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Medical Model Of Mental Illness
Human life's complex: Science advances slowly and 'little' vs 'a lot' is an opinion. Actually there are constant corrections being made all through Medical science now - and other fields of knowledge too. Mental issues combine cognition/emotion/motivation/perception/behavior/biochemistry/genetics/environment/trauma and perhaps more. It's amazing we know what we do! As long as we're humble and caring - we do out best. ...Read more
Social security disability for mental illness.Am bored&don't know what to do during the day.Would like to work again concerned about medical benefits?
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Menta illness: Its always better to see an expert and get help. But if the so called mental illness is not affecting your personal, social, work life and not causing severe distress may be you can get by i suppose. ...Read more
Is still researching gong on in mental illness like ocd?Is it a proved medical fact that low seritonin cause OCD and depression.will taking SSRIS help
Yes: If it is an error that you can ask as a right for it to be corrected . Just request that in writing and if not ask thatvyou will contact departmnet of professional regulations . If it is correct than it begs the question as tow why would you be " increasing the stigma against mental illness instead of fighting to reduce it ...Read more
Neurotransmitters: Our brains operate on two principles: chemistry and electricity. Neurotransmitters are the chemicals used by our brains to produce all movements, thoughts, emotions, and behaviors. Common chemicals include serotonin, dopamine, and adrenaline (more than 100 brain chemicals are known). We believe mental illness occurs when brain chemicals get out of balance. Treatment is intended to restore balance. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
They say mental illness is like any other disease, but what other disease can you cure by just looking at things differently?
Migraines, TMJ: The mind and body are connected. Chronic pain, drug abuse, migraines, tmj, obestiy, infertility, erectile dysfxn, fibromyalgia, gulf war syndrome and HTN have been treated with some success w/ cognitive therapy or 'looking at things differently' in combo w/ other tx. Hypnosis has been used to treat warts, some rashes, allergies, asthma and irritable bowel syndrome. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
How can you define mental illness behaviour or just plain odd behaviour from people that just have different ways of doing things ?
Odd behavior: is not an issue unless it interferes with your success at work, school or with interpersonal relationships. if the issue has persisted for more than 6 months you may just be dealing with a personality trait or style. Psychopathology requires that one is at risk for harm to self or others. I hope this is a useful starting point ( without delving into specifics) ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
It can get worse: Whether primarily psychological or biochemical, mental disorders tend to ripple out over time and affect more and more domains of our lives. With so many new and effective treatments available-both psychological and medical, mental health practitioners have a renewed sense of hope and excitement about what we can do to better our patients lives . Someone need not be afraid to seek help. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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