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Mr. Ravi Samuel

Short course in Dementia And Neuropsychiatry, Advanced Research Methodology C...

Psychologist, Chennai

18 Years Experience
Mr. Ravi Samuel Short course in Dementia And Neuropsychiatry, Advanced Re... Psychologist, Chennai
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I pride myself in attending local and statewide seminars to stay current with the latest techniques, and treatment planning....more
I pride myself in attending local and statewide seminars to stay current with the latest techniques, and treatment planning.
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Mr. Ravi Samuel is one of the best Psychologists in K K Nagar, Chennai. He has been a successful Psychologist for the last 18 years. He is a qualified Short course in Dementia And Neuropsychiatry, Advanced Research Methodology Course . You can meet Mr. Ravi Samuel personally at The Clinic in K K Nagar, Chennai. Book an appointment online with Mr. Ravi Samuel and consult privately on Lybrate.com.

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Short course in Dementia And Neuropsychiatry - London - 1999
Advanced Research Methodology Course - Singapore - 2001
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I 24 years I have siblings problems at home am ending up fighting always they don't respect me am in a depression because they never need me.

BAMS, MD Ayurveda
Sexologist, Lonavala
I 24 years I have siblings problems at home am ending up fighting always they don't respect me am in a depression bec...
you can go for following remedy it will help you Natural home remedy using cardamom seeds: 1. Crush 3-4 cardamom seeds to powder 2. Take ½ tsp of this cardamom powder 3. Add to 1 glass of water 4. Mix well 5. Sieve the mixture 6. Drink 1 glass every day Surely you will get results.
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I see my memories of past constantly in my dreams. I don't know if these can be classified as repressed memories. Because of this I'm unable to sleep. I'm afraid to sleep anymore. Insomnia is killing my day by day. I'm depressed all the time. Please help me!

Masters in Clinical Psychology
Psychologist, Lucknow
I see my memories of past constantly in my dreams. I don't know if these can be classified as repressed memories. Bec...
Hi, Practice mindfulness to alleviate anxiety caused by bad memories. Mindfulness is a practice used to switch focus to the present moment, and research shows it can help relieve anxiety. With mindfulness, you acknowledge the bad memories as they come up, then mindfully choose to switch your focus to the present. In this way you can interrupt the negative thought process. To practice mindfulness, try focusing on physical sensations you feel in the present moment. Notice the temperature of the air or the pressure of your feet against the ground. Focus on the physical feelings until you're able to stop thinking about the bad memories. You can also practice mindfulness by repeating a positive statement to yourself. Try telling yourself" I don’t have to think about that right now. Recall the bad memory in detail. Set a date and time to try exposure therapy. When you're ready, sit down and think about the event or situation. Try to remember every detail of it from start to finish. Think about what you were wearing, the sounds you heard, the smells in the air, and so on. Continue to sit with the memory for as long as you can. Self-guided exposure may be most effective if broken down into several sessions. You may sit with the memory for just five minutes at first, noticing that you are still safe despite bringing up these painful thoughts. You might increase the time you spend thinking about it each day until you notice yourself not responding as severely as before. Over time, the memories will affect you less and less. If you are having trouble doing this exercise in your head, grab a pen and a notebook and write down the details of the event from beginning to end. Writing a draft may be good enough for a first session. The next time you might read it aloud. If you have to stop due to crying, then always pick up where you left off. If things progress well, you will feel stronger and require fewer breaks each time you read over details of the event. Don't hold back the emotions associated with these memories. Shout, pound on the floor or cry if you have to. Just let the feeling into your conscious mind. Soak it up, absorb your grief or sorrow. Consult a psychologist for help.
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I am feeling very depressed as I have regular quarrel with my wife. There is no love between us. Kindly advise. I am living lonely now a days. Kindly advise.

