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What do you recommend for dealing with people with suicidal tendencies?

What do you recommend for dealing with people with suicidal tendencies?

Professional help: Suicidal ideation is a psychiatric emergency. Thoughts of suicide should never be taken lightly. Most if not all cases of successful suicide could have been prevented. If someone says they are considering taking their own life, take them to the er or call 911. ...Read more

Suicidal Tendencies (Definition)

Is propensity to have suicidal ideations or gestures or to make suicide attempts. There is also a musical ...Read more


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Can you please discuss depression and behaviors of people who have it?

Can you please discuss depression and behaviors of people who have it?

Depression: Symptoms of depression can include: feeling sad, irritable or angry. There can be a decrease in sex drive. Energy level & motivation levels may drop. One may socially isolate or stop involvement in normal activities. Sleep may increase or decrease. Weight can change in relation to increase or decrease in appetite. Concentration or memory may decline. There can be an absence of joy as well as >. ...Read more

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What do A&E do for people with suicidal thoughts?

What do A&E do for people with suicidal thoughts?

?: I don't understand your question. Please write back and be more specific/descriptive. ...Read more

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What tips do you have for someone dealing with anxiety?

Adapt this line.... : ...For your own use- a line from mark twain: “i am an old man and have known a great many troubles, but most of them never happened.”. ...Read more

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What do you suggest for someone who is pregnant with severe anxiety and agoraphobia?

Talk with OB/GYN: Your doctor can recommend a psychologist or psychiatrist to safely and effectively assist you in decreasing your distress and helping you feel more comfortable in situations outside your home. There are excellent cognitive-behavioral practices as well as meditation, exercise, social interactions, structuring exercises, and medications that can significantly reduce your unnecessary anxiety. ...Read more

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What tips do you have to encourage someone with a mental disorder to take their medication?

What tips do you have to encourage someone with a mental disorder to take their medication?

Honesty and caring.: Mental disorders are difficult to treat in the best of circumstances. Part of the problem is the person may not believe that they have a problem. Give honest feedback about their behavior, mood, thinking; that they do/do not seem like their usual self. Speak honestly, offer to listen if they want to talk about medications or their frustrations. Remember, medications are tools for a better life. ...Read more

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Any reccomendations to help someone with paranoia or who worries constantly?

Any reccomendations to help someone with paranoia or who worries constantly?

Psychiatrist: Find a psychiatrist in your area, get an appointment, get evaluation and diagnosis; eventually treatment if needed. That is a good start; in order to take care of and solve the problems. Good luck ! ...Read more

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What are some strategies for dealing with a parent who doesn't want to admit to serious memory loss?

What are some strategies for dealing with a parent who doesn't want to admit to serious memory loss?

Why is it necessary?: You're not likely to win that argument, & if you do, the parent won't remember it! so, why push it? I'm only half-kidding. You have to deal with safety & happiness issues -but you do not need to emphasize inadequacy & advancing age. Aging is hard enough. Plus the elder is either competent or not; if so, leave them alone, & they'll adjust. If incompetent, admitting their limits won't help. ...Read more

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What to do if i want to work with people who have eating disorders- ideas?

What to do if i want to work with people who have eating disorders- ideas?

Lots of options: Besides eating disorder clinics and psychiatry/psychology offices, look at private and community-based programs that help people with emotional problems, mental illness, obesity. Depending on your skills, experience, motivation, and how you present, there may be an opportunity for you. ...Read more

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What do you advise if i need advice about dealing with depression and weight loss and self hate.?

What do you advise if i need advice about dealing with depression and weight loss and self hate.?

Encourage: Formal psychiatric evaluation to get a good idea of what is going on ; so that a treatment plan can be developed that is specific to you. Take care. ...Read more

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Can you tell me an examples of types of activities you do with a person who you have worked with and experience dementia?

Can you tell me an examples of types of activities you do with a person who you have worked with and experience dementia?

Use your mind/body: At all stages of dementia strengthening brain connections (called synapses) is the goal. We do not have proven therapies in humans with dementia that can do this. However, any type of physical or mental exercize will help you feel better at any stage of dementia. Aroma therapy, pet therapy, music therapy are but a few modalities I recommend. Contact with 'happy people' and engage them. ...Read more

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Do you have any easy tips for dealing with depression?

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Do you have any easy tips for dealing with depression?

Some: Like exercise and regular sleep and meals. Having sunlight exposure, especially in the winter months. Regular checkup with family doctor for any physical problems. Most importantly, get professional help when depression becomes severe. ...Read more

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What can you do to think people feel with an eating disorder feel about their disorder?

What can you do to think people feel with an eating disorder feel about their disorder?

Many Emotions: Eating disorders are filled with emotions as well as physical symptoms. Persons with eating disorders can be in such denial that they feel little discomfort. Or they may be so overwhelmed with anxiety or depression, that they become suicidal. Each individual will experience different emotions. Fortunately there is treatment in which one uses their emotions as tools for recovery. ...Read more

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What are some ways to know if youre dealing with anxiety specifically health anxiety or hypochondriac ?

What are some ways to know if youre dealing with anxiety specifically health anxiety or hypochondriac ?

Honesty: Be as honest as you can with yourself and your care team. If you have a history of diagnosed ailments and a family history of similar ailments a case could be made for having a genuine concern. If you're aware of hypochondriacal tendencies, be as honest with these as well. Often, true hypochondriacs have emotional issues that hypochondriasis masks. If this is the case, find a recommended therapist ...Read more

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Being someone with an eating disorder, how do I deal with people asking me for weightloss tips?

Being someone with an eating disorder, how do I deal with people asking me for weightloss tips?

Dont answer.: You might say you are really not an expert in that area.Different strategies work for different people.They should ask a dietician or nutritionist. ...Read more

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Could use expert help with why some people suffer with social phobia?

Could use expert help with why some people suffer with social phobia?

Fear of embarassment: People with social anxiety disorder (sad) have an irrational fear of being watched, judged or evaluated, or of embarrassing or humiliating themselves. The anxiety and discomfort becomes so extreme that it interferes with daily functioning. Sad is one of the most common mental disorders with up to 13% of the general population experiencing symptoms at some point in their life. Treatment helps. ...Read more

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Bipolar, cyclothymia, and dysthymia, who do I go to for help with these issues?

Bipolar, cyclothymia, and dysthymia, who do I go to for help with these issues?

Bipolar: You need to consult with a veteran mental health professional who treats depression and bipolar. Ask your doctor for a referral. Best. ...Read more

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Best approach to dealing with someone with social anxiety disorder? What should I do?

Best approach to dealing with someone with social anxiety disorder? What should I do?

Helping person w SAD: There are no simple answers to this but i'm going to give you links to three websites with excellent discussions of the issues. www.mayoclinic.com/health/social-anxiety-disorder/ds... www.livingwithanxiety.com/articles/anxiety/how-to... Ezinearticles.Com/?How-to-help-someone-with-social... ...Read more

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I need to know what's your experience with patients taking bupropion for anxiety or depression?

I need to know what's your experience with patients taking bupropion for anxiety or depression?

Depression great but: Anxiety not so great. Bupropion is an "energizing" or "activating" antidepressant, and actually can make anxiety worse, at least transiently. There is little or no evidence that bupropion reduces anxiety long-term. Other antidepressants (ssri/snri) like paxil, zoloft, celexa, lexapro, Effexor (venlafaxine) (all available as generics) are better for anxiety, as well as depression. Psychotherapy also works. ...Read more