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Doctor insights on: Repressed Anger Symptoms

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Which tests should I do for my recent excessive laughter and anger symptoms?

Which tests should I do for my recent excessive laughter and anger symptoms?

Pseudobulbar affect?: This might be something called pseudobulbar affect. I would start with your family physician for initial evaluation. Depending on findings he or she could refer you for either a neurologic evaluation or a psychiatric evaluation (or both). ...Read more

Anger (Definition)

Anger is a symptom in which a person has too much anger, gets angry too quickly, gets angry too easily, or is angry for too long, when compared to the average normal person who experiences a similar situation. Anger is a strong feeling ...Read more


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Was just curious if there was a mental illness that relates to or has symptoms that include anger or rage?

Was just curious if there was a mental illness that relates to or has symptoms that include anger or rage?

Personality disorder: Organic brain disorders, drug and alcohol disorders, bipolar disorder, schizophrenia. Panic/ rage in men, intermittent explosive disorder, autism spectrum disorders, agitated depression, generalized anxiety disorder with high irritability, pms, rem parasomnias, dissociative disorders, and some culture bound syndromes like running amok. ...Read more

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Is anger a symptom of postpartum depression?

Is anger a symptom of postpartum depression?

Yes: A lot of women don't feel so much sad as angry or scared during postpartum depression. If you are having anger that is getting in the way of your daily living or affecting your relationships, you should talk to your doctor right away. Don't be scared to ask. Postpartum depression is common and there is help. ...Read more

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Do autism patients show symptoms of extreme anger?

Do autism patients show symptoms of extreme anger?

Many are aggressive : But not all. Here is an excellent resource on the issue. (i live with my grandson who is 6 years old and has autism. He seems to get aggressive if he does not understand why he is being told " no.") www.Autism.Com/index.Php/treating_tips video presentation: addressing challenging behaviors: strategies for tantrumming, aggression, self-injury. ...Read more

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Are symptoms of add can't focus in class, anger problems, anxiety?

Are symptoms of add can't focus in class, anger problems, anxiety?

It's Messy! : Diagnosing adhd following "best practices" involves evaluating symptoms & their history and ruling out other disorders. Its symptoms overlap widely w/those of other disorders e.g., anxiety, depression, learning differences, etc. Also, someone may be diagnosed w/adhd and w/other disorder(s). I'd recommend seeing a clinical psychologist 4 a thorough assessment & 4 treatment recs tailored 2 ur needs. ...Read more

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Are frustration and anger common symptoms of alzheimer's disease no matter the age?

Yes, they can be: Alzheimer's impairs a person's ability to recall, comprehend and explain things. Itcauses people to forget how to do simple tasks they used to do easily before; causes them to get lost easily and not recognize people who seem to know them well; disrupts sleep, and occasionally makes people have hallucinations and feel like people are stealing things from them. This can lead to frustration/anger. ...Read more

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My father has dementia and he gets angry easily when i ask him to do something. Is this a common symptom?

My father has dementia and he gets angry easily when i ask him to do something. Is this a common symptom?

Yes. Seek support!: It sounds like a very common situation when dealing with dementia. Find support and advice - it is out there. Also, remember that he's hurting too. When things get too bad, many family members feel they need to find a home for the elder. It's not easy no matter what, so get support. Till then, back down from requests and try again later if necessary. Or find alternatives to words. Safety 1st! ...Read more

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I sometimes have severe PMS symptoms, especially frustration and anger. Could manisium 200 mg or so and B6 help ease these symptoms?

PMS symptoms: You deserve a medical evaluation for your PMS symptoms -- you can track them in detail for a couple of months to share with your doctor. By "manisium, " do you actually mean the mineral "Magnesium"? You may need more than 200mg/day; I suggest the glycinate form to avoid diarrhea. Avoid processed foods, and increase exercise too. http://tinyurl.com/ohe5ck Antidepressants may help anger especially. ...Read more