M.S. Counselling and Psychotherapy
Psychologist, Bangalore
I am feeling very depressed as I have regular quarrel with my wife. There is no love between us. Kindly advise. I am ...
Quarrels between husband and wife is very common in marriages. It happens because, two completely different individuals, from completely different backgrounds, and families come together and start a relationship which is most intimate. But many times there is a clash of values, beliefs and expectations, if there is no proper communication, then the situation gets worse. I think, same thing is happening with you. If possible go to a counsellor who will help you both.
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I do not want to do masturbating, I don't like but I can't control when that type of feeling and I can't concentrate on my studies properly. My mind is totally diverted whn that type of feeling comes. What can I do?

Reparenting Technique, BA, BEd
Psychologist, Bangalore
I do not want to do masturbating, I don't like but I can't control when that type of feeling and I can't concentrate ...
Masturbation is not really bad; it is the addiction to it that is bad. Not even the number of years is a problem but the frequency and compulsiveness to do it is to be considered for its ill-effects. At your age you may feel it difficult and it can become addictive if you have alone time, if you obsess about it, and if you are not into relationships. The problem with addiction to this is that you may go on to prefer masturbation to heterosexual contact, even when you are married. That obviously would be an insult to your wife and will lead to a lot of conflict. Heterosexual contact is very wholesome and the physiology is made exactly for penile and vaginal contact. You will instead enjoy a poor replica of this and not know or care for the difference. The second thing that can happen with addiction is that it will become compulsive and will have no boundaries or limits, since it can be done all by yourself, whenever, wherever, and however too. The big problem a lot of children get into is the guilt around this. A useful way to discharge the energy is to get into contact games, or exercises, or even hobbies to channelize it. Also you should not spend too much time alone, and you need to keep your mind occupied with other interesting things and a lot of socializing. Even if you are not interested in marriage, for whatever reasons, it will help you to get into a friendship with a girl and enjoy the relationship where there will be a lot of excitement when you fall in love. Right now your hormones may be very active and your physiological apparatus is primed and ready for sexual stimulation. But because of your age and even otherwise it is important to develop good control and not feed into your impulses. Keeping yourself occupied and living a healthy social life are the keys to manage your sexual drives. It is your guilt that is plaguing you to distraction. Your concentration has nothing to do with masturbation!
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I am smoker. I feel my through is infected by nicotine because of regular smoking. Can you kindly any medicine to remove nicotine from the body. I am 37 years old.

BASM, MD, MS (Counseling & Psychotherapy), MSc - Psychology, Certificate in Clinical psychology of children and Young People, Certificate in Psychological First Aid, Certificate in Positive Psychology
Psychologist, Palakkad
Dear lybrate-user. There are no specific medicines for removing nicotine from your body. This is possible only when you quit smoking. Your body starts the repair process immediately on your quitting smoking and brings your body back to original condition within one year. Take care.
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I have habit to smoking I want to stop it but when I try to stop to smoking then I am able to let go for 3-4 days but after that I have to smoke because my mind not work. So what can I do for this.

Reparenting Technique, BA, BEd
Psychologist, Bangalore
Failure is a feature of this particular addiction but never give up. Everybody has gone through this again and again. It is therefore a wise decision to quit as early as possible and minimize the harm. The urge to discontinue is hampered by many factors but the worst of them is the conditioning. In fact these conditions can exist all through the day unlike other addictions. But your desire to want to stop is the most important factor. But try and try again until you succeed. It is important to find out about the ill-effects of smoking to have a reason that alarms you about continuing in the habit. The information is really scary but true. The nicotine in tobacco smoke stimulates the heart beat to raise the blood pressure in no time at all. So you must avoid it like the plague: it is just very bad medicine for you. In fact it is highly toxic too. You will need to stop smoking or consuming any tobacco related items with immediate effect. You should start vigorous exercises, gradually increasing it over a period of time. Do deep breathing exercises every time you feel like smoking (try Yoga), and replace the oral urge with some healthy food substitute to satiate the need. You may also take hard candy or chewing gum. If the urge is too strong, then use nicotine chewing gum or nicotine patches, for a little while until the smoking drive reduces, substantially. You may also join Smokers Anonymous in your city where the support is really extraordinary for like-minded people who are also in the same situation. Keep yourself occupied or engaged with interesting activities during the times when it is most tempting. Keep the company of non-smokers for some time i.e. at least for the first 21 days. Above all announce it to everyone that you have quit smoking. Here’s a piece of very good advice: even if you accidentally/willfully take a cigarette, it is not the end of the world – you can start the cessation all over again. You must persevere with the best support until you defeat this addiction. Counseling is very useful in the initial stages and when temptations are at their highest.
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Hi doctor. I am a regular drinker and smoker and I want to quit but am unable to. Cos of smoking/drinking I guess I feel lost and become moody. From last week my fingers are aching and I need some help please. Feeling stressed out want to be alone .though am working employee I giving my best to avoid all the pain am into.

