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Dr. Peter Ihle
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Reckless Behavior (Overview)

Reckless behavior is a symptom in which a person behaves in such a way that he disregards the safety and well-being of himself, those around him, his belongings, and/or the belongings of others. It can be part of a developmental/psychological problem (present in childhood), be a feature of a psychiatric illness such as mania, or be due to drug abuse.


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Can drinking too much caffeine cause reckless behavior?

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Can drinking too much caffeine cause reckless behavior?

Caffeine: Caffeine is stimulant, and excess can cause hyperarousal symptoms, confusion, visual disturbances, etc. ...Read more

Dr. Peter Ihle
8 doctors shared insights

Reckless Behavior (Overview)

Reckless behavior is a symptom in which a person behaves in such a way that he disregards the safety and well-being of himself, those around him, his belongings, and/or the belongings of others. It can be part of a developmental/psychological problem (present in childhood), be a feature of a psychiatric illness such as mania, or be due to drug abuse.


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$ and I didn't care. What can my reckless behavior mean ?

$ and I didn't care. What can my reckless behavior mean ?

Who is ''$''?: How did you meet? What other ''reckless'' traits do you have? Wait! i just got an idea; how about you paying a psychiatrist to find out what hurt you are trying to salve? ...Read more

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What does reckless behavior have to do with mental health?

What does reckless behavior have to do with mental health?

A lot: Pull over& listen. You scare me. Do you really think a ''mentally well'' person would drive recklessly? As a psychiatrist, i hope you are kidding me. If not, you walk & think until you understand the death of a child ! go to your nearest morgue & look real good at the gruesome results of reckless driving. Got it? Good. ...Read more

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What are the 2-3 best meds to get rid of my obsessive compulsive behavior?

What are the 2-3 best meds to get rid of my obsessive compulsive behavior?

Not clear: All of the ssris have been shown to be highly beneficial for treating ocd. Those available in the us are fluoxetine (prozac), sertraline (zoloft), fluvoxamine (luvox), citalopram (celexa), escitalopram (lexapro), and clomipramine (anafranil). Side effects vary, and sometimes one will work and aother won't, so trying several if needed is appropriate. ...Read more

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My boyfriend is having reckless behavior..Please help?

My boyfriend is having reckless behavior..Please help?

Gladly: !) leave him now; yup, right now. 2) see a psychiatrist (md) yesterday and learn about why you ever were with him. This is a test 3) no follow instruction girl get real hurt-sooner or later. 3 to 1 she listens, huh? ...Read more

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$ and I didn't care. What can my reckless behavior mean ?

Who is ''$''?: How did you meet? What other ''reckless'' traits do you have? Wait! i just got an idea; how about you paying a psychiatrist to find out what hurt you are trying to salve? ...Read more

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What does reckless behavior have to do with mental health?

A lot: Pull over& listen. You scare me. Do you really think a ''mentally well'' person would drive recklessly? As a psychiatrist, i hope you are kidding me. If not, you walk & think until you understand the death of a child ! go to your nearest morgue & look real good at the gruesome results of reckless driving. Got it? Good. ...Read more

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I don't know what to do about my boyfriend's reckless behavior..Please help?

I don't know what to do about my boyfriend's reckless behavior..Please help?

Take keys: And throw them away. I am not concerned about how much he mangles himself; others, innocent cute kids with futures & red balloons. Can we talk? What is a nice gal like you doing with an immature , dangerous child? Find out! please talk with someone at your closest mental health clinic yesterday. I mean it. ...Read more

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How is reckless behavior linked to anxiety ?

How is reckless behavior linked to anxiety ?

Anxiety causes: The fight or flight reaction, which can be viewed as reckless if you run into traffic or become violent with someone twice your size! ...Read more

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Is this suicide attempt or reckless behavior?

Both: As you give more specific history to the psychiatrist, believe me, you'll know. Best moulah you ever spent. I be watchin, real close ! ...Read more

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