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Psychological Disorders

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This category is designed for questions involving disorders and ailments of the mind and its functions. Examples include, but are not limited to, conditions such as paranoid personality disorder, schizophrenia, depression, post traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), attention deficit disorder (ADD), and obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD) a few common disorders.
Answer Unfortunately yes. It is no different than a child growing up in an abusive household, or a child that comes from divorced parents. Children immulate adults. People don't realize that children retain a lot of memory from their very younger years. We are what we are in the environment we gr…
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%FOLLOWUPS% Many girls and women with ADD/ADHD are often undiagnosed because their symptoms look different from those in boys or men. Many girls or women may not appear hyperactive. Girls are usually less rebellious, less defiant and generally considered less difficult than boys. Boys who are hyp…
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i am in a similar situation with my husband, and we have gone to an immigration lawyer. you will need to fill out paperwork to have the overstay "waived" or in otherwords, forgiven by the government before he would qualify to continue the application process. waiving can be hard to do, i would advis…
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Healthy narcissism is self-love.What is the difference between self-love and narcissism and how does it affect the capacity to love others?There are two differences: (a) in the ability to tell reality from fantasy, and (b) in the ability to empathise and, indeed, to fully and maturely love others.Th…
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There are two varieties of shame:1. The Narcissistic Shame ("shamelessness") which is the experience of the Grandiosity Gap (and its affective correlate). Subjectively it is experienced as a pervasive feeling of worthlessness (the regulation of self-worth is the crux of pathological narcissism), "in…
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The narcissist ages without mercy and without grace. His withered body and his overwrought mind betray him all at once. He stares with incredulity and rage at cruel mirrors. He refuses to accept his growing fallibility. He rebels against his decrepitude and mediocrity. Accustomed to being awe-inspir…
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Donovan is incapable of loving and, therefore, has never loved you (or, for that matter, anyone else, himself included) in his entire life. His natural capacity to love and to return love was all but eliminated by his horrid childhood. We practice loving first and foremost through our parents. If th…
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Your question to yourself should be ... Why do I put up with it? Narcissistic people are often grouped into selfishness, arrogance, perfectionism, but it doesn't make them a narcissist. Some people are just mean clear to the bone and don't care about other people's feelings.If it were me, I'd kick t…
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Only a licensed psychiatrist can diagnose an individual with Narcissist Personality Disorder, or NPD. Individuals with NPD rarely seek psychiatric help (that's part of the disorder: "I'm OK and you're crazy, why should I seek help?") so usually it's a spouse or family member that exposes the behavi…
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Answer It's impossible to help someone who does not want to be helped. A truly narcissistic person will mostly likely see nothing abnormal about their behavior, thoughts, and feelings. A different question would be, how can you cope with someone in your life who you believe is narcissistic? A pos…
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A 13 or 14-year old is a child, and therefore a peer of children. As such, he cannot be considered a pedophile. However, that doesn't preclude him from showing signs of developing pedophilic tendencies or from having other issues related to sexual development. = = Absolutely! When some youn…
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Answer There are many different types of psychologists out there. The type that people are most familiar with is a clinical psychologist. These people help to diagnose and treat, using behavioral and cognitive strategies, various types of mental illness. There are many more types of psychologis…
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Answer they talk to people about their problems and say "so, how does that make you feel?" and it gets really annoying
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honey im still just trying to find a rich man
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Psychologist not only help patients with mental instability, but also anger management problems, etc.
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It is NOT a pathological liar, they are two separate things (look it up if you'd like). Compulsive liar is the correct name, and they are also known as habitual or chronic liars. I think it's pathological liar. You can find out for sure by browsing the web under mental illness.
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The IQ scales in Asian countries will be normed for those countries, so the answer will always be 100.
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In terms of a narcissist recovering from their narcissism: No, you cannot help a narcissist, as this is a contradiction in terms - the narcissist believes him or herself to already be much more superior than you in pretty much anything. A narcissist will not accept fault with an action, even though …
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A passive aggressive person does not share their emotion honestly. Instead, they give in to what others want on the surface. However, they then pout or ignore you, "punishing" you for not guessing what they really wanted.
