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Type a personality Problems
June 20, 2022

Type a personality Problems

What Are the Different Types of Personality Disorders? There are numerous different types of personality disorders. They are grouped into three clusters based on similar characteristics and symptoms. Some people may have signs and symptoms of multiple personality disorders. Cluster A: Suspicious Paranoid personality disorder: People with paranoid personality…

List of Psychiatric Conditions
May 27, 2022

List of Psychiatric Conditions

I often remind the readers of this blog that eating disorders are complex illnesses with physical, psychological and sociocultural roots and implications. Yet another reason supporting this complexity is the elevated incidence of eating disorder comorbidities. In other words, other psychiatric and medical conditions often present alongside anorexia nervosa, bulimia…

Criminals with personality Disorders
May 6, 2022

Criminals with personality Disorders

Open access Abstract Personality disorder is associated with self-harm and suicide, as well as criminal offending and violence towards others. These behaviours overlap when the means chosen to self-harm or attempt suicide put others at risk. In such circumstances, an individual s mental state at one and the same time may be deemed to meet the conditions for criminal…

Criminal personality Disorder
April 10, 2022

Criminal personality Disorder

CT scans of a human brain. Credit: Dreamstime The latest neuroscience research is presenting intriguing evidence that the brains of certain kinds of criminals are different from those of the rest of the population. While these findings could improve our understanding of criminal behavior, they also raise moral quandaries about whether and how society should use…

Mental health Research Topics
March 17, 2022

Mental health Research Topics

KEEP IN MIND: It s always easier to write about a topic that interests you in some way. 1. Write down one or two specific topics of interest to you in your discipline (e.g. in P.T., Nursing, O.T., Athletic Training, Mental Health, etc.). Examples: In medicine, there may be discrepancies about the best practices for reducing X condition in a certain type of patients…

Symptoms of Crazy
March 17, 2022

Symptoms of Crazy

As someone who works for the Alzheimer’s Association with support programs for caregivers, I decided to do a little research today on our Message Boards, where Alzheimer’s caregivers are able to communicate with each other about their concerns and get information and support from peers. For those who have been providing care to someone with Alzheimer’s disease…

Crohns Disease and stress
March 5, 2022

Crohns Disease and stress

Flare-ups can happen at any time. Adopting relaxation strategies will help you keep them under control. Here are some methods for managing stress: Breath Deeply Concentrate on breathing in and breathing out. Your deliberate pace will gradually help you slow down and be calm. Buddhist meditation involves breathing slowly while being mindful of your breath as it…

Psychiatric Condition Definition
March 5, 2022

Psychiatric Condition Definition

Below are brief descriptions of some common psychiatric conditions. These descriptions are based on current psychiatric thought and are used by many mental health professionals as a framework to apply the explosion of new knowledge concerning brain function and mental illness. These descriptions are provided as a starting point for the layperson to better understand…

Robin Williams Psychological Disorder
February 25, 2022

Robin Williams Psychological Disorder

When a person chooses suicide, it’s hard to accept that choice. Comedian and award-winning actor Robin Williams apparently made that choice earlier this morning. Robin Williams has long suspected to be a sufferer of either depression or bipolar disorder. Bipolar disorder is a mental illness where the person fluctuates between episodes of extreme energy, focus…

Medicine for mental Disorder
February 23, 2022

Medicine for mental Disorder

I received my B.A. in Sociology from the University of Florida in Gainesville FL, and my M.A. and doctoral degrees from the University of California, Santa Barbara, CA. I have been a member of the Counselor Education Faculty at Boston University School of Medicine for over 20 years. For the past 12 years I have served as Director of the Mental Health Counseling…

Personality Disorder Symptoms
January 24, 2022

Personality Disorder Symptoms

Borderline personality disorder is a mental illness that causes intense mood swings, impulsive behaviors, and severe problems with self-worth. It can lead to troubled relationships in every area of a person s life. Most of the time, signs of the disorder first appear in childhood. But problems often don t start until early adulthood. Treatment can be hard, and…

Unique mental Disorders
December 31, 2021

Unique mental Disorders

There are only a certain number of ways to go crazy, and you can find most of them listed in the psychologist s bible, the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders , currently in its fourth edition and commonly referred to as DSM-IV. But along with psych-ward greatest hits like schizophrenia and depression, the DSM lists some less-than-common conditions…

Mental health Conditions List
December 22, 2021

Mental health Conditions List

President Donald Trump celebrates the passage of the American Health Care Act through the House with Republican representatives on Thursday.The American Health Care Act, the GOP plan to overhaul the US healthcare system, passed in the House on Thursday. What counts as a preexisting condition that could get you denied coverage under the new plan? A lot. A preexisting…

What is the Most Severe mental Illness?
December 10, 2021

What is the Most Severe mental Illness?

