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What is a Pathological Disorder?
October 12, 2019

What is a Pathological Disorder?

Love seeketh only Self to please, To bind another to its delight, Joys in another’s loss of ease, And builds a Hell in Heaven’s despite. — William Blake from “The Clod and the Pebble” Though Blake showed an intuition of the evils of pathological narcissism in the quoted verses, there are certain personality disorders that are easier to spot for the non-professional…

Most common Behavioral Disorders
August 1, 2019

Most common Behavioral Disorders

Signs and Symptoms It is normal for children to have trouble focusing and behaving at one time or another. However, children with ADHD do not just grow out of these behaviors. The symptoms continue and can cause difficulty at school, at home, or with friends. A child with ADHD might: daydream a lot forget or lose things a lot squirm or fidget talk too much make…

Types of psychotic Disorders
July 14, 2019

Types of psychotic Disorders

Psychosis is a serious mental disorder characterized by thinking and emotions that are so impaired, that they indicate that the person experiencing them has lost contact with reality. People who are psychotic have false thoughts (delusions) and/or see or hear things that are not there (hallucinations). These are referred to as “positive” symptoms; “negative”…

Disorders of Development
June 26, 2019

Disorders of Development

Understanding how the brain develops and functions remains among the most difficult of scientific challenges, as is the effort to understand the causes of conditions that alter its function. Among these is autism spectrum disorder (ASD). ASD is described as a spectrum because of the considerable variation in how individuals manifest both symptoms and severity…

Definition of Psychiatric Disorder
May 15, 2019

Definition of Psychiatric Disorder

[men´tal] 1. pertaining to the mind. 2. pertaining to the chin. mental disorder any clinically significant behavioral or psychological syndrome characterized by distressing symptoms, significant impairment of functioning, or significantly increased risk of death, pain, or other disability. Mental disorders are assumed to result from some behavioral, psychological…

Clinical Disorders
April 9, 2019

Clinical Disorders

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Causes of Disorders
January 9, 2019

Causes of Disorders

Symptoms of generalized anxiety disorder Symptoms of GAD include: difficulty concentrating difficulty sleeping irritability fatigue and exhaustion muscle tension repeated stomachaches or diarrhea sweaty palms shaking rapid heartbeat neurological symptoms, such as numbness or tingling in different parts of the body Distinguishing GAD from other mental health issues…

People with Disorders
December 28, 2018

People with Disorders

Here at Proud2Bme & the National Eating Disorders Association, we believe that social media has the ability to empower people and spread messages of hope and (body) positivity. However, when in the wrong hands, social media can sometimes do more harm than good – especially when it comes to body-shaming and cyberbullying. Body – or fat – shaming is one…

Unusual Brain Disorders
December 10, 2018

Unusual Brain Disorders

Sleep is supposed to be that blissful part of our day where we allow our bodies and minds time to relax so that they can repair themselves leaving us energized and ready to tackle the next day. For some people with certain rare sleep disorders however, strange things happen during sleep. Things so strange that they can be at best terrifying for the sufferer…

Social Disorders List
September 29, 2018

Social Disorders List

Social Anxiety Disorder (social phobia) is the third largest mental health care problem in the world today. The latest government epidemiological data show social anxiety affects about 7% of the population at any given time. The lifetime prevalence rate (i.e., the chances of developing social anxiety disorder at any time during the lifespan) stands slightly above…

Types of Social Disorders
August 24, 2018

Types of Social Disorders

Estimates suggest that at least 10% of school-aged children have some form of significant social challenge, including reports of frequent bullying and not having any friends. Of these 10%, 1 in 5 socially despondent children has a neurological issue that is driving his or her social developmental struggles. Neurologically-based social challenges include Autistic-Spectrum…

Examples of Brain Disorders
July 31, 2018

Examples of Brain Disorders

Q: What are neurological disorders and how many people are affected by them? A: Neurological disorders are diseases of the central and peripheral nervous system. In other words, the brain, spinal cord, cranial nerves, peripheral nerves, nerve roots, autonomic nervous system, neuromuscular junction, and muscles. These disorders include epilepsy, Alzheimer disease…

Fantasy Disorder
July 25, 2018

Fantasy Disorder

Over the past few months we have been talking about the power of defense mechanisms. It is unfortunately common to employ defense mechanisms that actually enhance your own emotional suffering. And of course, what we want you to employ are resources that help you recover not defense mechanisms that keep you stuck. You have suffered enough from the pathological…

