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Could sexual abuse cause histrionic personality disorder?

Could sexual abuse cause histrionic personality disorder?

In some instance: Only if you let the tramatic exprerience turn into a way to get attention or for gains, this is a negative and destructive personality issue. That i would suggest seeking help to modify the bahavor. ...Read more

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What is hypoactive sexual desire disorder?

Causes distress: Hypoactive means under active, so hypoactive sexual desire means under active sexual desire. But you decide how much is enough. What's enough for you may not be enough for someone else & vice versa. More importantly, there cannot be any disorder unless the under activity causes you distress. If you're satisfied w/your level of desire, then you're fine (although your partner might not agree). ...Read more

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Hypoactive sexual desire disorder, treatment?

Hypoactive sexual desire disorder, treatment?

Assessment first: Prior to treatment, you would best served to have a medical physical and a psychological assessment to understand the cause of your hysterically. Could be bipolar disorder, past trauma, or something else. Treatment depends on which cause. Take care ...Read more

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Can iatrogenic amphetamine psychosis and bipolar disorder cause deviant sexual behavior?

Can iatrogenic amphetamine psychosis and bipolar disorder cause deviant sexual behavior?

Yes: Amphetamines can mimic mania, and both amphetamine use and mania can provoke hypersexual activity. "deviant" is here a difficult word to understand--whether you mean it colloquially or in an older sense referring to abnormal (now called "paraphilic"). But in general, impulses of many kinds--sexual, aggressive, risky--that one might not want to act on can be disinhibited and exaggerated by both. ...Read more

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Is enjoying paraphilia porn a mental disorder?

Is enjoying paraphilia porn a mental disorder?

Enjoying porn: Enjoyment of pornography can be an normal means of sexual arousal, and even couples may enjoy viewing pornography together. With the ever-present availability, accessibility and affordability of free porn on the internet, there becomes a risk that a person might become fixated on porn as the primary means of achieving sexual gratification. If so, help from a professional might be considered. ...Read more

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I am experiencing impulsive or reckless behavior, socially withdrawn, impaired social skills, compulsive behavior, emotional problems and personality changes.

I am experiencing  impulsive or reckless behavior, socially withdrawn, impaired social skills, compulsive behavior, emotional problems and personality changes.

Recommend assessment: You have described a lot of symptoms that could potentially affect your life and/or that could get worse if not addressed. There are ways to manage those symptoms, but it is important to be assessed by a mental health professional (psychologist or psychiatrist) who can help you to figure out what is causing those symptoms and how to best address them. ...Read more

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Could dissociative identity disorder manifest after childhood?

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Could dissociative identity disorder manifest after childhood?

DID: Although rarely diagnosed early, the average reported age of onset is 3 years. ...Read more

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Help please! is disliking affection a sign of schizoid personality disorder?

Could be. Others?: Disliking affection - or even less intense levels of interpersonal involvement is likely to be a trait of schizoid pd. But it probably would not be the only one. If there are no big problems due to this, it might be better to use the less severe term personality trait and avoid the word "disorder". ...Read more

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Can early childhood sexual abusive lead to schizoaffective disorder bipolar type? With no family history of schizophrenia?

Can early childhood sexual abusive lead to schizoaffective disorder bipolar type?  With no family history of schizophrenia?

Can happen..: If it has been so severe and chronic that a usual sequence would be ptsd first, then psychotic features from initial flashback. Eventually the personality becomes so fragile it detaches from reality. Add to this genetic vulnerabilities that are not apparent to people in the family. Many reasons abuse in families can make it difficult to get all the data. Environment and genes are key. ...Read more

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Is bipolar disorder related to hypersexuality?

Is bipolar disorder related to hypersexuality?

It can be.: A manic episode can be characterized by an increased interest in sex, extroversion, impulsivity and poor decision making. A dangerous combination. ...Read more

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Symptoms of oppositional defiant disorder, conduct disorder, anti-social personality disorder, what to do?

Symptoms of oppositional defiant disorder, conduct disorder, anti-social personality disorder, what to do?

Psychologist: Your need long term psychological counselling, behaviour modifications, group therapy. Please get help from a psycholigist. ...Read more

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Help please! is antisocial personality disorder a mental illness?

Help please! is antisocial personality disorder a mental illness?

