Behavior Therapy

Behavioral therapy is a widely used and most effective type of therapy to treat mental health disorders. It is helpful for people suffering from anxiety, depression, panic disorders, anger issues, eating disorder, post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), bipolar disorder, attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), OCD, and substance abuse.

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My habit of smiling at serious moments cause trouble in my professional career. Please help.

Query: Hi doctor, I have a bad habit of smiling at serious moments. Unfortunately, this is hampering my professional career. It is a childhood problem, but I was not bothered about it. Now I have started my career as a teacher, and sometimes at the height of serious moments, I smile automatically without ...  Read Full »

Dr. Vandana Patidar

Answer: Hi, Welcome to Does this happen impulsively? Are there any associated symptoms? Do you feel the urge to do it? If you could answer these questions, I can help you better. Thank you.  Read Full »

My 13-year-old son has an extreme fear of swear words and is scared of talking in school. How do I manage him?

Query: Hi doctor, I have a 13-year-old boy child with extreme fear of swear words and gets very uncomfortable hearing when other kids say them. He is also very scared of having the talk in school. I think he might have an emotional breakdown if this happens according to his teachers. Is there a name for e...  Read Full »

Dr. Vandana Patidar

Answer: Hello, Welcome to Children develop their views as per the teachings of parents, teachers, peers, and other environmental things. All these together with their genetic constitution develop their nature, personality, and belief system. It seems he is a very pious person with too much att...  Read Full »

I have extreme and unstable emotions. What is wrong with me?

Query: Hello doctor, I am a 23 year old female, 5 feet and 8 inches, 285 lbs; currently taking Seroquel 100 mg at night and Adderall 30 mg on days I have to work. I have a history of depression, anxiety, self-harm, drug abuse, obsessive thoughts, and chronic fatigue. I have gained 40 lb weight in the past ...  Read Full »

Dr. Ramchandra Lamba

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I have gone through your problem and understand your concern. I understand you were diagnosed as suffering from borderline personality disorder (BPD) and responded poorly to treatment despite multiple medications. In BPD, usually, you do not respond to medicines. Y...  Read Full »

I ejaculate very fast during sex. What can be done?

Query: Hello doctor, I am having ED issues for a long time. I recently got married and I feel so depressed in the nights. I am getting the erection during masturbation and sometimes during sex too. But the only thing that keeps me off is sometimes I fail when I am ready to start and it is making my wife cr...  Read Full »

Dr. Karthik Rajan

Answer: Hi, Welcome to I have gone through your query. I would like to know a few more details. How long have you been having this issue for? Are your erections during masturbation rigid or still soft? Have you been able to have penetrative intercourse? The fact that you are able to achieve ...  Read Full »

My daughter is hypersensitive to insult and criticism. How to make her feel confident?

Query: Hi doctor, My daughter is 13 years old. For the medical record, she is yet to experience menarche. She is intelligent, cheerful, very creative, bubbly and incredibly empathetic child. I believe she is the best thing ever happened to us. I have a concern about her. She is very sensitive and cries at ...  Read Full »

Dr. Seikhoo Bishnoi

Answer: Hello, Welcome to She is at a tender age and in 15 to 25 years of age fixation of traits of personality occurs. Though any individual start developing specific features since birth, reshaping occurs whenever needed. Learning by doing, modeling, copying others, etc., also determin...  Read Full »

How can post-SSRI sexual dysfunction (PSSD) be cured?

Query: Hello doctor, I am a 23 year old male, and I took Lexapro for two months when I was 20 years old. And then quit abruptly, because every time I would sleep for a very long time without dreaming, and also wake up feeling bad. It has been three years now, and my sexual functioning and libido have gone...  Read Full »

Dr. Awadhesh P. Singh Solanki

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I can understand your concern regarding your symptoms and side effects of the medications. The symptoms you mentioned above are showing that you are suffering from dysthymia and moderate depression. Depression itself is a cause of poor sexual drive. Lexap...  Read Full »

How to quit exhibitionism and frotteurism?

Query: Hello doctor, Recently, I started exhibitionism. I had not known what I was doing until I read on the internet that it is a psychiatric disorder. I also came to know that it is an abnormal behavior. My first abnormal behavior before I started exhibitionism was frotteurism and masturbation, which be...  Read Full »

Dr. Prashant Gohil

Answer: Hi, Welcome to As per the symptoms that you have mentioned, I think you are suffering from paraphilias. As you have good knowledge about the illness and you need help, I suggest you consult a psychologist as early as possible. The clinical psychologist may start you on supportive...  Read Full »

What pills would help my erection last longer?

Query: Hello doctor, I want some pills which will help to last my erection for a long time during intercourse. Please suggest some pills which are available in local medical shops. Also, please list if there are any side effects of taking them.  Read Full »

Dr. Ramchandra Lamba

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I have gone through your problem and understand your concern. Drugs from the SSRI (selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor) group has the side effects of delayed ejaculation. So I suggest you take a tablet of Paroxetine up to 25 mg once a day or tablet of Fluoxetine 20 ...  Read Full »

How to know if a person has anxiety disorder?

Query: Hi doctor, What can someone do to be a supportive ally to a friend, family member, or partner who has anxiety? What are the common signs that your loved one might suffer from anxiety? What are the different ways that anxiety can manifest itself? What are the most typical behaviors or symptoms? What...  Read Full »

Dr. Seikhoo Bishnoi

Answer: Hello, Welcome to To become a supportive ally to a family member or friend partner who has anxiety, one has to accept that they have the illness. Anxiety is a psychiatric illness like any other disease or ailment. It should be clear in mind, and this helps to empathize with the patie...  Read Full »

I am an extremely emotional person. Is there something I can take to balance it out?

Query: Hello doctor, I suffer from high anxiety and mild depression. I am currently on Wellbutrin XL and Ativan for days that are really tough. I have always been an extremely emotional person. I have enough emotions to go around for multiple people. This severely impacts my life. What does this mean? Is t...  Read Full »

Dr. Vishal Anilkumar Gandhi

Answer: Hello, Welcome to Being emotional is your personality. It is not wrong. But, if you think that your personality (nature) is affecting your daily life or routine, then you should consult a psychologist for counseling. There are no medications that can change your nature, but some a...  Read Full »

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