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Dr. Hamid Sajjadi
6 Doctors shared insights

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

Dr. Hamid Sajjadi
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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Improving Self Esteem (Checklist)

Read self-help articles on self esteem
once
Make a gratefulness journal. Add to it.
Weekly
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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

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Who does self inflicted body art?

Who does self inflicted body art?

Many do this: Art of the tattoo type can be done by anyone, although few do so. Prisoners are well known for the acquisition of tattoos which signify status and gang membership. Most body art that is self inflicted is temporary. Some also involve branding in various ways and the attachment of body jewelry. ...Read more

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How to have better self confidence?

How to have better self confidence?

Self-confidence: I would recommend that you see a psychotherapist. Get evaluated for add given your symptom profile. Get treated for that or any other condition present. Try not to dwell on yourself. Get out and do things for others. Volunteer, exercise, eat well, practice good sleep hygiene and take good general care of your body. See our gp to have any physical causes ruled out and devote time to spiritual life. ...Read more

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How do I get a positive self-concept?

How do I get a positive self-concept?

Be a Good Person: There are many ways to have healthy self-esteem. Most agree that there are two broad components to self-esteem: (1) the view that I am a worthwhile or good person; and (2) the view that I have some competence (i know things or know how to do things). If people continue to strive to be virtuous or good and to learn and develop skills they will tend to have a positive self-concept. Striving is key. ...Read more

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How can I stop being so self-critical?

Critical of others: Think about being patient all of the time. Consider that every action that others take is unique to their experience. And think carefully before you criticize others. ...Read more

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How must I teach my teen self-control?

How must I teach my teen self-control?

Example: The best tool we have for teaching is modeling the behavior. If you have modeled it then your teen will see that. If you have modeled poor self control then he/she will model that as well. Understanding the teens point of view and offering other ways to react to situations. You may find that a counselor who does cognitive behavior therapy or dilaectical behavior therapy will also be very valuable. ...Read more

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How to keep your self away from Ebola?

How to keep your self away from Ebola?

Stay out of Africa: The best way to avoid Ebola is to stay away from areas with an active outbreak in West Africa. If you live outside of those areas, your chances of catching it are very low unless you come in close contact with people who have recently been to West Africa and who are ill. If Ebola did breakout where you live, avoid contact with sick people, wash your hands, and don't touch your face. ...Read more

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How can I teach my baby to self-soothe?

How can I teach my baby to self-soothe?

keep practicing: Start between the ages of 3-6mo and begin by developing a consistent routine around nap and bedtime. Keep the lights low, nurse until baby is drowsy, sing a few quiet songs and put baby in crib before they are asleep. You can use a pacifier if it seems to help your baby. Try comforting sounds like white noise in their bedroom. With practice pretty soon they will be able to soothe themselves. ...Read more

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How can I help a friend who self-harms?

How can I help a friend who self-harms?

Encourage: Encourage your friend to obtain help from a therapist who has expertise in Dialectical behavioral therapy. ...Read more