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Yes and no: There is no single answer to cover every situation. While memories of trauma may surface years later. The problem with old memories is that they can be affected and changed by time, attitudes, other memories, and other events. A competent therapist will help you process trauma, reduce symptoms and increase strengths. The accuracy of old memories is the subject of the repressed memory debate. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
No one wins.: If one is bullied either emotionally or physically, revenge is not the answer (check out the new tv show that dissects the complexities). Learn an approach to stand up to the bullying that will raise yourself esteem, and make the aggressor look silly. If you are young, consider informing the bully's parents directly. Or be the bigger person, and ignore the bullying, slough it off. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
No.: An autistic individual might have difficulty understanding the emotional consequences of their actions, but they are no more likely than anyone else to form an intent to do something they know to be wrong. ...Read more
Many!: Interesting new trend? Here's a link to an interesting article; hope you find it helpful: http://www.Joewriter.Com/interview.Htm. ...Read more
In behavioral theory: Certain object was associated with intense sexual gratification in the past, which makes the object signify intense sexual gratification in the future. Therefore, the person will likely to be aroused afthe the object is presented. ...Read more
Artificial insemination of anonymous donor--what are his obligations to provide updated health information about him/his family?
Legally Obliged: A donor is legally obliged to provide updates. That being said, i'm not sure there are any good mechanisms in place to monitor that. Any it is entirely possible that anyone can have a change in health information for another family member and not be aware of it. ...Read more
Maybe I'm being paranoid but I asked my nurse about my hiv and hep C results. She said they were negative. Anxiety disorder. Is she telling me truth?
No reason to lie: Your nurse should have no reason to lie about your results, but if you have reason to believe you've been exposed, it's understandable that you might worry. Particularly if your suspected exposure is recent, please keep in mind that followup testing is usually recommended, since the virus may not yet have reached detectable levels when you first are tested. Check with your doctor re followup. ...Read more
Recommended: Older people should stay involved with their profession. They should continue to propagate knowledge. They achieve great wisdom from experience. Otherwise, they will feel worthless, develop depression, dementia and medical illnesses. They can be most productive in later years as the pressures of earning and supporting family are less. ...Read more
Developmental Issues: People with autistic symptoms, especially people who are more severly affected, may display a variety of developmental delays, including difficulties with control of bodily functions. That might be why some people automatically assume all people with autism will have this difficulty. Of course, this is a variable problem, and is not seen in every person with autism. ...Read more
Are there psychiatric conditions associated w/ abnormally high levels of anger sadness & jealousy.feel like those destroying my life & relationships?
Excellent question: In some traditions, the whole idea of being kind to other people for its own sake, rather than a prescribed duty, is novel -- in these countries it's been impossible to set up voluntary organ donation. English lawyers suing pathologists popularized "the right to be buried intact." us "sensitive" ethicists emphasized "give the family a choice" rather than "do the right thing." it's all wrong & dumb. ...Read more
Abuse: The only defense you have is to not tolerate this great disrpect of you as a human being. It is difficult to set limits with someone you love even when they are abusive, seek help immediately from a clinical psychologist who can help you develop the ability to seperate and not tolerate abuse. Obtain a restraining order and do not allow this abuse, it will never stop if you don't. Best. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer