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What is an idiosyncratic response to medications?

What is an idiosyncratic response to medications?

Oppositive or negati: Idiosyncratic refers to an unusual response to a medication, sometimes the opposite for which it was given. These are not allergies, but drug reactions, which should be relayed to any health professional you see. ...Read more

Idiosyncratic (Definition)

Reaction or process that is not expected to happened and is not fully understanded or explained for scientifical analysis and is especific to a ...Read more


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What is an idiosyncratic response to a medication?

What is an idiosyncratic response to a medication?

Oppositive or negati: Idiosyncratic refers to an unusual response to a medication, sometimes the opposite for which it was given. These are not allergies, but drug reactions, which should be relayed to any health professional you see. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: idiosyncratic?

It just happens: Reaction or process that is not expected to happened and is not fully understanded or explained for scientifical analysis and is especific to a patient or a condition. ...Read more

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Can someone explain to me "idiosyncratic allergic reaction"?

Can someone explain to me "idiosyncratic allergic reaction"?

Idiosyncratic Rx: An idiosyncratic allergic reaction is an unexpected adverse reaction, typically due to a drug or food, not involving the immune system in the same way that one might reaction to a pet, pollen or a food allergy like peanut. For example, hives from Aspirin or x-ray contrast are due to their chemical properties in the body, not allergic antibodies. Allergy skin or blood tests are not helpful. ...Read more

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Ways to limit idiosyncratic fainting/seizures?

Ways to limit idiosyncratic fainting/seizures?

2 different things: Seizures are electrical events in the brain interfering with normal brain functions including muscle tone and consciousness. Causes of seizures may be undeterminable at times, hence "idiopathic". Fainting on the other hand results from interruption or reduction of blood supply to the brain. If the cause of this is undeterminable, then this is also idiosyncratic, i.e. Not determinable in your case. ...Read more

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Can you explain idiosyncratic masturbation in men with delayed ejaculation?

Can you explain idiosyncratic masturbation in men with delayed ejaculation?

Idiosyncratic: Masturbation develops in some men who masturbate frequently and get used to a particular rhythm and a specific pressure holding the penis to achieve orgasm. Such a combination can not be achieved with vaginal intercourse & causes delayed ejaculation. These man may need to self manipulate during sex achieve orgasm. Some men with idiosyncratic masturbation only climax with self manipulation. ...Read more

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To have obsessive compulsive disorder or fake idiosyncratic traits?

To have obsessive compulsive disorder or fake idiosyncratic traits?

OCD v. idiosyncrasy?: Ocd sufferers experience their symptoms as odd or shameful, and tend to hide them and their suffering. This can be quite different from character quirks, or idiosyncrasies that may not really involve obsession [ driven thoughts] or compulsions [driven, unwanted, behaviors]. Psychobabble is rampant everywhere, and care should be used in "labeling". "label" only to understand, empathize and help, . ...Read more

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What is the concept of attachment and why important?

What is the concept of attachment and why important?

Basis / relationship: Attachment is the 2 way emotional connection between (initially) a young child and his caregiver. When that first bond is healthy, it allows the child to bond with others in their world and develop reciprocity, the ability to take the perspective of another, and empathy. Without it, relationships with others usually are stormy, harmful, or non-existent for a lifetime. Treatment helps somewhat. ...Read more

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Reactive attachment disorder - what is that?

Reactive attachment disorder - what is that?

Reactive Attachment: Is a disorder in children characterized by markedly disturbed & developmentally inappropriate ways of relating socially. For example, failure to initiate or respond to social interactions (inhibited form, or rad), or indiscriminate sociability with strangers (disinhibited vform, or dad). Cause is failure to form normal attachments to primary caregivers as result of neglect, abuse or separation. ...Read more

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How to know if I have reactive attachment disorder?

How to know if I have reactive attachment disorder?

Reactive attachment: Disorder starts B4 age 5. Signs. Symptoms can begin during infancy. T: Withdrawn, sad listless appearance, Failure 2smile Failure 2 reach out when picked up No interest in interactive games No interest in playing w' toys Engaging in self-soothing behavior, i.e. rocking Calm when left alone
Later children may exhibit disinterested (withdrawn) or disinhibited (over attention seeking) behaviors ...Read more

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What is reactive attachment disorder & detachment issues?

What is reactive attachment disorder & detachment issues?

Disturbance in...: Early attachments, often because of abuse or neglect, that interfere with a child's ability to bond to or respond appropriately to others. Considered a serious disorder. There may be disturbances in eating and failure to gain weight. Without intervention early on, the disorder can become relatively permanent and interfere with the ability to relate to others later on. ...Read more

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Are insecure attachment issues more common in only children?

Are insecure attachment issues more common in only children?

No: Attachment issues are not related to family size or lack of siblings. ...Read more

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What is the best way to control reactive attachment disorder?

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What is the best way to control reactive attachment disorder?

