Medical issues Articles

I Am Mainly Having Strange Hallucinations & Need to Know What They Are

By Kristina Randle, Ph.D., LCSW on Tuesday, May 13th, 2014
For the past 4 or so years, I have been having strange forms of hallucinations, of which I can find no information on, on the internet. When I look at an object such as a sewer lid (general object on the road) I do not ...

What Are These Feelings?

By Dr. Marie Hartwell-Walker on Thursday, May 8th, 2014
From India: Hello, I'm a 15 year old girl and lately I've been having these mixed up feelings all the time. I don't know what do I exactly feel but it always pricks me, makes me want to cry and then it leads to making ...

My Mum Is Having Psychological Problems

By Dr. Marie Hartwell-Walker on Thursday, May 1st, 2014
From Cyprus: I am a 17 year old boy currently studying for my University exams. My lessons are being affected by my mum (51) who is having Psychological disorders. She used to be a very calm person and used to spoil me as a kid ...

Why Does My Friend Pretend to Be Sick?

By Dr. Marie Hartwell-Walker on Wednesday, April 30th, 2014
From Kenya: My friend and I have known each other for the past 9 years and she has been such a good friend in all other ways expect the part where she pretends to be too sick. i hate being a bad friend but am ...

Is It Really Anxiety, Panic Disorder & Bipolar?

By Kristina Randle, Ph.D., LCSW on Sunday, April 27th, 2014
I'm a 21 year old female I've had anxiety fir all my life i can remember as a child going around the house checking everyones pulse while they were sleeping i had it under control until an std scare after that i start having panic ...

Can Physical Illness Be a Manifestation of a Psychiatric One?

By Daniel J. Tomasulo, PhD, TEP, MFA, MAPP on Friday, April 25th, 2014
Hello. I'm in need of help. I recently got diagnosed with bipolar disorder, and over the past few months I feel as though things are spiraling worse and worse and worse. I'm so tired, I can barely think straight. Three weeks ago, I got sick. ...

I Want to Know What’s Wrong with Me

By Daniel J. Tomasulo, PhD, TEP, MFA, MAPP on Sunday, April 20th, 2014
I'm getting really agitated my whole life is going to crap. i don't now whats wrong with me. and need to now. i used to be motivated, exited about life. now i can never sleep i get about 28 hours sleep a week. its not ...

I Cannot Remember Things Before the Age of 14

By Daniel J. Tomasulo, PhD, TEP, MFA, MAPP on Sunday, April 20th, 2014
I realize I am relatively young and that I shouldn't have a lot of memory problems but I have been unable to remember my past years of life its like at the age of 14 the slate was wiped clean I can not remember anything ...

Stealing, Violent, Play with Poop, Eating Problems, Manipulative

By Daniel J. Tomasulo, PhD, TEP, MFA, MAPP on Saturday, April 19th, 2014
My 8 year old step son has been ground for almost a year now, he will not behave for more than 2 days. He steals whatever he can constantly, food, money, screws, lighters and just other random things. He is very destructive, he has torn up a ...

Psychotic Episodes 2-3 Times A Year

By Kristina Randle, Ph.D., LCSW on Sunday, April 6th, 2014
I have borderline personality disorder and have been receiving treatment for 8 yrs. Many things have improved. I have episodes 2-3 times a year that I have thoughts in my head that beat me down with criticisms, insults. Very harsh things. I fight them with ...

Date Doubled Over

By Daniel J. Tomasulo, PhD, TEP, MFA, MAPP on Tuesday, April 1st, 2014
I just started dating a 56-year old woman. Last night, we were at an Oscar party and I went to the men's room. When I returned, she was doubled over, almost in a fetal position, shaking and rocking back and forth in place. She says she doesn't ...

Super Happy, Then Super Sad

By Daniel J. Tomasulo, PhD, TEP, MFA, MAPP on Tuesday, March 18th, 2014
Hey, I'm 20 going onto 21 and i'm a female. So anyways, what I'm trying to say is that, well recently I've been feeling extremely depressed and it's been going on for a week now. I always get depressed, for almost all my life now, but recently ...