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Forum Name: Psychiatric Topics

Question: Do we need to consult psychiartist

 simma - Tue Dec 27, 2005 10:31 pm

My mom behaves strangely sometimes.She tells people the things which are not happening or which didnt happen. We think that she is telling everyone what she wishes to happen.She is moody at times and screams at everyone sometimes.Do we need help on this?
 Shana Johnson, CNA - Tue Dec 27, 2005 11:16 pm

User avatar How old is your mother?
It may be begining stages of dementia.
You should make an appointment with her family doctor to discuss this.
 simma - Wed Dec 28, 2005 2:51 pm

Thanks for replying. She is 58.

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