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Can counselling help with anger management work for physical abuse?

Can counselling help with anger management work for physical abuse?

Both together : Counseling can be a compliment to anger management. Anger management is mostly cognitive work and or behavioral. Couonseling seeks to help you understand your individual emotional drives. ...Read more

Dr. Lawrence Kessler
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Lose Temper (Definition)

Losing your temper is a symptom in which a person has too much anger, gets angry too quickly, gets angry too easily, or is angry for too long, when compared to the average normal person who experiences a similar situation. Anger is a strong feeling ...Read more


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What are doctor-recommended strategies for overcoming a severe phobia?

What are doctor-recommended strategies for overcoming a severe phobia?

Graded Exposure: Most effective therapy = systematic desensitization. Involves facing/exposing yourself to the feared object/situation but gradually, in progressive steps (e.g., from looking at photo of spider, to holding toy spider, right up to holding live one). At each step, u experience fear but "stay w/ it" until ur level of fear drops/you feel relaxed. See: http://bit.Ly/xwlhyf anxiety/cbt expert can help! ...Read more

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How effective is anger management for treating autism?

Depends: For many children Applied Behavioral Analysis ( ABA) can be very useful in helping them develop better ways of dealing with anger as well as many other unwanted behaviors. The more classical type of therapy that might be used with a neurotypical patient with anger issues is not as likely to be effective. ABA therapists have a very specific type of training that other therapists do not have. ...Read more

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What is anger management therapy?

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What is anger management therapy?

Anger management: First, identify the causes, then remedy those with help of a psychotherapist. Refer to our post on anger. ...Read more

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What are strategies for presbyopia management?

What are strategies for presbyopia management?

Glasses, contacts or: For presbyopia, the inability to change focus as one ages, there are multi-focal glasses or contact lenses that are multi-focal or fit with monovision. Also available is laser vision correction with a monovision correction. ...Read more

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Best medications or treatment for phobias and anxiety?

Best medications or treatment for phobias and anxiety?

Phobias & anxiety: Psychotherapy is the mainstay of treatment for many kinds of anxiety, especially cognitive behavioral along with desensitization for phobias. Generalized anxiety d/o & ocd also benefit, but medications can be helpful also. Non-habit-forming ssri's are helpful here and with panic d/o -- cbt with that one as well. Sometimes temporarily, benzodiazepines can be used, but the goal is short-term only. ...Read more

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What are doctor-recommended strategies overcome anxiety and depression?

What are doctor-recommended strategies overcome anxiety and depression?

Exercise : One way to help chronic anxiety and depression is to exercise for one hour a day six days a week. Moderate continuous exercise such as power walking is a good method. But it must be for at hour and for six days a week. ...Read more

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Any tips for psychological stress management?

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Any tips for psychological stress management?

Stress Management: Healthy lifestyle changes, eliminate alcohol or smoking, healthy diet, seek support, relaxation thru meditation/yoga, and stay active. ...Read more

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How effective is anger management for treating Asperger syndrome?

How effective is anger management for treating Asperger syndrome?

Possibly: Anger management combined with social pragmatics training may be helpful. If you add attending a social pragmatics group, it allows for putting into practice what is taught in anger management and social individual pragmatics training. ...Read more

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What managing techniques exist for a severe ADHD child?

What managing techniques exist for a severe ADHD child?

Optimal management : of ADHD = stimulant &/or non-stimulant medications, behavior therapy, parent behavior management training, & environmental modifications at home & school, including " Section 504" classroom modifications. If multimodal treatment is not effective, a Developmental/Behavioral Pediatrician or Child Psychiatrist can evaluate for comorbid neurodevelopmental or psychiatric disorders vs. misdiagnosis. ...Read more

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What is a alternative for anger management?

Alternative to anger: Management would be counseling/therapy or continuing to have unproductive anger. ...Read more

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Can ssris be prescribed for anger management?

Can ssris be prescribed for anger management?

Yes.: Sometimes depression can be manifested as anger , irritability and short frustration tolerance. Depression had been called "frozen anger". ...Read more

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What psychotherapy is best for helping an adult learn social skills?

What psychotherapy is best for helping an adult learn social skills?

Group: Many things can be helpful, and it primarily depends on your diagnosis. In general, to improve social skills, group therapy can be helpful. ...Read more

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Best treatment for anxiety?

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Best treatment for anxiety?

No best treatment: There are many ways to treat anxiety including psychotherapy, ssri's, buspirone, benzodiazepines, etc. Sometimes you may have underlying medical problems causing anxiety, which need to be addressed. There is no one best treatment for anxiety that works for everyone. Each patient is unique. One size doesn't fit all. ...Read more

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What medication is best to take for anxiety, depression, insomnia and to stop constant thoughts about suicide and self harm (counselling was no help)

What medication is best to take for anxiety, depression, insomnia and to stop constant thoughts about suicide and self harm (counselling was no help)

Lithium may help: SSRI are usually used for the symptoms you describe, however, SSRI may increase suicidal ideas. Lithium has shown to decrease suicidal ideas in depressed patients. Talk to a Psychiatrist about this treatment. ...Read more

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What's multidimensional family therapy for addiction?

What's multidimensional family therapy for addiction?

Multidimensional : Multidimensional family therapy (mdft) is a comprehensive, family-based outpatient or partial hospitalization (day treatment) program for substance-abusing adolescents. Both the teen and family develop more effective coping and problem-solving skills for better decision-making. It helps the family improve its functioning -- a protective factor against substance abuse & related problems. ...Read more

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Treatment for stress?

Treatment for stress?

It depends: On what is causing your stress. Preventing it or removing it when possible is the best. Many people are helpful by mindfulness training, meditation, guided imagery cds, yoga classes, chi gung, exercise, reading, etc. For long term benefit and better overall mental health, support from a good psychotherapist can be transformational. ...Read more

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Please tell me, are there anger management programs for kids?

Please tell me, are there anger management programs for kids?

Not usually: Anger management programs are not likely for kids. However, significant anger spells may be the tip of the iceberg for learning problems, adhd, psychological issues etc. We all must learn to deal with anger. Occasional outbursts may need behavioral modification. More frequent occurrences may be due to other issues -- including parents who role model with anger themselves. Get a good checkup. ...Read more

Anger (Definition)

Anger = emotion associated with ...Read more