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Different mental Illness and Disorders
October 8, 2017

Different mental Illness and Disorders

Factitious disorder is a mental disorder in which a person acts as if he or she has a physical or mental illness. People with factitious disorder deliberately create or exaggerate symptoms of an illness. They have an inner need to be seen as ill or injured. Factitious disorder is considered a mental illness because it is associated with severe emotional difficulties…

define mental Illness Psychology
September 6, 2017

define mental Illness Psychology

Many people think there is an obvious difference between mental illness and psychological health but very often the differences are misunderstood. Mental Illness refers to alterations in thinking, emotions or behaviors that create distress and impaired functioning for the individual. Mental illness is often a result of biological changes in the brain. Psychological…

Mental Illness Disorders Symptoms
September 2, 2017

Mental Illness Disorders Symptoms

Bipolar disorder is a mental illness marked by extreme shifts in mood, from high to low. This condition is also called bipolar disease or manic depression. People with bipolar disorder may have trouble managing everyday life tasks, at school or work, or maintaining relationships. There is no cure, but there are many treatments that can help you manage the symptoms…

Pathological Illness
August 29, 2017

Pathological Illness

Disease pathology encompasses the causes, processes and changes in body organs and tissues that occur with human illness. Doctors and biological scientists study pathological disease processes knowing that a clear understanding of what goes wrong and how it occurs opens the door to new avenues of medical intervention and healing. Many of the most common pathological…

brain illnesses and Symptoms
August 25, 2017

brain illnesses and Symptoms

What are the risk factors for brain tumors? When you re told that you have a brain tumor, it s natural to wonder what may have caused your disease. But no one knows the exact causes of brain tumors. Doctors seldom know why one person develops a brain tumor and another doesn t. Researchers are studying whether people with certain risk factors are more likely than…

Brain Illness list
August 1, 2017

Brain Illness list

Here is a list of recommended readings for those directly or indirectly dealing with mental illness. Check back from time to time for updates. Fiction One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest by Ken Kesey Ordinary People by Judith Guest She’s Come Undone by Wally Lamb I Know This Much Is True by Wally Lamb The Almost Moon by Alice Sebold The Double Bind by Chris Bohjalian…

define mental ill health
April 13, 2017

define mental ill health

It is the start of the end of the low levels of access to effective care and treatments for so many people who live their lives in distress and despair. It is an indication of a society, and healthcare system that now recognises that a great deal of mental ill health can be prevented. That access to care at the early stage of illness offers real opportunities…

What is Meant by mental ill health?
April 28, 2017

What is Meant by mental ill health?

We work to raise awareness of mental health and mental illness, and to create a better understanding of what mental health means. Mental illness is much more common than most of us think. As many as one in four people in the United Kingdom will experience some kind of mental health problem each year. In Rhondda Cynon Taf, one in six people are experiencing mental…

Mental Illness vs personality Disorder
November 11, 2016

Mental Illness vs personality Disorder

A mental illness is about extremity. A personality disorder, on the other hand, is sometimes a precursor to a mental illness. The traits that are characteristic for a certain personality disorder may develop at some point to their extreme; and if they do, a personality disorder becomes a mental illness. For example, people with schizopathic personality disorder…

psychological mental Illness
September 6, 2016

psychological mental Illness

When it comes to psychotherapy techniques, there are winners and losers – contrary to what the dodo told Alice. Illustration: John Tenniel/The Bodleian Library The claim that all forms of psychotherapy for mental illness are winners, known as the Dodo Bird Verdict, has been dealt a blowEverybody has won and all must have prizes,declared the dodo in Alice in Wonderland…

are personality Disorders mental Illness
January 28, 2017

are personality Disorders mental Illness

The central theme of this blog is that there are no mental illnesses. The concept of mental illness is a spurious invention of psychiatrists and other mental health professionals for the purpose of medicalizing normal human problems and selling drugs. The central tenet of the mental health system is that unusual, bizarre, and disturbing behaviors are caused by…

symptoms of Psychiatric Illness
January 1, 2017

symptoms of Psychiatric Illness

NEW HAVEN > For those suffering severe mental illness, traditional medications and talk therapy may not be adequate to relieve the symptoms from depression, schizophrenia, bipolar disease and other mood disorders. Besides offering these treatments, Dr. Robert Ostroff, a psychiatrist and co-medical director of Interventional Psychiatric Services, and his…

Psychological Illness Symptoms
July 11, 2016

Psychological Illness Symptoms

Associated Mental Health Conditions and Addictions Below you will find some of the psychological illnesses and addictions that can sometimes co-exist with an Eating Disorder. In people who suffer from Eating Disorders it is not uncommon to find other associated psychological disorders that co-exist with their Anorexia, Bulimia and/or Compulsive Overeating. In…

what is a mentally ill person
August 19, 2016

what is a mentally ill person

Sixth Circuit: Formerly Mentally Ill Persons May Regain Second Amendment Rights In Tyler v. Hillsdale County Sheriff’s Department , the full Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals opened the door for persons who have previously been involuntarily committed to regain their Second Amendment rights. Thirty years ago, Clifford Tyler was emotionally devastated when his wife…

stress illnesses list
October 12, 2016

stress illnesses list

Stress is an inevitable part of life for most people. It is the body’s response to the pressures placed on it by its environment and day to day actions. Here is a list of the various causes of stress. Prolonged exposure to stress has an enormous impact and not just on general well-being; extensive research has shown that stress is a contributing factor to life-threatening…