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What Causes Brain disorders?
September 14, 2022

What Causes Brain disorders?

According to the University of California, San Francisco, there are more than 600 neurological disorders. Neurological disorders are diseases that affect the brain and the central and autonomic nervous systems. In recognizing the signs and symptoms of neurological problems, it is first important to distinguish the various types of neurological disorders. What…

List of Perception Disorders
September 9, 2022

List of Perception Disorders

*Taste disorder facts by John P. Cunha, DO, FACOEP The most common taste disorder is phantom taste perception, which is a lingering, often unpleasant taste even though you have nothing in your mouth. Another type of taste disorder is hypogeusia, a reduced ability to taste sweet, sour, bitter, salty, and savory (umami). Dysgeusia is a condition in which a foul…

Identity Disorders List
September 2, 2022

Identity Disorders List

Diagnosing dissociative identity disorder Two or more separate identities or personalities, with persistent characteristics, patterns of thought, and beliefs about the environment and the self Amnesia, which includes gaps in memory of everyday events, personal details, and traumatic events Distress about the symptoms or inability to function in daily activities…

What is the Meaning of Disorder?
September 2, 2022

What is the Meaning of Disorder?

Bipolar disorder, also known as manic depression, is a mental illness that brings severe high and low moods and changes in sleep, energy, thinking, and behavior. People who have bipolar disorder can have periods in which they feel overly happy and energized and other periods of feeling very sad, hopeless, and sluggish. In between those periods, they usually feel…

Social and Emotional Disorders
August 30, 2022

Social and Emotional Disorders

Early recognition of social and emotional problems in infants and preschool children is necessary for best developmental outcomes. Social and emotional difficulties continue over time and are highly resistant to change. It is not surprising that a strong relationship exists between childhood behavior problems, delinquency, and later criminality. If left impairment)…

Anger Disorders Names
August 19, 2022

Anger Disorders Names

According to a study conducted by the Harvard Medical School, close to 8 percent of adolescents display anger issues that qualify for lifetime diagnoses of intermittent explosive disorder. Anger issues aren’t limited to teens, and it’s important to understand anger symptoms, causes and effects if you suspect you are, or someone you know is, suffering from an…

Common Social Disorders
August 17, 2022

Common Social Disorders

Psychologist/Director, Social Anxiety Institute Social anxiety is the fear of interaction with other people that brings on self-consciousness, feelings of being negatively judged and evaluated, and, as a result, leads to avoidance. Social anxiety is the fear of being judged and evaluated negatively by other people, leading to feelings of inadequacy, inferiority…

Brain Disorders
August 15, 2022

Brain Disorders

There are many good reasons to emphasize the biological underpinnings of substance use disorders. Perhaps most important, the biologic basis of this chronic disease is a strong argument for parity: that is, treating (and funding treatment for) addiction on par with other “biologic” diseases. The stigma and shame of addiction has much to do with the perception…

Mind Disorders List
July 24, 2022

Mind Disorders List

Department of Psychiatry, AN Magadh Medical College, Gaya, Bihar, India 1Clinical Psychologist, Akanksha – An Institute of Mentally Challenged, Bodhgaya, Bihar, India Address for correspondence: Dr. Choudhary Laxmi Narayan, “Deepayan”, Tilha, Kali Bari, Gaya - 823 001, Bihar, India. E-mail: moc.liamg@nayaranlcrd This is an open access article distributed under…

Insane Disorders
July 2, 2022

Insane Disorders

Biological fallout from 50 generations of first cousin marriages from a Lockheed employee in Saudi Arabia. During the pilot transition program with the KV-107 and C-130 with Lockheed, we found that most Saudi pilot trainees had very limited night vision, even on the brightest of moonlit nights. Their training retention rate was minimal including maintenance personnel…

Diagnostic Manual of Psychiatric Disorders
June 26, 2022

Diagnostic Manual of Psychiatric Disorders

The Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders includes standardized diagnostic criteria for many psychiatric disorders. First published by the American Psychiatric Association in 1952, the manual is used as a resource by the majority of mental health professionals. In its earlier editions, many clinicians considered the DSM merely a tool for researchers…

Common Psychiatric Disorders
June 8, 2022

Common Psychiatric Disorders

One in seven prisoners have a psychotic illness or major depression and around one in five enter prison with clinically significant substance abuse disorders. As these disorders are common and mostly treatable, better screening and mental health services before and after release are essential to prevent future violence and improve both public health and safety,says…

