Behavior Disorder

Related Terms: Depression, Obsessive Compulsive Disorder, Cognitive Behaviour Therapy, Psychotherapy, Bipolar Disorder, Schizophrenia, Anxiety, Generalized Anxiety Disorder

Recently Answered Questions

Why do I get violent and talk in my sleep with headaches?
Query: Hi doctor,I can get violent in my sleep and attack my wife. I also talk, sing and shout. I also suffer from headaches, migraine, and tremors in my hands.  Read Full »
Dr. Lalit Bansal

Answer: Hi, Welcome to With your limited history, it seems you have REM sleep behavior disorder. This would need further evaluation by a neurologist. Do you have tremor at rest or both during rest and motion? You can try Melatonin 10 mg at bedtime (OTC medicine). This should help you with you...  Read Full »
My breasts are like woman and I have desire to cross-dress. Am I normal?
Query: Hi doctor, My breasts are as developed as a woman. I dress in a nightie and often strangers address me by madam, which I enjoy. I do not have other feelings. Am I normal?  Read Full »
Dr. K V Anand

Answer: Hi, Welcome to I can understand you concern. You are definitely normal. But, you have a behavior disorder. Can call it with fantasy impulse disorder. You need psychotherapy treatment. You are suppose to lessen your breast size by doing specific exercises. Make that area muscular and s...  Read Full »
How to stop my daughter's habit of stealing?
Query: Hi doctor, My daughter has just turned seven. She has a strange habit of stealing. She steals at school, grocery stores and home. She is not allowed to go to friend's house because I am afraid she will steal there too. She steals stupid things like candy bars, gum, erasers, pencils and lip gloss. Sh...  Read Full »
Dr. K V Anand

Answer: Hi, Welcome to Please do not worry. Many children at your daughter's age bracket steals. For those children they do not know that the act is called stealing and it should not be done or it is socially embarrassing, etc. For them they are taking something which they liked, of course, wi...  Read Full »
What are the side effects of taking Adderall for a long time?
Query: Hi doctor, I have a 29 year old boyfriend, who weighs 190 lbs and 6 feet tall, he is a former athlete in college. He was diagnosed with idiopathic hypersomnia through the spinal tab, five years ago. He is now taking Adderall 60 mg a day total, spread over six times, and is using Flumazenil cream, wh...  Read Full »
Dr. Ramesh Kumar S
Medical Gastroenterologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to Idiopathic hypersomnia is a sleep disorder even less common than narcolepsy, a rare sleep disease. The biggest distinguishing characteristics include differences in REM (rapid eye movement) sleep, the absence of cataplexy (a sudden weakness in the muscles while fully co...  Read Full »
Why do I get sudden jerks when I am about to sleep?
Query: Hello doctor,I am 31 years old, male. My problem is when I am about to go to sleep then there is a sudden jerk. I asked my wife. I do not jerk while sleeping or in middle of sleep. It happens just when I am about to fall asleep. Suddenly a quick jerk. It happens for a couple of times then finally I ...  Read Full »
Dr. Anshul Varshney
Internal Medicine Physician

Answer: Hi, Welcome to Yes, you are suffering from hypnic jerks only. This is not a disease. It is a behavioral issue. I have successfully treated my patients with hypnic jerk by following measures. To reduce caffeine intake and particularly in evening. To stop alcohol and smoking completely,...  Read Full »
In borderline personality, is it possible to tell if one's actions are due to the disorder or not?
Query: Hello doctor, My partner has received a diagnosis of borderline personality disorder. She has been suspended from work on an allegation of serious breach of health and safety which could lead to dismissal. We are trying to investigate whether her diagnosis could have impacted on her actions. She ha...  Read Full »
Dr. Ramchandra Lamba

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I have gone through your problem and understand your concern. Yes, Borderline personality disorder can impact her behavior. Also, there can be micropsychotic episodes in BPD person. If they are present, it can affect her behavior drastically. So, it depends whether...  Read Full »
How to find out if my son is suffering from any communication problem?
Query: Hello doctor, I have twins, a boy and a girl aged 2 years. I noticed that the girl advanced in skills than the boy. In the first few months of life, my son was faster than his sister in the growth and everything. And then, it was reversed. I am a graduate of psychology. I have a brother suffering f...  Read Full »
Dr. Ashok Kumar Choudhary

Answer: Hi, Welcome to I have gone through the query with keen interest and understand your concerns. Before making any opinions I need to inform you that take the things in objective manner and not on emotions I understand there is history of autism in the family and it does not mean your c...  Read Full »
Should I visit a doctor for my lying behavior?
Query: Hi doctor,My mom wants to take me to a doctor, because she thinks I need help. But, I told her I am fine and refused to go. I started to wonder whether I really do have a problem. She started telling me I needed help because I would just lie about something stupid instead of telling the truth. Also,...  Read Full »
Dr. K V Anand

Answer: Hi, Welcome to Parents should be able to assess children's behavior changes and negatives much better than anyone else, because they observe keenly throughout the child's life. But, there could be some bias came out of comparing with others. Lying is definitely a behavioral problem whic...  Read Full »
How to overcome the situation which makes me angry and impulsive?
Query: Hi doctor, I am 18 and struggling with anger issues and impulsive behavior which I am unable to stop. I seriously think that I am quickly getting depressed and developing anxiety and repulsive behavior. I have had many past incidents which might have reflected upon my change in attitude change, and...  Read Full »
Dr. Gaurang Surti

Answer: Hi, Welcome to I can understand the difficulties faced by you because of the impulsivity. Since you are only 18 years old, I would not consider any medications right now. However, I would advise you first to appreciate the bodily changes that come when you become angry like clenching...  Read Full »
How can I deal with aggressive behaviors of my sister?
Query: Hello doctor, I have a sister and we are living together after my mother's death. We are living in a country where there are more traditional aspects. The problem is that my sister has some aggressive behaviors. An unsuccessful love affair has turned her to have more aggressive personality. She has ...  Read Full »
Dr. Prashanth

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I suggest the following: Whenever you feel she is in a good mood, bring up the issues of her quarreling or instances happened recently and try to convince to seek psychiatric help along with you. Try to explain in a manner that she takes it seriously. Try to convince h...  Read Full »


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