Medical issues Articles

Does My Wife Have Bipolar?

By Daniel J. Tomasulo, PhD, TEP, MFA, MAPP on Thursday, June 12th, 2014
Me and my wife, both love each other dearly. But our problem always stems to a sort of PMS or PMDD syndrome, where she fixates on what irritated her(which is really nothing) & blames/nags me about it, then goes to my past & how disappointed ...

My Mother Is Numbing Herself

By Dr. Marie Hartwell-Walker on Thursday, June 5th, 2014
From the U.S.: My mother is going through a horrible divorce, and I'm afraid she isn't dealing with it, just numbing herself. She has prescribed medication that I believe are interacting with each other. She sleep walks now and may be over-dosing herself, She doesn't ...

PTSD?

By Daniel J. Tomasulo, PhD, TEP, MFA, MAPP on Wednesday, June 4th, 2014
Not sure if my latest issue with my driving phobia was due to effexor withdrawl, PTSD, or freaking out about nothing A year ago I got into a very bad car accident with my son where we both were hospitalized due to injuries. I have been ...

Does My Son Need Hospitalization?

By Dr. Marie Hartwell-Walker on Tuesday, June 3rd, 2014
From the U.S.: My son,is fourteen years old and is an eight grader. He complains about voices telling him to kill himself and other people. Although he does not feel he is a threat to himself or others, but I am not so sure. He ...

13-Year-Old Brother Has Changed for the Worse

By Daniel J. Tomasulo, PhD, TEP, MFA, MAPP on Tuesday, June 3rd, 2014
He lies, fights with his parents, only wants to either sleep or hang out with friends. Please help. I would be ever so grateful to you. My cousin brother recently turned 13. He used to be an observing, caring, sharing, helping little boy from when he was ...

I’m Failing to Remember or Complete Things and it’s Getting Worse

By Holly Counts, Psy.D. on Sunday, June 1st, 2014
I didn't always used to be this way, but I would say in the last two years I feel like my mental state has diminished quite a bit. At home, I am finding it hard to perform very simple tasks everyday. The same ...

Why Am I Having Hallucinations?

By Dr. Marie Hartwell-Walker on Friday, May 30th, 2014
From the U.S.: I'm 42 and I keep seeing scary figures or people in my bedroom and feel someone touching my hand. It wakes me up from a sleep, I get so upset I'm crying and wake my boyfriend who's always right beside me and ...

My Partner Has Lost Her Libido

By Daniel J. Tomasulo, PhD, TEP, MFA, MAPP on Monday, May 26th, 2014
My girlfriend and I are about a month away from out one year anniversary. A little bit of back story. I was married to a man when we met. My issue at the time was a lack of an intimate fulfilling sexual relationship. I felt ...

My Sister Is Sick

By Daniel J. Tomasulo, PhD, TEP, MFA, MAPP on Friday, May 23rd, 2014
I’m dealing with sister suffering from anorexia nervosa, bipolar disorder and borderline personality disorder. My sister months ago had a break-up with her bf. Since then she started dating many guys and then met a model(her current bf). Nowadays she has undergone a drastic change ...

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 ...