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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How to deal with arguing behavior of a teenage boy?

Query: Hello doctor, My son is 14 years old. He is a bright and loving person, but he argues a lot even for petty things like brushing his teeth, if he is asked not to read an 1100 page book in one stretch, or prepare for a test. He will argue to limits. He would lie, distort facts, cheat, would do anythi...  Read Full »

Dr. Suresh Kumar G D

Child Health Specialist, Paediatrician, Psychiatrist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to You are describing your son's oppositional behavior in specific contexts when he is asked to do things against his will. Has your son always been like this arguing a lot or did he develop this behavior recently in the teenage years? Does he argue at school with h...  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. Lexapro that is Esc...  Read Full »

How to deal with electrophobia?

Query: Hi doctor, I am waiting for CBT therapy for fear of electricity. Getting concerned as no therapist has come across this before. How can they help me as the electricity is everywhere? I am afraid of the electricity in general. If I am being exposed to each appliance separately, that would take a lo...  Read Full »

Dr. Bharat Udey

Geriatrician, Psychiatrist, Sexologist, Sleep Medicine Physician

Answer: Hi, Welcome to CBT (cognitive behavioral therapy) does not mean only exposure to fearful situations and then desensitizing. Exposure can be done to group of appliances at a time, rather than a single appliance. Besides this mental exposure task can also be performed which will help to r...  Read Full »

Please suggest Ayurveda treatment for autism

Query: Hi doctor, My 3.5 years old mild autistic son is nonverbal. The doctor has given Risperidone (Sizodon) and some vitamin supplements for the last six months. My son is under speech therapy also. As all the allopathy medicine has side effects, is there any safe and assured ayurveda treatment for this ...  Read Full »

Dr. Alka

Ayurveda Specialist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I just read your query. As you have mentioned about autism, autism is a neurodevelopmental disorder. People start noticing the symptoms in their children during 2 to 3 years of their age. It might be due to some genetic problem, environmental issue, some infectio...  Read Full »

I get frustrated easily with low tolerance. Kindly help.

Query: Hello doctor,People called me stupid and annoying it is not that I do not understand. It is that I cannot focus, I have a tough time focusing, and I would not deny I am annoying. I never sit still I am wandering around the house all the time I told my dad I would not sit still even if I was glued to...  Read Full »

Dr. Suresh Kumar G D

Child Health Specialist, Paediatrician, Psychiatrist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to You are reporting symptoms which are suggestive of ADHD (attention-deficit hyperactive disorder). How are you managing at school? Further assessment, including developmental history from parents, corroborative information from school will help to clarify the severity...  Read Full »

How does an award impact one's career?

Query: Hi doctor, I am seeking insight from a psychological professional on how awards affect us. Why we give them? Why we deny them to others? And what impact it causes to the one who is receiving them or not has on one's career? Please explain both from the recipient or non-recipient perspective and fro...  Read Full »

Dr. Seikhoo Bishnoi

Psychiatrist, Sexologist, Psychotherapist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to The topic of effects of awards is complex. The awards act as positive reinforcement to any individual and thus the probability of repetition of behavior increases. If we consider it from a psychological point, then if an individual is given award then it acts as an ...  Read Full »

Please guide me to get some idea about my concentration issue.

Query: Hi doctor, I have been noticed some of my symptoms for a few years. A few people make comments that got ADHD and so I searched about it. I feel difficulty in finishing a task in an appropriate time. I am always late and tired. I also interrupt other people for help, and my senior shouted me for th...  Read Full »

Dr. Suresh Kumar G D

Child Health Specialist, Paediatrician, Psychiatrist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to You report difficulties with attention, poor concentration overactivity, and impulsive behavior. These may be suggestive of ADHD (Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder). ADHD may present since childhood but is more evident in the adolescent stage, as the academic...  Read Full »

How to change a child's angry and violent behavior?

Query: Hi doctor, My niece is five years old now. She has difficulty in talking to new people. She becomes excessively angry at times and shows violent behaviors like scratching and kicking. She prefers to watch videos of old people and imitates them. When she paints or plays, suddenly becomes angry and d...  Read Full »

Dr. Vandana Patidar

Psychiatrist, Psychotherapist, Psychologist Counsellor, Sleep Medicine Physician

Answer: Hi, Welcome to I can understand your concern. Every child is different and has a different temperament. If your niece milestones are normal, she can have a proper eye to eye contact while talking, she can make friends, and she will not have restrictive and repetitive behavior. She has...  Read Full »

Which fast-acting medicine can be taken for premature ejaculation before sex?

Query: Hi doctor, I am having premature ejaculation, which I have had for a few years now. Normally I last for less than a minute. I was once prescribed Pari 10 mg, which did work to some extent but I discontinued it as it was making me feel drowsy and out of sorts. Can you recommend a fast-acting medicin...  Read Full »

Dr. Chamila Prabhath Shyamike

Family Physician, General Practitioner

Answer: Hi, Welcome to I understand your problem. Premature ejaculation is a common condition among many males even though they do not really seek advice. First of all please note that there is no such medication proven to correct it 100 % or to act quickly. Non-Drug therapy including behaviora...  Read Full »

I ejaculate within two minutes of intercourse. What should I do?

Query: Hello doctor, During intercourse with my wife, I ejaculate the entire semen within two minutes. After ejaculation, the erection goes away. I am unable to understand how to maintain the longevity of the erection during the intercourse. Please guide next course of action.  Read Full »

Dr. Ramchandra Lamba

Psychiatrist, Sexologist, Psychologist Counsellor

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I have gone through your problem and understand your concern. Premature ejaculation is quite a common problem. There are two approaches to manage this problem Behavioral therapy Medicines Now coming to the behavioral therapy, there are different methods you ...  Read Full »

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