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Doctor insights on: How To Overcome Your Addiction Of Watching Dramas

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How to overcome your addiction of watching dramas?

How to overcome your addiction of watching  dramas?

Cold turkey : Just spend the time you would watching them and think of fun activities for yourself. ...Read more

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Dr. Vasu Brown
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Addiction (Definition)

Addiction is a primary, chronic disease of brain reward, motivation, memory, and related circuitry. Dysfunction in these circuits leads to characteristic biological, psychological, social and spiritual manifestations. This is reflected in an individual pathologically pursuing reward and/or relief by substance use and other behaviors. A person affected by addiction will be unable to consistently Abstain from use, will have Impaired Behavioral control, will have Craving or increased "hunger" for drugs or rewarding experiences, will have a Dysfunctional Emotional response, and will show diminished recognition of significant problems with their own ...Read more


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How to overcome the fear to exercise because of embarrassment?

How to overcome the fear to exercise because of embarrassment?

Just go for it: Embarrassment about body image is common, but if you are determined, you can overcome it. You are exercising for yourself, and yourself only. Do not worry or care about what other people think. ...Read more

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How to overcome my fear of confronting people?

How to overcome my fear of confronting people?

How about starting: With a self help book on assertiveness training. Therapy can also be very helpful. ...Read more

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Hey hi, i'm christian i need to know the psychological impact of watching pornvideo because i want to stop watching those video, kindly help me.thx?

Hey hi, i'm christian i need to know the psychological impact of watching pornvideo because i want to stop watching those video, kindly help me.thx?

What for?: There's a logical flaw in your post. If you want to stop watching porn, your mind is already made up that you need to. If that's the case, why do you need to know the psychological impact? You're asking for evidence, which isn't what religion is about. Religious faith is belief WITHOUT proof. You don't NEED evidence in religion. If it's written somewhere that it's wrong, that's God talking. Right? ...Read more

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What are good ways to overcome my lifelong addiction to sugar?

What are good ways to overcome my lifelong addiction to sugar?

Information: Sugar is not a truly addicting substance. Substituting thing other that sugar gradually may help. It requires inner personal strength. ...Read more

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What are good ways to overcome my addiction to tarot cards?

What are good ways to overcome my addiction to tarot cards?

Tarot cards: What are you looking for from the tarot cards? Advice? Predictions? How are your relationships with live people you can talk with and enjoy doing things with? These are crucial issues for you. You've seemingly noticed that one activity is receiving an inordinate amount of your time. I know of no 12 step group specifically for tarot card users, but personal counseling may help you move on. ...Read more

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How do you learn to get over the anger of someone molesting your childre?

How do you learn to get over the anger of someone molesting your childre?

Your best bet: : See a professional. It is never a guaranteed result, but your first step should be to discuss this with a dr in the behavioral health field. ...Read more

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How do you help someone overcome their fear of going to the orthodontist?

Unknown: Mostly what we fear is the unknown. Become informed. Use the internet for information, but take everything with a grain of salt. Talk to Orthodontic patients who will tell you there may be some transient mild discomfort, but frank pain is very unusual. Schedule time to sit and talk with an Orthodontic Specialist, and go in with a written list of questions. Take it one small step at a time. ...Read more

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How can women overcome the fear of ambition?

How can women overcome the fear of  ambition?

What do you fear?: First not all women fear ambition. Before you overcome something you must understand it. What does having ambition mean to you. Answer that first then why do you fear it? Is it fear if failure or feat of success and losing control of your life. It gets complicated. Answer the easy questions first. What is ambition to me, why do I fear it, what does it represent to me?. ...Read more

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I need some tips on how to overcome fear of embarrassment?

Have you considered: Cognitive behavioral therapy. That way, rather than just incorporating small tips- you can actually make a real change to how you think and feel about issues. Take care. ...Read more

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How to stop with my addiction to porn?

Get psychiatric help: Sexual addiction is a recognized form of "process" addiction - addiction to something other than a substance. It may be similar to gambling addiction. There is often a history of trauma, particularly at young ages - being molested or sexually involved with an older person as a child. There are psychiatrists/psychologists who specialize in the treatment of sexual problems like porn addiction. ...Read more

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What are some self improvement techniques that a drug/alcohol addict can try on his own to overcome addiction? Without rehab

What are some self improvement techniques that a drug/alcohol addict can try on his own to overcome addiction? Without rehab

Alcohol and Drugs: I commend you for wanting to be sober and drug free. Be honest with yourself: what Alcohol and Drugs (Marijuana, Cocaine, Amphetamines, Narcotics) have done to your Emotional, Intellectual, Physical, Social, Financial and Spiritual health. Do not be victim of your impulse, urge and cravings to use Alcohol and Drugs. Attend AA and NA Meetings, have a Sponsor See Psychiatrist for Therapy, Relaxation ...Read more

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Please recommend some tips on how to overcome bitter cynicism and social anxiety?

Please recommend some tips on how to overcome bitter cynicism and social anxiety?

Hard 2 reduce 2 tips: ...But i'd say zoom out, like a camera lens would. Think about your life ; your self. Imagine the person u want 2 be. Does that include making peace w/past hurts ; disappointments? Does it mean coming 2 terms w/anger toward people who may have let u down or who may have hurt u? And does this mean having more people in your life? Finally, does this include caring less about others might judge u? ...Read more

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How do you cope with OCD unwanted thoughts overtaking you when your on medicine?

How do you cope with OCD unwanted thoughts overtaking you when your on medicine?

Erp+meds: The most powerful treatment is a combined approach which utilizes behavior therapy and medicine concurrently. Both can be helpful independently but when used together they can produce results which are better and long lasting. ...Read more

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Can someone tell me how people learn to cope with sleep paralysis & fear of sleeping in dark?

Can someone tell me how people learn to cope with sleep paralysis & fear of sleeping in dark?

See below: It's recommended you consult a psychologist w/ a sleep medicine background to help you w/ alleviating your fears and concerns with sleep. If you are having sleep paralysis often and have excessive daytime sleepiness, it is recommended you consult a sleep medicine doctor as well to determine if there are other underlying sleep issues, such as sleep apnea or even narcolepsy. Hope this helps! ...Read more

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How to learn to cope with sleep paralysis & fear of sleeping in dark?

How to learn to cope with sleep paralysis & fear of sleeping in dark?

See below: It's recommended you consult a psychologist w/ a sleep medicine background to help you w/ alleviating your fears and concerns with sleep. If you are having sleep paralysis often and have excessive daytime sleepiness, it is recommended you consult a sleep medicine doctor as well to determine if there are other underlying sleep issues, such as sleep apnea or even narcolepsy. Hope this helps! ...Read more

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Is their any physiological problems in watching porns and getting addicted to masturbation?

Is their any physiological problems in watching porns and getting addicted to masturbation?

Porn addiction : Addiction to any compulsive sexual behavior (eg porn, masturbation) is possible. Sex addiction is a mental disorder where constant & intrusive thoughts of sex reach a point of interfering with normal behavior. Recovery requires therapy. The 12 steps, sponsor, sex addicts anonymous www.Sexaa.Org can help. Psychotherpay and medications can also help. ...Read more

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How can a psychiatrist help someone overcome past feelings of shame?

How can a psychiatrist help someone overcome past feelings of shame?

Shame: Shame is just about the darkest emotion people can face. It presupposes that there's an audience to our alleged wrongdoings, and that devastating judgement will be passed. Something to remember is that everyone has something they feel ashamed about; it's inescapable. Find a reputable psychotherapist to speak with. Getting it off one's chest in a safe, nonjudgmental place is the first step. ...Read more