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Doctor insights on: Stunted Emotional Development

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How do you treet arrested emotional development in adults?

How do you treet arrested  emotional development in adults?

Arrested development: This depends on what you mean by "arrested development, " and how the person sees it himself/herself. A good psychiatric/psychological evaluation is needed first. If a personality disorder is present, longer term psychotherapy will be needed. Some of these are not easily treatable, because the individual either doesn't see the issues as problems, or doesn't see himself/herself as responsible. ...Read more

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Will arrested emotional development becaused by bullying and having no one to confide in at that time?

Will arrested emotional development becaused by bullying and having no one to confide in at that time?

Tell someone: I would say trauma is caused, more than arrested development, per se Find someone you trust and say something. Keeping it inside does nothing. Depending on the context, find out what resources you have at your disposal to stop the bullying. ...Read more

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How does marriage affect your emotional development?

How does marriage affect your emotional development?

As long as married: Throughout the course of a marriage, or any significant relationship, the emotional development of the individuals is effected. It can be altered for the better or for the worse. Much is dependent on the patterns of communication, role expectations, and rigidity versus flexibility. If you need help, seek guidance from a therapist. ...Read more

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What factors may affect a preschooler's emotional development?

What factors may affect a preschooler's emotional development?

Emotions: The love, understanding, attentiveness and empathy they receive is crucial to a young child's development. You may benefit from reading my blog, "the psychology of goodness" on the soundmindz.Org website which describes how early emotional development influences us in one direction or the other. Best. ...Read more

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Can you still have emotional development in old age at 65?

Can you still have emotional development in old age at 65?

Yes, of course!: As long as a person is alive and breathing, emotional development can continue. That's one of the wonderful things about being human, and having neuroplasticity ; neurogenesis going on in your brain all the time. Enjoy. ...Read more

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How does a depressed mom impact her child's emotional development?

How does a depressed mom impact her child's emotional development?

Severely.: The child's emotional development depends on a give-and-take with the primary caregiver: infants learn to replicate the caregiver's nonverbal mood cues, and caregiver's displays of pleasure reinforce behaviors of the infant that led to these positive reactions. A depressed parent is unable to provide these reinforcements. ...Read more

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What determines emotional and social development in children?

What determines emotional and social development in children?

Child and family: The easy answer is genetics, biology (eg, prematurity, illness) and environment (family and community).Parenting that uses consistent, well-defined rules, rewards and consequences appropropriate for the child's age supports emotional well-being. Parental involvement with interactive play, language, listening, reading and adult-supervised peer interaction supports social development, as well. ...Read more

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Can kangaroo care in nicus influence preterm babies emotional and social development?

Can kangaroo care in nicus influence preterm babies emotional and social development?

Possibly: We are slowly learning more about early developmental influences and how early impressions may be formed. Some of this can probably be reversed by changes in approach a later ages, but difficult to really assess accurately. ...Read more

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What's severe emotional stress and what can result from it?

What's severe emotional stress and what can result from it?

Agree w Dr. Stewart: Stress symptoms can include feeling nervous or irritable, muscle tension (especially in neck, shoulders & back), poor quality or minimal sleep, lack of concentration & easy fatiguability. Lump in throat or butterfly in stomach sensation can occur. ...Read more

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Can palpitations resulting from stress and emotional anxiety result in sudden cardiac arrest? How do relaxants such as xanax (alprazolam) and lexaurin help?

Can palpitations resulting from stress and emotional anxiety result in sudden cardiac arrest? How do relaxants such as xanax (alprazolam) and lexaurin help?

Palpitations and stress: Xanax, (alprazolam) enhances release of GABA's in the brain, which has inhibitory activity on the brain's output of excitatory neurotransmitters, including norepinephrine, serotonin, acetyl choline and dopamine. Anxiety generates release of catecholamines on the conduction system of the heart, and on the myocytes. Which precipitates premature contractions, in presence of coronary disease may result in death ...Read more

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Is there such thing as having emotional growth stunted due to child abuse?

Is there such thing as having emotional growth stunted due to child abuse?

Absolutely!: There is no doubt about it. Child abuse can cause serious problems with normal emotional growth. Child abuse is illegal in all 50 states and many states require adults to report suspected child abuse. Child abuse has very serious, bad, long-term effects and can even lead to death. Let's all pull together to help protect children from abuse! ...Read more

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How do I avoid having emotional outbursts?

How do I avoid having emotional outbursts?

Outbursts: Please have your primary doctor refer you to a Psychologist! ...Read more

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What causes the emotional changes in an adolescent?

What causes the emotional changes in an adolescent?

Hormones: Hormones surge in the adolescent. The body is changing rapidly and many times it is just an emotional roller coaster. The teen is not a child and not an adult yet...They don't know what to do with their growing bodies and of course there is chemistry with the opposite sex making it all a big learning experience. They are trying not to need the parents they still need in a big way. ...Read more

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What are the physical and emotional needs of a baby?

What are the physical and emotional needs of a baby?

Question too broad: There are thousands of books that modestly cover this subject.It is not possible to cover it in 400 characters on the answer platform & questions are not linked for discussion. Please formulate a specific question and submit it for review. ...Read more

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What is the emotional implications of down's syndrome?

What is the emotional implications of down's syndrome?

Down syndrome: Having a child with down sx can have a profound effect in anyones life. Taking care of a patient with down syndrome involves financial burden that sometimes a family cannot handle, leading to emotional distress. Also feeling of blame, thinking that either parent did something wrong can have the same implications. This case can have many multifactorial reasons that can lead to emotional distress. ...Read more

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Im am having emotional issues. What is my underlying problem?

Im am having emotional issues. What is my underlying problem?

Needs investigation: Emotional problems can arise from many things. Examples... Genetic tendencies for neurotransmitter imbalance, stress levels, nutrition levels, learned coping skills, getting restful sleep, outlook and general positive nature, etc.. It is very important to take small steps to improve any of these that you can and seek counsel to investigate causes and have additional support! good luck! ...Read more

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Emotional need for elderly?

Fast Life: Remember that our culture has changed dramatically over the course of your elderly loved one's life. The internet did not exist during most of the life of the elderly person. Even freeways didn't exist for the most part. Life is just lived at a much faster pace that it was decades ago. Remember to slow down and have a conversation, and do a lot of patient, interested listening. ...Read more

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