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Doctor insights on: Inappropriate Immediate Attachment

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What mental disorder is characterized by lack of emotion or inappropriate emotional response?

What mental disorder is characterized by lack of emotion or inappropriate emotional response?

Several d/o: Personality disorders/ depression / psychotic disorders / drug and etoh disorders all have a potential component of flattened or inappropriate emotional response. ...Read more

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Is this suicide attempt or reckless behavior?

Is this suicide attempt or reckless behavior?

Both: As you give more specific history to the psychiatrist, believe me, you'll know. Best moulah you ever spent. I be watchin, real close ! ...Read more

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Only psychiatrist respond please.Mentally ill.It's not PTSD. Sufferin from delayed emotional response an reaction related 2 recent non traumatic thing?

Only psychiatrist respond please.Mentally ill.It's not PTSD. Sufferin from delayed emotional response an reaction related 2 recent non traumatic thing?

Therapy?: Not sure what the question is here. This indicates Mental illness w diagnosis of PTSD and use of Paxil (paroxetine). The question is: Are you in therapy? Even though most recent reactions are not due to recent trauma - that can still be addressed in therapy. Take care. ...Read more

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Should a client return to the psychiatrist/pyschologist after expressing suicidal plans and an emergency called ?

Should a client return to the psychiatrist/pyschologist after expressing suicidal plans and an emergency called ?

Psychologists and: Psychiatrists are mandated to get their clients help if they report suicidal plans. They are trying to keep you safe when they do. So, yes you should go back to your therapist after an emergency is called. They care about you and want to help you overcome what is making you feel suicidal. ...Read more

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When should an itp patient seek emergency medical attention?

When should an itp patient seek emergency medical attention?

Bleeding: You should seek medical care when you notice an increase in the frequency or severity of bruising or bleeding. It does not necessarily require a visit to an emergency room, but you should at least contact your hematologist. ...Read more

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Is impulsive behavior the first sign of future suicidal or homicidal behavior?

Is impulsive behavior the first sign of future suicidal or homicidal behavior?

Probably not: The first signs of suicidal or homicidal behavior tend to be either depression or a general lack of concern for the well-being of others. While someone that impulsive may make a decision the harm themselves or others, we are more interested in suicidal or homicidal thoughts as a precursor to such behavior. ...Read more

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Does child abuse lead to emotional attachment problems in kids?

Does child abuse lead to emotional attachment problems in kids?

It often does: Child abuse in implys that the people trusted to care for a child also inflict physical, emotional or sexual abuse.The fact that these perpetrators are supposed to create the strongest bonds of trust with the victim, often makes the victum leary of any close relationship. When their bonded abuser can be both loving & supportive & cruel & hateful, kids may distrust everyone.Therapy can help in time. ...Read more

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Can an epileptic person, who's 1yr seizure free, have an instant seizure relapse due to major head trauma?

Can an epileptic person, who's 1yr seizure free, have an instant seizure relapse due to major head trauma?

Yes: A year without seizures does not guarantee that you will never have another seizure. Head trauma can also cause a seizure. I hope this is already being evaluated and treated by your doctor. If not, see a doctor right away. You should not be driving or operating heavy machinery for now. Make certain your friends, family, coworkers know about your seizure disorder and recent head trauma. ...Read more

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Any tip to recognize 12 y/o boy possible hyperactive attention deficit?

Any tip to recognize 12 y/o boy possible hyperactive attention deficit?

7 or more signs: Observe the boy and note if he shows seven or more signs of adhd. There are many signs of adhd including failure to pay attention, short attention span, poor organization, forgetfulness, often interrupts other people, often loses things, is easily distracted, talks a lot and fidgets with his hands and feet. ...Read more

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I'd rather deal with the issues of my depression, anorexia, ptsd, self-harm & suicidal ideation myself than involve professionals, is this possible?

I'd rather deal with the issues of my depression, anorexia, ptsd, self-harm & suicidal ideation myself than involve professionals, is this possible?

You deserve help: I want to say this gently- if you were able to control and correct these symptoms, my guess is that you would have already done so by now. If what you have done to date hasn't worked, i encourage you to be open to accepting professional assistance. Take care. ...Read more

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How can violent outbursts be broken into either autistim vs the low IQ issues?

How can violent outbursts be broken into either autistim vs the low IQ issues?

Autism vs low IQ: Most kids with autism are smart, which is obvious in the right context; they just don't tune into the world. Kids with low IQ have trouble learning; they are very tuned into the world, but have trouble understanding it. Both may engage in self-stimulating behaviors. Best assessment is by skilled interviewing and observation by pediatric pscyhiatrist. ...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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Which emotional disorder could cause a person to have irrational outbursts of violent behavior?

Which emotional disorder could cause a person to have irrational outbursts of violent behavior?

Several: It is a key feature of intermittent explosive disorder. However, other emotional disorders can lead to mood instability which might end up with violent episodes. Is the person in touch with reality? It not look towards psychotic disorders. Possibly a mood disorder in a manic episode which can manifest in irritability and impulsivity. Look for substance and alcohol abuse too. Get help! ...Read more

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Can someone describe passive aggressive behavior for me?

Can someone describe passive aggressive behavior for me?

Interaction style: Passive/aggressive behavior is a way some react when asked to do something they do not really like but believe they cannot outright refuse to do. Instead, they have a negative attitude, "forget" to carry out tasks, or make careless mistakes. They often are critical of authority & alternate between outright hostility & contrition. If chronic, it is called passive-aggressive personality disorder. ...Read more

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Is compulsive lying an actual medical condition?

Is compulsive lying an actual medical condition?

It's a psychological: condition, not a medical one. It usually begins in early childhood and requires psychotherapy to overcome it. ...Read more

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From clinical stand point, is there an actual 'time limit' after brain death declaration to withdraw life support?

From clinical stand point, is there an actual 'time limit' after brain death declaration to withdraw life support?

Do it now: There is no such thing as "life support" once brain death has been diagnosed. Third-party payers won't pay unless the technology is specifically to make an organ available for transplantation. One group of ideologues kept a brain-dead nebraskan's heart beating for over 20 years; no nervous tissue was found on autopsy. God save me from people like this. Be brave, and good luck. ...Read more

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