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What do “voices” and “disordered thinking” have in common? by Ron Unger Patient Expert Posted Thu 30 Dec 2010 12:00am I was at a seminar recently where Ron Coleman asserted that the experience of hearing voices may commonly be the cause of what seems to be disordered thinking, so that in fact there may be nothing wrong with a person’s ability to think in an orderly way, it is just that the experience of hearing voices is temporarily disrupting the order of th ... Read on »
Disordered Thinking by Amie_46 Posted Sun 04 Nov 2012 2:34pm Thank you so much for the thoughtful comments on my last post. I especially enjoyed reading about Hypothalamic Amenorrhea over at My Food'n'Fitness Diaries. This is most likely what is going on with my body and I plan to discuss it my with Doc on Tuesday. I realize that it takes a lot to overcome disordered thinking regarding food, the self, ... Read on »
Tackling Pizza/ Junk Food/ Disordered Thinking by hikerrd Posted Fri 27 Apr 2012 8:54am Pizza was the focus of several conversations this morning. And we weren’t discussing ordering lunch. The subject was challenging foods, and pizza was mentioned during more than one patient session. And I didn’t bring up this potentially triggering topic. One of my favorite pizza places in Bar Harbor, ME “It’s ... Read on »
distance aftercare program for treatment of eating disorders - what do you think? by Laura Patient Expert Posted Sun 21 Nov 2010 7:52am Very few people whose children develop an eating disorder happen to live next door to a specialty ED clinic. Even for those who do, finding the best fit for treatment may not be a matter of proximity. I believe the new technologies will change the way people seek care and end up changing what is offered. If distance is no longer the deciding ... Read on »
Organ failure by Laura Patient Expert Posted Sun 24 Aug 2008 9:35pm We believe liver damage causes jaundice, that asthma makes it hard to breathe, even that a bonk on the head causes disorientation. Yet we resist believing that depriving the brain of nutrients can cause disordered thinking or beliefs. We insist that in order for a person to believe something it must have been learned or chosen or base ... Read on »
Cause, effect, or neither? by Carrie A. Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted Tue 10 Feb 2009 10:07am Recent research from the Basque region in Spain found that boys have greater psychological well-being than girls because they have a better physical self-concept. First off, some definitions. A person's self-concept is "the totality of perceptions that each person has of themselves," which doesn't help a whole lot. I think a lot of your self ... Read on »
Causes by JohnL Doctor of Philosophy Posted Sun 01 May 2005 12:00am Causes of EBD: General Ideas Besides definition and identification, another difficult question about emotional and behavioral disorders (EBD) is this: Why do kids have them? In most instances, an honest answer is, “We don’t really know why this individual has EBD, but we do know some of the factors that increase the probability that an ... Read on »
Senior Health - About Anxiety Disorders - 33 Frequently Asked Questions And Answers by Karen Bastille Health Maven Posted Mon 13 Dec 2010 2:19pm NIH Senior Health 1. How is an anxiety disorder different from just feeling anxious or worried? If you have an anxiety disorder, worry or fear becomes long-term and may get worse instead of better as time goes on. Doctors and older adults tend to view anxiety and fear as normal given the circumstances of aging. But ... Read on »
Ads, outrage, and eating disorders by Carrie A. Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted Mon 14 Dec 2009 6:23pm Several weeks ago, there was a massive to-do over a horrifically Photoshopped image of a Ralph Lauren model. Boing Boing said it best: "Dude, her head is bigger than her pelvis!" And in the image, indeed it was. Ralph Lauren later fired the model, Filippa Hamilton, for being too fat, even though she's a size 4. Last week, documentary filmmaker Da ... Read on »
TMJ Disorder Requires Life Adjustment by Becky C. Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted Sat 28 Mar 2009 3:06pm Many illnesses and disorders require the people suffering from them to make life changes. Everyone knows someone who's had to lose weight and change eating habits because of diabetes. You probably also know someone who's had to avoid certain foods because of severe allergic reactions. Maybe you know people who must avoid the sun because of repe ... Read on »