pd, without having the full disorder. Do have the conversation with your doctor! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Oppurtunity to help: I generally ask some of the screening questions. When they agree to these I let them know that I think we have found an opportunity to help. I point out first that starting help soon we give the child a better chance of learning to be social and to do great in relationships and/or school... I refer them and suggest school help. If disbelief I show criteria met by their admission. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Be strightforward: Do not be reluctant to speak to your parents about your concerns. ADHD is a neurological disorder, a result of a low level of brain Dopamine and Nor epinephrin. There is no moral implication to having ADHD. You should seek help from a neurologist or psychiatrist with experience in treating ADHD. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Honestly & Directly: Teh best way to tell your parents if thy have not seen it already is to be honest with them and tell them based on what you are experiencing that you believe that you have Tourette's. Togethr the family can handle the additonal assessment of this problem and posible treametn if tics are hurtfuly or severe. Simple motor tics, for example, happen suddenly and separately from other tics and involve just a few muscles. Some examples are eye blinking and grimacing. In contrast, complex motor tics usually involve more muscle groups. For example, someone might touch a body part or another person repeatedly. In rare cases, people with TS might have a tic that makes them harm themselves, such as head banging. ...Read more
Straight: Honesty os the best policy. If it someone you care about, they probably are already aware and the info will simply be confirmation. Good luck. ...Read more
Can you tell me how i can tell my parents that i think I have asperges and i want to see a psychiatrist?
You just did an: Awesome job right now. I would ask just like that. Be prepared that your parents are likely to ask why. So review symptoms - and maybe have something pre-written so that you don't forget points. Take care. ...Read more
Get Evaluated : If you think you might have Asperger's, you could be evaluated by a psychologist or psychiatrist that specializes in diagnosing and treating autism spectrum disorders in adults. However, unless it's a problem for you, there's no reason to get labeled. It's unlikely (though possible) that Asperger's would first start to be a problem at your age. ...Read more
Share DBT website: Share information on diactic behavioral therapy from the internet and from the book: dialectic behavior therapy for borderline personality disorder, by marcia linehan- found on amazon.Com. This therapeutic treatment protocol (cbt + mindfulness meditation) was developed specifically for this chronic illness/brain and body condition. Seek help and be well! ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Professor Discusses: I wonder if your parents might consider listening to dr. Lynn alden, professor of psychology, speaking about social anxiety? See: http://bit.Ly/1iz0qq1 a great source for information about all types of anxiety ; ways to diminish their impact on life: anxietybc.Org it might be helpful to emphasize to them that you're sharing something important about yourself that you'd like them to understand. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Ask for eval.: Tell your parents that you are concerned there is a problem. Tell them the symptoms that you are experiencing. Ask them to bring to you to see a mental health professional for evaluation and assistance. Take care. ...Read more
I have a lump: If you are feeling a lump, you should tell them you feel a lump in your scrotum. You should see your doctor who may send you to a urologist. Tests such as a scrotal sonogram will likely be ordered. There are cysts and other issues (hydrocele, varicocele, feeling the epididymis) that can occur in the scrotum so it does not definitely mean cancer when you are feeling a lump. ...Read more
See PCP first: and he can refer you to an occupational therapist who usually help children and adults with this type of condition. They help by helping them do better at things they are not good at such as uncoordination and clumsiness and to get used to things they cannot tolerate such as making conversation or playing. ...Read more
What to do if I have aspergers and i think i understand facial expression -but i don't like to do it in case i get wrinkles?
Wrinkles can be nice: Please try not to worry about expression wrinkles - if most of your expressions are even a bit positive, they can be quite attractive. A beautiful song lyric says that "the lines upon my face tell you the story of my life" - it is part of what makes us human. By the age of 45 you've earned the right and in your case it's a badge of honor! just smile gently, you'll look fine. Ask someone you trust. ...Read more
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