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Performance anxiety: This type of anxiety is quite common. Various breathing exercises can help, including calming music and exercises. When these measure fail a dr. Can prescribe low dose Propranolol or anti anxiety medication if appropriate. Good luck on your next test! ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Yes and no.: There is nothing to prevent anyone with an interest from learning the basics of a pscyh exam. Most of the questions are straightforward. However, learning to interpret the results is why people spend years in training. There are lots of screening tools for all sorts of mental disorders, but they are just screens. If concerned, work with a professional. ...Read more
Many pieces: A mental health exam ought to contain your presenting problem & its history, past psychiatric history, present & past medical illnesses, medications you're on, your family history, social history, review of systems, and a mental status exam. The latter is quite detailed and includes your affect, attitude, appearance, thought process, memory function, presence of hallucinations or delusions, etc. ...Read more
Insurers are in the: Business of collecting premiums and paying as few claims as possible. Some ask a few questions, deferring an exam, many want not only historical data, an exam, but urine and blood work. If they do not see what they like, you wll not be offered a policy. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Call them: Call them on the phone and ask. Or go visit and ask. ...Read more
The exam is coming and sometimes I feel unhappy with no reasons!I am worried that this would lower my marks.What should I do?Thanks!
Worrying that the: exam would lower your marks IS a good reason to worry. This sounds like test-taking anxiety, which is VERY, very common in all walks of life, not just school. Over-rehearsal of the information being tested seems to be one of the best ways to lower this kind of tension, but if it does not subside post-test, you might have a bigger version of anxiety that needs TX. If so, see a psychologist. ...Read more
Manage anxiety: By learning relaxation skills & learning to modify the thoughts, perceptions & beliefs that trigger your anxiety. Learning to calm your body & your mind is the key. You can learn these skills on your own, but having a mental health professional "coach" you is quicker & more effective. Biofeedback helps learn relaxation skills (www.Bcia.Org & www.Aapb.Org). Entrenched anxiety may require meds. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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