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Thu Jun 23, 2016, 08:58 AM

 

Finally figured out Trump's medical diagnosis after watching this:

Last edited Mon Aug 1, 2016, 01:15 PM - Edit history (1)



It's called Pick's Disease, or frontotemporal dementia


Look at the symptoms, all of these which fit Trump quite closely:

•Impulsivity and poor judgment
•Extreme restlessness (early stages)
Overeating or drinking to excess
•Sexual exhibitionism or promiscuity
•Decline in function at work and home
•Repetitive or obsessive behavior

and especially these, listed earlier in the article:

Excess protein build-up causes the frontal and temporal lobes of the brain, which control speech and personality, to slowly atrophy.

http://www.helpguide.org/articles/alzheimers-dementia/picks-disease.htm

I'm not kidding. well, maybe, just a tad, but my father had it, exhibiting VERY strongly all symptoms listed but two (plus two others, which I edited out, because they don't apply, AFAIK to Trump

Pick's is very similar to Alzheimer's, which is what we thought my father had, until the autopsy, which showed the localized atrophy that characterizes Pick's. the very proximate symptomlogy is why the doctors told us it was Alzheimer's

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Reply Finally figured out Trump's medical diagnosis after watching this: (Original post)
Gabi Hayes Jun 2016 OP
DetlefK Jun 2016 #1
dixiegrrrrl Jun 2016 #2
Gabi Hayes Jun 2016 #3
woodsprite Jun 2016 #4
Gabi Hayes Jun 2016 #5
lame54 Jun 2016 #6
nolabear Jun 2016 #7
Gabi Hayes Jun 2016 #8
nolabear Jun 2016 #9
Gabi Hayes Jul 2016 #10

Response to Gabi Hayes (Original post)

Thu Jun 23, 2016, 09:04 AM

1. My guess goes more towards schizophrenia.

The core symptom of schizophrenia isn't hallucinations or a split personality. It's the inherent inability to tell fact from fiction.

All these lies Trump casually tells, all these brags, all these conspiracy-theories, all these slanders...
What if he really believes what he says???
What if Trump really thinks he is telling the truth???

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Response to DetlefK (Reply #1)

Thu Jun 23, 2016, 09:15 AM

2. Your sig line cracked me up......

I needed a chuckle....thanks.

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Response to DetlefK (Reply #1)

Thu Jun 23, 2016, 09:20 AM

3. well, it's been popularly agreed that he's a very severely malignant narcissist.

 

they even talk about it fairly frequently in media circles, but they won't take the step of calling out from whatever clinically diagnosable, certifiable, classifiable mental/physiological deficit he suffers.

real doctors refuse to actually diagnose without personal contact, but look at this vanity fair article

http://www.vanityfair.com/news/2015/11/donald-trump-narcissism-therapists

“Remarkably narcissistic,” said developmental psychologist Howard Gardner, a professor at Harvard Graduate School of Education. “Textbook narcissistic personality disorder,” echoed clinical psychologist Ben Michaelis.

“He’s so classic that I’m archiving video clips of him to use in workshops because there’s no better example of his characteristics,” said clinical psychologist George Simon, who conducts lectures and seminars on manipulative behavior. “Otherwise, I would have had to hire actors and write vignettes. He’s like a dream come true.”

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Response to Gabi Hayes (Original post)

Thu Jun 23, 2016, 09:21 AM

4. We were told Pick's is like Alzheimer's on steroids.

I lost a friend to it. Diagnosis to death was 2.5 years at 55 yo.

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Response to woodsprite (Reply #4)

Thu Jun 23, 2016, 09:35 AM

5. my father was never, ever sick, despite having had half his ass literally blown off

 

in Belgium right before the Battle of the Bulge, and spending almost a year in hospitals as a result.

hand grenade, but no observable head trauma (which has been posited as a possible cause), other than pressure wave from the explosion, whatever damage that might have caused. he was wounded other times in battle, but who knows what could have happened.

none of that seemed to affect his health, though

landed in france after d-day as a buck private, and in his two months there, made it to platoon sergeant, mainly because almost everybody else in his unit got killed. lord knows what sort of physical/mental toll that must've taken

read Paul Fussell's books on his time as a soldier if you want to get an idea what it was like to be a ground grunt in WWII

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Response to Gabi Hayes (Original post)

Thu Jun 23, 2016, 10:51 AM

6. you're off by one letter

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Response to lame54 (Reply #6)

Thu Jun 23, 2016, 10:54 AM

7. Okay that one made me lol!

Well played. 👏

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Response to nolabear (Reply #7)

Thu Jun 23, 2016, 10:56 AM

8. r you suRe? what r you talking about?

 

should I RepaiR it?

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Response to Gabi Hayes (Reply #8)

Thu Jun 23, 2016, 11:03 AM

9. Stop! You'Re killing me!

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Response to Gabi Hayes (Original post)

Fri Jul 22, 2016, 05:19 PM

10. in answer to many suppositions wrt his mental state, I rummaged around for this

 

thread, and so resurrect.......

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