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Alexithymia

Alexithymia: “A patient and his wife were sitting in front of me. The issue was that he was physically abusing her, but she felt that she would be worse-off without him. I asked him how he felt after he harmed her. He said “I feel bad”. I asked him how he felt before he struck …

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nervous

Nervous

Nervous:  To determine if a patient has had past psychological problems, there is a simply and inoffensive way of asking …
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Using Narcissism to Mobilize the Patient

Using Narcissism to Mobilize the Patient Narcissistic people crave attention and acclaim. They wish to be the center of attention …
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epidemic

Epidemic

Epidemic: Risky prescribing practices have resulted in an epidemic of opioid misuse, abuse, and harm.  Poor and outdated …
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