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Dr. Ralph Wharton
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Regression (Overview)

Regression is a symptom if a person is worse off after regression (such as his behavior regressing to a more childish state), but regression is a good thing if he is better off after regression (such as his cancer regressing to an undetectable state).


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What is caudal regression?

What is caudal regression?

Congenital disorder: A fetus develops cephalocaudally, which is a fancy way of saying “from head to tail.” in caudal (“tail”) regression, the lower spine forms abnormally in the 3rd-7th week of development. Depending on severity, this can lead to malformed lower vertebrae, tail bone, pelvis, and spine. Minor cases may not have symptoms and severe cases may cause neurological problems in the lower part of the body. ...Read more

Dr. Ralph Wharton
27 doctors shared insights

Regression (Overview)

Regression is a symptom if a person is worse off after regression (such as his behavior regressing to a more childish state), but regression is a good thing if he is better off after regression (such as his cancer regressing to an undetectable state).


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Is claustrophobia a symptom of regression!?

Is claustrophobia a symptom of regression!?

Phobias: Phobias are persistent fears of objects/situations, & are part of anxiety. Regression is going back to previous state. ...Read more

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What should we do about regression in autistic son?

What should we do about regression in autistic son?

Professional help: Your son needs a complete evaluation and comprehensive interventiuon, if he has already had that , stress, infection, if he is on cfgf diet, dietary transgression can cause regression. Get his team to put their heads together to identify what is stressing him. If he has not "team" he needs one. ...Read more

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Can you suggest tips for avoiding regression of bulimia?

Can you suggest tips for avoiding regression of bulimia?

Eating Disorders: In general, eating disorders need thorough evaluation by a mental health counselor to determine the type, extent, and comorbidity issues, which will guide toward appropriate interventions. Therapy involves cognitive therapy, group therapy, dialectical behavior therapy, evaluation for possible medications for comorbid conditions, dietary consult, & referral to an eating program depending onseverity. ...Read more

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Do you think that bulemia is just a regression to our wolf ancestors?

Do you think that bulemia is just a regression to our wolf ancestors?

No: I assume you are talking about bulimia nervosa, which is a disorder that includes distorted body image. I am not aware of any evidence that wolves are either 1. Excessively concerned about body image, or 2. Ancestors to humans. I believe they are ancestors to the dogs, not humans. ...Read more

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I have mild Lvh 1.3 wall thickness is it possible for it to regress or stay where it's at?also is it possible for it to keep growing and no regression

I have mild Lvh 1.3 wall thickness is it possible for it to regress or stay where it's at?also is it possible for it to keep growing and no regression

Need close follow up: Depending on what caused the LVH. In people with long standing uncontrolled high blood pressure is a common finding on Echocardiogram, but can be controlled from getting worse with better blood pressure control. If the LVH is in a young person , frequently can be part of a heart abnormality that will need close monitoring, medications o maybe surgery. ...Read more

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What is a multilinear regression analysis?

What is a multilinear regression analysis?

Statisticaltechnique: Regression analysis is used to learn more about the relationship between predictor variables and a criterion variable. We simply measure the naturally occurring scores on a number of predictor variables and try to establish which set of the observed variables gives rise to the best prediction. Using mr we can test theories (or models) about which set of variables is the most useful at prediction. ...Read more

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What are the behaviors of someone suffering regression?

What are the behaviors of someone suffering regression?

Not a Disorder: Regression is not a recognized mental disorder at this time. Regression usually refers to behaviors or behavior patterns that were characteristic of an earlier time in one's life. Sometimes people who have experienced traumatic events in the past are reminded of these events and begin to behave or feel like they did when the traumatic event occurred. Therapy can be helpful for this problem. ...Read more

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What is past life regression therapy?

What is past life regression therapy?

Be careful: This is an old technique in which hypnosis is used to induce memories of previous lives with the intention of helping you solve problems in this one. Most impartial people who have tested these consider them elaborate, brilliant fantasies. Practitioners may be sincere, and victims of this expensive nonsense may enjoy the attention. Caveat emptor. ...Read more

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How do you handle 2 year old sleep regression.

How do you handle 2 year old sleep regression.

Need more detailed : History. Is there a new baby in the house, visitors, a move , an illness, death in the family, relatives or friends or even just a few seconds glimpse of a scary commercial or movie or someone scared the two year old by telling tales etc?!? Finding the cause will then solve the regression. ...Read more