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How to get a diagnosis for osteoarthritis?

How to get a diagnosis for osteoarthritis?

Oa diagnosis: An osteoarthritis diagnosis is gotten from xraying the affected area. ...Read more

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How can I get a dyslexia diagnosis?

How can I get a dyslexia diagnosis?

Dyslexia testing: Dyslexia needs to be diagnosed by a psychologist who is knowledgeable about learning differences. IQ, academic, and phonological processing will all need to be assessed. ...Read more

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How can an adult get a diagnosis for autism spectrum?

Autism in adults : Autism spectrum d/o can b diagnosed via clinical interview and a collaborative info from the family .There are assesment scales also used for that.It all depends what it's needed for. The treatment for depression anxiety or other issues for some autism does not need any rating scales.Contact a psychiatrist or psychologist good luck. ...Read more

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What is a way to actually get a definitive diagnosis of copd?

What is a way to actually get a definitive diagnosis of copd?

PFTs...: Pulmonary function tests will definitively diagnose COPD by demonstrating the presence of airway obstruction that is not reversible with bronchodilators. See your doctor to have this testing done! ...Read more

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Is it possible to have a diagnosis of autism and adhd?

Is it possible to have a diagnosis of autism and adhd?

Autism ADHD: Absolutely! make sure you have a good evaluation from a psychologist who understands autism and developmental disorders. Often with spectrum disorders, Intuniv and non stimulant treatments work better. Check with a good psychiatrist first. Here is my take on the spectrum http://youtu.Be/xg1ngp1ngds. ...Read more

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What type of doctor would I go to in order to get a sleep disorder diagnosed?

What type of doctor would I go to in order to get a sleep disorder diagnosed?

Sleep Medicine Dr.: In order to properly diagnose a sleep disorder, one should see a sleep medicine doctor. Usually, an overnight "sleep study" needs to be done (usually painless, and involves little wires glued onto one's scalp to measure the brain rhythms, while one sleeps under video monitoring). There are many types of sleep disorders, with various treatments. Children also get sleep disorders. ...Read more

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Can you tell me how to get a diagnosis for depression?

Can you tell me how to get a diagnosis for depression?

A clinical: psychologist can diagnose and treat depression. There are several types. Some resolve as we adjust to changes in life, others need professional help. Feeling Good is a helpful book by David Burns but professional help is needed for diagnosis and treatment. Peace and good health. ...Read more

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What's the best treatment to get rid of asperger's syndrome?

What's the best treatment to get rid of asperger's syndrome?

No real cure: Asperger's disorder (ad) is a type of autism that mainly affects social connectedness and also presents with odd or unusual interests. Typically, those with ad have normal to high iq's. The best established approach is to use their intelligence to "learn" how to interact with others and to control their behaviors so they don't stand out. A number of centers specialize in this type of work. ...Read more

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How would you go about getting an autism diagnosis for a young adult? Is there any benefit to get a diagnosis?

How would you go about getting an autism diagnosis for a young adult? Is there any benefit to get a diagnosis?

Find an expert: In most areas, it would be highly unusual for someone with autism to make it to adulthood without having been diagnosed, but it still happens. Evidence suggests autism manifests between birth and age 21/2 or so. There is no specific treatment for it; but, knowing what the trouble is may help. Also, am autism diagnosis might give eligibility to programs & services restricted to that diagnosis. ...Read more

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Wanted to know where can I get a diagnosis test for aspergers?

Wanted to know where can I get a diagnosis test for aspergers?

At a psychiatrist : You should get an appointment for a psychiatric evaluation. That is how you get the diagnosis. ...Read more

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Can you get a dual diagnosis of autism and Down syndrome?

If you have both. : yes. Autistic Spectrum Disorder presents as regression in language & behavior between ages 3-7 years in kids with DS & mild-moderate Intellectual Disability. The child must be evaluated for hearing loss, also common in DS. The closest Developmental/Behavioral Pediatricians near you are in Bangor. See www.healthgrades.com/pediatric-developmental-behavioral-health-directory/me-maine/bangor. ...Read more

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How do I find out what is the symptoms of a personality disorder?

How do I find out what is the symptoms of a personality disorder?

There are several : Personality disorders (narcissistic, borderline, obsessive compulsive, sociopathic) with different sets of symptoms. The common denominator is that people with personality disorders are comfortable with their symptoms and do not think there is anything wrong with them. Therefore it is very hard to treat them. They have no desire to change. ...Read more

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How to go about proper diagnosis of personality disorder?

Proper?: The Clinical Psychologist should be experienced in personality disorders. They'll possibly use some tests and interview about life all the way back. They might benefit from seeing creative work. Many personality qualities don't emerge early in relationships so it can take time. These are NOT diseases! They are styles of being. So the term Dx is a bit misleading to many. Hope this helps! ...Read more

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What is the best way to get a mental assessment for my husband?

What is the best way to get a mental assessment for my husband?

Call your insurance: Call your insurance company to find a psychologist or psychiatriast in your area who accepts your insurance. If you are worried about his immediate safety, bring him to an ER or call 911. ...Read more

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How to get rid of an anxiety disorder without therapist?

How to get rid of an anxiety disorder without therapist?

Awareness: Anxiety develops when we lose awareness of our thought and feelings. Before we realize what's happened, our body is responding to a situation with high anxiety and we don't know why. Mindfulness based stress reduction this can help slow your thoughts and bring you back to the present moment in a peaceful way. I recommend the book the mindful way through anxiety by susan orsillo. Good luck. ...Read more

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How to get the correct diagnosis for thyroidism?

How to get the correct diagnosis for thyroidism?

Scan and biopsy: If the patient is sweaty and losing weight hyperthyroidism may be present. If putting on weight and swelling present pretibially, myxedema may be developing. Thyroxin levels in the system will indicate hyper or hypothyroidism. ...Read more