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No one wins.: If one is bullied either emotionally or physically, revenge is not the answer (check out the new tv show that dissects the complexities). Learn an approach to stand up to the bullying that will raise yourself esteem, and make the aggressor look silly. If you are young, consider informing the bully's parents directly. Or be the bigger person, and ignore the bullying, slough it off. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Yes: Although major depression and bipolar depression are frequently implicated in suicide, people who are abusing prescription medications or recreational drugs certainly commit suicide also. So do people who are despairing for other reasons - not a full depression, but decision to end life. Panic disorder can also become so anguishing that the person commits suicide as well. These are just a few. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Personality disorder: Pds are enduring maladaptive patterns of behavior, experience, and thinking in which the person is markedly different than those in his/her culture. The problems start early, there is probably a hereditary aspect, significant childhood experience aspect as well. Domestic violence could contribute depending on how chronic or severe; other factors would be support system, role models, treatment. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Yes: Sexual assault could cause someone to commit suicide but please know that a victim of sexual assault is a victim!. A victim should never feel like they need to punish themselves especially in the most severe way as suicide. Help is avaiable. The attacker should be punished, not the victim. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
Fear: Try to identify the origin of these fears, which is unlikely monsters and aliens. This type of fear usually is symbolic of some actual fear you may have or a person or persons in the present or in the past. It may speak to you feeling vulnerable in the world and you may need to work on perceiving more accurately instead of through your anxiety. Try using the free anti anxiety app. Best. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have social phobia because of fearness of being unappreciated & unrespected from others,this gives me fearness from confronational situations ?
See a mental health: ccounselor,like a psychologist,to discuss this problem. You may also need medication for this-prescribed by Psychiatrist ...Read more
Depends: Depends Studies provide converging evidence that exposure to media violence is a significant risk factor for aggressive and violent behavior. The APA lists myths & facts: http://www.apa.org/science/about/psa/2003/10/anderson.aspx Violent Video Games May Increase Aggression in Some But Not Others, Says New Research http://www.apa.org/news/press/releases/2010/06/violent-video-games.aspx ...Read more
If you are having: thoughts about killing yourself, get seen at the nearest emergency room now. Have a friend or relative drive you or call 911 for emergency services for transport. You can call the National suicide hotlines 24/7 at 1-800-suicide (1-800-784-2433) or 1-800-273 – talk (1-800-273-8255) for support. ...Read more
I am experiencing hallucinations, paranoid delusions, panic attack, hopelessness, sadness, slow thinking, difficulty thinking, difficulty focusing, feeling depressed (quality: feelings of despair, feelings of worthlessness, feeling smothered) , difficult
Bullying: Absolutely, the trauma of bullying can cause a fear of people in general. Keep in mind that the majority of people will not hurt you, the skill that is most protective is learning how to use your empathy to read people accurately so you know who to get close to and who to remain distant from. A psychologist could help you most likely if you make the commitment to psychotherapy. Best. ...Read more
35 years old, childless, hypochondriac regarding cancer risk of being childless. How to overcome such fears?
Fear: All your fears can be DETOXED with the proper treatment.Non talking therapy is the best approach. ...Read more
MANY WAYS: Some feel tricks exist. One is simple--learn self-defense. Another is make sure you are not projecting an image of weakness, worry or sadness--some grades have routine bullying. Do discuss with parent. Involving school can be of use if they are big prevention locations. In florida prevention is poor. This will end. Make sure an depression is treated. Learn verbal sparring and making jokes=power. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
No such thing: If your doc uses a computer connected to the Internet it can be "hacked". There are safeguards but the computers are not invulnerable. That is like asking to be perfectly safe in the world. No such thing. ...Read more
I am experiencing fatigue, nervousness, hopelessness, irrational fear or phobia, restless (tossing and turning) sleep, paranoid behavior, emotiona...
Therapy?: Have you yet tried any form of psychotherapy? Typically, the optimal combination of things to treat emotional issues such as symptoms you describe is medication (which, on your best day, is supposed to take the edge off symptoms) but the real gruntwork takes place in psychotherapist's consulting room. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I am experiencing impulsive or reckless behavior, socially withdrawn, impaired social skills, compulsive behavior, emotional problems and personality changes.
Recommend assessment: You have described a lot of symptoms that could potentially affect your life and/or that could get worse if not addressed. There are ways to manage those symptoms, but it is important to be assessed by a mental health professional (psychologist or psychiatrist) who can help you to figure out what is causing those symptoms and how to best address them. ...Read more
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