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Dr. Louis Gallia
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Inappropriate Words (Overview)

Inappropriate words - vocabulary / written or spoke words that may be offensive to others.


Dr. Louis Gallia
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Inappropriate Words (Overview)

Inappropriate words - vocabulary / written or spoke words that may be offensive to others.


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Doctor's inappropriate behavior?

Doctor's inappropriate behavior?

Define inappropriate: More info is needed to make recommendation about how to handle situation. Some such behaviors are plain wrong & are reportable, others just speak of personality conflict and require either processing or change of dr. Must be quite stressful either way! consulting about the issue with a private therapist may help too... ...Read more

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Can Asperger syndrome cause difficulty with communication? ex. trouble translating thoughts into words?

Can Asperger syndrome cause difficulty with communication? ex. trouble translating thoughts into words?

Asperger's: can cause challenges in communication but they can be overcome to some degree. Difficulty reading the nonverbals and facial expressions of others may may putting your own feelings into words in response to theirs. Ask questions if you are not clear about what someone is saying and they you will be able to formulate a response better. Peace and good health. ...Read more

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Why does tourette's syndrome always forces you to say negative or inappropriate words instead of nice ones?

It doesn't: Most patients with tourette syndrome have throat clearing or a cough as their tic. It is actually very rare for patients with this disease to have whole words or phrases as their tic. ...Read more

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I'm having sudden problems with memory, word recall, reading words. What is happening?

I'm having sudden problems with memory, word recall, reading words. What is happening?

Get evaluated: Since the onset of your symptoms is sudden and these symptoms can mean many things, address them with your primary care doctor to have a full work up and rule out anything physical going on. Based on the results, the optimal course of action will be decided .Good luck! ...Read more

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Why tourette syndrome people have inappropriate sexual behaviors?

Most don't: Inappropriate sexual behaviors would be very rare for somebody with tourette syndrome unless they had a second problem. ...Read more

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What does this mean please ?child 6 has language difficulty grammar immaturities , comprehension of spoken language retain of vocab and expressive

What does this mean please ?child 6 has language difficulty grammar immaturities , comprehension of spoken language retain of vocab and expressive

Many possibilities: There are a number of different conditions that might cause these symptoms. If your child's school has an assessment team ask them to help. If not contact a psychologist. ...Read more

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Anyone ever hear of nonverbal learning disorder?

Anyone ever hear of nonverbal learning disorder?

Yes: These are more common in young children. You should seak a child psychologist or a child psychiatrist who specializes in learning disabilities and they will be better able to explain whether someone has it and how to deal with it. ...Read more

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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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Daughter age 5. Speech and language say she has understanding, vocabulary, processing, poor concentration and her language is disordered what is wrong?

Daughter  age 5. Speech and language say she has understanding, vocabulary, processing, poor concentration and her language is disordered what is wrong?

Hard to say: This is a complex issue that cannot be addressed without a complete evaluation of the child.Physical exam, testing and the input of speech and language pathologists are needed.Even then, the problem may be defined but the origin may remain elusive.Some kids have this as part of another set of developmental problems while others are otherwise normal.Look for answers with a developmental specialist. ...Read more

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What condition causes delay in processing verbal command?

What condition causes delay in processing verbal command?

Can't answer: There are several possibilities, but your question does not provide enough information to even guess at an answer. If you're seriously concerned seek a consultation with a neurologist or a neuropsychologist. ...Read more

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How do I get rid of hyper pigmintattion?

How do I get rid of hyper pigmintattion?

Hydroquinone: Hyperpigmentation if often caused be inflammation du to injury or infection and the action of the sun. Hydroquinone, and sunscreens can revers the process and improve the hyperpigmentation. ...Read more

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8mo's trouble finding words forgetting what Saying, Paused speech. Boss & cust. notice. drneuropsych said avg score, delayed response. Where go answrs?

8mo's trouble finding words forgetting what Saying, Paused speech. Boss & cust. notice. drneuropsych said avg score, delayed response. Where go answrs?

Stay w/doc: and ask about natural help from him/her or a nutritionist. Good fat such as coconut oil, olive oil are good for brain. Ginkgo biloba can be helpful but not if on blood thinners. Seek guidance in these areas. Peace and good health. ...Read more

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My daughter is 18 month,she understand us,do body actions ,use to said words but stop & sound letters out.When do toddlers speak words or sentences ?

My daughter is 18 month,she understand us,do body actions ,use to said words but stop & sound letters out.When do toddlers speak words or sentences ?

Speech: Children learns 20-50 words by 18 months age By 2 years - 2 word sentences -50% understandable by a stranger 3 years 3 word sentences, 75% understandable by a stranger ...Read more

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I'm a natural loner who enjoys solitude. Is this abnormal behavior?

I'm a natural loner who enjoys solitude. Is this abnormal behavior?

A good thing: Einstein called himself a "natural loner" but was wise and kind in addition to his tremendous achievement. Many loners are similar. Most of the happiness life gives comes from meaningful caring for others, and this need not include a lot of socializing. Different people's brains give them different preferences; not everybody is a party animal. If you're hurting no one, embrace who you are. ...Read more

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Why retardation has to do with inappropriate sexual behaviors?

Why retardation has to do with inappropriate sexual behaviors?

