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Dr. Ihab Ibrahim
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Self Centeredness (Overview)

Self-centeredness is a personality trait in which a person is concerned mainly with his own interests, is selfish, and is unconcerned about the wellbeing of others. Being self-centered can lead to relationship problems.


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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. Ihab Ibrahim
6 doctors shared insights

Self Centeredness (Overview)

Self-centeredness is a personality trait in which a person is concerned mainly with his own interests, is selfish, and is unconcerned about the wellbeing of others. Being self-centered can lead to relationship problems.


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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
no duration, once for 12 Months
Make a gratefulness journal. Add to it.
1 Min, Weekly, forever
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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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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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