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Its genetic guys: Genes play a greater role in forming character traits -- such as self-control, decision making or sociability -- than was previously thought, new research suggests. A study of more than 800 sets of twins found that genetics were more influential in shaping key traits than a person's home environment and surroundings. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have a mental health question. What disorder is it if you have a obession with someone that u go so far to put their pictures all over your wall?
Have bipolar2and avoidant pd. mental health therapist interviewed family without me present. is this typical? am angry i wasnt present.
Ethical quandary: If it was not an assessment for safety issues (psychiatric emergency assessment for suicide / homicide / or failure to manage one's basic safety independantly), then your consent is required for such an interview to occur. Adults who retain decisional capacity (not currently under guardianship or active POA), do not lose their right to privacy simply due to a psychiatric diagnosis. ...Read more
Finding yourself: People "find" themselves through all kinds of contexts, usually in relation to others. Some benefit from psychotherapy. Others find interests that call to them, and engage in them persistently. They find that this expresses deep aspects of them. Could be art, music, or countless others. Give your time and energy to what calls you -- and before long, you're feeling whole and engaged yourself. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
What is involved in the initial interview with a psychiatrist or other mental health professional?
Tell story + Q&A: It should mean meeting a professional who is empathic and listens well to your story. You should also be prepared for questions about your symptoms, other symptoms, life history, current situation and childhood background. You will want to talk about previous treatment and medical history. There also should be suggestions for a treatment plan. ...Read more
Early Rx Is Desired: Several recent studies have shown that early treatment of schizophrenia can lead to a significant reduction in symptoms and therefore a better prognosis. Schizophrenia per se is not curable, but early intervention may "save" the individual from the ravages of this potentially crippling mental disorder. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Having a knowledgeable source to turn to with questions or concerns will greatly assist me and my family in managing our mental and physical health.
Also: In the case of dementia, cognitive exercises like playing chess, doing crosswords and listening to classical music have been shown helpful. Other mental exercises like envisioning a potentially stressful situation and going though what you will do in your mind beforehand also can be helpful. Cognitive techniques that involve how you think about things also can work well for many problems. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Possibly: It depends on your illness, and its treatability. Many people deal with psychiatric illnesses, and still work and support themselves and their families. On the other hand, some people with severe and persistent mental illnesses are so incapacitated that they cannot work. You would need a full psychiatric evaluation and much paperwork with the disability office to determine this. ...Read more
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