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Sorry, don't get it: I'm afraid your question makes no sense. Please ask again in a clear manner. ...Read more
Was dx'd w fibromyalgia.Have bipolar,ptsd,ocd,social phobia,agoraphobia 2.How 2 make my family&bf understand&believe my pain?Any book recommendations?
17 yr old is very moody.Athletic no drugs. He said he thinks maybe something's wrong. Mood swing medicine?
I would like help finding assisted living for paranoid schizophrenic 24 yr old bro in california see additional info?
Contact every social: service association you can until you get help. National Alliance for Mentally Ill (NAMI) works w/family of MI person. Try Mental Health Association in your area. Salvation Army, Catholic Charities, local houses of worship may also have referrals. Peace and good health. ...Read more
What books should a engineering student read to study all about human psychology? (Deception and irrational behavior)
I have severe bi-polar disorder, depression, anger, anxiety, ocd. Don't like humanity. Strange interests, help?
Warmline: You can try to call the warmline in your area. Check out warmline, com for someone to talk to about your problems. You should see a psychologist and a psychiatrist asap. ...Read more
12 y/o male. Obedient. Happy. Wants to please. severe problems w/focus/zoning out/attention since kndgrtn. Nuero psych says nothing's wrong. Any ideas?
ADHD-Primarily : Inattentive Type is a clinical diagnosis made by a Developmental/Behavioral Pediatrician or Child Psychiatrist using history, current functioning at home & school, & neuropsychological exam results for a Neurodevelopmental evaluation. A bright child can pass a Continuous Performance Test. The history also warrants a pediatric neurology consult to rule out minor motor, or Petit Mal, seizures. ...Read more
Son 16 took/taking Tren extreme.Temper, not rational, erratic behavior. No respect for authority.Is this cause/dangerous? What do I do?
Call help: Erratic behavior and extreme temper can sometimes be a dangerous situation. If you are concerned about your or your son's safety you can call your local emergency response service or police. They will send someone to help determine what your son needs. ...Read more
Why dx'd BPD by new pdoc?Every1 who knows me(7 yr bf,all friends new&old)is baffled.Im PTSD&Bipolar&USED to self-harm,but many yrs ago.No1 agrees BPD.
Ask the: provider who made the diagnosis which criteria were met. Is "pdoc" used as an abbreviation for psychiatrist or primary care physician? It would be best if the diagnosis was made by a psychiatrist or psychologist who has done a careful assessment using DSM criteria. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Expert witnesses: I had not heard of DR. Samenow until I read your question last night & decided to read up on him. I still don't know that I have a good handle on the answer. But I can say that often behavioral health providers who act as expert witnesses whether it be for the defense or the prosecution, can become known for stance on issues like capacity/ lack of capacity etc. When the behavioral health provider- ...Read more
Hi there. I've never had any nightmares. My dreams are very odd tho; think Tim Burton themed/Alice in Wonderland(during Trazadone dosing). Unusual??
Dreaming restored: Dreaming is normal but often disappears with depression. Dreams may be kicking in again with Trazodone as you feel better. Discuss your dreaming pattern with treating doctor or psychiatrist. If dreams persist as scary or nightmarish, ask about adjusting Trazodone dose. I hope this helps. Best wishes. ...Read more
Maybe not only way: You don't say how old your brother is. Inattentive adhd can be quite responsive sometimes to even low doses of stimulants; however, if it is just attention and focus, behavioral and structural approaches also have been shown to be quite helpful. External structure from parents and teachers may be as effective as medications. But, like meds, they only work when appllied consistently. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
3yo girl: extreme anxiety, violent temper tantrums, scary smart, obsessive OCD type behaviors, night terrors. Should I have her checked out?
Start by giving her: pediatrician a list of specific behaviors, e.g., screaming, hitting, biting, lining up toys, insistence. on routine, + onset, duration, immediate precipitants & consequences for each behavior to guide referral to a developmental/behavioral pediatrician to assess for Autistic Spectrum Disorder or child psychiatrist for mental illness vs. ASD. Also get a (neuro)psychological evaluation & therapy. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Know your limits: This is an issue that likely requires some help. Teens enter a period similar to the terrible twos, and some can deal with it and some not. I would encourage you to visit a family counselor, together and/or separately.An evaluation of the situation could identify an emerging emotional problem in the teen and help you both develop some coping skills to get through this period. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Is it normal to have mid life crisis symptoms nowadays? I kinda recall jerry lee lewis' song middle aged crazy
Yes: Yes people still can have mid-life crises. ...Read more
I was diagnosed ptsd from childhood torture abuse psychologist diagnosed me old psychiatrists the np i see changed it in system what to do?
I am not exactly: Sure what you are asking. Are you indicating that your diagnosis was changed from ptsd to another diagnosis. If yes, first off - only recommend treatment from providers who are experienced in working with ptsd. Second, i often see "ptsd" diagnoses slapped on people because they have some ptsd symptoms. If is important that a very thorough evaluation be done to insure that full criteria are met to. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
HI M south indian.Eventhough my trust in god has improved my OCD condition,but my mind has this doubt like is there god-any proof?Another OCD thought?
Sudden rash turned 15mt chronic illness destroying my once happy life..derms/meds no help...on 100mg Pristiq..still very tried/depressed..what else?
Are you heard?: Clearly you have ongoing symptoms. Have you been thoroughly evaluated by primary care? Do they feel derm referral is indicated? There are dermatologists who also have board certification in internal medicine, FYI. It is always your right to request a second opinion. Don't give up, and be ready to listen to what your doctors are saying/recommending. ...Read more