BHMS
Homeopath, Delhi
It's good that you have decided to quit smoking and drinking. To assist you in doing so besides your strong will power you also need medicinal assistance to overcome the withdrawal symptoms. I suggest you to take homeopathic medicines for that. These medicines are very effective and are without any side effects.
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Why I am so coward, I get scared easily, I i get fear easily, I avoid confrontation, in school days people used to beat me and I used to say nothing to them ,why I do not have confidence to beat them, is this due to poor self esteem or lack of confidence I have a squint in my eyes and even if a small child tease me or say something me I get hurt easily, why I am so morally weak, why I am born such morally weak.Please tell.

M.S. Counselling and Psychotherapy
Psychologist, Bangalore
Why I am so coward, I get scared easily, I i get fear easily, I avoid confrontation, in school days people used to be...
Dear lybrate user, I think it must have been very difficult for you to take insults in the form of teasing. Beating etc since childhood. I sense that these insults have impacted you a lot. Probably no one appreciated you till now. As a result you have low self esteem and low confidence. It appears to me that you believe in what people say about you, hence you think that you are weak and coward. According to me, the reason why you do not retaliate is, that is what your parents/teachers or other elders at home told you to do. Probably, because of your low self esteem, you also thought that you'deserve' this kind of treatment. Though you were angry, you did not fight back, because you thought you were physically weak as well. Emotional abuse is more hurtful than physical abuse. Even if people are making fun of your squint, please accept it as your reality. And look at yourself as a" whole" person and you will realise that you are lucky to have a healthy, normal body. Now please understand that, you are 22 and an adult and not small/weak anymore. Try to get enough physical strength with the help of good nutrition and exercise. Then you will not feel weak, physically. Then make a list of your strengths, that you think you have, read it everyday. Do not take negativity from anyone. Believe in yourself. No one is" born" weak emotionally/morally. The life experiences cause this weakness. Now you need to take charge of your life. Tell yourself that you are valuable. You have many skills/strengths. Keep yourself away from people who try to pull you down. Be with the people who have positive attitude towards life. Only you can help yourself - try to gain more physical and emotional strength. All the best.
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My brother have a problem of voice. He is male and his voice is like female voice he is 19 year's old. What should he do for getting male voice?

MASLP
Speech Therapist, Hyderabad
This problem of high pitched voice is called puberphonia in medical terms. Voice therapy can help him speak in low pitch. Male voice. Consult a voice therapist.
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My mother having age 70 yrs is suffering from mental disorder since last 30 yrs and taking medicines 1. Sizodon-2 and 2. Largatil on daily basis. Please suggest is there any treatment for recovery from the mental disorder. If any day she missed to take the medicine she feels wakefulness and talking like unwanted subject.

B.H.M.S., Senior Homeopath Consultant
Homeopath, Delhi
Please give her following medicine:- Dr. Reckeweg's vita c - 15 / two teaspoon thrice a day for two weeks. Revert back after two weeks with feedback.
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Hi I am 18 years old. I am getting lot of depression nowadays due to my failure in professional foundation course after my 3 attempts. I can't concentrate in classes. My mind gets distracted. I am having head ache some times due to this. Some times I even got jealous by seeing my friends who have successful life. Can you suggest some remedies to over come this situation.