Disorder Causes
June 2, 2022

Disorder Causes

Symptoms of Social Anxiety Disorder Social interaction may cause the following physical symptoms: blushing nausea excessive sweating trembling or shaking difficulty speaking dizziness or lightheadedness rapid heart rate Psychological symptoms may include: worrying intensely about social situations worrying for days or weeks before an event avoiding social situations…

Common Psychology Disorders
May 27, 2022

Common Psychology Disorders

Starred Review These DVDs introduce teens to the concept of good mental and emotional health. In Common Psychological Disorders of Adolescence, several real teens share their stories and struggles with five common mental health issues: anxiety disorders, depression, eating disorders, ADHD, and substance abuse disorder. A teen host introduces the stories, indicating…

Brain Disorders and Symptoms
May 27, 2022

Brain Disorders and Symptoms

Functional or psychogenic neurological disorders are conditions with neurological symptoms that are thought to be due to psychological dysfunction rather than an underlying neurological disorder. They can be classified as malingering if the person is intentionally having the symptoms. Perhaps someone is pretending an arm or leg is weak after a car accident in…

DSM v new Disorders
May 20, 2022

DSM v new Disorders

Hoarding Disorder Hoarding has long been considered a symptom of obsessive-compulsive disorder, but it will get its own clinical definition in the DSM-V. As of May 22, hoarding disorder will be defined as “persistent difficulty discarding or parting with possessions, regardless of their actual value.” According to the APA, hoarding is defined by its harmful emotional…

Top Disorders
May 19, 2022

Top Disorders

Eating disorders are very complex diseases that can have severe physical and emotional consequences if left untreated. For this reason, it is imperative that men or women dealing with eating disorders seek professional help, especially with more clinically severe eating disorders. Utilizing a professional treatment team who specialize in eating disorders can…

Most common Psychiatric Disorders
March 23, 2022

Most common Psychiatric Disorders

Getty Images / Getty Images Illustration of the double helix structure of DNA; suagr phosphate backbones in antiparallel coil with coding nucleobases attached in between Diverse mental illnesses may actually represent variations on a common theme rather than separate disorders. A quiet autistic child is certainly unlike a manic adult with bipolar disorder, or…

Anxiety Disorders List
March 17, 2022

Anxiety Disorders List

Here you will first find a list of all the major medications and the problems they address. Then you will see each of the major problems (panic attacks, generalized anxiety, and so forth), with descriptions of the commonly recommended medications for that difficulty. (I gratefully acknowledge James Ballenger, MD for his review of this section.) BENZODIAZEPINES…

Strange Brain Disorders
January 30, 2022

Strange Brain Disorders

GETTY Bad dreams: It could indicate a future brain condition The researchers believe that unusual dreaming could act as warning sign decades before diagnosis of a brain condition. Indeed, they discovered that 80 per cent of people who suffer will eventually develop neurological disorders. John Peever, neuroscientist from the University of Toronto, said: “Our…

Physiological Disorder Definition
December 31, 2021

Physiological Disorder Definition

FOD is the persistent or recurrent inability of a woman to achieve orgasm. This lack of response affects the quality of the woman s sexual experiences. To understand FOD, it is first necessary to understand the physiological changes that normally take place in a woman s body during sexual arousal and orgasm. Normally, when a woman is sexually excited, the blood…

Detached Disorder
December 31, 2021

Detached Disorder

There are many causes of emotional detachment disorder and it manifests differently for everyone although there are core features: Emotional detachment disorder often forms in response to some sort of severe emotional trauma. As children, we are in an unequal relationship with adults who are powerful. If there is any type of abuse going on, a child often can’t…

Symptoms of Emotional Disorder
December 30, 2021

Symptoms of Emotional Disorder

A Biochemical Restoration and Mental Health Program Dedicated to Correcting the Biochemical Imbalances That Create “Emotional” Disorders Recent discoveries about the workings of the brain have shed important new light on the role a wide variety of natural chemicals play in manufacturing normal thought patterns, feelings, self-awareness, and perceptions. The human…

Major Character Disorders
December 30, 2021

Major Character Disorders

Personality disorder also called Character Disorder, that is marked by deeply ingrained and lasting patterns of inflexible, maladaptive, or antisocial behaviour. A disorder is an accentuation of one or more to the point that the trait significantly impairs an individual’s social or occupational functioning. Personality disorders are not, strictly speaking, illnesses…

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