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Dr. Lawrence Kessler
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Self Centeredness (Overview)

Solipsistic thinking; an inability to consider the viewpoints or needs of others.


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Is self-centeredness just immaturity?

Is self-centeredness just immaturity?

Not really: It can give you a sense of confidence and leadership. It really depends on the situation and where it is being used. Read more

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Dr. Lawrence Kessler
6 Doctors shared insights

Self Centeredness (Overview)

Solipsistic thinking; an inability to consider the viewpoints or needs of others.


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What is a cure for self-centeredness?

What is a cure for self-centeredness?

Self-centeredness: This problem at it's worst is a form of personality disorder- narcissisim. When it is not at the core of a personality it can be a transient expression of anxiety or fear. A person can "insulate" themselves emotionally from being intimate with others if they focus their attention on themself. The eval of a medical professional; psychiatrist-psych is warranted. This patient often won't want help. Read more

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How can I get rid of self-mutilation?

How can I get rid of self-mutilation?

Others have done it: And so can you. Please see a mental health professional who has experience in that area. Your local state psychological association can refer you. Peace and good health. Read more

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Is self-centeredness just immaturity?

Not really: It can give you a sense of confidence and leadership. It really depends on the situation and where it is being used. Read more

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What is the definition or description of: Self centeredness?

Self centerdness: Solipsistic thinking; an inability to consider the viewpoints or needs of others. Read more

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Any cure for self-centeredness?

Any cure for self-centeredness?

Unlikely: Most individuals who are self centered (a form of narcissisim) have a strategy which is self serving and usually effective. It may annoy others but not the perpetrator. Since it is most commonly successful, it is difficult to change and is not considered an illness to "cure". Read more

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What is a cure for self-centeredness?

Self-centeredness: This problem at it's worst is a form of personality disorder- narcissisim. When it is not at the core of a personality it can be a transient expression of anxiety or fear. A person can "insulate" themselves emotionally from being intimate with others if they focus their attention on themself. The eval of a medical professional; psychiatrist-psych is warranted. This patient often won't want help. Read more

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I have Ben wetting my self?

I have Ben wetting my self?

Wide differential: Urinary incontinence can be from many causes and more hx is needed to narrow down the differential. For ex: nocturnal seizures vs urge incontinence from an overactive bladder or from a cns lesion vs loss of inhibition of the micturition reflex from a frontal brain lesion (from either an anterior cerebral artery territory stroke, aneurysm or a space occupying lesion in the frontal micturition area) Read more

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Why is self mutilating addicting?

Why is self mutilating addicting?

Coping: People who self- mutilate may do this as a coping mechanism. Physical harm to the body may distract from emotional pain. Some people feel empty inside and hurt themself so that they won't feel completely numb. Although it is a very unhealthy way to cope, people may return to self- mutilation over and over because they don't have more effective coping mechanisms. Read more

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How do I motivate my self for excersice?

How do I motivate my self for excersice?

Self Love: It takes at least 21 days to form a habit. Self discipline is needed to get started and after that it becomes habit. Good to have support of friend or partner. Start slow and build up to goal. Know that this is a loving act to do for your self. Pick one you enjoy and have fun doing it. Chi gung can be done sitting initially. There is chair exercises. Read more

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How is risk to others or self evaluated?

How is risk to others or self evaluated?

Relatively: If a person is indiscriminately violent they can hurt themselves and others. If a person is passively disabled they may neglect themselves to a dangerous extent and, if they are responsible for others, like children, they may be a danger to them by neglect. Read more

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Please help! What is the safest way to preform a self enuclation?

Please help! What is the safest way to preform a self enuclation?

Enucleation: Please do not attempt to remove your eye or do any surgery on yourself. Please see an opthalmologist for eye problems. Read more

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Is TMJD self-limiting?

Is TMJD self-limiting?

TMJ TMD, no: Temporo-mandibular disorder is the second most frequent cause of orofacial pain after dental pain. There has been much confusion over this topic. The conclusion is TMDs are not self-limiting and require active treatment interventions. Proper diagnosis is the key to the successful treatment. See an orofacial pain practitioner for a consultation. They are the expert in this field. Read more

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I want to slim my self?

Diet and Exercise: The tried and true method is the best way to slim down; eat a balanced, nutritional diet and exercise daily. Read more

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Can you do self-accupressure?

Yes: You can purchase books on the subject or watch u tube to learn particular accupressure points. Take care. Read more

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What does self-efficacy mean?

Ability...: ...To evaluate one's own abilities.


See: http://en. Wikipedia. Org/wiki/dunning%e2%80%93kruger_effect


there's more to it than that, of course, but dunning-kruger is a common failure of self-efficacy. Read more

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Because I want to kill my self?

Because I want to kill my self?

Please get help: If you are having thoughts about killing yourself, get seen at the nearest emergency room now. Have a friend or relative drive you or call 911 for emergency services for transport. You can call the National suicide hotlines 24/7 at 1-800-suicide (1-800-784-2433) or 1-800-273 – talk (1-800-273-8255) for support. Read more

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Does self fertility massage work?

Does self fertility massage work?

Reduces Stress...: There's no scientific evidence that massage improves fertility and increases pregnancy rates. But at least one study showed that the hands-on bodywork can dial down your anxiety level. Since stress has been shown to interfere with getting pregnant, it makes sense that reducing stress through massage could — theoretically — improve your odds of conceiving. Best wishes! Read more