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Doctor insights on: What Is The Root Cause Of A Child With Insecure Attachment Issues

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Dr. William Holmes Dr. Holmes
Pediatrics - Psychiatry
30 years in practice
University of Texas Medical Branch School of Medicine
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What is the root cause of a child with insecure attachment issues?

What is the root cause of a child with insecure attachment issues?

Early Experience: It is thought the the most common cause of attachment problems has to donwith negative early experiences and possible trauma. This may also occur due to personality difficulties or other emotional problems that are internal to the child. ...Read more

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Dr. William Holmes Dr. Holmes
Pediatrics - Psychiatry
30 years in practice
University of Texas Medical Branch School of Medicine
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Dr. Michael Amster Dr. Amster
Pediatrics
years in practice
University of Illinois College of Medicine
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Is there counseling or therapy for couples where one person has major insecure attachment problems?

Is there counseling or therapy for couples where one person has major insecure attachment problems?

Yes: Of course, nobody thinks that they have an issue, and that they are the "good one" of the relationship. They may be right, but that's not the point. A good family counselor, and there are some in any area, can help greatly, and if one person does have major issues, refer them for individual care. But the issues may be in both parents, and a good counselor should help both parents. ...Read more

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Dr. Allen Seely Dr. Seely
General Practice
27 years in practice
UCLA School of Medicine
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Does job insecurity cause depression?

Does job insecurity cause depression?

WORRY-->DEPRESSION: Yes! , excessive worry may cause depression. With the 'tough economy' out there i believe that the fear of loosing a job, w/paycheck, benefits, etc. Must weight on everyone's mind. So how to cope?--exercise has been shown to decrease stress. Avoid alcohol --it just deepens depression. 'get with people' --don't isolate yourself. And if any destructive thoughts--please get help! hang in there! ...Read more

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Dr. Lynne Weixel Dr. Weixel
Clinical Psychology
32 years in practice
University of Connecticut School of Medicine
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What's the best way to deal with insecurity/trust issues caused by relationships? And how can I boost my self esteem?

What's the best way to deal with insecurity/trust issues caused by relationships? And how can I boost my self esteem?

Support: We ideally get enough support as we grow up, but few are that lucky. Many need more (some ongoing) support to become and maintain self-confidence ; esteem. Trust is ultimately in oneself - others' behavior is beyond our control. We need to make good choices ; survive disappointments. Therapy and support groups can really help in this process. ...Read more

Dr. Susan Uhrich Dr. Uhrich
Psychiatry
32 years in practice
Temple University School of Medicine
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I have so many insecurities. Is something wrong with my mental health?

I have so many insecurities. Is something wrong with my mental health?

Maybe or maybe not: All humans have some insecurities, but you seem to be concerned. Talking with a therapist can really be helpful both in clarifying your issues and in working through them to become the wonderful person you are meant to be. ...Read more

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Dr. Bernard Seif Dr. Seif
Clinical Psychology
36 years in practice
University of Alberta Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry
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Why do I feel insecure about my body as a teen guy and how can I solve this insecurity?

Why do I feel insecure about my body as a teen guy and how can I solve this insecurity?

Insecurity about: one's body as a teen age boy is very common. If you have good health focus on that. if the insecurity keeps you from going to school, interferes w/sleep, etc. please see your doc to make sure all is well w/your body and then a mental health professional for anxiety support. Stay neat and clean and treat others the way you would like to be treated. Peace and good health. ...Read more

Dr. Arthur Ciaramicoli Dr. Ciaramicoli
Clinical Psychology
41 years in practice
University of Massachusetts Medical School
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What can I do about insecurity in a relationship?

What can I do about insecurity in a relationship?

Relationship: Insecurity is often a sign of lack of faith in yourself. Consult with a mental health professional who can help you uncover the origin of your distress and help you with develop a better sense of self. Best. ...Read more

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Dr. Pamela Pappas Dr. Pappas
Psychiatry
38 years in practice
Wake Forest University School of Medicine
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I have extreme insecurities and depressive issues due to bullying etc. And it's taking over my life. How do I gain confidence back?

I have extreme insecurities and depressive issues due to bullying etc. And it's taking over my life. How do I gain confidence back?

Bullying: Bullying can happen at any time in life, but when it occurs in adulthood you have more choices about what to do. I don't know whether your age is truly 48, or if you're actually a minor. If you're an adult, you can seek out psychotherapeutic care to recover your confidence and strength. If you're a minor, you need help from your parents to get this care, and also in dealing with the bullies. ...Read more

Dr. Robert Uyeda Dr. Uyeda
Surgery
41 years in practice
Boston University School of Medicine
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Dr. Donald Jacobson Dr. Jacobson
Psychiatry
36 years in practice
Vanderbilt University School of Medicine
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What is a mental illness that insecurity takes play?

