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Only child, parental concerns exceed those of neighbors. Who is right?

Only child, parental concerns exceed those of neighbors. Who is right?

Go With Parents: I always believe the parents until proven otherwise.If they perceive a problem, even if i disagree, they have some issues that need resolved. ...Read more

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Therapists concerns regarding kids of divorced parents?

Therapists concerns regarding kids of divorced parents?

Hopeful...: Most can emerge as competent, fairly happy adults if the divorced parents can avoid continued open warfare involving the child. Recommended book: dr phil's "family first: your step-by-step plan for creating a phenomenal family ." if healthy post-divorce parenting is challenging, please get help for the kids! parents should also get help, jointly or separately, to avoid compromising kids wellness. ...Read more

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What's the legal impact on the perpetrators of violence against women?

What's the legal impact on the perpetrators of violence against women?

It is a criminal act: The legal impact is the same as violence against anyone in the community. Depending on its seriousness, it could include probation, counseling, or jail time. Often the problem is a woman's reluctance to testify against her attacker out of fear or loyalty or belief that he will not do it again. Legal action is probably the best way to get an abusive partner to stop being violent. ...Read more

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What are the chances of a child inheriting lupus from their father?

What are the chances of a child inheriting lupus from their father?

No one knows: That information is not known, lupus is a genetically complex disease. But it is not likely. ...Read more

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Do societal problems like abortion, divorce, ban of child discipline and others contribute to violence in the nation?

Do societal problems like abortion, divorce, ban of child discipline and others contribute to violence in the nation?

Other Problems: Societal problems such as child abuse and neglect, domestic violence, and lack of availability of mental health services contribute to violence in our society. Some of our regulations also need to be re-examined. ...Read more

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What quantity of people commit suicide each year because of bullying?

What quantity of people commit suicide each year because of bullying?

It happens: As a pathologist, the emotional autopsy following a homicide or suicide is part of our work. Bullying is deplorable and the fact that we ignored it for centuries or considered it "part of building character" is equally deplorable. Despite all the attention it is rightly getting, i believe that more child / teen suicides result from emotional or physical abuse by parents than by peers. ...Read more

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If a mother's and/or father's abuse of drugs or alcohol throughout their lifetimes affect the health of their children?

If a mother's and/or father's abuse of drugs or alcohol throughout their lifetimes affect the health of their children?

I agree, parents: Are role models for their children. They are learning to drink. In addition, their children are at high risk to either become alcoholics or marry one. There is also a strong hereditary factor which make the risk of becoming addicted higher. Sons of alcoholic fathers ; daughters of alcoholic mothers are at highest risk. ...Read more

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What are the odds of antisocial personality disorder being passed from parents to children?

What are the odds of antisocial personality disorder being passed from parents to children?

APD: The causes of antisocial personality disorder are unknown. Genetic factors and child abuse/neglect are believed to contribute to the development of this condition. Children with an antisocial or substance abusing parent are at increased risk. Many mental health experts believe the disorder develops because of a combination of genetic and environmental influences. ...Read more

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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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What type of parents are people who grew up in foster care?

Any parent --: Friend -- you can be a good parent even if you grew up in foster care -- and you can learn how to raise a child properly -- with unconditional love and discipline. ...Read more

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Father of 3 needing advice on relationship with companion, in which has been sexually abused in the past.\?

Father of 3 needing advice on relationship with companion, in which has been sexually abused in the past.\?

Difficult situation: Your companion is dealing with a painful situation, and may or may not be able to relate to you as you would prefer. Your partner's relationship with you will likely be affected by his/her relationship with the perpetrator, with all conflicting feelings. If your partner is not in treatment, this can be very confusing for both of you. If in treatment, flashbacks can still occur but there's hope. ...Read more

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Can we avoid mental retarded state of child born with cousin marriage?

Hard to say: Geneticists estimate that each of us carry a few recessive genes that will not harm us, but when paired with another can produce a baby with things like CF, sickle cell, and any of thousands of metabolic disorders like PKU.Marriage between close relatives increases this risk.You can get tested for the recessive gene in some cases, so having a consultation with a geneticist may help you. ...Read more

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What are the relevant social, ethical, legal and economic effects of therapeutic cloning?

