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Is it wrong to use vinegar as child punishment?

Is it wrong to use vinegar as child punishment?

Yes: Vinegar is a strong acid and can damage teeth if not diluted with other foods when cooking. If used as a punishment, it is a very negative consequence that is not a natural consequence. (natural consequence would be being cold when a child refused to wear or carry a coat in the cold.) most behavior experts support positive parenting. Talk with your pediatrician. Consider a psychologist if needed. ...Read more

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Are antipsychotics seen as punishment or to control people deemed as dangerous or harmful?

Are antipsychotics seen as punishment or to control people deemed as dangerous or harmful?

Neither: Doctors don't give out meds as punishment. We listen to symptoms, and then suggest ways, whether through meds or other means to help you control symptoms or conditions we have found. We always want the benefit to outweigh side effects with any med. If this is not the case for you, you need to be open with the prescriber that you feel worse rather than benefit from your meds. ...Read more

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The guy i love deeply badly insulted me and tortured me with his words...made me feel bad about myself...i cut myself as punishment was it wrong?

The guy i love deeply badly insulted me and tortured me with his words...made me feel bad about myself...i cut myself as punishment was it wrong?

Two wrongs. One,: putting up with an abusive partner. Two, taking your rage out on yourself. Try a psychologist right away, unless you are in physical danger. In this case call police or go to a women's shelter to insure your safety. When all is settled down, look very closely at why you picked this partner. Is this a pattern? No one deserves this, so honor yourself. ...Read more

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How does capital punishment feel?

How does capital punishment feel?

Depends: No doubt the worse thing is the anticipation of the end to come. Nobody has come back from effective capital punishment to indicate how it might feel. A a few have had incompetent executioners which leading to sizzling burns with electrocution, and partial excisions in a beheading. But the job is usually finished and there is no feedback. Pharmaceutical execution seems more humane. ...Read more

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What is a reasonable punishment for catching my child smoking weed?

What is a reasonable punishment for catching my child smoking weed?

Talk to him: Rather than concentrating on an adequate punishment.Talk to your child, open lines of communication and trust go a long way in avoiding more serious and life devastating drug use.Explain the concerns you have and the consequences of drug use, avoid been judgemental your child needs help and guidance.See a professional if the problem becomes recurrent or more severe. ...Read more

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I believe that my harsh childhood spankings are the reason why I have a strong need for punishment now. Is this rational?

I believe that my harsh childhood spankings are the reason why I have a strong need for punishment now. Is this rational?

Childhood punishment: Abusive behavior towards a child increases the risk of being abused or abusing others, including yourself, as an adult. Understanding the source of the pattern may help you to rid yourself of self-destructive patterns learned in childhood, so a mental health professional may help. Hypnotherapy, psychotherapy, or cognitive behavioral therapy are all options. ...Read more

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A close friend of mine wants asthma , she says that she wants this as a punishment not any sort of joke or curiosity . Can i help her?

A close friend of mine wants asthma , she says that she wants this as a punishment not any sort of joke or curiosity . Can i help her?

Asthma: You can help her by trying to understand why she feels she needs asthma as a punishment. Obviously there are cultural issues that I am not aware of, but she seems to harbour guilt about something and feels that she deserves punishment. As her friend, do try to help her sort out the difficult thoughts and feelings she is experiencing. ...Read more

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I want bad things happen to like bad accedent or big trauma, idont have a reason to deserve punishment& i never pretended to be sick what can I do plz?

I want bad things happen to like bad accedent or big trauma, idont have a reason to deserve punishment& i never pretended to be sick what can I do plz?

Self destructive: You need to seek counciling regarding your self destructive desires. No one should be in pain either emotional or physical. I sincerely hope you do not have a plan to implement or act on. Please seek medical attention. Thank you for sharing your thoughts no small undertaking. ...Read more

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What are the punishments for misbehavior in a psychiatric ward?

What are the punishments for misbehavior in a psychiatric ward?

Shouldn't be any: Inpatient psychiatric treatment is reserved for those with severe mental illnesses, like if a person feels like killing themselves or in the case of psychosis when one loses touch with reality. If a patient "acts out" on the unit, they are not punished. Rather, the staff does what it takes to keep the patient and everyone else safe. In rare cases, restraints may be used for safety purposes only. ...Read more

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Or criminal punishments for running away from home when your underage?

Or criminal punishments for running away from home when your underage?

Yes: A teen can be charged with running away from home and the law and social services can get involved to ensure the safety of the child. ...Read more