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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 angleman syndrome a type of psychological disease?

No: Angelman syndrome is a genetic disorder with a small deletion on chromosome 15. Persons wiht this often have mental retardation but are also frequently noted to be laughing. They however may alsi gave bugtnares and autistic symptoms. ...Read more

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What do you advise if i want medical/psychological help?

What do you advise if i want medical/psychological help?

Start by making an: appointment with your GP and let him/her ask you a bunch of questions to see what you really need. S/he will refer you to the next specialist for further examination (psychiatrist, psychologist, etc.). You might go to your insurance plan for a list of covered docs, to save some cash. Or, community clinics and public clinics are a good place to start. ...Read more

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How do processed foods affect your psychological health?

How do processed foods affect your psychological health?

Psychological health: rests upon brain health, which is a BIG part of your body. Whatever you put in your body affects brain tissue, hence how your psychology functions. Zillions of studies show that unnatural food additives can be harmful. Here's where a lot of research is indicated. Here's a starting point: http://www.fda.gov/downloads/Food/GuidanceRegulation/UCM078753.pdf ...Read more

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What type of psychological disorder does peter pan have?

What type of psychological disorder does peter pan have?

Immaturity: Peter pan syndrome is psychological immaturity with the failure to adopt adult social responsibilities. ...Read more

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What typically happens during a psychological evaluation?

What typically happens during a psychological evaluation?

Battery of tests: A psychological eval usually starts with a clinical interview in which the examiner works to develop a history on the client, gather the client's perception of current dysfunction, and develop rapport. This may be followed by self-report and/or examiner administered tests. The types of tests will depend on the referral question. A report is generally written and feedback provided to he client. ...Read more

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How to know if I have some kind of psychological disease?

How to know if I have some kind of psychological disease?

Get an evaluation: Call a psychologist or other mental health professional and have an evaluation. They can help you determine whether you have a psychological disorder. ...Read more

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What are some psychological effects of bad car accidents?

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What are some psychological effects of bad car accidents?

Car accidents: Depends on the injuries sustained & your mental state of mind & if others were injured, most likely anxiety symptoms & possibly post-traumatic disorder, depression & guilt/remorse, obsessive thoughts, substance use. ...Read more

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What can I do to get a complete psychological evaluation?

What can I do to get a complete psychological evaluation?

See a psychiatrist: A psychiatrist can conduct a complete evaluation using a standard interview such as the scid to determine if you have a psychiatric diagnosis and can refer you for further psychological testing for such disorders such as adhd. ...Read more

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How do I know if I have some kind of psychological disease?

How do I know if I have some kind of psychological disease?

Get an evaluation: Call a psychologist or other mental health professional and have an evaluation. They can help you determine whether you have a psychological disorder. ...Read more

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What is a Psychological Evaluation and why is one performed?

Pdychological: A psychological evaluation is conducted by a psychologist and usually involves asking about a person's history and symptoms and performs psychological tests. Usually there is a question, symptom or problem ti which the psychologist is trying to find an answer and make recommendations. ...Read more

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Can speech impediments be psychological instead of physical?

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Speech: Very possible, if medical causes are ruled out first. ...Read more