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Can performance anxiety attack develop when overworked high stress brought on by perfectionism working long hours requireing extream acuracy. ?
Asked therapist for help with perfectionism/procrastination and she said i needed to be on an anti-depressant?!?!? Seriously?
See below: I would also address this with the therapist-- seems like you reacted strongly to the suggestion and having unsaid things might impede the therapy. Ask her about why she recommended the antidepressant and definitely talk about your reactions. Good luck! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Eating Disorders: stem from many factors--mostly family-of-origin distortions about food, perfectionism, control issues, dominance, passive-aggressiveness, self-esteem/self-loathing, to name some. Check with your MD first to see if your physical indicators are being affected by food issues, then seek out a psychologist who knows about this. ...Read more
Any basic tips or website to refer to for strategies dealing with OCD about everything and anything. Perfectionist disorder. Desire no meds, thanks!
The Perfect Problem: Ready 2 say goodbye 2 your inner critical slave master? But s/he's been around a long while, i'd imagine, so i'd expect it 2 take some time 2 get her/him out the door so 2 speak. Read: http://www.anxietybc.com/sites/default/files/Perfectionism.pdf. I suspect a careful psychological assessment 4 anxiety problems & associated conditions could be very big help. Expert coaching, too. ANXIETYBC.ORG ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Both and: Ocd symptoms include perfectionism and eating disorder, among many other symptoms. They all represent the same pathology and need treatment if they intrude on your thoughts, impede your daily function or threaten your health. ...Read more
What is the differed between obsessive compulsive disorder and obsessive compulsive personality disoder?
OCD: This is an anxiety do, with intrusive thoughts that cause apprehension/fear/worry, and repetitive behaviors aimed at reducing the anxiety. Examples are excess washing, cleaning, checking, hoarding,emotional/financial distress. OC Personality is pervasive pattern of preoccupation with details & rules & schedules, rigid, stubborn, hoards, perfectionism. ...Read more
Get evaluated: If you are asking, you must have concerns about yourself. What are you noticing? OVD has many forms. Most common are persistent worry about something that you ca t get off your mind, perfectionism so that you get lost in details and don't finish tasks, checking and rechecking things that,you fear you have forgotten and rituals based on fears such as repeated hand washing. See doc ...Read more
How long to people diagnosed with benson's disorder generally live and in what condition? About how many people are believed to have been diagnosed?
Few yrs, rare: Benson's syndrome (also posterior-back brain-cortical atrophy) is a rare neurodegenerative disorder start in vision cnter with inability to recognize familiar objects or people. It is a syndrome, because it can be part of another disease, such as alzheimers or jacob-creutzfeld). Mild to severe, 1 to >10 yrs, stable for yrs or progressive disability. First 2 yrs at specialized center is crucial. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer