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Dr. Franklyn Gergits
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Smelling Disorders (Overview)

Smelling disorders = conditions affecting olfaction.


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Dose anyone know the definition of nightmare disorder?

Dose anyone know the definition of nightmare disorder?

Nightmares: Research has long shown that the dream content and frequency of nightmares is not what is important. What is important is how we react to it. You can learn how to sleep through any dream content and wake up feeling refreshed, and you won't care what your dreams were. See my No More Nightmares book and Planned Dream Intervention skills ...Read more

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Dr. Franklyn Gergits
18 doctors shared insights

Smelling Disorders (Overview)

Smelling disorders = conditions affecting olfaction.


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What sort of disorder is a facial injury or disorder?

What sort of disorder is a facial injury or disorder?

Facial injury/disord: A variety of facial disorders can exist and range from congenital to acquired (vascular, infectious, autoimmune, metabolic, inflammatory, neoplastic, degenerative, environmental, idiopathic). Treatment is based on determining the etiology. ...Read more

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Dr. Adam Lewis Dr. Lewis
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Living with Borderline Personality Disorder (Checklist)

Maintain cognitive therapy for supportive feedback
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Exercise to reduce stress and increase endorphins
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Avoid alcohol to reduce anxiety and depression
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If I have every single symptom of Asperger exept empathy (i fully recognize others' emotions, even beyond) could it be considered asperger's disorder?

If I have every single symptom of Asperger exept empathy (i fully recognize others' emotions, even beyond) could it be considered asperger's disorder?

It could be pdd: Nos: Asperger's and autism are subset or types of what psychiatrists and behavioral psychologists call the pervasive development disorders. Being autistic or on the spectrum has mild moderate and severe forms. Aspergers is a higher functioning form of autism. Pdd: nos or not otherwise specified is an extreme high functioning form of autism, its hard to say with out formal neuropsych testing. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of having nightmare disorder?

What are the symptoms of having nightmare disorder?

Possible association: Nightmares occur in rem sleep, while night terrors occur in deep sleep. Nightmares can be a symptom of post traumatic stress disorder or be related to worry/ anxiety, but they can also be a normal phenomenon. If frequent, an overnight sleep study may reveal medical conditions. ...Read more

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Treating Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (Checklist)

See a psychiatrist
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Engage in cognitive behavioral therapy
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Make sure OCD is not a possible side effects of your medications
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What are the warning signs, symptoms of eating disorders?

What are the warning signs, symptoms of eating disorders?

Preoccupation: Eating disorders share a preoccupation with food, either consuming, restricting or purging it. ...Read more

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I work really hard to stay in shape and eat right. Now I have a diagnosis of dysthymic disorder. What else can I do so that it doesn't affect my overall health?

I work really hard to stay in shape and eat right. Now I have a diagnosis of dysthymic disorder. What else can I do so that it doesn't affect my overall health?

Improve dysthymia: You might look at seligman's book learned optimism, to identify ways of changing your thinking that would improve your baseline moods. A psychotherapist can also help you with that. Psychologists, social workers, masters' level nurses, licensed professional counselors and pastoral counselors do this as well as psychiatrists. ...Read more

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Are there tests to diagnose eating disorders?

Are there tests to diagnose eating disorders?

See U PCP: And he or she will be able to tell u if u. R or refer u to someone else. ...Read more

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Where can I find a diagnostic and statistical manual of mental disorders?

Where can I find a diagnostic and statistical manual of mental disorders?

Major Bookstores: I have seen the dsm (diagnostic and statistical manual) on sale at large bookstores such as barnes and noble. However, you can also find much of the information in the dsm by doing online searches for specific disorders. Of course, online searches do not always guarantee accurate info. ...Read more

Dr. Miroslava Fox Dr. Fox
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Living with Manic Depressive Disorder (Checklist)

Keep a crisis list with doctor and family phone numbers
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Which is the best test to determine border line personality disorder? Is it a written test?

Which is the best test to determine border line personality disorder? Is it a written test?

Interview based : The best way to diagnose borderline personality disorder bpd is through a comprehensive interview by a trained clinician. This disorder can range from mild to moderate to severe. Individuals suffer a lot and create much chaos in key relationships in their lives. There are very good therapeutic techniques - dr. Marsha linehan - for tx of bpd. There is help, dont lose hope. ...Read more

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What are the tests for schizoaffective disorder?

What are the tests for schizoaffective disorder?

Clinical diagnosis: Schizoaffective disorder is a clinical diagnosis; there are no lab tests. One is looking for a pattern of disturbances in both mood (depression, mania, or a mixture of both) and impaired reality testing (hallucinations, delusions, problems with thought processes). Both types of symptoms need to be prominent over time. ...Read more

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Dr. Barbara Lavi Dr. Lavi
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Parenting a Child with a Learning Disorder (Checklist)

Request a full psychological evaluation for your child
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Make sure evaluations are updated
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Meet with a psychologist
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Join Spec ED Parents Organization
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