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Dr. Creighton Wright
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Spatial Neglect (Overview)

Spatial neglect = lack of attention to portion of visual field after damage to one hemisphere of brain


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How do tell a person has spatial neglect?

How do tell a person has spatial neglect?

Neglect: This is usually a problem with the non dominant parietal lobe. Patients neglect the opposite side. ...Read more

Dr. Creighton Wright
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Spatial Neglect (Overview)

Spatial neglect = lack of attention to portion of visual field after damage to one hemisphere of brain


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How do I get rid of hyper pigmintattion?

How do I get rid of hyper pigmintattion?

Hydroquinone: Hyperpigmentation if often caused be inflammation du to injury or infection and the action of the sun. Hydroquinone, and sunscreens can revers the process and improve the hyperpigmentation. ...Read more

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How do tell a person has spatial neglect?

Neglect: This is usually a problem with the non dominant parietal lobe. Patients neglect the opposite side. ...Read more

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Tell me the difference between spatial neglect and hemianopia?

Tell me the difference between spatial neglect and hemianopia?

Awareness: In hemianopia, the person is unable to see objects on one side of his or her visual field, but is still aware of their presence by means of their other senses and their memory. In neglect, the individual is truly unaware of anything happening on the affected side of their body. In severe cases, people will actually deny ownership of their own limbs on that side. ...Read more

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How can tell the difference between spatial neglect and hemianopia?

These: Are visual abnormalities that result from a brain injury, most often a stroke. Hemianopia means that there is no vision on half of the normal visual field - this is always on the left or right side. Neglect is an unusual symptom in which the vision is present but is ignored by the person. People who have this will not see anything unless it is pointed out to them. ...Read more

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What constitutes elder neglect?

Many types: Elder abuse can take many forms- physical, sexual, psychological, financial and simple neglect. If one thinks there is a problem, referral to adult protective services is appropriate for intercention. It is often unidentified and therefore underreported. ...Read more

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What are the dangers of neglecting mental illness?

What are the dangers of neglecting mental illness?

It can get worse: Whether primarily psychological or biochemical, mental disorders tend to ripple out over time and affect more and more domains of our lives. With so many new and effective treatments available-both psychological and medical, mental health practitioners have a renewed sense of hope and excitement about what we can do to better our patients lives . Someone need not be afraid to seek help. ...Read more

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What can happen if you neglect your spiritual health?

What can happen if you neglect your spiritual health?

There isn't a: syndrome that results from spiritual health neglect. However, the healthiest people are those who have a balance between spiritual experiences, and mental, emotional and physical experiences. Some of this comes from maturity, some from family-of-origin values, some from training (health workshops), etc. Go to a minister, then to a psychologist, then a fitness trainer. Shop around. ...Read more

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Why do people demand that victims of neglect just get over it?

Not understanding: These people may not comprehend the suffering that comes with experiences of neglect, and that this does require the work of healing. Some of these people may also have had similar experiences of their own, and need to defend against this by attacking others. Making the choice to go beyond the "victim" role in life is huge, and involves courage and commitment. One needs help to accomplish this. ...Read more

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What can I do to help a child with auditory neglect function understand?

What can I do to help a child with auditory neglect function understand?

Pursue speech...: Comprehensive speach pathologist and ENT evaluation and management is recommended. ...Read more

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Can I use herbs instead of medicines for my child without being accused of abuse or neglect?

Can I use herbs instead of medicines for my child without being accused of abuse or neglect?

Know the difference: There are a number of life-threatening illnesses for which herbal remedies simply do not work, regardless of what anyone on the internet may claim. Failing to seek proper care for these illnesses goes beyond abuse or neglect. ...Read more

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Is the federal drug administration fda guilty of neglect for all these antiinglammatory drugs?

Is the federal drug administration fda guilty of neglect for all these antiinglammatory drugs?

All relative: Compared to other products that fda is not doing much to control, i would say people who worry about anti-inflammatories are barking up the wrong tree. Have you looked at the wild claims herbal supplements make on rows upon rows of store shelves recently? There are all kinds of joint, sex, brain, liver health promoting products. Are they as safe as anti-inflammatories? Fda has no data and no idea. ...Read more

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If you've been neglected as a child, and always have been seeking love and attention. Is there a psychological disorder for that?

If you've been neglected as a child, and always have been seeking love and attention. Is there a psychological disorder for that?

Yes many: depression anxiety disorders poor self-esteem aggressive behaviour suicide attempts eating disorders use of illicit drugs alcohol abuse post-traumatic stress dissocation sexual difficulties self-harming behaviours personality disorders. ...Read more

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Bombarding my hubby with texts, he says its too much. I feel neglected if he dsnt answer. I feel angry when hes not home with me. Might I have bpd?

Bombarding my hubby with texts, he says its too much. I feel neglected if he dsnt answer. I feel angry when hes not home with me. Might I have bpd?

Dear Hayley: I would never try to diagnose someone using an online format. See that you are already treated with alprazolam, clonzepam & Abilify (aripiprazole) for bipolar disorder. I hope that you are working with a therapist & psychiatrist. I suggest you pose this question to them. However, it sounds like your behavior may be smothering & that you may equate lack of timely responses with being abandoned - that is >>. ...Read more

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I m 22 & i've severe temper issues. Its very hard for me to control my rage 2 the point where even my own family avoids me. I've always felt neglected?

I m 22 & i've severe temper issues. Its very hard for me to control my rage 2 the point where even my own family avoids me. I've always felt neglected?

Therapy: Ever considered therapy? Also if you want to pursue this on your own, I have found that activities that make you stop and relax are great for "cooling down" Things like Yoga, Meditation, or for some people even running or any kind of sport. ...Read more

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My skin is damaged from years of neglect and I would like to repair it and have flawless looking skin. I have combination skin (dry flaky cheeks and v?

My skin is damaged from years of neglect and I would like to repair it and have flawless looking skin. I have combination skin (dry flaky cheeks and v?

Skin health: Dermatologists are the experts on skin health. Please see one. Your diet is also a major factor. What is the quality of the food you eat? Please avoid skin products that contain alcohol. It is drying to the skin. Peace and good health. As for "flawless," I don't know any part of life that is. Do your best and work on living peacefully w/the results. ...Read more

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Im dangerous mental drowned in debilitating pain(s)left not treated and suffer neglect but near bed bound.budget cuts i now have no mental manager-bad move!i gots no help,help my kid please?

Im dangerous mental drowned in debilitating pain(s)left not treated and suffer neglect but near bed bound.budget cuts i now have no mental manager-bad move!i gots no help,help my kid please?

ER: This sounds like an emergency situation. I would get to the local emergency room as soon as possible. If you are not capable of driving yourself, dial 911. To this immediately, do not wait! ...Read more

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How child abuse and neglect effects adults behavior?

How child abuse and neglect effects adults behavior?

Variable effects: There are many possible outcomes from child abuse & neglect. The most tragic is when the same things are perpetrated upon children. It can cause severe anxiety, depression, flashbacks, dissociation, trouble with trust & boundaries, drug & alcohol abuse, & suicide attempts. It can also lead to perfectionism and high achievement. With treatment, the person can heal and enjoy a fulfilling life. ...Read more

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What happens from dental neglect throughout the years?

What happens from dental neglect throughout the years?

Depends: Worse case possibilities can be loss of teeth due to periodontal disease or decay. ...Read more

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