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Violation Of Expectation
"Normal guilt": Includes those times when we know we are making choices that vary from our value system. "neurotic guilt" is excessive and we feel guilty over too many things. Please reflect or speak w/a friend to determine your situation and see a mental health professional if the latter. Peace and good health. Your situation is more common than you may think. Live in the now as best you can. Wayne Dwyer. ...Read more
Personality,intoxica: tion, maturity, family-or-origin training, past experiences--all can weigh in. My general training suggests that immaturity may be the biggest risk, followed by impulsivity. ...Read more
INTERESTING!: The goal for the justice system for addiction treatment is just what you might imagine, stay out of the justice system! so there is a bit of a different goal of just trying to reduce recidivism. Forced treatment by the legal system has not been very successful in the long term. ...Read more
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
Absolutely not: Any relationship can become abusive, but it often happens in dating and marital relationships. I've also seen abuse between parent and child, boss and employee, friends or peers, teacher and student, siblings, religious clergy and parishioners, etc. All types are painful. If concerned that you may be in an abusive relationship, please talk with your doctor, a psychologist, or a psychiatrist. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
It is a criminal act: The legal impact is the same as violence against anyone in the community. Depending on its seriousness, it could include probation, counseling, or jail time. Often the problem is a woman's reluctance to testify against her attacker out of fear or loyalty or belief that he will not do it again. Legal action is probably the best way to get an abusive partner to stop being violent. ...Read more
A dilemma: A nervous patient needing an extraction wants to know exactly what is about to happen. He obviously has elevated BP due to nervousness, I am about to raise it even more with the anesthesia (epi). Do i really need to explain the details of how i will cut the gums and bone and the inherent dangers? Will this not increase the risks to him & what will it accomplish? There's no real alternative tx! ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Legal question: It's a good idea to consult with your attorney regarding these legal questions. Courts of law determine whether a person is competent or not. This court's decision is usually informed by the report/testimony of a mental health professional (psychiatrist or psychologist) with expertise in competency evaluations. ...Read more
What are the consequences (emotions, relationship, etc.) on an adult person of emotionally distant parents during childhood?
Distant parents: This is difficult in 400 words. Your first learning was from your parents. You pattern you life on your past learning. You are an adult now and the consequences are choices. You can chose your behaviors and those choices will determine your feelings and how you treat others and feel about it. That determines how you feel about your self and your parents. You do have control. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What are the impacts of chemotherapy of the following factor : economic, social, cultural, environmental?
Chemotherapy : Each of those questions questions is bet answered in a review article or dissertation not in 400 characters or less. ...Read more
Huge: Mental hygiene covers all those practices helping us to have good physical and mental health. Therefore, things like structuring the day so that is not too overwhelming, journaling, sleeping adequately etc, can be considered both preventive and curative measures ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What coping skills are required of those close to the victim of a borderline personality disorder?
Gentleness: Those with bpd, despite their emotional problems, are actually often better than average at noticing subtle levels of emotion. Therefore take a deep breath and help get them more comfortable by you dialing down your emotions both the positive and negative. Makes it easier for all involved in the long run! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Are there any statistics on the survival rate of 90 year-old patients with hypostatic pneumonia? Of course, i appreciate that the outcome depends upon the overall medical condition of each patient.
Probably not: The first signs of suicidal or homicidal behavior tend to be either depression or a general lack of concern for the well-being of others. While someone that impulsive may make a decision the harm themselves or others, we are more interested in suicidal or homicidal thoughts as a precursor to such behavior. ...Read more
Legal question: I happen to have a good friend who's a lawyer whom I just consulted: The age of majority varies by state but most use 18. Once you reach the age of majority, you can do anything you want without parental consent. Here's the list: all are 18(except Alabama (19), Nebraska (19 or upon marriage),Puerto Rico (21) and Mississippi (21)) However, you should rely on wiser people before considering surgery ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Clinical social worker vs. Clinical psychotherapist vs. Mental health counselor? What's the difference in terms of scope of practice?
Not enough space.: Clinical psychotherapist can be a psychiatrist,psychologist or social workers who passed a board of accreditation. A clinical social worker has a master's degree but also have to pass a licensing board. A mental health counselor has some experience in mental health and usually work with facilities that deal with a broad range of practice and works under supervision. ...Read more
Deep subject: For an in-depth discussion consider discussing with your medical provider or asking a provider on Healthtap Prime or Concierge. ...Read more
Illness, toxicity: These guidelines are to ensure that food is fresh, tasty, not infected or toxic. Violation of these may be innocent, but could lead to certain sicknesses, some in fact lethal and could also disturb the taste of the food. The guidelines are not there by accident. ...Read more
44 yo f on antipsychotics meds mood is very violative 10 days before ttom mood stabilizes for a little while after can this corrected by another med?
Complex medically: In my experience, some women with severe mood changes prior to their menstrual period will respond positively to lithium and others to zoloft (sertraline) taken only during that time; but you seem to have a complex medical situation that might preclude either or both. Would want to know more about what's been tried in the past and the name of the antipsychotic you are currently taking. http://www.urbandictionary.com/define.php?term=ttom. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
My child was born two years ago and has been in our bed since my son demands to be breastfed in the middle of the night my wife feels violated angry a?
