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Doctor insights on: Scapholunate Dissociation

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Can hyper-extending and loading it down with heavy steel parts cause scapholunate dissociation in my left wrist?

Can hyper-extending and loading it down with heavy steel parts cause scapholunate dissociation in my left wrist?

See an orthopedist: If you may have injured your wrist in this fashion you should be examined and probably undergo imaging studies soon. The internet is not a place to solve this problem. Good luck. ...Read more

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What is dissociation disorder?

What is dissociation disorder?

Dissociative d/o: The diagnostic and statistical manual of mental disorders (dsmiv) includes 4 types of dissociative disorders: dissociative amnesia (memory loss > normal forgetfulness and not due to a medical condition), dissociative identity disorder (formerly multiple personality), dissociative fugue (abruptly travel away, forgetting who you are) and depersonalization disorder (sense of being outside yourself). ...Read more

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Is there a link between sleep loss and dissociation?

Is there a link between sleep loss and dissociation?

There can be a link: Brain fatigue, and loss of sleep quality and quantity, can lead to rem [dream] sleep deprivation, and "breakthrough" psychotic type experiences such as experiencing dreamy or nightmare states in mixed consciousness states. Even auditory and other hallucinations. And, yes, dissociation of consciousness can occur more freq in such fatigue. Other causes or factors should also be examined, too. ...Read more

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What are the early symptoms of a dissociation disorder?

What are the early symptoms of a dissociation disorder?

Memory lapses: History of trauma, and then periods of time with evidence of conscious activity with no recollection of the period. One has to rule out intoxication and seizure activity however..... ...Read more

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What medications are available for anxiety and dissociation?

What medications are available for anxiety and dissociation?

Treatment: The most effective treatment for these issues would be medications for anxiety based upon your specific symptoms and history, and therapy for dis-association and anxiety. There really aren’t any meds for disassociation, are many available for anxiety, and both therapy and meds would probably benefit you better than either one by itself. Good luck! ...Read more

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I think i might have a dissociation disorder. How can I get tested?

I think i might have a dissociation disorder. How can I get tested?

Evaluation: The process of learning whether you have a dissociation disorder begins with an in-person evaluation by a psychiatrist, psychologist, or other mental health professional. It can range from amnesia all the way to having multiple different identities. One would look for gaps in time, feelings of being disconnected from one's own experience, or being confused about one's identity, etc. ...Read more

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Are you experiencing dissociation when having a perverse sex fantasy?

Are you experiencing dissociation when having a perverse sex fantasy?

Dissociation?: I am not completely sure what you mean by a "perverse sex fantasy" (eg., bizarre sex, homosexual sex, bondage?) we all have some fantasies that we're not completely comfortable with. It would be dissociation if you're with a partner and become completely unaware of him/her due to your fantasy, or when, if alone, you behave in a way that is totally incompatible with your normal personality. ...Read more

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What can cause 'regression to childhood', dissociation, and flashbacks?

What can cause 'regression to childhood', dissociation, and flashbacks?

Childhood abuse: Can lead to many symptoms, including the ones you mentioned. ...Read more

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Is it possible to have a Dissociation Disorder without the symptom of "multiple personalities"?

Is it possible to have a Dissociation Disorder without the symptom of "multiple personalities"?

Definitely: Dissociative amnesia—severe impairment in remembering important information about one’s self. Dissociative fugue—a massive disorientation of self that leads to confusion about one’s personal identity and potentially the assumption of a new identity. Depersonalization disorder—marked by recurrent feelings of detachment or distance from one's own experiences/ world feels continuously unreal. -NAMI ...Read more