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Is there such thing as a forgiveness? How will going to the psychiatrist help?

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 more

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Is there anything I can do to teach a child to suppress the tics as much as possible?

Is there anything I can do to teach a child to suppress the tics as much as possible?

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 more

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What is a good way to deal with knowing you are bipolar and your child is as well?

What is a good way to deal with knowing you are bipolar and your child is as well?

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

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Is there a preferred way to handle stress and to take control of things better?

Is there a preferred way to handle stress and to take control of things better?

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

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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?

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?

Personality Disorder: It sounds like you could benefit from family sessions with the therapist. Talk to the therapist and get their recommendation one way or the other . ...Read more

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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?

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 more

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Is there a way to help someone out of depression?

Is there a way to help someone out of depression?

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

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If psychiatric counseling is needed, but there is a lack of ability to pay, what's the best way to go about finding help?


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

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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

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 more

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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 more

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What is the best way to calm a child before they get blood work done?

What is the best way to calm a child before they get blood work done?

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 more

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Is there a preferred way to handle manic symptoms until i can see the psychiatrist again?

Is there a preferred way to handle manic symptoms until i can see the psychiatrist again?

See MD of go to ER: Mania is toxic to brain cells. If you suspect you are experiencing mania, immediately call your md and see him/her today. If you cannot get in, go to the er for evaluation and treatment. ...Read more

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What is a good way to deal with, or resolve cavities without the help of dentistry?

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What is a good way to deal with, or resolve cavities without the help of dentistry?

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 more

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What is the best way to help a child get used to a hearing aid?

What is the best way to help a child get used to a hearing aid?

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

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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

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

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What is best way to help someone frail down a few steps?

What is best way to help someone frail down a few steps?

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

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Is there such a thing as the best food for you, or is a variety always the best thing to do?

Is there such a thing as the best food for you, or is a variety always the best thing to do?

No: A well balanced diet of protein, complex low glycemic carbohydrates and monosaturated fats or the basis of a healthy diet. There is no one best food. ...Read more

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Is it a good idea to start antidepressants in order to help me get to the root cause... assuming it's not clinical depression?

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