What are the relevant social, ethical, legal and economic effects of therapeutic cloning?

Homework?: Are you writing a paper? This subject can't be addressed in 400 letters or less. Check out this site: http://www.Cloneorgans.Com/therapeutic-cloning/14/. ...Read more

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What are the consequences of gender health disparities on families?

Clarification: I am sorry but i don't have a clue what you are asking? Can you break this down and use simpler language please. ...Read more

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Are child abuse laws identical, or almost the same, in all 50 states?

Are child abuse laws identical, or almost the same, in all 50 states?

No: Each state has its' own nuances. Ask your pediatrician or call your local health department for details specific to your locale. ...Read more

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Can personality traits run in families? Alot of women in my family(including me) cheat on their husbands

Can personality traits run in families? Alot of women in my family(including me) cheat on their husbands

Not Inherited: I would not say that such behavior patterns are inherited. People learn about the nature of relationships from what they see in their family which can explain your observation. This is the type of question which can be helpful to discuss in psychotherapy ...Read more

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What will be the chances of birthdefects in my children if i marry a maternal cousin whose parents are first cousins? No cousin marriages in my family

What will be the chances of birthdefects in my children if i marry a maternal cousin whose parents are first cousins? No cousin marriages in my family

Pre-marital genetic : Counseling will help define your risk of autosomal recessive genetic disorders, in which each parent carries the harmful gene mutation.In pakistan, first-cousin marriage has a 7.9% risk of infant mortality ; a 5-6% risk for birth defects, but having multiple generations of first-cousin marriages increases chances of having a child with a recessive disorder 13 times that of the general population. ...Read more

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Should a schizophrenic have custody of their child?

Should a schizophrenic have custody of their child?

It depends: There are varying degrees of impairment with the diagnosis (DX) of sz, and in and of itself the DX is not reason enough for a parent to lose custody of a child. It is only if the symptoms related to the diagnosis impair the parent's ability to adequately care of the child that custody may be called into question. ...Read more

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What are a working mothers legal rights?

Ask the expert...: I would direct you to pose this question to an attorney. The are many variables that need to be taken into consideration; and the legal nature of them is beyond the scope of this forum. Best of luck! ...Read more

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How can I take control of my fathers affairs?

Legally?: Recommend that you ask this question on avvo.Com. This will allow attorneys from your state to provide you with free legal input. ...Read more

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Do younger fathers do more of the work at home?

Do younger fathers do more of the work at home?

Societal mores: There is a trend in modern generations for more sharing of work between the two partners in a marriage. And many more women work outside the home, sometimes being the only source of income. The fathers now do more child care, more household chores and function more as partners. Some are lucky enough to be able to do much of their work by internet at home as well. ...Read more

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I have two possible fathers for my child how do I find out which one fathered my baby before he is born?

I have two possible fathers for my child how do I find out which one fathered my baby before he is born?

You don't: Genetic (dna) testing is possible if a sample of fetal cells is obtained by amniocentesis or chorionic villus sampling. Both are invasive tests that have some risk to the baby (infection, miscarriage).Unless there was another medical reason for the test, this is generally not done to settle paternity questions. ...Read more

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I think I am mentally ill, but can't get help because if I do get diagnosed with anything i'll be kicked out of my fathers home. Would it be worth it?

I think I am mentally ill, but can't get help because if I do get diagnosed with anything i'll be kicked out of my fathers home. Would it be worth it?

Challenging situatio: The case I am sure must be very complex for you to ask such a question. The best answer i can come up with is that i believe it is always worth reaching out to a healthcare professional whenever an illness bothers a person. Sounds like this fits that description for you. I believe it is nearly always more beneficial to be treated for an illness than suffer the consequences of it's diagnosis. Best! ...Read more

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My father has diabets. My mothers father has diabets. What are the chances of me having diabets too?

My father has diabets. My mothers father has diabets. What are the chances of me having diabets too?

