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Is psychological 'help' really effective?

Is psychological 'help' really effective?

Yes: I am a huge fan of psychological treatment. I often find people in very intense and stressful personal circumstances expect a magic cure from anti-depressants, but a pill can't cure a bad boss, friendship, maritial problems, etc. The benefit of augmenting any medical treatment with a caring advocate who can help you see clearly through solutions depression itself often clouds can be key! ...Read more

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Is it possible to have psychological pain?

Is it possible to have psychological pain?

Absolutely: I'm not sure if i understand your exact question, but all pain has a psychological component and although it can play a more or less significant role, it is almost never absent. That's part of why general anesthesia involves you being unconscious. Pain experience is psychological in some way. It think you want to know if it can be there w/out physical cause. The answer is yes - it can be. ...Read more

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What is the meaning of psychological pain?

Pain: Usually in reference to pain that is psychological in nature rather than medical in nature. Emotional rather than physical. Best. ...Read more

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How precise are psychological online tests?

How precise are psychological online tests?

Depends on the tests: Screening tests for depression such as the beck depression inventory or the mood disorders questionaire for bipolar disorder or the ybocs for obsessive compulsive disorder are very good. ...Read more

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What is a psychological processing disorder?

What is a psychological processing disorder?

Processing disorder: There are learning disorders of information processing. This can include auditory and visual information processing. However, i've never heard of a psychological processing disorder, so it could be a jargon term. ...Read more

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Could it be I have a psychological condition?

Not enough info.: Please provide us with a little more history and re-ask. ...Read more

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How to tell if I have a psychological problem ?

How to tell if I have a psychological problem ?

Mental health : Basically we all have some psychological issues in our lives. As a psychologist I tell people when symptoms interfere with your everyday functioning then there could be a problem. Also, if you are unhappy about an issue in your life and you cannot find the solution on your own professional guidance could help. ...Read more

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What are psychological benefits of working out?

What are psychological benefits of working out?

Working out: move lymphatic fluid (sludge) out of the body. Hence we can feel more clear-minded and positive. It also raises the level of endorphins in the body which are responsible for elevated mood. Overall health is improved as can be self confidence due to controlling what can be controlled in life, i.e., a workout schedule. Peace and good health. ...Read more

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How to know if I have a psychological disorder?

How to know if I have a psychological disorder?

Like any other: concern, you need to see a licensed professional for a diagnosis and possible treatment. Clinical psychologists diagnose and treat, often using psychological tests. Peace and good health. ...Read more

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Is being hungry a lot purely a psychological thing?

Rule out: One would always want to rule out physiological causes before assuming something is "purely a psychological thing." ...Read more

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