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Where is funding for the domestic violence shelters in the financial war against women?

Where is funding for the domestic violence shelters in the financial war against women?

Wrong forum: I feel bad that no one has answer this questions, but this really is not a political site and you're asking a fundamentally political question. Although domestic violence is an enormous problem with obvious health implications, you might want to go to your congressperson or senator to ask this question of someone who possibly could answer it--and even take action. ...Read more

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Can a poor learner survive in the workplace?

Can a poor learner survive in the workplace?

Yes but . . .: Education is a key factor in more advanced employment so slow learning can be a problem. Is this person through with schooling? Has this person gotten in trouble due to lack of learning skills. These skills can be improved but sometimes the goals may need adjustment. A vocational counselor should be consulted for the best options. ...Read more

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Does the u.S. Have the lowest school bullying problems in the world?

Does the u.S. Have the lowest school bullying problems in the world?

Unlikely: I think it is unlikely we have the lowest. Many other countries have more homogenous populations which certainly reduces the bullying. ...Read more

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How common is dishonesty in the startup workplace?

Can't give you a: Definitive response. Don't know that it's been studied. If there is significant dishonesty - have you considered confronting the issue/ person? ...Read more

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How to deal with non traumatic uncontrollable unwanted thoughts from the past in the same environment it took place in relating to OCD?

How to deal with non traumatic uncontrollable unwanted thoughts from the past in the same environment it took place in relating to OCD?

OCD therapy: There are psychotherapy specialists in OCD management. Find one who will guide you through practice in reducing the power of and tolerating the anxiety that emerges in your trigger situation. It takes effort and time, but getting started is good. Medication may help you through the early challenges so that you can win this struggle. ...Read more

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Does psychological therapy work, in light of the country singer's recent death?

Does psychological therapy work, in light of the country singer's recent death?

Yes - it can: Situations can become more complex if there is a mix of chemical abuse and psychiatric illness. The degree to which one commits to wellness and compliance with treatment are also major factors. ...Read more

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What is the role of the occupational therapist in brain injury rehabilitation?

What is the role of the occupational therapist in brain injury rehabilitation?

Retraining: An occupational therapist will give exercises to help retrain the brain with a goal of recovery or improvement of the symptoms caused by the brain injury. ...Read more

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How to find free psychiatric services in the east end of montreal in english?

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How to find free psychiatric services in the east end of montreal in english?

Psych. services: Consult the local mental health center. They have the resources u need. ...Read more

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Can addiction to technology causes a loss of social skills in the real world?

Can addiction to technology causes a loss of social skills in the real world?

Of course!: We humans needs lots of practice to do anything well. Being glued to our technology takes time away from practicing social skills and developing meaningful relationships. ...Read more

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Have scientists found things that can put a non-ocd sufferer in the world of an OCD person?

Have scientists found things that can put a non-ocd sufferer in the world of an OCD person?

Things That Trigger: Yes, if u r asking can we all get unwanted thoughts stuck in our head that drive us crazy... That drive us 2do things that help calm us yet drive us 2repeat them as the obsessive thought takes over again? Eg the surfacing of a new, mysterious diseases can really bring out the inner germ-a-phobe in us. Imagine a terrible flu being reported in the news & ur coworker starting 2 display flu symptoms.. ...Read more

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Symptoms of domestic violence in a man?

Symptoms of domestic violence in a man?

Physical assault: Domestic violence is usually when a man physically assaults another member of his household, generally his spouse or significant other, but may also include a child or elderly person. ...Read more

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Can you collect disability for fibromyalgia in the state of ohio?

Can you collect disability for fibromyalgia in the state of ohio?

Yes: Disability is based on your physical disability that can be measures by a doctor registered to do disability examinations not your diagnosis alone. ...Read more

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Might the hyperexcitability of brain in epilepsy be related to the hyperactivity of people with asperger's?

Might the hyperexcitability of brain in epilepsy be related to the hyperactivity of people with asperger's?

Not related: The hyper excitability of epilepsy is disorganized and usually diffuse. In aspberger's syndrome the excitability is organized into thought and perception. ...Read more

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I'm wondering how to cope with anxiety in the workplace?

I'm wondering how to cope with anxiety in the workplace?

Workplace anxiety: First, explore what you're anxious about -- is it the work itself, the people you work with, or something you're being asked to do that you feel uncomfortable with, etc? Talk this over with someone you trust -- could even be a counselor. Develop possible solutions. Make sure you take care of yourself well in non-work hours too -- healthy eating, exercise, rest, etc. More resilience that way. ...Read more

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What is the model of psychiatry and mental health services up in canada?

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What is the model of psychiatry and mental health services up in canada?

Canadian Psych.: Basically philosophy is same as far as mission & goals. The canadian classification of mental illnesses follows the world health organization classification (icd), whereas the american follows the diagnostic & statistical manual of mental illnesses (dsm). ...Read more

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How does a therapist handle confidentiality in cases in which the client expresses thoughts of self harm?

Legal Issues first: If one is potentially harmful to one's self or to others it must be reported and the person is taken to the nearest facility for psychiatric evaluation. Aside from that exception it is a matter of law that information given to a therapist remains confidential unless released by the patient. If the patient is a minor, parents or guardians have access. Dss can access it if abuse is reported. ...Read more

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What is the prevalence of learning disabilities in the u.S.A?

What is the prevalence of learning disabilities in the u.S.A?

I don't know.: Official stats are usually artificial &often misleading. Stats depend on definitions &these criteria are changing all the time. Plus, "learning disability" is a relative term --so many types & levels of severity. My take: 1)a huge # of us struggles w/ learning; 2) schools are overwhelmed by the needs, & rarely meet the need; 3)more funding is only part of the answer; better ed approaches needed. ...Read more

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How can you deal with anxiety in the workplace?

How can you deal with anxiety in the workplace?

Explore Specifics?: Apart from knowing about anxiety & how it ticks, it can b very helpful 2explore the specifics of ur anxiety w/a skilled mental health clinician - one who has expertise treating persons struggling w/anxiety. Pinpointing the anxiety-producing aspects of this situation, tying them 2prior experiences & coming up w/ theories 2test can all be helpful - esp along w/applying principles 4reducing anxiety! ...Read more

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