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Date : 13-Jan-2012
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User :   I have a 44 year old daughter who is bi polar and I don't understand a lot that is going on with her. She seems to make a lot of false accussations against who ever she is upset with at the moment. If it is a male, then he has sexually assaulted her, I can think of at least 7 so far, if it is me, I abused her when she was young and let them assault her, she even accused her phsycologist of this, what is going on here? We were so close up until about 8 years ago. What is going on?
Doctor :   Hi
Doctor :  
User :   Hi, can you tell me what is going on with my daughter?
Doctor :  
Give me a minute to go through.
User :   ok
Doctor :  
Since when have you noticed these changes in her?
User :   In the past 8 years it just gets worse, she is on medication and I have to tell you that her father was extremely physically abusive to us all. I divorced him in '79 sure he would kill us all
Doctor :   These symptoms are similar to a variety of schizophrenia.

Doctor :  
She needs a proper examination to find the cause for the symptoms.
User :   I'm not sure if he did abuse her sexually, when I tried to bring charges against hiim she fell apart and I had to drop them that was 30 years ago.
User :   she has been going to therapy for years now
Doctor :   Physical insult is one of the predisposing factor.
Doctor :   In some people the treatment is for a long duration.
User :   she is on a lot of meds, for bi polar, thyroid, pain meds for fibromyalsia and she smokes pot
Doctor :  
Is she on ant type of Cognitive behavioural therapy.
Doctor :  
Since she also has multiple problems a combined approach is also needed.
Doctor :   I shall suggest you these.
Doctor :  
Are you there?
User :   I believe she is addicted to prescription meds, but she assures me that only 1 of her doctors prescribe for her and monitors her meds. She gets extremely angry if I bring up the meds or the bi polar
User :   yes, I'm here
Doctor :   Yes

Doctor :  
these can bound to happen.
Doctor :  
She needs a complete treatment.
User :   like what?
User :   she is on SSI and medicare
Doctor :   SSI can only help her calm down.
Doctor :   She needs to visit a rehab centre
Doctor :  
For behavioural therapy.
User :   no, social security
Doctor :  
Her thyroid status also has to be treated accordingly.
Doctor :  
Hyperthyroidism can also be the cause for her aggresive behaiour.

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