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List of Clinical Disorders
November 1, 2021

List of Clinical Disorders

Perhaps the most important thing to keep in mind is that many patients with BDD do not spontaneously reveal their BDD symptoms to their clinician because they are too embarrassed and ashamed, fear being negatively judged (e.g., considered vain), feel the clinician will not understand their appearance concerns, or do not know that body image concerns are treatable…

Social Detachment Disorder
October 20, 2021

Social Detachment Disorder

Schizoid Personality Disorder is characterized by a long-standing pattern of detachment from social relationships. A person with schizoid personality disorder often has difficulty expression emotions and does so typically in very restricted range, especially when communicating with others. A person with this disorder may appear to lack a desire for intimacy…

Attachment Disorders
October 14, 2021

Attachment Disorders

Children who have had breaks from their primary caregiver, unmitigated pain, abuse, neglect or in other ways have not had their needs met can often be impaired in their ability to develop healthy emotional attachments. This is currently called by many names, such as insecure attachment. These less-than-healthy ways of attaching are often not diagnosed as disorders…

Compulsive Disorders List
September 14, 2021

Compulsive Disorders List

Traditionally it has been thought that there are four main categories of Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD), as well as numerous sub-types of the illness within each category. However, typically a person’s OCD will fall into one of the following four areas. Checking Contamination / Mental Contamination Hoarding Ruminations / Intrusive Thoughts This list categorises…

Demi Eating Disorder
August 21, 2021

Demi Eating Disorder

I started compulsively overeating at a very young age. And then I almost stopped eating altogether at the age of 12, after being harassed by kids at school, for being fat . My eating disorder will continue to affect me for the rest of my life, but I m proud to say that I got the help I needed, and am now the happiest and healthiest I have ever been! Eating disorders…

Psychology Disorders List
August 15, 2021

Psychology Disorders List

Depression is much more than sadness, it varies from person to person and even with age but has some common symptoms. Sometimes psychological problems can cause depression and sometimes it depends on the day to day life of an individual where they experience depressed mood, loss of interest, feeling of guilt etc. More than 25% of patients suffering with depression…

What is a biological Disorder?
June 28, 2021

What is a biological Disorder?

Albinism: a “congenital” disorder characterized by partial or complete absence of “melanin” “pigment” in the eyes, hair and skin. (NCIt) One “gene” “codes” for the production of pigment and another gene codes for the precise color of pigment. If the gene that promotes pigment production is absent or inactive, then no pigment of any color is made, leading to the…

Most common Disease and Disorders
May 5, 2021

Most common Disease and Disorders

There are a variety of disorders of the pancreas including acute pancreatitis , chronic pancreatitis , hereditary pancreatitis, and pancreatic cancer . The evaluation of pancreatic diseases can be difficult due to the inaccessibility of the pancreas. There are multiple methods to evaluate the pancreas. Initial tests of the pancreas include a physical examination…

List of Attention Disorders
April 23, 2021

List of Attention Disorders

Stimulants Stimulants are the most commonly prescribed medications for ADHD. They are often the first course of drugs used for ADHD treatment. You might hear this class of drugs called central nervous system (CNS) stimulant medications. They work by increasing the amounts of the hormones called dopamine and norepinephrine in the brain. This effect improves concentration…

Disorders like Narcissism
February 22, 2021

Disorders like Narcissism

Someone who presents with narcissistic personality traits can be difficult to distinguish from someone who is experiencing mild to moderate hypomania (bipolar mood elevation less acute than full mania) with grandiose perceptions of self. And while the two may look alike, it’s essential to be able to make a clear distinction between the two. Let s examine these…

Erratic Behavior Disorder
February 16, 2021

Erratic Behavior Disorder

Bipolar disorder, also known as manic-depressive disorder, is a serious mental health condition that is characterized by extreme changes in mood that range from deep depression to mania. While in a depressive cycle, an individual will experience feelings of sadness and hopelessness. Additionally, they may become more socially isolated as they become uninterested…

Emotional Disorders List
January 29, 2021

Emotional Disorders List

An emotional or behavioral disorder is related to emotional difficulties experienced by children and adolescents. It is hard to separate troubling behavior from a serious emotional problem because children s behaviors exist on a continuum. A child is said to have a specific disorder or diagnosis when his or her behaviors are severe and occur frequently. Professionals…

Demi Lovato Eating Disorder Story
October 1, 2020

Demi Lovato Eating Disorder Story

She s the best friend a generation has grown up with - 18-year-old Demi Lovato is the Disney darling with the winning smile. She sang her way to the top of the pop charts and heights of wholesome teen icon status. Yet Lovato s natural outward confidence in front of the camera could not protect her from the inner, lasting effects of childhood bullying. She sat…

What is Psychiatric disorders?
September 13, 2020

What is Psychiatric disorders?

What is the most fatal mental disorder? The answer, which may surprise you, is anorexia nervosa. It has an estimated mortality rate of around 10 percent. What is the cause of this high rate of mortality? The answer is complicated. While many young women and men with this disorder die from starvation and metabolic collapse, others die of suicide, which is much…

Behavioural Disorders List
September 7, 2020

Behavioural Disorders List

Prior to 1994, when Asperger Syndrome first appeared in the DSM-IV, people at the high functioning end of the autistic spectrum were usually diagnosed with a mental illness such as schizophrenia or a personality disorder. This still happens, although less frequently now that milder forms of autism are being recognized. Aside from the list below, autistic newsgroup…

List of All Disorders
June 9, 2020

List of All Disorders

“ All of us at anxietycentre.com have experienced debilitating anxiety. But we’ve also overcome it and returned to normal and lasting health. Because we know the hardship anxiety unwellness can cause, we are committed to helping others, with over 27 years of service. ” - Jim Folk, President, anxietycentre.com Over 100 anxiety symptoms and signs for anxiety, anxiety…

List of Psychiatric Disorders
March 16, 2020

List of Psychiatric Disorders

(Chris Pizzello/Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP) NEW YORK DAILY NEWS The medical community is one step closer to accepting that transgender men and women are in their right minds. New evidence published in the Lancet Psychiatry journal on Tuesday supports no longer classifying transgender identity as a mental disorder under the World Health Organization and the American…

Thought Disorders DSM
November 23, 2019

Thought Disorders DSM

Schizoaffective disorder criteria are defined in both the latest version of the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM-IV-TR) and the International Classification of Diseases, Tenth Revision (ICD-10). This complex disorder is challenging to diagnose and treat even when the DSM-IV-TR criteria are properly applied. The DSM-IV-TR diagnostic criteria…

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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