Q: I recently came from the doctor and was told I have an STD that I can only get from having sex. I was tested for STDs just two months ago, and I am certain that I’ve not had sex with anybody since then. I go out with friends, meet new people, but that’s it. [...]
‘Neurology’ Questions at Ask the Psychologist: Online Clinical Psychologist
The following questions are related to ‘Neurology’ at Ask the Psychologist: Online Clinical Psychologist.
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Q: Someone I was in love with for over a year visited me yesterday. I had long given up hope, but last night we kissed. I don’t recall ever feeling so happy, not necessarily because I still had feelings for him, but because something I had wanted for such a long time had finally happened. [...]
Q: I was recently in a major auto accident where both my car and a car that hit mine were totaled. I was making a left turn at an intersection and was hit by a vehicle coming from the opposite direction. The air bag deployed, and I suffered injuries causing me to be hospitalized for [...]
Q: When I write I can’t see words in my mind’s eye. I use a dictionary constantly. I can’t chat online because the stress debilitates me to the point where I can’t spell the word “run” or even know what letter it begins with. I try to sound the word out with my mouth but [...]
Q: From what I understand, hearing words in the background, or a flash of a visual image while watching something, is registered by the subconscious. This seems somewhat believable to me. What I do not understand or believe is that if someone talks normally, and it’s heard in reverse to say something different, that our [...]
Q: I’m 18 and I feel like my brain is deteriorating. I have a bad memory and I think it’s getting worse. I also think I may be dyslexic. I’ve had Attention Deficit Disorder (ADD) for most of my life, and I think I may also have a rhythmic movement disorder. I want to know [...]
Q: I am noticing trouble with my four-year-old niece, that reminds me of childhood epilepsy. For a while now I have noticed that she sometimes stares blankly. At first, I thought she did it because she was daydreaming, or listening and taking it all in. There is never a loss of consciousness and she picks [...]