Avoidable issue: You have one best chance to birth a kid & get him/her away from your body & that is at birth.Same room, fine, same bed, never. By now the kid has such a sense of entitlement & separation fear that you will have turmoil regardless of what you. You may find comfort in the book by ferber "solve your child's sleep problem". The short version, get him in his own room/bed. Wean him. Deal with the crying. ...Read more
HIPAA: HIPAA violations can result in civil & criminal penalties. Here is an good explanation of specific violation types: http://www.ama-assn.org/ama/pub/physician-resources/solutions-managing-your-practice/coding-billing-insurance/hipaahealth-insurance-portability-accountability-act/hipaa-violations-enforcement.page? ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Criminal procedure: Female circumcision is mutilation of woman's genitalia & includes amputation of clitoris to remove any pleasant sensation derived from sex. Some circumcisors also sew vaginal opening to leave only tiny opening to prevent any possible sexual penetration until & unless it is surgically opened prior to marriage.Thus criminal violation rights & prison worthy crime 2B punished in democracitic countries ...Read more
Had col'oscopy last week, still feeling upset. Triggered a lot of emotions of when I have flashbacks of c/h abuse. Feeling violated emotionally. Help?
See below: If your loved one has not received proper hygiene care, please contact either unit manager, supervisor of nursing or director of nursing. If not helping, please contact administrator. If you feel that the whole place is not helping for the loved ones, then you have the right to report to the state department of health for possible abuse/neglect. ...Read more
A doctor took my medical situation to a review board when I specifically asked him not to. Is this a violation of medical and professional ethics?
No : If you have a professional doctor-patient relationship with a Dr.and asked him to treat you is there. job to get the proper advice it's standard on complex cases to take them to review board this is confidential and does not require signing A consent for permission to do this.you should be thankful your physician took the time to try and get advice in the counsel of many there is wisdom ...Read more
Who knows ?: Health codes vary by state and county (or city), so who is to say what sort of idiotic nonsense has made into your local health code. It is possible. ...Read more
What to do if I have a pain management dr and have a contract, can I go to the ER without violating?
Sure you can: ER is for emergency visit. If you have an emergency situation, you are violating absolutely nothing. Take a good care. Get a copy of the ER report and share it with your pain arrangement doc. ...Read more
Please answer! what safeguards are taken to ensure that HIV positive patients 'rights to privacy are not violated?
If you have recently obtained a job but there are osha violations that make it hard for you to do it, should you tell?
What precautions are taken to ensure that HIV positive patients' rights to privacy are not violated?
Violations very rare: There are strong laws to prevent inappropriate disclosure of HIV status (or other medical information), including the Privacy Rule of the fedeeral Heaith Information Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) http://www.hhs.gov/hipaa/ All states also have their own laws, and the fines are very high, often $5,000 or more. Violations almost never happen. Contact the health dept for local details. ...Read more
Doc left a voice massage with my name and the test and that my results were high, is this in violation of hipaa? What should I do?
My opinion: If you left the phone # used as your method of contact - it may not be a HIPAA violation. Please check Understanding Health Information Privacy (for consumers) on this site: http://www.hhs.gov/ocr/privacy/hipaa/understanding/ for a fuller understanding of how HIPAA works. Would encourage you to be specific with requests about how you wish to be contacted in the future. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I went in for a pap smear today and i feel violated. I feel like what it was is rape. Legalized rape. I am perfectly healthy! why do I have to go?
Not at age 16.: You do need to get a pap smear to rule out cervical cancer but you do not need one at age 16. American cancer society and american college of obstetrics and gynecology recommend getting a pap smear at age 21 and no earlier. Pap smear can save your life as it detects cervical cancer. Early detection leads to higher rate of cures. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I was molested when I was 7 and am worried that this experience will make my pelvic exam more awkward. What should I do to avoid feeling violated?
Discuss fear with dr: Frequently verbalizing helps & also alerts doc to reasons for your apprehension ...Read more
I see a pain management doctor for my back, but would I violate my contract if I saw another pm dr. for botox for migraines?
Generally No: Pain Contracts are typically use for pain medication management and do not translate to procedures. Although since you are seeing the pain management doctor, why not ask them if they can do the Botox for migraines? Obviously if your pain doc does not do this, then it should be just fine to get Botox done elsewhere. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I'm am in pain mangment.I need teeth pulled will going to a dentist violate my pain mangment contact? Don't want to get in trouble.
At the age of ten, my doctor looked inside my vagina and never gave a reason. Ever since i've wondered why i was violated like that? Any ideas?
Parent: Have you asked the adult who took you to that appointment to see if they know why? I'm assuming you are concerned you were molested and i can't exclude that. An imperforate hymen might warrant an exam, recurrent yeast or urinary infections might warrant it. I suppose if your doctor was concerned that someone at home molested you that would be a reason too. ...Read more