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Treatment for personality disorder in a 12 year old - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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User :   My 12 years old nephew living in XXX XXX is suffering from strange disease from past 15 days in which he behaves sometimes like as other person. Actually from past 2-3 years his performance was decreasing continuously in study, games even he was not able to do anything properly. Also he has bed-wetting disease since childhood. Beacuse of his performance his parents were scolding. Even simple simple things he cannot remember. In front of his home one XXXhen saw him told some bad Atmas(Ghosts) were on him. He just lighted a small candle then he started speking as different personalities. He told that ghosts are sent by his Aunt. He behaves normal generally but when as per his saying ghost comes his health becomes abnormal,time to time that Moulvi checked him and asked questions from Ghost,the reply was given by my nephew which behave as Ghost for that time being. I live in XXX and don't believe in these ghost stories. I think this is some mental disease and wanted to consult XXX. Now I really confused What is truth and how and where I should go for his treatment..???
User: Hi
User :   I am Dr.XXX
User :   Let me read your query
User :   Ok
User :   XXX it is difficult to comment on ghosts
User :   but this is surely a personality disorder
User :   due to mental health disturbance
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Doctor :   Hi
User :   hi
User :   Sorry
Doctor :   Ok
User :   my chat became disabled
Doctor :   Ok
User :   Plz tell what to do?
User :   I am very woory about him and unable to find the real cause
Doctor :   It a psychiatric disorder
User :   waht is name of this disease?
User :   Is this curable or not?
Doctor :   Split personality like disorder
Doctor :   One can cannot say the exact diagnosis on chat
Doctor :   It is curable
User :   I understand but some rough speculation
Doctor :   All they need good family support and some counseling
User :   What's about XXXany idea??
Doctor :   Can you tell me your location
User :   Bangalore
Doctor :   Ok
User :   But my nephew is in XXX
User :   India
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   then you can take him to XXX
Doctor :   There is one national institute in XXX also
User :   ok there is treatment for that but I think for that he has to wait for long time
Doctor :   No
Doctor :   In some cases it can be cured in weeks
Doctor :   All they need good family support and good treatment
User :   I am not talking about period of recovery but long line of patients
User :   in XXX
Doctor :   Probably in XXX it might be faster
User :   ok
Doctor :   It is only for psychiatric disorder
User :   One thing I wanted to ask is this type of disease possible in such early stage
User :   a child of 11 years
Doctor :   It can happen
Doctor :   First we have to confirm the diagnosis
User :   any reason in your understanding...??
User :   U r telling in XXX only Psychiatric Disorder
Doctor :   It may be due to shock
User :   He was living happily in his family
User :   he has only one sibling
User :   he is also very nice with him
Doctor :   Yes, XXXhas a national institute for psychiatry
Doctor :   Ok
User :   so you are saying we hv to consult XXX
Doctor :   First we have to confirm the diagnosis
User :   XXX XXX
User :   how it is?
Doctor :   If you can go to XXX it would be better
User :   Since I am living here that is why I am telling...
Doctor :   XXXi are almost same
User :   ok
Doctor :   If you can bring him here, then you can go for XXX
User :   this bed wetting is also from this disease only??
Doctor :   May be associated
Doctor :   Or it could be due to other reasons also
User :   ok
User :   But why he is showing this behaviour only when that Preist lights up a candle and speak some Mantra
Doctor :   Probably because he was told that he has ghost in him
User :   but afterwards he doesntb remember anything
Doctor :   When a person is presented in such situation , they might behave such ways
User :   about his acts done in front of priest
Doctor :   When a person is presented in such situation , they might behave such ways
User :   I hope there is nothing like Ghost in him
Doctor :   It could be due to situation, children may not cope up in such situation
User :   what u say
Doctor :   There are nothing such as ghost
User :   Ok Doctor Thank A Lot
Doctor :   Is there any thing else I can help you with?
User :   for ur kind advice
Doctor :   Please fill the feedback form say done when done.
User :   No, Thank You
User :   Hv A Good Day....\
Doctor :   Same to you
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