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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…

Disorder Diagnosed
July 2, 2016

Disorder Diagnosed

Do other illnesses mimic symptoms of bipolar disorder? Mood swings and impulsive behavior can sometimes reflect psychiatric problems other than bipolar disorder, including: Psychosis (delusions and hallucinations) can occur not only in bipolar disorder but other conditions such as schizophrenia or schizoaffective disorder. In addition, people with bipolar disorder…

Strange Psychiatric Disorders
October 6, 2016

Strange Psychiatric Disorders

Alice in Wonderland Syndrome Alice-In-Wonderland Syndrome (AIWS), as you can probably guess, was named after the famous character from the books by Lewis Carroll People who suffer from this disorder, which may be brought on by migraines, brain tumours or drugs, experience warped and distorted perceptions about the size or shape of their own body, or parts of…

Eating Disorders in Other Countries
July 22, 2014

Eating Disorders in Other Countries

We are taking a look at the countries with the highest rates of eating disorders today. Eating disorders are essentially psychological illnesses attributable to abnormal eating habits. What can be termed as ‘abnormal’ eating varies though, and both excessive and inadequate eating can be detrimental to health. Physical, as well as mental health issues, may arise…

Symptoms of Brain Disorders
October 24, 2012

Symptoms of Brain Disorders

Brain damage is an injury that causes the destruction or deterioration of brain cells. In the U.S., every year, about 2.6 million people have some type of brain injury - whether as a result of trauma, stroke, tumor, or other illnesses, according to the Brain Injury Association of America. About 52, die as a result of traumatic brain injury, and more than 5 million…

Disorders A-Z
October 22, 2013

Disorders A-Z

Joseph W. Lopano is Our 2017 Person of Vision Preserve Vision Florida honored Joseph W. Lopano, Chief Executive Officer of Tampa International Airport, as the 2017 Person of Vision at the Person of Vision Award Dinner on Monday, February 13 at the Tampa Airport Marriott. Preserve Vision Florida hosts the annual dinner to honor a person of vision who has had a…

DSM v Disorders List
July 30, 2013

DSM v Disorders List

The Diagnostic and Statistical Manual (DSM) is a tool that list symptoms and criteria that mental health professionals use to diagnose a person. A new DSM, the DSM-V, is coming out soon and minor changes will be seen in the criteria for social anxiety. Below is a list of the proposed criteria for Social Anxiety Disorder DSM-V: Marked fear or anxiety about one…

Disorders Causes by Depression
June 30, 2017

Disorders Causes by Depression

Sometimes physical problems can cause depression. But other times, symptoms of depression are part of a more complex psychiatric problem. There are several different types or subtypes of depression, including: What Are the Symptoms of Major Depression? Sadness Irritability Loss of interest in activities once enjoyed Withdrawal from social activities Inability…

Disorder people
September 24, 2016

Disorder people

Emmy-winning actress Mariette Hartley, well known for her Polaroid commercials with actor James Garner, went public with her bipolar diagnosis in an interview with USA Today. She was diagnosed in 1994 during a serious suicidal depression. She had a family history that included suicide; her father committed suicide in 1963 and her mother attempted suicide soon…

Major Psychiatric Disorders
March 23, 2017

Major Psychiatric Disorders

The gut microbiota is increasingly considered as a symbiotic partner in the maintenance of good health. Metagenomic approaches could help to discover how the complex gut microbial ecosystem participates in the control of the host s brain development and function, and could be relevant for future therapeutic developments, such as probiotics, prebiotics and nutritional…

Relationship Disorders
September 27, 2016

Relationship Disorders

If you care about someone with borderline personality disorder, keep these four facts in mind: To Help Your Family Member, You Must Help Yourself First Your physical and emotional health, and the health of your relationship, partly depends upon your willingness to look after your own needs, such as taking time away, setting limits with love, and having a hearty…

Types of Antisocial Disorders
March 11, 2017

Types of Antisocial Disorders

Antisocial personality disorder (APD or ASPD) facts A personality disorder (PD) is a persistent pattern of internal experience and behavior that markedly differs from what is considered normal within the person s own culture. Personality disorders are grouped into clusters A, B, and C based on the dominating symptoms. Antisocial personality disorder is a diagnosis…

Antisocial Disorders List
October 20, 2014

Antisocial Disorders List

Theories of personality child children behaviors disorder A pattern of behavior that is verbally or physically harmful to other people, animals, or property, including behavior that severely violates social expectations for a particular environment. Antisocial behavior can be broken down into two components: the presence of antisocial (i.e., angry, aggressive…

Neurotic Disorders List
May 18, 2015

Neurotic Disorders List

These references are in PubMed. This may not be the complete list of references from this article. Bebbington P, Hurry J, Tennant C, Sturt E, Wing JK. Epidemiology of mental disorders in Camberwell. Psychol Med. 1981 Aug;11(3):561–579. Myers JK, Weissman MM, Tischler GL, Holzer CE, 3rd, Leaf PJ, Orvaschel H, Anthony JC, Boyd JH, Burke JD, Jr, Kramer M, et al…