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"Psychopath! psychopath!"I'm alone in my living room and I'm yelling at my TV. "Forget rehabilitation -- that guy is a psychopath."Eversince I visited Dr. Robert Hare in Vancouver, I can see them, thepsychopaths. It's pretty easy, once you know how to look. I'm watchinga documentary about an America…
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People may punch their own face in order to implicate other people. Also, people may punch their face as a symptom of insanity, or in a moment of irritation.
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Realistically, there is no way to know short of asking that person, which could be awkward, unless the person has acted upon their obsession and you become aware of it.
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its a situation occurring in the phallic stage in which a child develops a sexual attraction to the opposite-sex parent and jealousy of the same-sex parent
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i loved someone once. I did everything to help her escape her family problems.
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It means up-to-date or present day
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There is no reason to starve yourself. Starvation doesn't even help you lose weight. If you want to be thinner, eat healthy foods at least four times a day and exercise for 1-2hrs a day. You will drop the weight faster than starvation and it won't give you all the awful health conditions that anorex…
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Random assignment is used to equalize the intelligence of members of the experiment and the control group. By employing random assignment the results are attributed to the treatment and not a characteristic if the individuals in a group.
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Challenges that are faced by a clinical psychologist might include an erratic work schedule and difficulties with managing employees as well as patients. You might also have a tough time building relationships with doctors who will refer patients to your practice.
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a person who is always boasting is called a braggart.
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Yes, people of every profession can retire and this includes psychologists. Most psychologists accept fewer and fewer new clients as they move closer to retirement. If they still have a few clients at the time of retirement, they arrange for someone to take over their cases.
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Hey! You are Abnormal! So you should Know the answer in your question!!! Hoe! By: Xhorxhia Papa
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yes psychology is an applied science.Yes, psychology is a social science. It is the study of the mind and behavior. Any word ending in -ology are considered sciences such as biology and sociology.
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According to the World Health Organization's (WHO) International Statistical Classification of Diseases and Related Health Problems 10th Revision (ICD-10), conduct disorders are: "Disorders characterized by a repetitive and persistent pattern of dissocial, aggressive, or defiant conduct. Such behavi…
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One can learn about human behavior by learning Psychology. We learn to become more patient and less spontaneous. We study the situation before giving response. Unlike an ordinary man we understand the situation and want to respond in accordance with that. We tend to become more rational and understa…
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Asfar as i know and i have bben getting a lot of information about,NO ! Because their brain were the grey mass is and that is for the emotional side of the brain is smaller then should be ,on the other side the intellectual side of the brain is bigger and more developed then the emoional side ! They…
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i believ everyone is affected by racism no matter who you are what coulour you are everyone is still a victim of racismevery person in the whole wide world. racism is a world wide thing.
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The question is help them how? Refer them to counseling, but they don't want to be fixed, though you may want to fix them to be a 'normal' person so you can keep a relationship with them. If you are a lay person and in a relationship with a narcissist, you cannot help them. Just by the nature of you…
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PTSD is a psychological disorder that involves a maladaptive reaction to a traumatic event. People with this disorder usually have a continuous problem of adjustment, even after several years after the traumatic event has passed. Symptoms are avoiding anything that reminds them of the event, traumat…
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Answer it lets them look at germs and bactria sometimes other things
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Donald Fallin, Psy.D., (510-783-6899) is a psychologist in Hayward, California. In addition to a full range of psychological services, he works with children and does ADHD assessments.
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No! I'm not scared of 6th grade! I'll beat 6th grade down!
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You get scared because of your senses in your brain
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Most Jewish branches fully accept gay people and recognize same-sex marriage. So gay Jews tend to have fewer problems than most religions. Major problems arise when the gay person is Orthodox (the only branch of Judaism that does not accept gay people).
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When you say "if you have schizoid" it may depend what you mean? Do you think you yourself might be schizoid? Or have you encountered some other person who you want to help because you think he is schizoid. I suggest You really first need to check yourself or himself out to find out if it really is …
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Be straightforward. Do not use hints or subliminal massages.