M.A-Philosophy, Masters in Psychotherapy and Counselling, B.A.M.S
Psychologist,
Hi I am 18 years old. I am getting lot of depression nowadays due to my failure in professional foundation course aft...
Do your swot analysis, find your type of intelligence everyone has different combination of intelligence if you can find your own you can succeed using it I can help you to find it.
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I have been suffering from anxiety, helpless, lack of constipation. Fear sleepiness very difficult to work and less satisfaction feel alone since 10 years what is solution?

MD - Psychiatry
Psychiatrist, Chennai
I have been suffering from anxiety, helpless, lack of constipation. Fear sleepiness very difficult to work and less s...
U seem to be having anxiety disorder, kindly consult a psychiatrist and get treated. Occasional anxiety is a normal part of life. You might feel anxious when faced with a problem at work, before taking a test, or making an important decision. But anxiety disorders involve more than temporary worry or fear. For a person with an anxiety disorder, the anxiety does not go away and can get worse over time. Restlessness or feeling wound-up or on edge being easily fatigued difficulty concentrating or having their minds go blank irritability muscle tension difficulty controlling the worry sleep problems (difficulty falling or staying asleep or restless, unsatisfying sleep) these are some of the symptoms.
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My memory power is decreasing day by day. L am forgetting day to day things. What should I eat and do to increase my memory power?

BASM, MD, MS (Counseling & Psychotherapy), MSc - Psychology, Certificate in Clinical psychology of children and Young People, Certificate in Psychological First Aid, Certificate in Positive Psychology
Psychologist, Palakkad
Dear lybrate-user. You are a student. At your age, memory problems like amnesia, dementia etc are not possible. Don't worry. Green vegetables and nuts are good for memory. Physical activity also helps. Take care.
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Hi my friend age is 22 year and he is suffering from bad thinking bad thoughts and he told me when he meet more people then his gas are started from his hole and when he is alone then he feel better and it also become his habit please doctor advice him any drug or medicine.

M.Sc - Applied Psychology, MS - Counselling and Psychotherapy
Psychologist,
Hi my friend age is 22 year and he is suffering from bad thinking bad thoughts and he told me when he meet more peopl...
Hello user I can tell you to deal with your bad thoughts but for another problem you have to consult any doctor r psychologist fro this. Controlling thoughts will just end up giving more importance to them. They will come back ten times stronger. Because at the level of the mind, what you resists, persists. Do not try to control thoughts without a tool. Breath is a very powerful tool. Doing Pranayam, Meditation, breathing in a specific rhythm will help in having a say over your mind and thoughts. Mostly unwanted thoughts come to you when your work load is less and idle time is more. The more we sit without any activity, the more thoughts come to us. Drink plenty of water, do yoga, gym, running, meditation, sports, listen to music, get creative, spend time with nature, develop a hobby and you will find bad thoughts will eventually subside. Watch your food habits and bowel moment, Include fresh fruits and vegetables. Spend time out in the sun. Check your Vitamin D and B12 levels. More importantly relax. Get old sleep. Stop excess use of gadgets or watching TV. Spend time out in the nature. Work/Study and do whatever that keeps you busy.
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I am a 36 year old male and I think I have depression, Can you tell me the Symptoms.

