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hi there, my fiance is 28 and has tourettes syndrome. She is

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hi there, my fiance is 28 and has tourettes syndrome. She is constantly jealous and has a terrible temper. What can i do to help her? if i argue she just gets worse
Submitted: 3 years ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  Dr. David replied 3 years ago.
Dr. David :

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Dr. David :

I am sorry about your fiance.

Dr. David :

she needs to see a doctor

Dr. David :

there are treatments for tourettes

Customer:

Yes she is on risperadol

Dr. David :

she has to be willing to see a doctor and talk about medication treatments

Customer:

she regularly sees a doctor about it

Customer:

she scores high on anxiety as well

Dr. David :

risperidal is really for treatment for schiophrenia or bipolar disorder.

Dr. David :

what dose is she on?

Dr. David :

is she taking her medication?

Dr. David :

is she willing to see a psychotherapist weekly?

Customer:

1mg at night 0.5 during the day time

Customer:

she would be but has not been referred

Customer:

she scores highly for anxiety as well the doctor gave her some other pills that seem to have ruined any good the risperadal was having

Dr. David :

she needs to ask her doctor to be referred to a psychologist for therapy.

Customer:

will they do that on nhs?

Dr. David :

it sounds like she needs to stop those pills.

Customer:

yeah she has done and we have an appointment on wednesday with the doctor

Dr. David :

that is good she is seeing her doctor wednesday

Dr. David :

you can go with her to talk with the GP as well

Customer:

is there anything I can do to not inflame her temper?

Dr. David :

and ask for a referral to a psychologist.

Customer:

ok then i will do that

Dr. David :

good luck

Dr. David :

I hope she gets better.

Customer:

thank you

Dr. David :

you are welcome

Customer:

i appreciate the help

Dr. David :

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