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Doctor insights on: Tests For Cyclothymic Disorder

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What is cyclothymic disorder?

What is cyclothymic disorder?

Cyclothymic: Is bipolar type 2 , with less severe mood swings & better prognosis. ...Read more

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What is done for cyclothymic disorder?

What is done for cyclothymic disorder?

Cyclothymia: Is a milder form of bipolar do. It is treated with medications & therapy. Examples of medications include mood stabilizers such as lithium, anticonvulsants such as Depakote or lamictal, seroquel or abilify (aripiprazole). Therapy includes cognitive behavioral therapy, interpersonal psychotherapy, group therapy & psychodynamic therapy. ...Read more

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How to treat cyclothymic disorder?

How to treat cyclothymic disorder?

Therapy: Sometimes medication is used and can be helpful. Another approach might be psychotherapy. This can help adjust thought patterns and coping skills and work through painful issues contributing to mood fluctuations. Exercise, healthy dietary habits, proper sleep patterns and healthy relationships are also helpful. Cyclothymia needs to be addressed so one can have the most happy life possible. ...Read more

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Do people with cyclothymic disorder experience delusions?

Do people with cyclothymic disorder experience delusions?

No: At least not as a part of the cyclothymic disorder. In cyclothymic disorder both the highs and lows are too mild to result in psychotic symptoms including delusions. ...Read more

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What is cyclothmyic disorder?

What is cyclothmyic disorder?

Mini bipolar : Cyclothymia is like a mini version of bipolar disorder. In cyclothymia both the depression and the hypomania (elevated/racing mood) are milder than that which is seen in regular bipolar disorder. ...Read more

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I have unknown type ans disorder. A recent dhea level very low. All other tests are normal. I have seen many docs. Cxn to adrenal issues? Pheno r/o.

I have unknown type ans disorder. A recent dhea level very low. All other tests are normal. I have seen many docs. Cxn to adrenal issues? Pheno r/o.

TMJ: Headache and migraine are consistent with a TMJ disorder. Many pts go undiagnosed and the many times will present taking the same meds. Since you have most likely ruled out a brain tumor with the MRI and all other test are normal, i would suggest seeing a dentist specially trained who treats TMJ disorders and craniofacial pain. Most of the pts present with ANS disorders and adrenal issues. ...Read more

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What are the tests for adjustment disorder?

What are the tests for adjustment disorder?

Clnical Evaluation: As with most psychiatric illnesses, diagnosis is made by completing a through clinical evaluation including history of presenting symptoms (hopefully from the patient), past medical, psychiatric, and psychosocial histories. Information from family and friends can also be useful when available. The examiner must determine if criteria based upon the dsm-iv-tr are met before assigning a diagnosis. ...Read more

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Personalization cognitive disorder test online?

Personalization cognitive disorder test online?

Online cognitive: Gosh, never heard of such a combination? Cognitive test makes sense, but be wary of online tests. In most states psychological testing must be done by a licensed psychologist, and this provides legal confidentiality. For general discussion see http://cpancf.Com/articles_files/internetpsychotherapyethics.Asp. ...Read more

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Could there be a different test to prove galbladder disease?

Could there be a different test to prove galbladder disease?

Common diagnostics: are an ultrasound, which can show stones and other signs of gallbladder inflammation. A CT scan is sometimes done and shows more of the internal organs in the area. Other less frequently utilized tests include a HIDA scan which studies GB emptying, and an MRI which shows the duct anatomy around the GB better. Good luck! ...Read more

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How do you test for celliac disease?

How do you test for celliac disease?

Celiac disease: Celiac disease can be diagnosed by labs (anti-gliadin antibody, tissue transglutaminase, anti-endomysial antibody) and by biopsy of the small intestine. ...Read more

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What are the tests for kawasaki disease?

What are the tests for kawasaki disease?

Blood count, but...: ...The high platelet count you usually see in kawasaki is rarely needed to make the diagnosis. The combination of 5 days of fever, rash, red eyes, and swollen hands, feet, and a lymph node is usually enough. ...Read more

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What are the tests for hirschsprung disease?

What are the tests for hirschsprung disease?

Xrays: The initial test would be a low segment barium enema which evaluates the calibre and anatomy of the colon. If this test is suggestive then a rectal biopsy is required and is the gold standard. ...Read more

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Are there tests to diagnose eating disorders?

Are there tests to diagnose eating disorders?

See U PCP: And he or she will be able to tell u if u. R or refer u to someone else. ...Read more

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Is there a diagnostic test for whipple's disease?

Is there a diagnostic test for whipple's disease?

See a GI doctor: As it is rare, other diseases should be ruled out first, and then see a GI doctor. Whipple's disease, which most commonly involves small intestine, is diagnosed by taking a biopsy from the lining of the small intestine by using an upper endoscopy. if the tissue sample show macrophages positive for periodic acid-schiff stain, the electron microscopy and then dna testing can confirm the diagnosis. ...Read more

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Which disease or for what purpose torch test is conducted?

Which disease or for what purpose torch test is conducted?

A placenta infection: Torch is an infection of the placenta that can cause fetal death or fetal growth retardation. It stands for toxoplasmosis, rubella, cytomegalovirus and herpes simplex type 2. Toxoplasmosis is a parasite infection, all the others are infections caused by viruses. Evidence of a torch infection may be looked for in a mother who has a miscarriage or delivers a baby who is small for gestational age. ...Read more

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What are the tests of the disorder "huntingtons disease or hungtingtons chorea" ?

What are the tests of the disorder "huntingtons disease or hungtingtons chorea" ?

Genetic test: Huntington's disease is due to an autosomal dominant mutation of the huntintin gene. The most definitive diagnosis of this disease is a positive test for this mutation. This genetic testing can be done before symptoms develop, but early diagnosis does not affect the outcome of the disease. Genetic counseling is recommended before testing. ...Read more

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Is there a Lyme disease test?

Is there a Lyme disease test?

Yes: There are blood and cerbrospinal fluid tests that can be done to aid in the diagnosis of lyme disease. They must be interpreted carefully by experienced clinicians. ...Read more

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