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Is stuttering sound like a behavioral problem or a mental health issue?

Is stuttering sound like a behavioral problem or a mental health issue?

A problem?: All can be a mental health issue when the stuttering affects self-esteem, communication, and relationships with others. Stuttering can be treated, and a diagnosis needs to be made since the symptoms are multi-determined. ...Read more

Mental Health (Definition)

Mental health refers to the complex neuro-physiological state of well-being that is often observed and experienced through emotional, psychological, and social aspects of behavior. A combination of genetics and family history, culture and life experiences, and physiological health factors are all factors that contribute to one's experience of mental health. Unfortunately, the general term of mental health is often stigmatized and perceived as a negative; however, mental health includes positive aspects of health and well-being, including one's resilience, adaptability, and ability to ...Read more


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Difference between behavioral problem or mental illness?

Difference between behavioral problem or mental illness?

BEHAVIOR PROBLEM: Behavior problem in not a mental derangement unless it persist for more than 3-4 mo. Where in mental health consult. May be indicated. It is clinically significant if it interfere with social or cognitive functioning or maturation. ...Read more

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Do you have to have behavioral problem if you have frontotemporal dementia? What are all the symptoms?

Do you have to have behavioral problem if you have frontotemporal dementia? What are all the symptoms?

Fronto-temporal dem.: Please see the excellent review at:www.Mayoclinic.Com/health/frontotemporal-dementia/ds... Frontotemporal dementia — comprehensive overview covers symptoms, treatment for this group of rare brain disorders. ...Read more

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Is a behavioral problem the same as impulse control problem?

Is a behavioral problem the same as impulse control problem?

Not necessary: Sometimes a behavior can be problematic because there is not enough of it (ie. The person does not have the skill or is too anxious to perform). ...Read more

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My mother thinks I have a behavioral problem and I am having trouble getting diagnosed?

My mother thinks I have a behavioral problem and I am having trouble getting diagnosed?

You do not state: Your age but: can you put yourself in other people's shoes, or only think about your wants and needs?, 2. Do yuo treat others as you would like to be treated?, 3. Have trouble at work/school/ome getting along?; 4. Ever arrested/in jail? 5. Violent, or thinking of being violent, to yourself or others? 6. Are you a bully or have you been bullied? Look up city, county social services and ask, . ...Read more

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How common is it for somebody to get behavioral problem?

How common is it for somebody to get behavioral problem?

Very: Since 'behavior' defines all that we do, any problem related to our actions can be considered a 'behavioral problem.' the term is generally used to refer to repeated behaviors, even when the negative consequences make it clear that the behavior causes anger or stress in others, or reduces the freedom of the patient. It depends on who sets the rules - a strict parent may see more 'problems!'. ...Read more

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What does it mean if I have behavioral problem?

What does it mean if I have behavioral problem?

General term: 'behavior' is basically what people do; behavioral problems would be things people do that cause problems. The term is general, not just medical-- examples might be getting into fights, arguing, breaking rules, yelling back at parents, doing drugs, driving recklessly... And actions at odds with rules of normal society. Behav probs might suggest psych problems- depression, anxiety, add, etc. ...Read more

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Could it be something bad if I have behavioral problem?

How about: Neither "good" nor "bad", but rather is it working for you. If not, get some help to change it. ...Read more

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Dr. James Krick
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Behavioral Problem (Definition)

Behavior encompasses a lot of what we do, and problems can be large or small - so it is a pretty loose term. It often refers to externailzing behaviors which tend to disrespect or disrupt the rights or activities of others. Aggression, stealing, defiance, are ...Read more


Dr. Jay Lefer
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Stuttering (Definition)

Stuttering affects the fluency of speech. It begins during childhood and, in some cases continues until adulthood. It is characterized by disruptions in the production of speech ...Read more