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Symptoms of a mental psychosis?

Symptoms of a mental psychosis?

Psychiosis: The symptoms of psychotic disturbance may include so called perceptual abnormalities, or hallucinations, which can be auditory, visual, tactile, gustatory and olfactory. Psychosis may also include becoming paranoid/delusional. ...Read more

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Disabilities (Definition)

Disabilities is a term that describes a mental or physical condition that limits one's abilities to carry out the ...Read more


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Signs of physical exhaustion?

Signs of physical exhaustion?

Unclear question: Usually a physically exhausted person is the first to know of her condition. Person feels tired and is unable to do tasks requiring physical strength. ...Read more

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What are the physical symptoms of dissociation?

What are the physical symptoms of dissociation?

Dissociation: can take us to a world that feels foggy or unreal. If extreme, it can take us to a state wherein we do not remember things we did or experienced. It can be a response to severe stress and needs to be treated by a mental health professional. Clinical hypnosis can be helpful. See www.asch.net for referrals. Peace and good health. ...Read more

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Can there be physical symptoms of anxiety?

Can there be physical symptoms of anxiety?

Yes: Anxiety 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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What are the physical symptoms of depression?

What are the physical symptoms of depression?

Physical symptoms: Include sleep disturbance, either oversleeping or insomnia, appetite disturbance, either overeating or anorexia, and energy disturbance, either low energy or agitation. ...Read more

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Which external physical symptoms of depression?

Which external physical symptoms of depression?

Multiple: Physical symptoms of depression can vary from person to person. Some symptoms include fatigue, changes in appetite, sleeping problems, digestive issues and headaches. If you have pain, depression can make it feel worse. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of learning disability?

What are the symptoms of learning disability?

Comprehension : Ld people have varying degrees of difficulty to comprehend or process information. Sometimes the input is visual, sometimes it's verbal, depending on the disability. Sometimes it's the outputs that are inefficient, as in an expressive language problem. This makes learning very trying. Accommodations really help these learners ...Read more

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What are physical signs of depression?

What are physical signs of depression?

Depression: Classical picture is one of chronic sadness, loss of interest in people/activies, fatigue/tiredness, excessive sleep, poor appetite or eating too excess, emotional lability (crying easily over anything). Some people, however, present with anger & resentment. When depression is severe, some may have thoughts of suicide. Your pcp can screen for depression & rx meds that may help + psychotherapy. ...Read more

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Can physical therapy improve symptoms of lymphedema?

Can physical therapy improve symptoms of lymphedema?

Yes: Physical therapy is very helpful for lymphedema, especially if the therapist is trained in lymphatic drainage. Physical therapists may do gentle lymphatic massage, wrap or tape the swollen arm, break-up scar tissue and lymphatic cords, and teach you techniques for home care of lymphedema. They may also measure you for a compression sleeve and/or glove. ...Read more

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What physical symptoms of stress/anxiety are there?

What physical symptoms of stress/anxiety are there?

Multiple: Short term physical effects of anxiety can be insomnia, change in appetite, fatigue, diarrhea, sweating, muscle tension, headaches, shortness of breath and heart palpitations. High stress and anxiety over the long term can put one at a higher risk for medical illnesses such as heart disease. ...Read more

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What are some signs of emotional & physical abuse of a child?

What are some signs of emotional & physical abuse of a child?

Many: This is a tough question to answer briefly. However, some signs would include a variety of emotional problems (anxiety, anger, depression) as well as an increase in behavioral problems. There is a greater likelihood of decreased school performance, increased risk-taking behaviors, and substance use in teens. In teens there may also be episodes of self-harming behaviors, such as cutting. ...Read more

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Can marijuana relieve anxiety and tic symptoms of autism?

Can marijuana relieve anxiety and tic symptoms of autism?

Quite questionable: Possible effects of marijuana: anxiety, depression, fear, panic , delusions, hallucinations, losing touch with reality, inattentiveness, short-term memory problems, disturbances of thought processes. Fatigue, poor concentration, slowed reaction times & slowed problem solving. Cannabis can trigger anxiety so i think it's use would be questionable in this case. ...Read more

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Cognitive impairment and negative symptoms of schizophrenia, what to do?

Cognitive impairment and negative symptoms of schizophrenia, what to do?

Work w/psychiatrist: You need to work with your psychiatrist on this one. Sometimes these symptoms are more difficult to manage than more blatant ones like hallucinations and delusions, but options are available. If the problem is related to depressive symptoms, some medication changes or additions may help. Please tell your psychiatrist about this, and allow him/her to help you. ...Read more

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Describe the features of disability needing a caregiver.?

Describe the features of disability needing a caregiver.?

Care giver: In most instances this comes down to one's ability to perform activities of daily living (nutrition, hygiene, etc) as well as ambulation or transfers. If one is not able to perform these basic functions, a care giver (part of full time is needed). ...Read more

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What are the physical symptoms of anxiety like?

What are the physical symptoms of anxiety like?

Anxiety/stress: Can cause muscle tension, cold hands & feet, increased heart rate, rapid and shallow breathing, stomach upset, headaches, dry mouth, increased sweating, mind racing, & insomnia. Chronic anxiety/stress decreases immune functions and contributes to numerous illnesses. ...Read more

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What are some physical signs of stress?

What are some physical signs of stress?

'fight or flight': Stress causes increased activity in the sympathetic nervous system and the release of stress hormones. As a result: heart rate, blood pressure, and breathing rate increases; there is increased sweating; skin temperature decreases as blood shifts to the vital organs; there can be muscle tension or tremors; GI disturbance such as nausea, stomach ache, or diarrhea; pacing, hand-wringing, etc. ...Read more

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Signs and symptoms of bursitis condition?

Signs and symptoms of bursitis condition?

Pain and limited mot: Bursitis or inflammation involving a bursal sack is usually seen with acute pain in a local area. The pain is usually worsened on activity. There may be redness, heat and local swelling as well. Motion of the local area is limited due to the pain. ...Read more

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Are there physical signs or symptoms of infertility?

Are there physical signs or symptoms of infertility?

Sometimes: Not having a period at all is usually a pretty god symptom of infertility. Other than that all bets are off. Anything is possible! ...Read more

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Can the physical symptoms of anxiety present themselves without the presence of anxious thoughts and feelings?

Can the physical symptoms of anxiety present themselves without the presence of anxious thoughts and feelings?

We can be anxious: and not be aware of it like when we get our blood pressure measured and it is high although we don't feel anxious. Our "Fight flight" response is working. Take a look at www.relaxationresponse.org for a little technique to evoke the Relaxation Response. Peace and good health. ...Read more

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