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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 »
Swallowing Disorder: More Common Than You Think by Francine H. Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted Wed 18 Sep 2013 12:00am Everyone can swallow, right? Even babies. Wrong. It turns out swallowing is an intricate, difficult series of very small actions that depend on the tongue, the , the , and the . It’s a combination of reflexive muscular actions.  I have a dear friend who has been in the hospital for two months for something totally different, but one of the gat ... Read on »
Midlife Eating Disorders More Common Than You Think by Anthony Cirillo Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted Mon 09 Sep 2013 9:00am (Source - AARP) Lead study author Cynthia Bulik, Ph.D., director of the Center of Excellence for Eating Disorders at the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, found that 13 percent of American women 50 or older experience symptoms of an eating disorder; 60 percent report that their concerns about weight and shape negatively affect th ... Read on »
I have anxiety-panic disorder and am on xanax. I have been seeing a therapist and she thinks I should go on? by David M. Patient Expert Posted Fri 23 Apr 2010 1:18am paxil or welbutrin, which are anti-depressants, which will help to elevate my mood. I have been on xanax for 8 years. Would I just switch right to an anti-depressant or take them both at the same time? I told her I will think about it. My goal is too not get on more drugs, it’s to get off of the xanax and try to live a panic-free life witho ... Read on »
How to Overcome Social Anxiety Disorder eBook – Changing the Way You Think WILL Change the Way You Feel! by Matt A. Posted Thu 05 Jan 2012 11:34am If you suffer from social anxiety disorder simple everyday activities, such as going to the shops or standing on a crowded bus, can seem daunting. Worrying about what other people think of you and if something bad will happen blights the lives of millions around the world. In fact, it’s estimated that 15 million people in the US suffer f ... Read on »
I think I have Financial Affective Disorder by Mindy R. Patient Expert Posted Thu 07 May 2009 9:24pm Seriously, I sit here every day, staring at the screen and trying to think of what to do next. I go through my email, respond to what I can, flag what I might, and delete the rest. There just aren’t enough pieces of me to go around. This weekend is a big one: my son’s birthday, Mother’s Day, a little league game, a cub scout dinner and another ... Read on »