Behavioral Disturbances

There are four behavioral disturbances: mood disorders, sleep disorders, psychotic symptoms, and agitation. Examples of mood disorders are depression, euphoria, etc. Whereas, Insomnia, Hypersomnia, night-day reversal comes under sleep disorders. Delusion and Hallucinations are psychotic symptoms. Finally, agitation includes Sexual disinhibition, pacing, wandering, and aggression.

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What is the treatment for my wife's psychiatric illness?

Query: Hello doctor,This is regarding my wife. From the past three years, her behavior is very changed. She is always rude to me, gets angry often, becomes violent, uses foul language, throws household items when angry, accuses me of having extra-marital affairs, and threatens to make false allegations a...  Read Full »


Dr. Ramchandra Lamba

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. This kind of behavior is not normal. However, the reason for such a behavior can be understood once she is evaluated by a psychiatrist in person. These symptoms could be due to psychotic disorders, but it is too early to reach a conclusion.So, take her to a psychiatris...  Read Full »

What is the treatment for seizure episodes in my 15-year-old sister?

Query: Hello doctor, My sister has been having seizures. So, we consulted a doctor, who said she has abnormal brain activity. Her EEG showed abnormal spikes. Currently, she is taking Levipil 1000,  twice a day. What is going on with my sister? No one is explaining anything, and the medication is affecti...  Read Full »


Dr. Ashok Kumar Choudhary

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I have read your query and understand your concerns. Regarding seizures, Levipil (Levetiracetam) is a good option for treatment of seizure disorder, and I think your doctor has taken the right decision. Now regarding the behavioral changes that you mentioned, I woul...  Read Full »

My 15 year old son shows a lot of anger and aggressiveness. Why?

Query: Hello doctor, My 15 year old son is showing a lot of anger and aggressiveness. Please see his attached files for the details. I want your second opinion. I need your opinion on the possible treatment of my son to reduce his extreme angriness, lack of patience, and restlessness. His exams are around...  Read Full »


Dr. Hitesh Kumar

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I have seen all the attached reports (attachment removed to protect patient identity). I would like to know a more detailed history of your son: Since when is he having such behavior? You also mentioned that he is very sincere about his study, and his behavior is...  Read Full »

Does passing stools in underwear without knowing a psychological issue?

Query: Hi doctor, My son is eight years old. His weight is 25 kg, and his height is 135 cm. He has had a problem with passing stool in his underwear for six to seven months now. He is doing this without knowing it. He suffered from the same kind of problem last year for three months, and it got cured. But...  Read Full »


Dr. Payas Joshi

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I saw the attached files and your child's history (attachment removed to protect patient identity). Your child has encopresis (involuntary fecal soiling), and probably he might also be having constipation. The standard treatment is dietary modification. I believe yo...  Read Full »

What can be the cause for delay in responding and chewing problems in a 2.5 years old child?

Query: Hello doctor, My son is 2.4 years old. He has still not started talking. He also does not follow instructions; hence it is very difficult to make him sit and teach him how to talk. He does not even follow us when we talk to him or try to make him learn or focus. He rarely responds to his name, when ...  Read Full »


Dr. Faisal Abdul Karim Malim

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. As per your history, I have a few queries. I am unable to make out if the hearing of your child is normal or not. This seems to be the most likely problem I feel. Because you have mentioned that he loves to watch and listen to songs, please make sure that the child is abl...  Read Full »

Can you suggest some alternate medicines for Xet CR plus and Qutan?

Query: Hi doctor, My father was taking Xet CR plus 25 one tablet after meals and Qutan 100 mg as advised by the doctor. After few days, he has stopped taking it. He is not taking it now. He has some changes in his behavior. Sometimes, he cries for small stuff. Sometimes he becomes angry. He also acts li...  Read Full »


Dr. S. Riaz Ahmed

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Xet plus is used for depressive psychosis and OCD (obsessive-compulsive disorder) illness. He needs CBT (cognitive behavior therapy) therapy and counseling. Alternatively, your father can take Paxidep CR (Paroxetine). Other than this, counseling, support, and psycho...  Read Full »

Why do I always assume things?

Query: Hello doctor, I feel that different people have different types of nature. For example, holding a pen to write. There is a difference between people holding a pen while writing. I always assume that it determines the knowledge of mine. If I hold a pen like my class topper, I assume that I will bec...  Read Full »


Dr. Ashok Kumar Choudhary

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I read your query and understand your concerns. Although we assume in one or the other way, but it is not like that. The fact is, first someone becomes topper, successful and then his style are appreciated leading to wider recognition. We as a society focus more on succe...  Read Full »

What are the treatment options for behavioral problems?

Query: Hi doctor, My sister, who is 21, never obeys my mom and dad. Neither, she will do any work if not pointed at. My parents are frustrated and always scream and shout at her. Even then, she does not do any work. I do not live with my parents, but whenever I visit them it is always like an invasion of m...  Read Full »


Dr. Sonia Malhotra

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Although your sister is too old and mature now, there are certain things your parents can try with her. These tips work well in modifying behavior of children, how I wish she was younger. Whenever she does something, she should be praised beyond what is needed. Although, ...  Read Full »

Why does my husband insist on being carried every day?

Query: Thank you doctor, My husband insists me to lift and carry him every day. Though I am a little stronger than him, I told imperatives by doing that. But, still he is insisting to carry him. He is referring to recent movies where heroines easily carry heroes. He is eating less food to ensure that I c...  Read Full »


Dr. Lisa Barros Mascarenhas

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Tell your husband that it hurts your back when you lift. Please say that you will not be able to do anything if your back gets affected, neither housework nor being intimate. Also, you will face problem later during pregnancy. Explain that, in movies it is just one shot w...  Read Full »

Why do I end with sexual chats about minors after taking Cocaine?

Query: Hi doctor, I have a very unusual problem and quite honestly, I am petrified of the reply. But, I feel I need to talk about it and get a professional outlook on what is going on in my head. I am ashamed to admit that for many years I have had on and off problem with cocaine. I suffer with low self e...  Read Full »


Dr. Roshan Bhad

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Firstly, there is no need to be ashamed of yourself. Cocaine addiction is a brain disorder and can be managed with appropriate behavioral and pharmacological interventions. Cocaine is a stimulant drug, which causes euphoria, hyperactivity, disinhibition, sexual arousal a...  Read Full »

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