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Who can diagnose a mental disorder?

Who can diagnose a mental disorder?

Mental Illness: It helps to figure out the type of the mental do & how to treat it. ...Read more

Dr. Adam Tripp
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Mental Disorder (Definition)

A mental disorder is psychological condition or set of behaviors that either causes the individual emotional distress and/or results in impairment in various ...Read more


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What to do if I have a mental disorder?

Seek help: from your doctor, psychologist or psychiatrist. Take care. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of a mental disorder?

No single answer: Mental disorder is a broad term, like "disease, " there is no single set of symptoms that define it, except that it affects behavior and or thinking in ways that cause the person to have trouble functioning on a day-to-day basis. ...Read more

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Could you "grow out" of having mental disorder?

It depends: Many disorders fluctuate spontaneously over time; there may be symptom-free periods (even for years). Some improve partially - e.g., some with adhd lose the hyperactivity, but retain concentration problems, as they age. Some personality disorders may improve over time. Some disorders stay more or less the same, and some get worse over time. Treatment, of course, greatly influences illness course. ...Read more

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Could my little brother have a mental disorder?

Not enough info: There isn't enough information available to make even a guess at this. However, psychological or psychiatric evaluation could help to clarify the matter. Take care. ...Read more

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How to know if I have some kind of mental disorder?

See your doc: I'm not sure what is making you concerned about your having a mental disorder, but I would say this: 1- if you are having distressing thoughts and feelings you should see your doc. If s/he needs to refer you out, they will 2- don't worry about "having a disorder." We name stuff so we can generalize and talk to each other. Everyone is their own separate cluster of symptoms and experiences. Be well ...Read more

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What to do if I have a mental disorder or something?

Get evaluated: Two factors determine illness: symptoms and dysfunction. If the symptoms have a negative impact on your life like interfering with work, relationships or enjoyment of life I would seek help ...Read more

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I'm my suffering from a mental disorder, what to do?

Are you asking if: You are suffering from a mental health disorder or are you stating that you have one? If you aren't sure - a mental health evaluation would be good first step. If you have already been diagnosed are you seeing a therapist for help? ...Read more

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How to know if I have a mental disorder of some sort?

If you have: worrisome symptoms - please consider psychiatric/ psychological assessment. Take care. ...Read more