My conclusion was that the United States now is the worst place and worst time ever to have a severe mental illness. Hundreds of thousands of the severely ill languish inappropriately in prisons. Additional hundreds of thousands are homeless on the street. But it gets worse. Having a severe mental illness also means that you will probably die very young. I have…

Psychiatric Syndromes
December 8, 2021

Psychiatric Syndromes

Print version ISSN 0047-2085On-line version ISSN 1982-0208 J. bras. psiquiatr. vol.58 no.2 Rio de Janeiro 2009 ORIGINAL ARTICLE A Brazilian version of the Children s Interview for Psychiatric Syndromes (ChIPS) A versão brasileira do Children s Interview for Psychiatric Syndromes (ChIPS) Isabella G. S. de SouzaI; Maria Antonia Serra-PinheiroI; Renata MousinhoI;…

I have Emotional Issues
November 26, 2021

I have Emotional Issues

We experience emotional distress in all sorts of ways, as sadness, anxiety, addictions, unproductive obsessions, unwanted compulsions, repetitive self-sabotaging behaviors, physical ailments, boredom, and as all sorts of angry, bleak, and agitated moods. What helps relieve this distress? What helps a person to heal? The mental health system as currently constituted…

Famous People with Psychological Disorder
November 26, 2021

Famous People with Psychological Disorder

With 26 percent of Americans 18 years or older living with a diagnosable mental disorder, it s no wonder mental health is an increasing priority for the average person. But what about the celebrities or famous people we ve come to follow so closely? They aren t exempt from mental health issues, either. Some are more private about their mental health, while others…

Mental Disorder Symptoms Checker
November 23, 2021

Mental Disorder Symptoms Checker

Bipolar disorder may include the following warning signs. 7 signs of mania feeling overly happy or “high” for long periods of time having a decreased need for sleep talking very fast, often with racing thoughts feeling extremely restless or impulsive becoming easily distracted having overconfidence in your abilities engaging in risky behavior, such as having…

What is DSM Diagnosis?
November 17, 2021

What is DSM Diagnosis?

It’s official! Binge Eating Disorder (BED) is now an actual eating disorder diagnosis in the DSM-5 which was released by the American Psychiatric Association in May 2013. DSM stands for Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders. This is the official “rule-book” of mental health diagnosis and is important so that everybody is using a common language…

Psychology Disorders Test
October 26, 2021

Psychology Disorders Test

This test, sponsored by 4degreez.com, is meant to help determine whether or not you have a personality disorder. It is not meant to be used as a diagnostic tool, but rather as a tool to give you insight into a potential disorder that may be having a negative impact on your life. If you believe you may be suffering from a personality disorder or any other disorder…

Demi Lovato eating
October 2, 2021

Demi Lovato eating

Mike Rosenthal/American Way says there was a time she did not believe she would make it to age 21. The pop star, now 23, had battled drug and alcohol addictions, bipolar disorder and an eating disorder for years and underwent rehab in 2010, at age 18. She has spoken about her personal struggles before and revisits them in July s edition of American Way magazine…

Violent personality Disorder
September 26, 2021

Violent personality Disorder

This review aims to cast light on the relationship between personality disorders (PDs) and violence, in particular on the possible mechanisms that mediate the relationship. While the literature clearly indicates that PDs are linked to violence [, ], an answer to the question “What is the link?” is obscured by several factors. First, confusion exists over how…

Symptoms of mental Illness in Adults
September 20, 2021

Symptoms of mental Illness in Adults

Let’s take a look at some of the subtle signs of mental illness in adults. Thought mental illness isn’t always clear to identify, there are some signs that may lead you to a better understanding of how to treat your symptoms. Take a look at the list of signs below and consider whether or not they describe what you’re experiencing. Signs of Mental Illness In Adults…

Seasonal Affective Disorder Psychology
July 10, 2021

Seasonal Affective Disorder Psychology

Treatment approaches to alleviate the symptoms of SAD typically include combinations of antidepressant medication, light therapy, Vitamin D, and counseling. Because winter depression may be caused by a reaction to a lack of sunlight, broad-band light therapy is frequently used as a treatment option. This therapy requires a light box or a light visor worn on the…

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