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What are the mental disorders associated with rumination?

What are the mental disorders associated with rumination?

Rumination: Ruminations can be associated with worrying, such as in Obsessive Compulsive disorder, or with Negative Automatic thoughts, such as in Depression. ...Read more

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Where can I find a copy of the anger rumination scale?

Where can I find a copy of the anger rumination scale?

ARS scales: You can google the words and purchase the test online. Will cost u @14 dollars. ...Read more

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How do you address excessive ruminations on your own? I do it a lot especially about the past. Try to rearrange the past to make the present better.

How do you address excessive ruminations on your own? I do it a lot especially about the past. Try to rearrange the past to make the present better.

Rearrange the past?: Excessive ruminations sounds like it could be ocd -- and trying to rearrange the past is bound to fail. Practicing being in the present may help a lot more. If you don't want to work with a psychologist or other therapist, you could try "the ocd workbook: your guide to breaking free from obsessive compulsive disorder." http://tinyurl.Com/lajypae good luck. ...Read more

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What does a score f 100 in the rumination subscale mean?

What does a score f 100 in the rumination subscale mean?

Scale is 0 - 100: Rumination is what animals do when they burp food back up to chew it again...The same as when we mull over thoughts again after a situation is over with. Rumination is pleasant for some animals some of the time, and it's useful for some people some of the time. But burping up food after you've eaten it can get to be a mess and require meds, and so can dwelling on things that happened in the past. ...Read more

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What does it mean when I get a 37 on a rumination subscale

What does it mean when I get a 37 on a rumination subscale

Scale is 0 - 100: Rumination is what animals do when they burp food back up to chew it again...The same as when we mull over thoughts again after a situation is over with. Rumination is pleasant for some animals some of the time, and it's useful for some people some of the time. But burping up food after you've eaten it can get to be a mess and require meds, and so can dwelling on things that happened in the past. ...Read more

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What does it mean if I got a 37 in the rumination subscale?

What does it mean if I got a 37 in the rumination subscale?

Depends on the test: There are a number of tests to look at a person's rumination. The numbers make sense only if you know what the normal range is, and what the highs and lows mean when compared to the average population. If one's score means he is ruminating a lot more that his friends and relatives are, then he is likely thinking about things way too much (such as thinking about that #37 all day long). ...Read more

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What exactly does it mean to score a 67 on the rumination subscale?

What exactly does it mean to score a 67 on the rumination subscale?

Scale is 0 - 100: Rumination is what animals do when they burp food back up to chew it again...The same as when we mull over thoughts again after a situation is over with. Rumination is pleasant for some animals some of the time, and it's useful for some people some of the time. But burping up food after you've eaten it can get to be a mess and require meds, and so can dwelling on things that happened in the past. ...Read more

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What does it mean to have a score of 97 on the rumination sub-scale?

What does it mean to have a score of 97 on the rumination sub-scale?

Scale is 0 - 100: Rumination is what animals do when they burp food back up to chew it again...The same as when we mull over thoughts again after a situation is over with. Rumination is pleasant for some animals some of the time, and it's useful for some people some of the time. But burping up food after you've eaten it can get to be a mess and require meds, and so can dwelling on things that happened in the past. ...Read more

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Stuck on events frm 10yrs ago and recent as this yr.Can't get past them.Curent situation bad which causes excesiv rumination.Advice on how to move on.

Therapy: From your post, it appears you need the help of a professional who can listen to you and recommend ways to manage if not eliminate your fixations. This problem seems to be consuming your life and is not good for your general well-being. Give it a try... I'm sure you'll feel better in no time. All the best.. ...Read more