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What is anorectic person like? I mean are they happy with their looks?

What is anorectic person like? I mean are they happy with their looks?

Thin vs mentally ill: Not all skinny people are anorexic. Anorexia nervosa is a mental illness in which a person starves themself because no matter how much weight they lose, they still believe they are fat and think they will only feel better about themself if they lose more weight. Anorexia should be diagnosed by a physician and treated by a team of doctors, therapists and nutritionists at a specialized center. ...Read more

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What does it mean that what someone thinks their thoughts and actions are utmost right and those who differ are wrong? Is this a mental condition?

What does it mean that what someone thinks their thoughts and actions are utmost right and those who differ are wrong? Is this a mental condition?

Not necessarily: This could be someone who is opinionated. Someone who is stubborn. Someone who is disdainful of input of others. Although this can be an obnoxious behavior - it is not in and of itself proof of a mental disorder. ...Read more

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What makes a transgender person feel as though they were born in the wrong body?

What makes a transgender person feel as though they were born in the wrong body?

On the flip side...: We presume hormones responsible 4 how bodies develop sex characteristics r involved. But hormones behave in complex ways. And hormone production is affected by genetic makeup + by external factors- incl bacterial cultures we're exposed 2 & that live on/in us. The factors that make some1 feel they were born in "wrong" body r likely same as those that make some1 feel they were born in "right" body! ...Read more

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What makes a transgender person feel as though they were born in the wrong body?

What makes a transgender person feel as though they were born in the wrong body?

On the flip side...: We presume hormones responsible 4 how bodies develop sex characteristics r involved. But hormones behave in complex ways. And hormone production is affected by genetic makeup + by external factors- incl bacterial cultures we're exposed 2 & that live on/in us. The factors that make some1 feel they were born in "wrong" body r likely same as those that make some1 feel they were born in "right" bo ...Read more

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Ultrasound pictures. kid does not look like me. looks like others and with each visit, picture changes. why would this be happening? I know the kid grows but there are no characteristics and the kid looks like 7 different people. Pulling my hair out with

Ultrasound pictures. kid does not look like me. looks like others and with each visit, picture changes. why would this be happening? I know the kid grows but there are no characteristics and the kid looks like 7 different people. Pulling my hair out with

Man, u need to relax: There is no way one can determine from fetal US pictures if the baby does or doesnt resemble them. The unborn baby is still developing and change their appearance, including facial features right upto and AFTER their birth. Try to appreciate the beauty of human development inside the womb and the miraculous process of birth. There are better ways to handle doubts afterwards. Be supportive now. ...Read more

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What is it called and what are causes when someone feels life is useless since they are not their old self? What are some ways to cure this feeling?

What is it called and what are causes when someone feels life is useless since they are not their old self? What are some ways to cure this feeling?

Depression??: It sounds like f depression. Psychotherapy sometimes with medication is the treatment of choice. Treatment can be very effective. However when you feel that life is " useless " it is especially important that you be evaluated as soon as possible as there can be underlying proneness to suicide in such situations. If there is any concern about this, 911 can be called or go to the hospital. ...Read more

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Why am I labeled as unhappy for not wanting to conform to what other's view as "normal". What's wrong with avoiding people? Most are mean and immature

Why am I labeled as unhappy for not wanting to conform to what other's view as "normal". What's wrong with avoiding people? Most are mean and immature

Am I unhappy: Enjoying to do solo activities does not mean one is unhappy. If one had been social but now is more withdrawn and isolative to the point that it is interfering with their daily functioning and relationships with others then this could be a symptom of a Depressive Disorder, there are other symptoms such as problems with sleep, appetite, energy, concentration and mood that would be affected also. ...Read more

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If a person thinks constantly that others are talking about her, and is very affected by what other people think of her - is this normal?

If a person thinks constantly that others are talking about her, and is very affected by what other people think of her - is this normal?

Probably not...: We all have our suspicions and some may have good reasons to be so...However, excessive thoughts about this to the point of making you ill is not normal. Consult with your doc, especially a psychiatrist, who may help you sort things out. Good luck. ...Read more

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What is wrong with my thighs. They are large because I am an athlete. Why are kids mean?

What is wrong with my thighs. They are large because I am an athlete. Why are kids mean?

