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Is There Such Thing As A Forgiveness How Will Going To The Psychiatrist Help
Forgiveness: Forgiveness of self and others is a big part of healing. It can't be rushed, but it evolves in its own time when issues are addressed and processed honestly. This means you can't skip over the pain part into forgiveness; it's important to acknowledge what's happened. Psychiatrists can assist this process by witnessing it with you, keeping you on track, and showing you compassion when you forget. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Tics can stopped: Simply ignoring tics is much better than nagging at kids to stop but doesn't necessarily make the tics go away. There are proven behavioral interventions that can help kids suppress tics or substitute less noticeable behaviors for them. Google habit reversal training. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Support: To help cope with a mental illness it is best to educate yourself about the disorder. It also helps to find additional support such as a support group. Nami is a good organization and resource that can help with both and may have meetings in your town. Here is the link for your state : http://www.Namiflorida.Org/. ...Read more
Handling stress: There are many ways to handle stress. Many people have found it useful to establish a daily practice such as meditation and/or yoga, tai chi, etc. Mindfulness-based stress reduction programs are all over the us now -- also some online: http://www.Emindful.Com/ practicing consistently settles your nervous system, and trains you to attend to what's actually present rather than future worries. ...Read more
How dangerous is it for loved ones to try to "directly help" a patient with borderline pd? How much is safe to get involved other than the therapist?
Is Suboxone statistically considered to help please the addict taking it or is it just a poor excuse to make money on as well as enable the user?
It is a great tool.: As a recovering physician who treats addiction, i used to be all about the steps. But opioid dependence kills many young people. Suboxone has unique properties that eliminate the obsession to use opioids, allowing patients on it to feel normal. The best view is to see it as a 'remission agent'. As for money, if it was a great deal for docs, there wouldn't be a shortage of prescribers. ...Read moreSee 4 more doctor answers
Motivational Intervi: It's tough to watch a loved one suffer from depression, it's worse when you feel you can't help. The truth is that this person has to have his/her own inner motivation to go to therapy or make life changes. You can use "motivational interviewing" to try to awaken their own inner motivation to change. ...Read more
If psychiatric counseling is needed, but there is a lack of ability to pay, what's the best way to go about finding help?
Try two sources: 1. Your local Medical Society may have information as to Mental Health Resources in your are 2. The local HEALTH Department may know of specific free mental health programs in your local community Finally if you are Veteran the VA will have clinics available to you! Good Luck....Hope this helps D Z ...Read more
Is there a single doctor i can go to that can provide psychiatric treatment as well as being a general practictioner? I'm trying to decide who to goto
Single practitioner: A physician once licensed can practice medicine (all disciplines) and surgery (all disciplines). However, u would not necessarily find they are insured or competent. It would be preferable to be stabilized by a psychiatrist traine in this specialty and once stabilized discuss with your pcp if they would continue these medications. Do not minimize the necessity for ongoing counseling/therapy. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
The easiest way to cover up deliberate harm to a patient is to use a psychiatric disorder. How can trust exist?
Trust is important : Physician patient relationship is dependent on trust. All physicians strive to do just that. Unfortunate things do happen and at times result in harm even with care. Psychiatric disorders are legitimate medical disorders and cannot be diagnosed at whim of a disgruntled physician as there are definite criteria for diagnosis. If one is unsatisfied a second opinion can be sought about diagnosis. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Reassure: Try not to transmit any anxiety you may have. Avoid talking about the test hours and even days before hand. This tends to reinforce your concern over the procedure. Tell your child in a matter of fact tone as close to the test as you can. Do not lie. One child's mother told her they were going to get new shoes. She has shoe phobia. Think about emla, (lidocaine and prilocaine) a topical anesthetic. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Any idea on how far away is the cure of arthritis you are the best of doctors so you might have a proper ides of such things and is stemcells helpful?
How long will it take on the average for Estrogen to feminize a male as far as it is going to. What physcological changes can I expect to encounter?
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Prevention: The best solution to the cavity problem is to avoid foods that contribute to decay, brush and floss your teeth and having regular dental care. Avoiding dental checkups, cleaning, cavity repair and periodontal evaluation and treatment as required is never a good idea. This is definitely not a do-it-yourself project. ...Read moreSee 9 more doctor answers
Practice: Have him wear them for a short amount of time initially, and then increase the time worn by 5-10 minutes each day. He will be more apt to accept them this way. ...Read more
What are the solutions to get rid of social anxiety&doesn't knowing how to take a decision alone?&approximately how much time it could take in general
Desensitization: Start regularly socializing with small, and i mean small groups of people you know personally in a variety of social situations, and slowly increase the number of friends. Then, slowly have your friends invite people you may not know personally, just one or two to start with, and increase the numbers of known and unknown people over time. Should the anxiety spike, stick with smaller mixed groups o ...Read more
Caution: Walk beside and slightly ahead of them and let them hold on to you! be prepared to catch them if a stumble or slip. They can balance and hold on better that you can hold on to them and balance them and you will not hurt them if they are holding on to you. See assistance from a physical therapist or occupational therapist if necessary. Make sure you are able to handle them and not injure you! ...Read more
Is it a good idea to start antidepressants in order to help me get to the root cause... assuming it's not clinical depression?
No.: Antidepressants serve their purpose for people that have diagnoses that merit them, but they don't work like Tylenol, (acetaminophen) they take about 1 month to 3 months to really be effective and may take a long period of time to wean off of them. Stopping those medications suddenly can produce a dangerous withdrawal. ...Read more
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