Antisocial: Yes, it is. The hallmark of this disorder is the person seems to have no conscience, or sense of morality, or right or wrong. This person cannot empathize with others, is opportunistic, predatory, and often thrill seeking. An example of this would be Charles Manson. ...Read more

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Is sexual obsession a symptom of psychosis?

Is sexual obsession a symptom of psychosis?

No: Obsessions are not considered psychotic. Rather, they are recurrent and persistent thoughts that cause a lot of anxiety and distress. ...Read more

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Are mental illnesses narcissistic personality disorder and psychotic depression related to one another?

It can happen: The 2 conditions are not directly related. But narcissistic personality-disordered people can become very depressed -- sometimes even psychotically so. This may happen due to perceived failures in empathy, to which they are exquisitely sensitive. Rather than being a little hurt and getting over it like less impaired people might, an npd person may lose his/her entire feeling of self-hood. ...Read more

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Are sexual fetishes a mental problem?

Too Broad: I am sorry, but this question is so broad and undefined that there is no way to answer it honestly. Perhaps you can ask about the fetish you are most interested in. ...Read more

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Epilepsy and impulsive behavior; any relationship?

Epilepsy and impulsive behavior; any relationship?

Could be: Especially if you possess complex partial seizures. Discuss with your neurologist, but do not disregard possibility of medication adverse effect, especially if you are taking a Dopamine agonist. ...Read more

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Is sadism exclusively a sexual paraphilia?

Tough question...: Sexual sadism as a paraphilia would involve at least 6 months (or severe consequences/distress) of intense sexually arousing fantasies, urges or behaviors centered on humiliating or causing pain to others. 'sadism' refers more generally to someone who enjoys humiliating, dominating, or harming others, such as a sadistic personality type, with or without strongly sexual overtones. ...Read more

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Which mental disorder are manipulative personality and playing victim symptoms of?

Which mental disorder are manipulative personality and playing victim symptoms of?

Psychopath: When i hear about manipulative behavior this could be a psychopathic person who wants to "get one over" on you or it could be someone with a histrionic personality who would be manipulative to get one's attention not for the purpose of exploiting the person like the psychopath. Playing the victim can be from many different types of disorders (e.g. Trauma, borderline pd, ) or just personality styl. ...Read more

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Help please! is an eating disorder some form of obsessive compulsive disorder?

Help please! is an eating disorder some form of obsessive compulsive disorder?

Usually not: Eating disorders come in several forms, the most common being anorexia, bulimia, binge eating, and obesity. Although some individuals with one of these disorders have obsessive behaviors, no evidence suggests that the latter is the cause for the eating problems. Anxiety and depression also are quite common in individuals with eating disorders, but again probably not related to the cause. ...Read more

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I am experiencing emotional problems (quality: feelings of unreality, detachment) , mood swings, hallucinations, impulsive or reckless behavior, t...

I am experiencing  emotional problems (quality: feelings of unreality, detachment) , mood swings, hallucinations, impulsive or reckless behavior, t...

See your doctor: Please see your doctor as soon as possible. If you feel like harming yourself, go to the emergency room right now! The very best of wishes. ...Read more

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Can you please list the common causes of sexual aversion disorder?

Can you please list the common causes of sexual aversion disorder?

Sexual trauma: I have worked with many people who were sexually abused as children or teens and some of them have a strong aversion to any kind of sexual relationship no matter how healthy. This aversion to normal, health sex can be helped by working with a psychologist who is trained in treated sexual trauma. There are other causes too but this is one I have seen. Be well, . ...Read more

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What are the causes of sexual aversion disorder? Is it possible to have this due to sexual abuse as a baby or toddler?

What are the causes of sexual aversion disorder? Is it possible to have this due to sexual abuse as a baby or toddler?

Doubtful: There is a "pop" notion that the inability to enjoy normal adult lovemaking is the result of "forgotten" sexual abuse and perhaps that someone should be blamed. From my own reading, this is not an evidence-based claim, and even if it were true, there's no future in turning one's mind to hate. What's happening, whether the diagnosis is real / helpful etc, best rx must be far more complicated. ...Read more

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Sexual disorders, can I cure with panchakarma?

Sexual disorders, can I cure with panchakarma?

Sexual disorders: This broad phrase makes it difficult to respond, but traditional home remedies seldom work. A combination of education, psychological counseling and communication usuall are effective. If there is a sexual counselor near you, see them. Good luck and good sex. ...Read more

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How do I know if someone has a sexual transmitted disease?