Muscle development: Athletes tend to develop increase muscle due to training. There is a medical condition chacot marie tooth disease that results in large thighs and stork legs. ...Read more

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Acquaintances with someone with ADHD and i don't really know if im supposed to treat them any differently like what even is ADHD like?

Not different: Don't feel that you have to treat them any different than anyone else. Adhd can be very difficult for your friend to manage, just like anything else can be difficult to manage. It is their responsibility to get treatment for it, so they manage their lives more effectively. Be a good friend and support them. ...Read more

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If they get really stressed out, or very depressed, they see and hear people that don't actually exist. What's wrong with her?

If they get really stressed out, or very depressed, they see and hear people that don't actually exist. What's wrong with her?

See below: It doesn't matter if you are referring to yourself or someone else, the person should seek help as soon as possible. See a trained mental health specialist. Sometimes sleep disturbance and drug intoxication can cause hallucinations. The symptoms may improve w/ treatment of the depression. A sleep study may be helpful & drug rehab may also be needed if alcohol use affects other areas of life. ...Read more

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What exactly does it mean if a person has bipolar and they are manic?

What exactly does it mean if a person has bipolar and they are manic?

An exhausting "ride": Generally, people dealing with bipolar disorder cycle through biologically driven periods of clinical depression and mania. When going through a manic episode they typically have endless energy-may be up for days, engage in reckless behavior (wild shopping sprees, drug/alcohol binges, risky sex, etc.) , poor judgment, and their mood swings from irritable/angry to elated/euphoric. ...Read more

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I feel like being mean just because I can be mean to other people. Is something wrong with my mental health?

I feel like being mean just because I can be mean to other people. Is something wrong with my mental health?

Feelings v. Behavior: If a person feels like being intentionally offensive, nasty; malicious, or violating someone's rights, and acts on these feelings, this is definitely a problem. People behaving this way tend to experience interpersonal conflicts, low satisfaction in life, and possible occupational or legal problems. Besides being morally wrong, exploiting, or violating the rights of others can also be a symptom. ...Read more

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Is there a disorder that always makes you confused about your feelings you feel for someone like sometimes I really like the person but then I don't ?

Is there a disorder that always makes you confused about your feelings you feel for someone like sometimes I really like the person but then I don't ?

Mixed feelings are normal and expected!: This is not a disorder- your mixed feelings can tell you a lot about this person, especially in a new relationship. You may be drawn to this person because of physical chemistry, but the "thinking" part of you is trying to decide about their other qualities, like kindness, reliability, and trustworthiness. This is a good thing! Listen to both sides, and be patient with yourself :) ...Read more

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What is a young person do when they're consistently depressed?

What is a young person do when they're consistently depressed?

Consider discussing : This with your physician. He or she can help to distinguish angst from a clinical depression. If you have clinical depression counseling or even medications may be recommended. In the meantime, are you getting at least 8 hours of sleep per night? Are you eating nutritiously? Are you getting physical activity every day? ...Read more

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Paranoid person always annoys people that is what i mean , what is his motives to deal with people in this way ?

Paranoid person always annoys people that is what i mean , what is his motives to deal with people in this way ?

Paranoid Personality: I feel your discomfort in relating to Paranoid people. They annoy people due to their distrust and suspiciousness, accusing others of harming them, persistently bearing grudges and quick to react angrily. Their motive may be not to face their insecurity, to feel righteous, to have power and control. Paranoia can develop due to traumatic experiences in life; use of Alcohol, Cocaine and Amphetamines ...Read more

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What kind of book or website would have a very in depth explanation of how t cells are made? Most places tell what they do, but not how they are made.

What kind of book or website would have a very in depth explanation of how t cells are made? Most places tell what they do, but not how they are made.

Immunology: these are basic immunology books that doctors use for training and learning and may be too technical for a non medical person. Janeway's Immunobiology is one. ...Read more

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I'm a very nice and caring person but lately I don't want anyone talking to me cause I've been so angry and mean to people. What could this be?

I'm a very nice and caring person but lately I don't want anyone talking to me cause I've been so angry and mean to people. What could this be?

Emotional disorder: It appears you have some emotional disorder. See your dr. to start an evaluation, or if possible, see a Psychiatrist who specializes in these type of conditions. Good luck to you. ...Read more

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