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Is it possible to do well in psychological testing and still have add?

Is it possible to do well in psychological testing and still have add?

Likely no: Within a full battery of psychological tests, the likelihood of missing the diagnosis of add even if it was there (false negative) is very low. Usually there is a clinical interview that occurs alongside the psychological testing to correlate symptoms with the testing results. Speak openly with your evaluator if you have questions about the results during the appointment to discuss the results. ...Read more

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Had psychosis now being sent for neuropsychological testing as my concentration isn't good. What can I do as self help?

Had psychosis now being sent for neuropsychological testing as my concentration isn't good.  What can I do as self help?

Follow MD's advise: Your doctor is probably trying to find out what is the problem. Neuropsychological testing can help clarify what direction is needed for future treatment. Some things should be addressed with a professional, not with "self help". ...Read more

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What techniques can help you achieve psychological health and well being?

What techniques can help you achieve psychological health and well being?

Truth is the teacher: and we are the students. Well-being comes through open-minded learning from reliable sources and ongoing personal experiments to see what works for you. Along the way you incorporate many methods and skills (techniques) into your bag of tricks. Meditation is an example that works for everyone. But the attitude behind the search for well-being determines success. Never give up on yourself. ...Read more

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Psychologically speaking; How is well-being affected by performance?

Depends.: Performing well usually makes you happy. Performing poorly often makes you sad or anxious. For most people, anyway. What more would you like to know? ...Read more

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How do painkillers affect psychological well being?

How do painkillers affect psychological well being?

Opoid addiction: Pain killer addiction is rapidly destroying the fabric of families and the infrastructure of communites. The incidence of this addiction has a high correlation to secondary untreated disorders. 78 % of the opiate addicts had at least one co-morbid psychiatric disorder at least once in their lifetime. Personality disorders had a high prevalence (42 %). Mood and untreated anxiety follows the lead. ...Read more

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2nd grade son had his took knocked out while playing tag. Bully 2wks later said he meant to do it. Should I be worried about psychological well being?

2nd grade son had his took knocked out while playing tag. Bully 2wks later said he meant to do it.  Should I be worried about psychological well being?

Yes, bullying has: been in the public eye lately, and the studies have been around more and more. All state bullying is bad and causes a myriad of psychological reactions, including suppressed anger, anxiety, decreased academic performance, social withdrawal, etc. Report the bully to the school officials first, then coordinate with them to deal with the parents. Follow up with an appt with a child psychologist ...Read more

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5 months ago something bite me,since then not all the time but it's still itching.There is a mark too.Not sure but i guess it's mostly psychological.

5 months ago something bite me,since then not all the time but it's still itching.There is a mark too.Not sure but i guess it's mostly psychological.

Probably not: If you see a scar, that may be of may not be a remnant of insect bite, resulting from a local skin damage. If it is bothering you, and not clearing up with OTC mess, pl get it checked w a physician. ...Read more