List Of Medical Disorders
April 9, 2018

List Of Medical Disorders

Scientific research has shown CBD may be therapeutic for many conditions. In compiling a list of conditions that CBD may help, we examined hundreds of peer-reviewed articles in scientific journals. Relevant reports have been culled primarily from PubMed, online service of the U.S. National Library of Medicine. To these highly technical reports, we have added…

Severe Psychiatric Disorders
March 16, 2018

Severe Psychiatric Disorders

Criminalization of individuals with severe psychiatric disorders “We are literally drowning in patients, running around trying to put our fingers in the bursting dikes, while hundreds of men continue to deteriorate psychiatrically before our eyes into serious psychoses… The crisis stems from recent changes in the mental health laws allowing more mentally sick…

What are the different types of disorders?
March 10, 2018

What are the different types of disorders?

Generalized Anxiety Disorder Generalized Anxiety Disorder, GAD, is an anxiety disorder characterized by chronic anxiety, exaggerated worry and tension, even when there is little or nothing to provoke it. Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD) Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder, OCD, is an anxiety disorder and is characterized by recurrent, unwanted thoughts (obsessions)…

Demi Lovato and Bipolar Disorder
February 2, 2018

Demi Lovato and Bipolar Disorder

The singer has been vocal about her mental health and her struggles with addiction, cutting and eating disorders since being diagnosed with bipolar disorder while receiving inpatient treatment in 2011. “If you know someone or if you’re dealing with it yourself, just know that it is possible to live well, ” Lovato, 24, told PEOPLE exclusively. “I’m living proof…

List of Disorders and Definition
November 28, 2017

List of Disorders and Definition

The Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders , Fifth Edition (DSM-5), no longer uses the terms substance abuse and substance dependence, rather it refers to substance use disorders, which are defined as mild, moderate, or severe to indicate the level of severity, which is determined by the number of diagnostic criteria met by an individual. Substance…

Different types of Behavioral Disorders
September 10, 2017

Different types of Behavioral Disorders

Raising children is difficult, and raising difficult children can be life disrupting. But being able to tell whether your child is just going through a stage, or if something is really wrong isn’t always that easy. A tantrum doesn’t automatically mean your 2-year-old has a problem with authority, and a kindergartner who doesn’t want to sit still doesn’t necessarily…

Brain Disorders List
August 9, 2017

Brain Disorders List

We have cells in the brain and the rest of the body that die and get replaced with new ones. But sometimes this process can go wrong and there may be an imbalance between cells born and those dying. More cells being born will lead to an accumulation of them, leading to what is called a tumor. These tumors can be cancerous or non-cancerous. It is suspected that…

Human Disorders List
May 25, 2017

Human Disorders List

A new genetic disorder called NGLY1 deficiency is identified in eight patients NGLY1 deficiency causes developmental delays, liver disease Kids with the disorder are usually unable to produce tears Fathers of two kids with NGLY1 deficiency propose new model for scientists What do you do when your baby lies limp in your arms, staring blankly into the distance…

Childhood Psychiatric Disorders
September 9, 2015

Childhood Psychiatric Disorders

Adolescent psychotic experiences (PEs) are common, and are associated with both psychotic and non-psychotic illnesses. In order to examine psychopathological and cognitive antecedents of adolescent PEs, we have conducted a longitudinal study of common childhood psychiatric disorders and subsequent adolescent PEs in the population-based prospective ALSPAC birth…

Types of Behavioral Disorders
February 18, 2017

Types of Behavioral Disorders

What are Behavioural Disorders (Disruptive, Impulse-Control, and Conduct Disorders)? There are several types of behavioural disorders, including, oppositional defiant disorder conduct disorder intermittent explosive disorder kleptomania pyromania and others These disorders affect the way a child or youth acts or behaves. Some people think a child or youth with…

What are Psychiatric disorders?
June 26, 2016

What are Psychiatric disorders?

Welcome to Optimal Living. In today’s podcast I’m going to make the case for medical marijuana in the treatment of psychiatric disorders. First I want to give you a general defense of medical marijuana. Then, I’ll tell you what I’ve seen in my own practice. Finally, I will explain in brief three studies, two for anxiety and one for depression where medical marijuana…

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