You are: Unfortunately without more information like your full health history(? high blood pressure), weight, height, activity level, even ethnicity, it is difficult to provide you with more specific numbers/percentages. Best of luck. ...Read more

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Is it good to be a father?

Is it good to be a father?

Absolutely.: Many men are apprehensive about fatherhood, and many women about motherhood. It's something you can't comprehend until you meet the baby. If you have a difficult relationship with the mother though, that can be a problem. Even so, you can enjoy being a father regardless. Focus on how you are feeling, and discuss with someone who has been through this that you trust and respect. Best wishes to you! ...Read more

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How can I get over my fathers death?

How can I get over my fathers death?

Find meaning: Only you can decide what Dad's death means in the larger scheme of things. Will you seek a faith-based answer? A scientific naturalist's gratitude for the good times? Forgiveness (for him, for you) after the fact? Live as he'd wish you to? Learn from any mistakes so you may perhaps be a better parent yourself? Be glad that you loved your Dad in a world full of loveless homes? Talk to your Dr.? ...Read more

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How to cope with a loss of my father?

How to cope with a loss of my father?

How to cop with loss: Time is the best healer.But you may join a support group, or go for psychiatric counselling, which will help.Family members, friends may be able to help it may be difficult in the immidiate period but life has to go on and you have to learn to live without him. ...Read more

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Do expecting fathers face get chunky ?

Do expecting fathers face get chunky ?

Sympathy?: Pregnancy does not effect the face of the father. In rare cases, however, a man can identify so closely w/the mom to be that he can get physical symptoms in response. Peace and good health. ...Read more

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How can I be a father as I am azoospermiac?

How can I be a father as I am azoospermiac?

Get help: There's some variability in how folks use this word. You may have some good sperms that can be taken directly from your testis to make you a dad. A cause might be found. Or you can adopt. Or you can be the man who helps and guides and looks after kids in your neighborhood who have lousy birth fathers. ...Read more

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What is the oldest a man can father a child?

What is the oldest a man can father a child?

All depends: If you keep yourself fit and healthy, for a man age is not important. A dad in india fathered his 21st child at age of 94 and one in britain at age 74!be considerate of your child, think about it - is it really fair to have a child at that age ? Remember there are higher risk for chromosome abnormalities, too. ...Read more

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Can expecting fathers have sleepless nights ?

Yes: New and/or repeat expectant fathers may experience sleepless nights for a variety of reasons. New parenthood is a time of significant transition. This can sometimes generate anticipatory states which contribute to difficulty sleeping. ...Read more

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How old is too old for man to father a child?

U into history ?: According to the bible, abraham (abram) fathered the child isaac at the age of 99, although this could be argued as by divine intervention.It is not unusual for men in their 60's to do so in recent history. ...Read more

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My father has been falling a lot why is this?

My father has been falling a lot why is this?

Many possibilities: There are a number of possible explanations, and it's wise to figure this out before he gets seriously injured. Some people fall because they don't see well - easy fix. If he is diabetic, he may have peripheral neuropathy and not feel his feet as clearly as a normal person. He may have balance problems. He may fall due to muscle weakness; has he had a stroke in the past? Go with him to the doctor. ...Read more

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What is the youngest a boy can father a child?

What is the youngest a boy can father a child?

@spermatogenesis: Whenever the boy is able to produce live sperm he can father a child. This takes a certain degree of sexual maturity which varies as to age. Aberrant situations would probably be before age 10. ...Read more

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My fathers bedsore is smelling really badly. ?

My fathers bedsore is smelling really badly. 
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Bedsore care: The wound needs improved care and cleaning, with professional advice if possible, and maybe treatment with an antibiotic ointment or by mouth. Getting quality care can be a challenge in your country or setting (e.g. in a township), but best to arrange it if possible. Otherwise local cleaning plus an oral antibiotic like sulfa-trimethoprim or ciprofloxacin may help (check w pharmacist). Good luck! ...Read more

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When my baby is born will they say who the father is?

When my  baby is born will they say who the father is?

Depends on State: But usually your job, in addition to having the child, naming the father for the birth certificate. ...Read more

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