Judgment: Mental retardation or intellectual disability means that the person's mind is working at an age younger than actual age. Imagine a 6-8 yo in an adult body: you well may have the physical urges that go with the body, but the judgment about how to act on those urges is impaired. ...Read more

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What is seriously affected neurologically if we lose our emotions feelings, empathy, inhibitions, not talking about depression, something more serious

What is seriously affected neurologically if we lose our emotions feelings, empathy, inhibitions, not talking about depression, something more serious

Psychiatric help: If you feel you are losing control, you need to see a psychiatrist asap. This approaches what a psychopath may feel. I urge you to seek immediate attention. ...Read more

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Lose focus when people talk, hard to start/finish tasks and stud, disorganized, low grades, poor social skills, anxiety. Just lazy/antisocial or add?

Lose focus when people talk, hard to start/finish tasks and stud, disorganized, low grades, poor social skills, anxiety. Just lazy/antisocial or add?

Attention deficit: Many of the symptoms you describe are an adhd presentation, but you also report anxiety. I would encourage you to consult your physician and also get a referral for a psychological evaluation for diagnosis and treatment planning. ...Read more

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Smart (top of class) but easily confused by social interactions. Have trouble articulating myself. Get obsessed about things. Disorder? HFA?

Smart (top of class) but easily confused by social interactions. Have trouble articulating myself. Get obsessed about things. Disorder? HFA?

Couldn't say: until I met you; then.. would be pretty easy. Possibilities include: 1) normal and shy and adolescent 2) normal and anxiety 3) Asberger's syndrome; but... very unusual for someone with it to notice it... so.... a bit unlikely 4) beginning into Schizophrenia (also, very unusual to notice it and would have MANY more symptoms) 5) cultural problems. If newly introduced to a new culture.. happens. ...Read more

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Why does tourette's syndrome always forces you to say negative or inappropriate words instead of nice ones?

It doesn't: Most patients with tourette syndrome have throat clearing or a cough as their tic. It is actually very rare for patients with this disease to have whole words or phrases as their tic. ...Read more

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My son is 17months. Should i be woried he only says 3 words?

My son is 17months. Should i be woried he only says 3 words?

Encourage: A child aged 12- 17 months has a 4 -6 words vocabulary . Repeat words , say aloud and encourage him . At this age they imitate words . ...Read more

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Why do I mix words when speaking?

Not sure what is: meant by mixing words but if this is a change for you & causes impairment - then consider medical eval. ...Read more

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How many words should a 1 year old have?

How many words should a 1 year old have?

2-4 Words: The standard is that a 1 year old child should have a vocabulary of 2-4 words. ...Read more

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I'm at a loss of words, any suggestions?

I'm at a loss of words, any suggestions?

Develop Scripts: One way to deal with "not knowing what to say" is to develop templates or scripts. Another thing you can do is create 5 to 7 questions you will ask another person when you meet, such as, "where did you grow up?" or "what do you do in your spare time"? If you focus on learning about the other person and get them to talk about themself, it takes the focus off you. ...Read more

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How many words should a 21 month old have?

Between 20-22 months: children usually have 25-50 words & say "giant words" like "all gone" & " stop that" then phrases like "Mommy, keys", followed by noun-verb 2-word sentences by age 2. For developmental screens & M-CHAT for social communication, see firstsigns.org. Take results to your pediatrician if concerned & call your state's Early Intervention Program for evaluation of language & overall development. ...Read more

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Speech issues mumbling and loss of words help!?

Encourage you to : See your primary care provider. Pcm may need to refer for neurological evaluation. ...Read more

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When do babies start connecting words to objects?

When do babies start connecting words to objects?

< 1 years: Infants begin to associate words with objects within the first months of life. The more the parents speak to their baby, the more language the baby will acquire. Most babies know who 'mama' is long before they can say the word. Receptive language can be enhanced by talking with your baby. Describe everthing that you say and do with your child and his receptive language will quickly grow. ...Read more

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What to do about why do I mix words when speaking?

Eval: This can't be diagnosed with the information that is available. A history, physical examination & other studies may be needed to determine cause/causes. Once accurately assessed a treatment plan can be developed. ...Read more

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I repeat words in my head all the time. Is that bad?

I repeat words in my head all the time.  Is that bad?

Not Necessarily: It is pretty common to repeat words, phrases, or songs. It becomes a problem if it is so distracting that it keeps us from taking care of daily responsibilites or becomes so frustrating that we become angry or depressed over the practice. If you are repeating things to yourself for hours on end, or not able to carry out daily activities, then it is a problem. ...Read more

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At what average age a baby should start speaking words

At what average age a baby should start speaking words

Mama & dada: Babies start saying mama and dada at 10-14 months of age, but they don't attach meaning to their mama or dada words at first. ...Read more

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In easy to understand words, what is food intolerance?

In easy to understand words, what is food intolerance?

Food intolerance: Some foods don't agree with everyone. If your body does not make the natural chemicals to break down a food, you may not digest it well. This can cause nausea, stomach cramps, gas, diarrhea or vomiting. An allergy reaction may cause hives or swelling. You may need to avoid that food for a while (or sometimes longer). Some people will grow out of these problems and can have those foods again. ...Read more

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How do I stop repeating words over and over in my head?

How do I stop repeating words over and over in my head?

Repeating: This is sometimes seen in people with obsessive-compulsive disorder. If not getting them under control you should see a psychiatrist. ...Read more