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Doctor insights on: Symptoms Of Abandonment Issues In Adults

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Can fear of abandonment be manifested as a key symptom in other mental illness besides borderline personality disorder?

Can fear of abandonment be manifested as a key symptom in other mental illness besides borderline personality disorder?

Fear of abandonment: Is not unique to Borderline Personality Disorder which includes a pattern of unstable intense relationships, distorted self-image, extreme emotions and impulsiveness. It may occur in otherwise healthy individuals or in individuals who are anxious and/or depressed. Develop emotional self-reliance, positive self-esteem, self-confidence and realistic relationships. Therapy can help. Best regards. ...Read more

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Jalyn is dealing with abandonment issues, she has become highly sensitive and has melt downs over the smallest things, what can I do to help her?

Jalyn is dealing with abandonment issues, she has become highly sensitive and has melt downs over the smallest things, what can I do to help her?

Patience, honesty: You didn't reveal the circumstances around Jalyn's abandonment issues: permanent? Are you suffering too? If so, (be honest - can't be honest w Jalyn while in denial yourself!) then take care of yourself - in an airplane, we're told to put the oxygen on ourselves first for a reason). Maintain routines; assure Jalyn you'll be there. Get help when needed - sooner better than later. Hope that helps ...Read more

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How do you survive in your loneliest time of despair and abandonment by the only person you loved and you thought loved you?

How do you survive in your loneliest time of despair and abandonment by the only person you loved and you thought loved you?

Talk to someone...: Thankfully, the human psyche has an innate ability to move forward in grieving the most difficult losses. Just keep faith and hope in the healing process. Also, there is no need to do it alone, if it feels too overwhelming; why not connect with a good therapist for support and assistance. You may also explore alternative ways of thinking and feeling about what happened! Wishing you well... ...Read more

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Will the death of a parent cause abandonment issues?

Will the death of a parent cause abandonment issues?

It depends on the: Age of the child when the parent passes away. Certainly all children who lose a parent would benefit from psychotherapy. Abandonment issues is one of the common reactions. Many research studies indicate that loss of a parent can lead to a wide variety of emotional problems. Having strong social support systems helps. ...Read more

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Would you forgive a family member with bpd if they were scared of abandonment? If you felt harassed but they didn't mean too

Would you forgive a family member with bpd if they were scared of abandonment? If you felt harassed but they didn't mean too

SET BOUNDARIES: BIPOLAR INDIVIDUALS CAN BE VERY MANIPULATIVE AND TEND TO BE HIGHLY INTELLIGENT. They tend to be non-compliant with Meds. You must set strict boundaries with BPD or they will DOMINATE YOUR LIFE. Make sure they get regular followup with medication titration and reevaluation. REMEMBER YOUR LIFE AND HAPPINESS ARE ESSENTIAL. If they become TOXIC, limit your exposure. ...Read more

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What to do if I have fear of abandonment?

What to do if I have fear of abandonment?

Reach out to a: Reach out to a therapist. They can help you understand why you have fear of abandonment & learn ways to overcome it. ...Read more

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I got fear of abandonment, how do I treat it?

Good question: You sound like you have some insight into what's bothering you. You probably have a fear of abandonment because you've experienced abandonment. Keep seeking. Therapy can help you create a different experience where you don't feel abandoned and then don't fear it. Good luck and keep us updated. ...Read more

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Can you tell me how is a 'fear of abandonment' expressed in borderlines?

Can you tell me how is a 'fear of abandonment' expressed in borderlines?

Borderline: Intense, unstable, and conflicted close relationships (e.g., mistrust, neediness, and anxious preoccupation with real or imagined abandonment, close relationships often viewed in extremes of idealization and devaluation and alternating between overinvolvement and withdrawal). Fears of rejection by—and/or separation from—significant others (e.g., excessive dependency, loss of autonomy). ...Read more

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How do I deal with my fear of abandonment from health care providers?

That depends: I see that you are o effexor (venlafaxine). Is fear of abandonment a more general issue in your life than just fear of health care providers giving up on you? If it is, the answer will be to address that pattern within yourself. Some people look to physicians to fill dependency needs & feel abandoned when the physician can not. When that is the case, lowering expectations will help. ...Read more

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What should I be doing to control my borderline personality disorder while I can't pay for counseling? I have trouble with anger and abandonment.

What should I be doing to control my borderline personality disorder while I can't pay for counseling? I have trouble with anger and abandonment.

