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What is the first & foremost step in therapy or the main area of focus in therapy, for an adult who experienced emotional neglect by parents & was victimized by a mother suffering from Narcissist Personality Disorder.
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Ms. Hema Sampath
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Hi , there are many reasons for feeling the emotion neglect . It cod in comapri4with other siblings , or with some of the cousins and friends too. Please visit a psychologist and to to rake accountability of your own life at this age.
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Dr. Satish Ramaiah
Addiction Psychiatrist 14 yrs exp Bangalore
Hi I agree with Dr Sharanabasappa. Everyone develops their own coping mechanisms & adaptability based on their own personality traits, environmental issues, support mechanisms etc. Sometimes it may be inadequate. See if the person has developed emotional problems & assess the impact too. Seek professional help if not sure. Best wishes
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Dr. Sharanabasappa A
Psychiatrist 7 yrs exp Thrissur
Hi, first thing is look for whether he has any kind of emotional or psychiatric problems, it is not necessary that everyone who has been neglected in childhood should have problems in adulthood. Look for problems and select the therapy.
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