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i have a close relative who has following symptoms:-
Extremely promiscuous behavior (conformed through various sources)
Extreme and inappropriate anger like rage.
- Least emotional and low IQ-
when confronted she reacts in a very hostile manner and starts crying with tears rolling down. Takes oath of her nearest relatives & starts blaming the accuser to prove her innocence. It appears from her reactions either she is highly manipulative or forgets the act after committing it. She does not accept if she has any psychiatric problem. When asked to see a psychiatrist, out rightly refuses and becomes hostile saying nothing was wrong with her. Refuses to take any medicine .what could be done for her treatment. Please help its extremely urgent.


Answered by : maneesh on Tue, 01 Mar 2011

Thanks for your query.

Extremely promiscuous behavior and extreme and inappropriate anger/rage suggests a manic illness rather than a schizophrenic illness. Emotional lability, and lack of understanding and/or awareness of the illness are indicators that she is unwell.

Family's intervention should be consistent requests to see a psychiatrist and/or to take medicine prescribed by a psychiatrist. This should include everyone - relatives, friends, and even acquaintances making the same request. You can say things like, "you look stressed and discussion with a psychiatrist will help". If this does not work, then you may meet a Psychiatrist and explain the problem and perhaps try a liquid or mouth dissolving medicine. These can be given to patients who are in the opinion of the family and the Psychiatrist, both unwell and refusing medicines.


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