Reactive Attachment: Provide emotionally available attachment figures, individual & family therapy, treat aggression & oppositional problems, educate re. Parenting skills. ...Read more

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Is there an actual diagnosis of emotional attachment problems?

Is there an actual diagnosis of emotional attachment problems?

Yes: Attachment disorder develops when children have been unable to consistently connect to parent or caregiver. The disorder ranges from 'insecure attachment' to more severe form, reactive attachment disorder. Reactive attachment disorder is common in children who have been neglected or abused, lived in orphanage, or bounced around in foster care. ...Read more

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What is the root cause of a child with insecure attachment issues?

What is the root cause of a child with insecure attachment issues?

Early Experience: It is thought the the most common cause of attachment problems has to donwith negative early experiences and possible trauma. This may also occur due to personality difficulties or other emotional problems that are internal to the child. ...Read more

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What are some success stories regarding reactive attachment disorder?

Adverse early life: Experiences cause neurobiological & neuroendocrine changes in infants', toddlers' & children's brains till ~ age 5. RAD requires evaluations by a developmental/behavioral pediatrician, child psychiatrist & child (neuro)psychologist for comorbid neurodevelopmental & psychiatric disorders. Http://www. Ncbi. Nlm. Nih. Gov/pmc/articles/PMC2809447/ has examples of improvement with multimodal treatments. ...Read more

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I need a simple list of the symptoms of reactive attachment disorder.

I need a simple list of the symptoms of reactive attachment disorder.

RAD: RAD is not accepted diagnosis by all drs. However there appear to be a group of children that were chronically and severely tramatized in early childhood and failed to bond with close family members. They often have severe behavior problems, opposition to authority, wander the house at night, can be aggressive, fail to show empathy for others, but can also be very charming, and are delinquent. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: reactive attachment disorder?

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RAD: Markedly disturbed & developmentally inappropriate ways of relating socially to others. It arises from failure to form failure to form normal attachments to primary caregivers in early childhood, due to neglect or abuse or abrupt separation or frequent change of caregivers at age 6months to 3 years. It can be inhibited form (avoid comfort) or disinhibited (excessive indiscriminate seeking of atten. ...Read more

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Is reactive attachment disorder just a phase that will go away eventually?

Is reactive attachment disorder just a phase that will go away eventually?

No: Reactive attachment disorder (rad) is one of the more severe childhood mental health diagnoses which almost always requires intensive professional intervention. One of the reasons for this is that children with rad fundamentally have difficulty establishing close relationships with caregivers, which is an essential requirement for both affect and behavioral regulation. ...Read more

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Is it normal for my baby to form attachments to caregivers other than myself?

Is it normal for my baby to form attachments to caregivers other than myself?

Yes of course: You are the main one but others are of obvious interest to a normal healthy baby. ...Read more

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I have reactive attachment disorder, having a hard time because of my mood issues?

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I have reactive attachment disorder, having a hard time because of my mood issues?

Reactive attachment: Schedule with a psychotherapist to help work on your attachment issues. ...Read more

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How do I know if my son has an attachment problem if he cries when he goes to school?

How do I know if my son has an attachment problem if he cries when he goes to school?

Very unlikely: Younger children who refuse to attend school are more likely to have separation anxiety (disorder) rather than attachment disorder. Older anxious children usually do so because of social phobia. ...Read more

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What to do if I have rad. (reactive attachment disorder) and I don't know what to do. I don't want to tell my parentsany advice?

What to do if I have rad. (reactive attachment disorder) and I don't know what to do. I don't want to tell my parentsany advice?

Psychotherapy: Are you actually 49 or younger, using an adult's profile? If you are a child you may need your parent's help, if not contact a psychologist who specializes in RAD ...Read more

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What is attachment parenting?

What is attachment parenting?

Refers to children: Child forms a strong emotional bond with caregivers during childhood with lifelong consequences. The absent parent or child going from one foster home to another children can develop reactive attachment disorder, they can't trust adults. Children needs to know that a parent is there when they need them. ...Read more

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What are the points of attachment of the chordae tendineae?

What are the points of attachment of the chordae tendineae?

Papillary muscles: The chordae tendinae attach the papillary muscles of the heart to the mitral valve and a second set also connects to the tricuspid valve. They look like thick white branches extending from the valve to the muscles. ...Read more

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Is the attachment of a child and grandma carried through all their lives?

Is the attachment of a child and grandma carried through all their lives?

Yes: Child is lucky to have a loving grandma. It makes her secure as she grows up because the attachment gives her a lot of confidence that somebody cares for her aside from her mom and dad. ...Read more

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Are autism and attachment issues related?

Are autism and attachment issues related?

No,: Autism is a neurological condition present before birth and manifesting at some point in infancy.
Attachment issues can occur in any child exposed to prolonged, insufficient and/or inconsistent parenting. ...Read more