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I am a very good lister in converation I have long term memory and short term memory is good I can rember the cealnder really well i am date oriented?

I am a very good lister in converation I have
 long term memory and short term memory is good I can rember the cealnder really well i am date oriented?

What's your Question: Your statements indicate that you feel you have good memory, are a good listener, and oriented to the calendar very well. I do detect, however, a number of typographical errors. Is that normal for you or are you simply not proofing what you're writing. Would you like to pose a question based on your statements? If so, you may write to me at: www.healthtap.com/dr-drsaghafi ...Read more

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Home remedies for sore throat. It hurts everytime a swallow. I've tried salt water, lister one, ect. But never helps.

Home remedies for sore throat. It hurts everytime a swallow. I've tried salt water, lister one, ect. But never helps.

Home remedies: You can gargle w aloe vera juice a couple of times per day. A mix of chamomile tea w honey ; a small amt of lemon juice helps. For significantly sore throat w swollen tonsils / lymph nodes – see physician ; get a strep throat test ; culture. Antibiotics are imperative for strep throat. ...Read more

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Can you please list the common causes of obsessive-compulsive disorder?

Can you please list the common causes of obsessive-compulsive disorder?

Likely Many: Via ocd-uk: "in spite of a range of theories & considerable research, scientists...Have not been able 2 identify a definitive cause 4 a person developing obsessive-compulsive disorder... However...It is believed that ocd is likely 2be the result of a combination of either neurobiological, genetic, behavioural, cognitive, or environmental...Triggers..." more here; http://bit.Ly/14igwa5. ...Read more

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What traits characterize an obsessive disorder?

What traits characterize an obsessive disorder?

Repetitive thoughts: Intrusive, usually unwanted, bothersome repetitive thoughts. They come in many favors and often lead to compulsions. Obsessions are the bothersome, intrusive recurring thoughts. Compulsions are behaviors that attempt to get relief from obsessions. It's important to remember that everyone has some obsessive traits. What makes it a disorder is when it impairs day-to-day life. Day-to-day life. ...Read more

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Is there such thing as obsessive reading disorder?

Is there such thing as obsessive reading disorder?

Semantics: We can be "obsessive" without having ocd. A key feature of OCD is that the person does not enjoy or want to engage in the thoughts and behaviors. Someone who has to stay up all night to finish a book usually does so because of the enjoyment of reading. If the person did so because of a fear that otherwise something really bad might happen, then that might be ocd. ...Read more

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How to know if I have "obsessive compulsion disorder"?

How to know if I have "obsessive compulsion disorder"?

EVAL: Get a psychiatric evaluation for OCD symptomology and severity, and possible medication management. Then get a referral to a reputable clinician who specializes in OCD. ...Read more

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I need help! How do I know if I have obsessive compulsion disorder?

I need help! How do I know if I have obsessive compulsion disorder?

Get real help: The only way you can know is if you get a professional assessment. If you are experiencing symptoms of OCD and it is having a negative impact on your life you should get help with it. There are therapists that can help. Good luck and best wishes. ...Read more

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Help please! is being obsessive connected to a personality disorder?

Help please! is being obsessive connected to a personality disorder?

Ocpd: That depends on what kind of obsessive thoughts or compulsive rituals you are having that are bothering u the most. Refer to my response on definition of Obsessive Compulsive Personality. ...Read more

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What is the schizo-obsessive disorder? Is there a cure?

What is the schizo-obsessive disorder? Is there a cure?

No such thing: There is no such thing as schizo-obsessive disorder, as you put it. There is such a thing as schizoaffective disorder which is a combination of schizophrenia and bipolar disorder, and there is also obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD) which involves repeating unwanted thoughts and repeated acts or rituals based on those thoughts. Most often the emotional impetus behind OCD is fear and/or anger. ...Read more