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I am 22 years old mail habitual of smoking 1-3 cigarette a day from last 5 years. I want to quit it. Kindly confirm will it create any problem after quitting or will it be okay?
What really causes personality disorders?
Personality disorders (pd) are anomalies in behavioral patterns of an individual that are characterized by impairments in personal and interpersonal functioning. These are maladaptive psychological conditions that can be mild or intense and can affect a person's relations with others. These are not triggered by the external factors but are inherent abnormalities of behavior and conduct.
The human psyche is a vast and complex field of study which is so diverse that no two cases of psychological dysfunction are the exact same. Personality disorders are of numerous types, each having a different set of causes and traits.
Broadly speaking, they can be classified into three extensive 'clusters' or categories.
Cluster a includes odd or eccentric disorders like paranoid pd,
Cluster b includes dramatic or erratic disorders such as antisocial pd, and
Cluster c includes fearful and anxious disorders like avoidant pd.
Personality disorders are caused by a wide range of factors which impact each individual in a different manner. The most basic and common causes of pd are as follows:
- sexual abuse
- physical abuse
- emotional abuse
- verbal abuse
In most cases, abuse occurs during childhood and the pd takes manifestation in the teenage and adult years. A combination of multiple factors gives rise to complicated disorders which have more acute symptoms. Accidents and trauma can also give rise to personality disorders later in life.
Counseling and psychological therapy are used to tackle the problem and alleviate symptoms. Each case requires a different kind of approach and sometimes intake of medication is also deemed necessary. Diagnosis is always subjective and takes into account various aspects of the patient's life.
Hi, I am 31 years loosing confidence in handwriting during write to anything I am thinking how it will make for e.g when I am going to write 'a' I think how can I draw it. Every time I am tries to make letter or number in air it results to pain in my hand. My writing was not good before 4 months but I was able to write anything with confidently now it is getting very poorer. Everytime I am thinking about it. Kindly reply on my mail asap.
I started taking pexep 20 mg for social anxiety for 1 month den increased dose to 30mg for 20 days and now started with 40 mg for social anxiety I m not getting good result no improvement in social anxiety please help.
I am 41 years old female suffering bouts of anger very often recently, please guide me how to control my negative thoughts, most of the time I am very much upset and feeling sad always. How to overcome from this. I want to do suicide but I have responsibilities, also know that subside is not the solution of my problem, but I am unable to avoid these thoughts everyday. please give me solution for this.
Hello . I had some acne problem for the last few years .I consulted a dermatologist and completed the course he provided and it had been cured completely . But as this present season arrives I've noticed it kinda pops out . I get some reddish acne sort of on my cheeks which I am presently noticing the arrival of few .while I cleanse that portion one two even kind of pains . I am really tensed because if it continues it will look bad . Please help me with the best solution please . I have been using cetaphil cleansing lotion for all skin types as prescribed by my consultant .
I am suffering from a bit tension because of which I am not able to understand what to do so how to release tension or stress?
Hi. My daughter is suffering from stammering. She has stammering in few letters. Kindly help her to recover from this problem.
I am 49 yrs. Facing erectile dysfunction from September 2015. Is it normal for me? I do smoke & have a drinking habit. Blood pressure ,sugar normal.
I have a question for this person who is 54 years old and taking opium from long time now say 5-6 years. It all started when he used to feel low working all day at work. He tried opium when somebody referred it to him and felt energetic to work afterwards whole day. He is consuming it regularly. Sometimes even twice a day. One at around 11noon (sometimes) and another one at 4'o clock (regularly. Quantity he is taking is a pea sized everytime. Now that he wants to get rid of it he is unable to do it as the moment he stops consuming he gets loose motion or something. Mostly related to stomach things, not anywhere else. What he should do now? any tips, courses or medicines he can try one more thing he's an alcoholic too. Four 60ml drinks everyday. He is not planning to leave drinking anytime soon but opium yes, it's an addiction now which he wants to get rid of now. Please guide. Thanks in advance to the whole doctor community.
Hello, I am having a very critical situation I have a relationship with my girlfriend from last 6 years and now she is forcing me to say my parents the thing is her parents will not agree and she wanna leave them and wanna come with me and my parents will not like this and even I don't want to do marriage like this. So whenever we have a discussion she is forcing me to say my parents about us but my parents will not accept this kind of situation. And if I say her to break up she tries to say all negative things about going somewhere or dieing etc. And I really care about her and don't want her to go in any trouble but to end the relationship in a nice way so I started giving her less time so that it should end soon but it's not working also. Please help me I am very much stressed and don't have anyone to for help.
My friend quit smoking after a long period, after how long he will be complete NON SMOKER & what should be the diet to clear the tar in his body. He is of my age only & same physical structure.
Sab kuch thik hone k baad bhi mujhe hamesha kuch boora hone ka darr lga rehta hai. Jaise chalte hooye accident hone ka. Safar krte hooye gadi takrane ka etc etc.
My relative having B Pharma degree around 34 years old initially joined service around two years have following problem: He is not doing job and making big excuses for the same he is fond of eating and putting good dresses Remains away from society Normally Good habits Helps in household works if like Now a days he is going away from home in rlatives home.
My question is Every Time I want to study more but when I take the book in the hand I am not able to study.
Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD) is a disorder that causes anxiety. It is also called as anxiety disorder. The main characteristics of this disorder are uncontrollable, unpleasant thoughts, which are continuing. OCD causes the mind to get stuck on a specific thought or inclination. For instance, you may repeat a task forty times to ensure that it has been done properly. You will not be able to get it out of your mind. OCD is characterized by obsessive thoughts and compulsive behavior patterns.
Some obsessive thoughts include:
- The fear of being defiled by germs or soil and also of contaminating others.
- The fear of losing control and hurting yourself or others.
- Having sexual or brutal thoughts on the mind.
- Extreme focus and devotion to religion and religious activities.
- A sense of fear of losing or not having things you need.
- Having the assumption that everything would go fine.
- The person will become very superstitious.
Some compulsive behavior patterns include:
- Inordinate double checking on things like locks, apparatuses and switches.
- Over and over monitoring of friends and family to ensure they're safe.
- Counting in the head, mumbling nonsense words without meaning.
- Devoting a lot of time for washing and cleaning.
- Praying without reason and taking part in religious ceremonies.
- Accumulating junk material.
Here are some common ways to deal with OCD:
- Regular exercise: Exercise is the best natural remedy to prevent anxiety, which leads to OCD. Exercise checks your OCD symptoms. It makes your nerves stronger and hence you can focus your mind out of obsessive thoughts by yourself, when they arrive. Get at least thirty minutes of exercise regularly.
- Connect with friends and family: Social isolation is one of the common early symptoms of OCD. Social isolation can lead to OCD as well. Therefore, you must always stay connected to your friends and family so that you never get lonely and anti-social. Share everything with family.
- Sleep sufficiently: Lack of sleep or troubled sleep may lead to anxiety disorders. You need to sleep enough to be away from obsessive thoughts.
- Perform relaxation techniques: Simple practices like yoga, meditation, pranayama help you grow spiritually, relax your mind and keeps OCD away from you.
- Tackle your fears: Instead of avoiding fearful thoughts, let them flow and tackle them face to face. This will help you overcome the fear. Adopt measures so that you can focus on other things and ignore the obsessive thoughts. Distract yourself away from the obsession.
OCD is a harmful disorder, and you should take all measures possible to keep away from it.