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my brother is retarded with severe anger problems

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  • Posted By: Anonymous
  • January 5, 2007
  • 04:28 AM

i,m really not sure if any one can help but we are very lost with our problem. my brother is now 28 yrs old and has been retarded since birth. my mother has been taking care of his his entire life, he has been pretty managable untill the past few years. he cant talk in sentences, he wears depends and is totally dependant on my mom. well she's no spring chicken and its taking a toll on her mentally as well as physically.he has recently became angry with the world ,we assume because he cant communicate what is wrong or if it pain that sets him off but he is very strong and attacks my mother very regularly. he pulls her hair,tries to bite her and tries to scratch her eyes out. this is very serious because it takes a few of us to get him off of her if she gets too close for him to make contact.he scares us all but it seems to get worse every time it happens. i work 10-12 hours a day 6 days a week and i'm afraid no one will be around to save her if he gets a hold of her to where she cant get away on her own.his doctor has perscribed zanax and volume but nothing seems to keep the anger away. he has never been diagnosed so we dont know what has triggered the anger after so many years of no anger problems??if any one knows a doctor that cares enough to help us get a diagnosis so maybe we cant find a medication that will control the obvious inbalance in his brain that is causing his behavior problems please let us know thanks tish fleck tacoma wa turbofleck@hotmail.com

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  • what does he eat regularly-can you explain his eating habits- what's in the fridge and kitchen?
    Anonymous 42,789 Replies
    • January 5, 2007
    • 04:31 AM
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