Learn coping skills: Get some self help books on coping skills and anger management. If you self mutilate find alternative ways of feeling pain that are harmless like snapping a rubber band on your wrist. ...Read more

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How can people with borderline personality disorder express a fear of abandonment?

How can people with borderline personality disorder express a fear of abandonment?

Practice: In psychotherapy to express feelings in an interpersonally effective manner. That can help. Also, DBT is a type of skills building therapy for people with bpd. ...Read more

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Are abandonment fears in borderline personality disorder considered infantile features?

Are abandonment fears in borderline personality disorder considered infantile features?

Adults fear it too.: Fear of abandonment is, if we're honest, wide spread. Panic and terrible reactive behaviors are, fortunately, rare and might be seen in bpd. I think the word "infantile" refers to the basis of the problem. That it begins when a baby experiences ongoing stress from questionable parenting - even including actual or temporary abandonment. It disrupts the development of trust which is critical. ...Read more

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Is borderline personality disorder associated with the intense fear of abandonment?

Is borderline personality disorder associated with the intense fear of abandonment?

Borderline: Absolutely, intense fear of abandonment, being manipulative, impulsivity, a tendency to think of people and things in all good or all bad terms, self mutilating behaviors, drug and alcohol abuse, sexual impulsivity, a profoundly disturb sense of self, and extreme emotional volatility. ...Read more

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Are abandonment fears in borderline personality disorder labeled as infantile?

Are abandonment fears in borderline personality disorder labeled as infantile?

Many adults fear it.: Fear of abandinment is, if we're honest, fairly wide spread. Panic and terrible reactive behaviors are, fortunately, rare and might be seen in bpd. I think the word "infantile" refers to the basis of the problem. That it begins when a baby experiences ongoing stress from questionable parenting - even including actual or temporary abandonment. It disrupts the development of trust which is critical. ...Read more

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Is it possible that divorced parents at the age of 10 spark fear of abandonment?

Is it possible that divorced parents at the age of 10 spark fear of abandonment?

Divorce: It is certainly possible, try to follow your child's behavior to make sure he or she is not developing anxiety, make sure your child knows that he or she will be loved regardless, also family therapy can be very helpful in helping a child manage a divorcee successfully. Best. ...Read more

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Can divorced parents spark fear of abandonment in a 10 year old?

Of course: It depends on custody and how much true love is provided. Parents should be unanimous in how this is achieved. ...Read more

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What is a progressive neurological disease that affects adults (in 30's or 40's) where the patient approximately 10-20 years after onset of symptoms?

Please clarify: There is a word or phrase or something missing from your question. "What is a progressive neurological disease that affects adults (in 30's or 40's)" is okay, but the rest makes no sense. You can see that, right? Please repost your question with clearer wording. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of acute adult leukemia?

What are the symptoms of acute adult leukemia?

Several: Fatigue, fever, easy bruising, infection are some of the symptoms of acute leukemia. Having any of these symptoms, however, does not mean that someone has leukemia. ...Read more

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What are the signs and symptoms of add for adults?

Book Length: You are asking a question that would be a book length answer. We only have four hundred characters here. It is best to give doctor's your specific symptoms and to not prejudge a diagnosis. ...Read more

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What are symptoms for Asperger syndrome for adults?

What are symptoms for Asperger syndrome for adults?

Aspergers: Please see the official website at www. Usautism. Org for the specifics. In essence individuals with this disorder have difficulty understanding the emotion of others. They have above-average intelligence but their social disability hurts their overall function. Please seek help if you or someone you care for is burdened with this disorder. Good luck and well wishes. ...Read more

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Symptoms of dehydration - in children vs. In adults?

Symptoms of dehydration - in children vs. In adults?

See below: Dehydration in children may be subtle and the infant or child will be listless, and may have atemperature, and high pulse rate and low blood pressure.In adults they will complain of feeling thirsty, generalized weakness.Dry skin, headache, and have a high pulse rate and low blood pressure. ...Read more

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Describe all symptoms of Asperger syndrome in adults?

Describe all symptoms of Asperger syndrome in adults?

Similar to children: Social awkwardness, subtle communication differences, narrowed pedantic interests. But aspies are awesome people, just different, not deficient. See< http://www. Ninds. Nih. Gov/disorders/asperger/detail_asperger. Htm#211353080> & . ...Read more

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Can you get asthma in adults without having symptoms?

Can you get asthma in adults without having symptoms?

Not sure about quest: One of the primary diagnostic criteria for asthma are symptoms. Can asthma occur at any age- yes. But without any symptoms why would you think you have asthma? I either case a simple spirometry test and oral history can confirm or rule out asthma. ...Read more