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Therapists, what might be going on with a patient who is angry all the time?
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Dr. James Eyerman
Psychiatry
1 doctor agrees
In brief: Overactive amygdala
The patient may have a constitutionally large amygdala and register fear and defend his/herself with minor threat cues.
Ptsd/ borderline personality/ or bipolar disorder are also part of the differential diagnosis.Think cornered animal and respond with respect, tact, and a safe emotional distance.

In brief: Overactive amygdala
The patient may have a constitutionally large amygdala and register fear and defend his/herself with minor threat cues.
Ptsd/ borderline personality/ or bipolar disorder are also part of the differential diagnosis.Think cornered animal and respond with respect, tact, and a safe emotional distance.
Dr. James Eyerman
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Dr. Michael Kleerekoper
A referral to a Psychologist and/or Psychiatrist is a must.
Dr. Susan Uhrich
Psychiatry
1 doctor agrees
In brief: Any number of
Things can cause anger/irritability.
From depression to mania to anxiety to ocd. A good diagnostic interview with a psychiatrist could definitely help.

In brief: Any number of
Things can cause anger/irritability.
From depression to mania to anxiety to ocd. A good diagnostic interview with a psychiatrist could definitely help.
Dr. Susan Uhrich
Dr. Susan Uhrich
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