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Is OCD just being a bad worrier?

No: It is a disorder where the individual recognizes they r compelled to do things or think things that are irrational. ...Read more

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Is it possible that I have a borderline personality or just generalized anxiety?

Is it possible that I have a borderline personality or just generalized anxiety?

It isn't possible: To diagnose this over the internet. However, a careful psychiatric evaluation which may include psychological testing and take place over a number of sessions is likely to tease apart if either diagnosis is accurate or if they are co-existing. ...Read more

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Is this paranoid personality disorder or just my generalized anxiety disorder that makes me stay up late worried about my job?

Is this paranoid personality disorder or just my generalized anxiety disorder that makes me stay up late worried about my job?

Anxiety--probably: Paranoid personality disorder has to do with strongly held, more or less exaggerated assumptions that other people are: out to purposefully harm and humiliate, are vindictive, and are actively 'hateful'. The paranoid person feels specifically (and unrealistically) persecuted. Paranoia leads to and is caused by anxieties, but it is more than an increase in troublesome worries about life. ...Read more

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Hi, i think something is really wrong with me, hopefully i'm just being paranoid. I've had cold and flu symptoms, and if i blow my nose, most of is blood. Is this something serious?

Hi, i think something is really wrong with me, hopefully i'm just being paranoid. I've had cold and flu symptoms, and if i blow my nose, most of is blood. Is this something serious?

Possibly : Bleeding can occur when having cold but usually the bleeding is mild. If you have excessive bleeding, then you need further testing for bleeding disorder, nasal problems or even rarely cancer (e.g. Leukemia). I recommend that you get checked and get blood work done soon.. ...Read more

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What is a multi personality disorder and what is the symptoms? I heard my teacher got fired because he had a mental problem and i thought it was this

What is a multi personality disorder and what is the symptoms? I heard my teacher got fired because he had a mental problem and i thought it was this

Behaviors: Dissociative identity disorder is very very rare. Even so, an individual can lose a job because of their behaviors (regardless of diagnosis) not for simply having a mental health issue. ...Read more

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Is it weird that i love being at a hospital?

Love: It may speak to your desire to be cared for, is it possible you long for caring and understanding you are not receiving? Best. ...Read more

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My girlfriend has gotten an extreme fear about being diagnosed with a deadly disease she is healthy. But cant think about anything else.

My girlfriend  has gotten an extreme fear about being diagnosed with a deadly disease she is healthy. But cant think about anything else.

Time for evaluation: Someone preoccupied with a single idea that begins to interfere with their life needs to be evaluated by a mental health professional.The idea may be rational in some respects, but the intensity of such fear often hides clinical depression or other issue. Help her begin the process with her doc. These often respond to treatment and the earlier the better. ...Read more

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Is it sick that I am jealous of anorexics?

Maybe Naive- : as you might not be taking into account the emotional & physical suffering that can occur or that fact that is may cause death. ...Read more

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If a person does something that is considered odd but not conscious to realize it is odd, are they crazy? Like a omg! what was i thinking moment.

If a person does something that is considered odd but not conscious to realize it is odd, are they crazy? Like a omg! what was i thinking moment.

Odd behavior: It certainly does not mean a person is crazy if they act odd without awareness. A person is crazy or in clinical terms psychotic when they are out of touch with reality consistently. Confide in a close friend you trust about your behavior to get another opinion. If you continue to be concerned consult a mental health professional. Best wishes. ...Read more

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Formerly nice but now mean person. Is he experiencing difficulties or just being a boss?

Formerly nice but now mean person. Is he experiencing difficulties or just being a boss?

I don't know: Is he depressed? Is he abusing drugs or alcohol? Perhaps he is dealing with personal problems. Maybe he is under pressure from upper management to increase productivity? Maybe he has physical pain? There are many different reasons that a person may be behaving differently. ...Read more

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What is an OCD Lesion? I have Obsessive Compulsive Disorder but I am guessing this is not the same.

What is an OCD Lesion? I have Obsessive Compulsive Disorder but I am guessing this is not the same.

Not the same!: You are right, you have a psychological disorder, OCD, best treated by a psychologist. An OCD lesion is an orthopedic issue involving both bone and cartilage, known as "osteochondritis discerns". It is most common in active young adults who are still growing. It causes pain and swelling in the affected joint. The doctor who diagnosed your condition can best advise you on how to treat it. ...Read more

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Am I paranoid too or is it just my generalized anxiety disorder?

Am I paranoid too or is it just my generalized anxiety disorder?

Without: Specifics it would be hard to say. Usually, however, gad does not involve true paranoia. ...Read more

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Is it possible that I have ocd, sad, autism?

Is it possible that I have ocd, sad, autism?

Hard to say: You ask a question with no background information. This makes any valid answer impossible. You can start over ( site questions are not linked), give background information, and someone may be able to answer.With no information, no reasoned answer is possible. ...Read more

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I cut myself but i'm not depressed, it just feels good. What is wrong with me?

I cut myself but i'm not depressed, it just feels good. What is wrong with me?

Self inflicted: Mutilation is one way that some people cope. It is not a healthy coping mechanism. People may harm themselves because they feel emotionally numb ; it allows them to feel something. Some harm to distract from anxiety, depression or stress. Some people self-harm as a form of self- punishment. Self harm may be done as a cry for help. Perfectionists may harm themselves because they. ...Read more

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Is it possible that I have a subconscious eating disorder?

Is it possible that I have a subconscious eating disorder?

YOu could have: An eating disorder and be unaware of your dyfunctional behaviors. Is that what you are asking? If not, please clarify and re-ask. ...Read more

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My psychiatrist says I have borderline personality disorder. He did a poor job of describing it so i still am not sure what it means. Help!

My psychiatrist says I have borderline personality disorder. He did a poor job of describing it so i still am not sure what it means. Help!

Unstable?: Feel empty often? Impulsive? Intense anger? Marked mood swings? Suicidal thoughts / behaviors? Self mutilation? Frantic efforts to avoid losing people in your life? Intense & unstable relationships? Difficulty figuring out who you are? Feel like others are out to get you or just lose time when stressed? Diagnostic & statistical manual of psychiatry lists diagnostic criteria. Talk more with doc. ...Read more

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I think I have depression and think about suicide a lot now. My life is fine which is the weird part, so me and my parents are very confused by this.

I think I have depression and think about suicide a lot now. My life is fine which is the weird part, so me and my parents are very confused by this.

Interesting : There are various types of depression, some caused by external events (e.g., losses, failed expectations, disappointments, unfulfilled relationships), and some caused by internal events (e.g., hormone changes associated with post-partum depression, hypothyroidism). Internally caused depression is just as real as externally caused depression and requires tx. See doc for treatment options. ...Read more

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How likely is it that I have a personality disorder?

Personality disorder: What symptoms do u have, what issues are u dealing with, & have u been evaluated by a mental health professional?. ...Read more

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I've got a lot of symptoms of schizophrenia and clinical depression i'm kinda scared about it.. Is it a bad thing?

I've got a lot of symptoms of schizophrenia and clinical depression i'm kinda scared about it.. Is it a bad thing?

Treatment: It is improtant to understand that this is a chronic condition. As with any chronic condition treatment you require first to gain some knowledge about your illness and then learn how to maintain a healthy life style to minimize relapses which will require therapy and medications. Remember the most important part of treating any chronic condition is to comply with the treatment plan. ...Read more

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