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Sigmund Freud is one of the most famous and influential psychologists. Other famous psychologists include Jean Piaget, B.F. Skinner, Erik Erikson, and Ivan Pavlov. They have each contributed greatly to the field.
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One of several difficult to diagnose psychosis previously classified under diagnostic code 298.9 in DSM-III and ICD-9 but which is no longer listed in newer versions of the DSM and ICD, instead it is now called psychosis NOS. Regardless of what you call it, it is a problem in which the symptoms pr…
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mad the emotion? or mad the insanemad emotion-swearing, red, hitting stuff,etcmad insane-shaved eyebrows(pink Floyd the wall),writing poetry while drinking from the john( pink Floyd the wall), just watch pink Floyd the wall or one flew over the coo coo's nest(i think that's what its called
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then you have a paradox
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because they either can't get jobs, to get money, or because there mentally insane.
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Simple. In two words: Frightened and Threatened. Narcissists are often originally drawn to confident people with high self-esteem. That is because they need to use them, rest in their light for a while so to speak, then they suck the life out of them when they are not always receiving the adoration …
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The term psychological refers to your mental state of mind. If you have a mental illness instead of another disease, it is psychological.
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It's just the human nature. People are selfish mainly from fear. They are afraid that they won't have enough, or that they will miss something important, or that other people won't like them if they don't have a certain thing.
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because it is all about social control. When a person is paranoid they are in fear of themselves. Most paranoid people have a lack in social interaction and are less likely to miss-acheive in life. An example: a group of friends at a high school are laughing about a joke, one group member does not…
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Some are and some aren't. Paranoia and paranoid delusions tend to happen most frequently in bipolar people when they are very manic in conjunction with delusions of grandeur. While having delusions of grandeur a common belief is that you are infallible and can make no mistakes, in this state any he…
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Jacques Lacan referred to pathological grandiosity. In opinion it is a behavior in which a person may elevate oneself above the other. Narcissistically they are not aware they need others.
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Having to do with psychology, the study of the mind and its connection with behaviour and our nervous system.
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It is because some one is self centered and does not think about others Possible reasons may be 1.He/she may have no siblings 2.He/she does not like to share anything or adjust with anything 3.Feels that no one cares him The best solution to this problem is bring him in to social contact and le…
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It is an antipsychotic drug to treat schizophrenia,psychotic states & delerium.
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We are OK, they are not.
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they dont all but its because of depression or family friends or the feeling that everyone hates your or beacause of love is usually why but a razor or just any knife its rlly sad my best friend cuts herself and if u do too just no that it dosnt help hun and it makes it just so much worse and your n…
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Mentally unstable refers to when a person's mental abilities are not steady and consistent resulting in an inability to cope with life effectively. They have difficulty dealing with everyday life and make poor choices that end up causing them more difficulty. It can be marked by anxiety, excessive w…
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1 way you can calm yourself down from anxiety or etc. Just take deep breaths.in your nose and out your mouth(slowly).
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One that most people do, and that the person in question would be likely to do. A behaviour that is expected from the person. For example, a working single man going to the shops to buy a week's worth of food and then bringing it home an putting the food away into his fridge and cupboards.
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If ur scared then just stay close to someone or something idk whatever comforts u
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When referring to Maslow's hierarchy of needs, a psychological need would refer to the building of the feeling of love and belonging and later the development of esteem.
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A "kleptomaniac" is person addicted to stealing, who has no financial motive for stealing (in other words, he or she is not in desperate financial need), but who has an irresistible urge to steal.
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Contemporary psychology is best defined as the science of
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When your mind is tired-like fatigue in the mind. If you are experiencing it, you feel tired and it is hard to think.