Masters in Clinical Psychology
Psychologist, Lucknow
I am a 36 year old male and I think I have depression, Can you tell me the Symptoms.
Hi, Depression varies from person to person, but there are some common signs and symptoms. It’s important to remember that these symptoms can be part of life’s normal lows. But the more symptoms you have, the stronger they are, and the longer they’ve lasted—the more likely it is that you’re dealing with depression. Signs and symptoms of depression include: Feelings of helplessness and hopelessness. A bleak outlook—nothing will ever get better and there’s nothing you can do to improve your situation. Loss of interest in daily activities. You don’t care anymore about former hobbies, pastimes, social activities, or sex. You’ve lost your ability to feel joy and pleasure. Appetite or weight changes. Significant weight loss or weight gain—a change of more than 5% of body weight in a month. Sleep changes. Either insomnia, especially waking in the early hours of the morning, or oversleeping. Anger or irritability. Feeling agitated, restless, or even violent. Your tolerance level is low, your temper short, and everything and everyone gets on your nerves. Loss of energy. Feeling fatigued, sluggish, and physically drained. Your whole body may feel heavy, and even small tasks are exhausting or take longer to complete. Self-loathing. Strong feelings of worthlessness or guilt. You harshly criticize yourself for perceived faults and mistakes. Reckless behavior. You engage in escapist behavior such as substance abuse, compulsive gambling, reckless driving, or dangerous sports. Concentration problems. Trouble focusing, making decisions, or remembering things. Unexplained aches and pains. An increase in physical complaints such as headaches, back pain, aching muscles, and stomach pain.
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What should be done to fight Psychiatric Disorder. I start to participate in new things but lacks concentration and boycott.

BASM, MD, MS (Counseling & Psychotherapy), MSc - Psychology, Certificate in Clinical psychology of children and Young People, Certificate in Psychological First Aid, Certificate in Positive Psychology
Psychologist, Palakkad
What should be done to fight Psychiatric Disorder. I start to participate in new things but lacks concentration and b...
Dear lybrate user. I can understand. For sure you do not have any psychiatric disorder. Don't worry. Participation in new ventures and being involved in it should be purely based on experience and knowledge. When you acquire knowledge and experience automatically you will be able to start new ventures. Second aspect is your attitude. Keep your attitude positive. Don't let negative thoughts derail your attitude. I suggest online personality development counselling. Feel free to contact me. Take care.
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I got drunk for over 20 years and I got nervous when I drunk what's the effect of it.

DHMS (Hons.)
Homeopath, Patna
Hello, Lybrate user, it's the high time to quit this deathly habit as ill effect of alcoholism started now after. 20 yrs. Causing arythima, surging blood upward to brain to cause mental disorder and threatening the heart, too. Tk, plenty of water to eliminate toxins and to regulate metabolism.        • Go for meditation, yoga to reduce your stress to feed your liver, lungs and heart &  inculcate a confident and strong person to quit this injurious habit.         • Your diet be ,simple, healthy,easily digestible & nutritious ,on time.         • Tk, Homoeo medicines, gentle in use, rapid in action with no side effect. @ Nux vom 30-6 pills, thrice a day, orally.  Over all, it is only U who can rescue yourself from deathly silence. Stay ,aware of the present condition, please. Report, fortnightly, Your feedback is solicited, please. Tk, care.
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I lost somebody close last year and since then feel very depressed and prefer keeping to myself all the time. Please help me.

Ph. D - Psychology, Professional Certified Coach
Psychologist, Ahmedabad
I lost somebody close last year and since then feel very depressed and prefer keeping to myself all the time. Please ...
What you are going through is greaving. Loosing loved one is not easy to deal with emotionally. I am sorry for your loss. There are few things I would like you to try. 1. When you feel sad. Feel the feeling of sadness fully. You may close your eyes and let that sadness flow through your mind and body. If tears flow let them flow. Cry it out. Feeling what you feel fully and totally is healing. Once you feel your sadness fully. You might feel the lightness in your heart. Feel that too and say out loud. How wonderful! and engage your mind remembering some good qualities and good times you spent with the person you are missing. 2. Regular simple breath awareness meditation also help manage your loss. 3. You may also l write daily 3 to 5 things you are grateful to every morning. These things could be as simple as having a bed to sleep and food to eat. Affirm what you write and add new thing in your list for 7 to10 days. If you are not feeling any change over next 2 weeks or if you lack motivation to initiate and maintain above activities feel free revert and we could work together for few weeks to reverse your cycle and help you appreciate what you have. Hope this helps wishing you very best.
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