How do I know if someone has a sexual transmitted disease?

They tell you: Most often, the people need to be tested for std's and then it is really there moral and ethical obligation to tell you they have an std if you are a sexual partner of theirs. Simple clues of course could be lesions on the genitals, a foul smelling discharge, etc. But you would only suspect it, and then should avoid sex until you know what your getting yourself into. Best wishes. ...Read more

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What is hypoactive sexual desire disorder?

Causes distress: Hypoactive means under active, so hypoactive sexual desire means under active sexual desire. But you decide how much is enough. What's enough for you may not be enough for someone else & vice versa. More importantly, there cannot be any disorder unless the under activity causes you distress. If you're satisfied w/your level of desire, then you're fine (although your partner might not agree). ...Read more

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What disorders always affect sexual health?

What disorders always affect sexual health?

Many...: --- poor lifestyle with overindulgence and obsession is the number one, with diabetes, iatrogenic disorders from drugs notably those for depression, diseases of nerve system, obesity, long-term use of opiate-related pain medication, etc. to follow. More on male sexual health, go to articles listed in http://www.formefirst.com/onSexLife-ED-CareOptions.html. More? Contact me.... ...Read more

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Could you explain what is a sexual conduct disorder?

Could you explain what is a sexual conduct disorder?

Sexual conduct: Disorder is simply what it says, when someone has promiscuous sexual behavior which could harm them. Frequent unprotected sex with multiple partners dispite or purposefully knowing it is dangerous is typical. Other examples would be someone with aids practicing unprotected sex and not telling partners they have aids or a sexual addiction could also be seen as a sexual conduct disorder. ...Read more

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Is the desire to be sexually dominated by women a mental disease or mental disorder?

Sexual Dominance: If the desire causes pleasure and doesnt cause any distress or physical harm, it is normal to have such fantasies, when they are excessive and cause distress or intefere with daily functioning the dsm 4 tr does have a section for sadism and masochism. ...Read more

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Hey I wanted to ask if u could get any sexual disease or any type of disease from giving a handjob ?

Hey I wanted to ask if u could get any sexual disease or any type of disease from giving a handjob

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You could get herpes: if they had open lesions and you rubbed them. I don't know if genital warts can be transmitted this way. Otherwise, I don't think so. ...Read more

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What is Sexual Arousal Disorder and is it common or uncommon?

What is Sexual Arousal Disorder and is it common or uncommon?

ComplaintvsDisorder: Female sexual arousal disorder relate to inability to get aroused (vagina moist, nipples hard, etc) with clitoral stimulation. To be a disorder it must cause personal distress. There are several causes for an arousal disorder, but other disorders - vaginismus, anorgasmia, hyposexual desire can affect arousal. Complaints about arousal are common; however as a specific disorder it is not that common ...Read more

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Hypoactive sexual desire disorder, treatment?

Assessment first: Prior to treatment, you would best served to have a medical physical and a psychological assessment to understand the cause of your hysterically. Could be bipolar disorder, past trauma, or something else. Treatment depends on which cause. Take care ...Read more

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Is e.Coli a sexually transmitted disease?

Is e.Coli a sexually transmitted disease?

No: But some women are prone to bladder infections caused by e.Coli associated with intercourse. ...Read more

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Might a sexual transmitted disease show up on a blood test?

STD: Stds do show up on blood tests--if they are tested for. Syphilis, hiv, hep, can be revealed in blood, as some herpes. The others like chlamydia and gc are done with swabs. But "routine" blood tests don't "screen" for these diseases. ...Read more

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How safe is a condom to protect against a sexual transmitted disease ?

How safe is a condom  to protect against a sexual transmitted disease ?

Helps: Condoms are very effective at preventing stds that are transmitted by fluid like gonorrhea, chlamydia, HIV and trichomoniasis. They are still helpful but less so against disease passed by skin to skin contact like herpes, hpv and syphilis. If these infections are in areas where the condoms are not covering the transmission is possible. ...Read more

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How do you know if a person has aids or any sexual disease without asking her?

How do you know if a person has aids or any sexual disease without asking her?

You can't.: Unfortunately this underscores how important it is to practice safe sex. Even in the most open and honest relationships, she may not even know if she carries certain asymptomatic stds. ...Read more

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