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bed-wetting, pyromania (starting fires) and torturing or killing animals
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Psychological needs are, to name a few, understanding, compassion, attention, strength, trust, self-esteem, and companionship. Maslow's triangle, lists five basic human needs. The hierarchy starting from the bottom up is as listed, humans need:1) oxygen, food, water, and a comfortable body temperatu…
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Long story short, clinical psychologists tend to deal with more abnormal psychopathology such as schizophrenia, bipolar disorder, autism, severe ADHD, and other types of chronic mental illness or personality disorders.Counselling psychologists tend to deal more with mental health issues in a more no…
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There is a mental condition called Social Anxiety Disorder. It may relate to you. I know about it cause I have it! I hate to interact with people face to face. Going to the grocery store sends my nerves in a ravel! The link to Social Anxiety Disorder is below.
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A person who doesn't like to not be in control. One who is obsessive with being in charge.
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According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics the mid-range is at about 48,700 to 82, 800 U.S. dollars.
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Pedophiles are people with a sexual attraction to young children known as pedophilia. As pedophilia is a feeling of sexual attraction and not a behavior, there is no behavior for a pedophilic individual to change unless they are a sexual abuser as well. Experts call such sexual abusers preferential …
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That's a difficult question to answer because most pedophiles know how to hide their urges. In my case, my husband is indeed a pedophile (and he later on admitted to me what he did to my eldest daughter), and I divorced him thereafter. He has been convicted (here in France) of sexually abusing my el…
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People do not typically "become" pedophiles, they realize that they have pedophilia over time. No one knows what causes pedophilia, or what causes pedophiles to be sexually attracted to children, though Dr. James Cantor has done extensive fMRI research into brain differences in pedophilic and non-pe…
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don't do drugs to the point of addiction because that's when psychological problems rears its head
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It depends on what sub-field the psychologist is in. The most common field is clinical psychology. Clinical psychologists diagnose and treat people with psychological disorders, such as depression and schizophrenia.
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Less than 1% die from this behavior. The overwhelming majority of cutting is of the superficial variety, usually on the forearms. Thus, it is known as a parasuicidal behavior (next to suicide), rather than a suicidal behavior, itself, as the cutter does not truly wish to die (or, if having suicidal …
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Vronsky lists 140. The Unknown History of MISANDRY "Female Serial Killer Index," however, includes a great many more that are not on Vronsky's list. No thorough study of pre-1970s female serial killers has ever been conducted, but the latest total of known FSKs is close to 400. 1925 was a big year f…
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Yes, of course; but the two disorders are not related to each other per se.
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Organic psychosis occurs where a person experiences psychotic symptoms in the context of an organic (physical) health problem.Symptoms of psychosis include hallucinations, delusions, formal thought disorder, anhedonia, apathy, avolition, amotivation.Organic problems that can cause psychosis are vari…
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Like anyone who runs for powerful political offices, he has a lot of confidence and belief in himself. Most people in the spotlight can be a little vain from time to time. But egomaniac is not the same thing. People who use words like that to describe others are using hyperbole to mislead and defame…
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i m student of l.l.m .my name is malik rashid aslam advocate .i live in chichawatni (sahiwal)my problem is that i forget some little things but i did not forget my lession or other important thing.
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Well, first of all, there are many different types of psychologists. A psychologist is someone who studies the mind. A clinical psychologist is basically a counselor (or a counseling psychologist) that talks with people and does psychological tests. But, unlike a counseling psychologist, they work m…
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they are doctors that deal with the brain
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Activities that need a lot of mental effort are considered strategic. Chess is a good example of one that requires you to think ahead.
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It is if it causes you to behave in an increasingly erratic and/or paranoid way.
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No. Pedophiles are people with a sexual attraction to young children, and while there is a large stigma against pedophilia, most societies consider the actions someone has taken when determining if they are good or bad, moral or immoral, or if you prefer, righteous or evil. The majority of pedophile…
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An average therapy session is by standard usually 50 minutes long. Many psychologists though give the full hour to their clients. Most Psychologists (ones who are in the field of therapy & have a doctorates) make around $150/session. Often in private practice they work their own schedules. So th…
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Well basically be emotionless, weird and scary i guess. Although sometimes they seem to enjoy to hurt themselves. So there you have it, emos live to be wierd
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