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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

Are you a Clinician, Scientist or Healthcare Professional interested in Movement Disorders and looking to get more involved in your profession? Join the International Parkinson and Movement Disorder Society (MDS) and become one of the 4, 500 (+) members of this professional society dedicated to: disseminating knowledge about Movement Disorders; promoting research…

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…

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