What is a mental illness that insecurity takes play?

Most of them: Some antisocial personalitiesand some narcissists would be the exceptions. Besides, all human beings except some of the above, have insecurities. It is part of being human. ...Read more

Dr. Bruce Jacobs Dr. Jacobs
Family Medicine
years in practice
University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey - School of Osteopathic Medicine
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How do i deal with insecurities in my relationship ? , I feel like my bf likes my sister.

How do i  deal with insecurities in  my relationship ? , I feel like my bf likes my sister.

Communicate with: your BF your insecurities and find out if he truly likes your sister more than you. Communicate and talk. Its the best thing you can do. ...Read more

Dr. Ira Friedlander Dr. Friedlander
Cardiology - Cardiac Electrophysiology
38 years in practice
University of North Carolina School of Medicine
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Does zyprexa really work to lessen paranoid insecure thoughts or is it mainly for hallucinations? I feel like it doesn't work for paranoid insecurity

Does zyprexa really work to lessen paranoid insecure thoughts or is it mainly for hallucinations? I feel like it doesn't work for paranoid insecurity

Zyprexa can be: very effective for a number of psychiatric disorders including paranoia and hallucinations. It does need to be individualized though so if it is not helping you for a specific problem you need to discuss this with your health care provider. Additive medication or a change in medication might be indicated. ...Read more

Dr. Steven Reidbord Dr. Reidbord
Psychiatry
32 years in practice
University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
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Is insecurity a sign of mental illness?

Not unless severe: "mental illness" is a judgment call. Severe mental conditions, e.g., schizophrenia, are clearly illnesses, while moderately bad depression is debatable, and most would agree mild to moderate insecurity is not. But if a person has severe insecurity that interferes with everyday life, it might be considered an illness. Whether it's an illness or not, counselors & therapists can help. ...Read more

Dr. Arthur Ciaramicoli Dr. Ciaramicoli
Clinical Psychology
41 years in practice
University of Massachusetts Medical School
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How to deal with ego jealousy insecurities i hate but i guess am a victim :'( help asap if u not jealous of me?

How to deal with ego jealousy insecurities i hate but i guess am a victim :'( help asap if u not jealous of me?

Jealousy: Jeaulousy is often caused by feelings of insecurity. Confide in someone close to you and see if you can identify the origin of your inesecurity and how to bolster your self image. If you cannot make progress consult with a mental health professional who can help you develop a better sense of self. Best wishes. ...Read more

Dr. Lynne Weixel Dr. Weixel
Clinical Psychology
32 years in practice
University of Connecticut School of Medicine
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How to beat jealousy and insecurity ? Is it connected to loneliness? How to improve my self confidence? How to be happy with yourself?

How to beat jealousy and insecurity ? Is it connected to loneliness? How to improve my self confidence? How to be happy with yourself?

Wonderful aims!: You must know that these goals are not achieved by a few sentences - but they are excellent goals. You can try to find folk you trust to explore these ?'s w/. Teachers, clergy, relatives - good people. A supportive therapist/counselor would be a good choice. Groups into literature and music, meditation, yoga, etc can build connections. Be patient - it takes time! ...Read more

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Dr. Alan Ali Dr. Ali
Psychiatry
28 years in practice
University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences/UAMS College of Medicine
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Dr. Ed Friedlander Dr. Friedlander
Pathology
40 years in practice
Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine
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How can I confront my mom who is taunting me about my insecurities?

How can I confront my mom who is taunting me about my insecurities?

Verbal abuse: If you are financially independent, make it clear to her that this is unacceptable and that one more incident will end the relationship and that she will never see her grandchildren. Please consider a course of psychotherapy for your own security issues, to learn skills & thinking habits that work better, and talk with your physcian about perhaps getting therapy for the family as well. ...Read more

Dr. Harold Fields Dr. Fields
Family Medicine
57 years in practice
University of Glasgow Faculty of Medicine
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What's the best way to deal with insecurities and depression?

What's the best way to deal with insecurities and depression?

Depression: I would think that you should see a physician as you may need medication. ...Read more

Dr. Ed Friedlander Dr. Friedlander
Pathology
40 years in practice
Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine
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What can be done for penis size insecurity?

What can be done for penis size insecurity?

Talk and learn: Sizes are variable, average is 5 1/2". If you have 3.0" or more, studies show you have enough to receive and give full satisfaction with most women, and many will prefer it, since most of their nerves are in the vulva rather than the vagina and you may have more control. Your erections may also be harder than a bigger man's. Talk with your partner and learn to use your entire body. Good luck. ...Read more