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List Of Phobias And Philias
Many different types: Most anxiety disorders are labeled based on what causes the anxiety. Some people are excessively shy and have social anxiety disorder, some people experience panic attacks out of the blue and have panic disorder, and some people worry about everything and suffer from generalized anxiety. Also, many people suffer from different kinds of trauma in their lives and develop ptsd. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
An irrational fear of a specific object, activity, or situation that leads to a strong desire to avoid it. Such fears can be considered anxiety disorders or symptoms characterized by unnecessary avoidance of a situation out of fear. Avoidance is the hallmark of a phobia. And, avoidance serves as a sort of ...Read more
Teens and depression: Please clarify what you mean by this question. Am unclear. ...Read more
Is emdr therapy any good for social anxiety with associated generalized anxiety and agoraphobia? Where in south Africa can I get such treatment?
Perhaps: If your anxieties can be focused on, or are related to traumatic experiences which can be targeted, then emdr may be helpful to you. Consult with a therapist trained in emdr to find out. Some resources: http://tinyurl.Com/lrtjscc cognitive behavioral therapy would be better for social phobia, gad, and agoraphobia without trauma components, though. Best wishes. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What U LIKE Doing: If you find a job you like to do...Something that you are drawn to & you learn to do, then you'll be more likely to enjoy this part of your life. Enjoying work likely means you'll feel less stress from work. In contrast, if you pick a job just because it's a good match for your ocd, but it's not something you like 2 do, the stress it creates 4 you may well make your ocd worse! ...Read more
Related: Patients with depression can be irritable and loose their temper. Rage can be a manifestation of anxiety disorder (the fight part of the fight or flight response) or part of an impulse disorder such as adhd or intermittent explosive disorder. Alcohol and drugs can disinhibit someone who is anxious or depressed causing them to have outbursts of anger. An evaluation is in order. ...Read more
Mood swings: Manic depression, now known as bipolar disorder, is characterized by swings of mood, often extreme, and these swings can happen slowly or quickly, even several times during a day, especially if left unmedicated. Manic phases can even become psychotic. Imagine waking up feeling as though you can beat up the universe with your pinky finger, then a short time later feeling suicidal and despondent. ...Read more
Mixed-Status Couples: Ongoing communication, knowledge-seeking & negotiation r key 4 "mixed-status" - couples - those consisting of a person who's hiv-negative & one who's hiv-positive. They live w/ frightening possibilities, incl the possibility that one partner could infect/become infected by the other; the possibility that one might have 2 take care of the other; etc. Resource materials: http://bit.Ly/10jznp5. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Panic attacks: F you can find a quiet place - do so. Breath in slowly ; deeply through your nostrils. Fill your lungs with air (but not to the point of discomfort). Hold for a count of five then slowly begin to exhale through an open mouth. Repeat at least 12 times, longer if you need to. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What are some of the best and worst things about working with ehr systems for physicians and clinicians?
Data : The main problem with many her systems is that they are designed to capture billing information rather than be simple to use. Some people then use templates which deprive the note of original character and may remove much of the meaning of the patient interaction. The blessing is simply a wealth of data in one place. ...Read more
Can the usage of social media contribute to mental disorders or are these mental disorders already present before usage of social media?
We are living in a: "Brave New World" with both amazing opportunities and dangers. Social media, like social interactions can be assets enhancing lives and improving mental health or deficits contributing to and increasing mental disorders. On one hand anonymousness and lack of oversight of social media can lead to bullying and abuse. When used for social good, it can lead to wonderful encounters and accomplishments. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Very broad question: Can you help us understand your situation by defining what you mean when you say SEVERE HEALTH DISORDERS. I can see that you list anxiety as a major condition of yours. What are your physical ailments? Have any been diagnosed by a physician such as hypertension, diabetes, cancer, asthma, etc.? ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I'm not sure what U: mean. Are you questioning if your religion approves of psychological interventions? If so, you would need to speak with a Imam. If you are in an Islamic country and looking for treatment, I would google and search for a competent psychologist &/or psychiatrist and schedule an appointment. Let me know if I misunderstood your question and need more information from me. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Many bad symptoms all across the health spectrum, both mental and physical, no doctors in town can help. Recommend best all-in-one hospital in usa.
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Many causes: Cognitive problems are quite different than social problems. The causes for each or both are many. There can be physical conditions as well as emotional disorders. Without knowing more precisely which problems you are referring to, it is difficult to give a proper answer. I would start with discussing the concerns with the child's pediatrician. ...Read more
Why has/ would the use of isotretinoin (roaccutance) be linked to various mental health disorders (depression, anxiety, malaise)?
Unknown: Roche pharmaceuticals stated "no known mechanism of action" but Accutane is linked to depression and other mental illness. Some studies suggest that large intake of vitamin a might disrupt the neurotransmitter, serotonin, needed for optimal function in mental health. Talk with your dermatologist if you are having any mental health issues. You may have to discontinue. Good luck. ...Read more