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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…

How to Identify mental Disorders?
June 10, 2021

How to Identify mental Disorders?

Teaching may be one of the most difficult jobs in the world, with expectations and demands coming from all sides. Teachers juggle content standards, the social and emotional needs of students, behavior, and often trauma, but they also are the first line of defense when students have mental health problems. Paying attention to all these elements helps create a…

Underlying mental Illness
May 11, 2021

Underlying mental Illness

NIMH continues to support clinical trial applications through clinical trial-specific funding opportunity announcements (FOAs). NIMH requires an experimental therapeutics approach to the development and testing of interventions, in which they serve not only as potential treatments, but as probes to generate information about the mechanisms underlying a disorder…

Most Interesting mental Disorders
January 11, 2021

Most Interesting mental Disorders

Suzanne Tucker / Shutterstock.com Slide 1 of 15 The release of a new medical text doesn’t normally generate the kind of fever-pitch anticipation of say, a new Harry Potter book or iPhone model. But the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders, or DSM for short, is an exception. The American Psychiatric Association released its revised fifth edition…

Define current Issues
December 24, 2020

Define current Issues

There are seventeen manuscripts published in the current issue including ten original research articles, one review, four case reports, and two scientific letters.The IJMC website includes previous and current issue search, paper submission information, paper reviews, a table of contents for the current issue, editorial from the current issue, and purchasing…

What is DSM Criteria?
December 18, 2020

What is DSM Criteria?

Autism Speaks is pleased to provide the full-text of the diagnostic criteria for autism spectrum disorder (ASD) and the related diagnosis of social communication disorder (SCD), as they appear in the fifth edition of the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM-5). As of May 2013, psychologists and psychiatrists will be using these criteria…

What is Considered mental health?
October 31, 2020

What is Considered mental health?

Some of the voices least heard in the discussion to privatize the Medicaid-funded behavioral health system in Michigan or improve the current system are the families of those 350, people with mental health problems, substance abuse addictions or the intellectually or developmentally disabled. I sat down recently with 10 family and board members of the Alliance…

What are 10?
September 25, 2020

What are 10?

Although none of the institutions listed below can lay claim to being the oldest universities in the world, two date back to the 17th century, and all of these historic US universities date back to before the American Revolution commenced in 1765. Six of the universities below are also members of the prestigious Ivy League, and all have managed to combine their…

What are the Different personality Disorders?
September 19, 2020

What are the Different personality Disorders?

Personality disorders form a class of mental disorders that are characterized by long-lasting, rigid patterns of thought and behavior. Because of the inflexibility and pervasiveness of these patterns, they can cause serious problems and issues in a person s life if they are diagnosed with a personality disorder. Personality disorders are categorized by clusters…

Types of therapy for mental Illness
August 20, 2020

Types of therapy for mental Illness

Different approaches to therapy include: Psychodynamic therapy is based on the assumption that a person is having emotional problems because of unresolved, generally unconscious conflicts, often stemming from childhood. The goal of this type of therapy is for the patient to understand and cope better with these feelings by talking about the experiences. Psychodynamic…

Society Social Issues
July 15, 2020

Society Social Issues

Alison Powell, Assistant Professor at LSE, investigates how data and algorithms effect our daily lives, from negotiating public transport and booking restaurants, to the more serious issues of surveillance and privacy. She argues that there is a greater need for algorithmic accountability in order for us to understand its impact, both positive and negative, on…

Effect of Obesity on mental health
May 9, 2020

Effect of Obesity on mental health

Non-pregnant obese women are more likely to have depression than women of a normal weight. However, we know little about the effects of obesity on mental health during pregnancy. In this project we are looking at the relationships between obesity, mental disorders and pregnancy complications by reviewing all studies on the topic that have already been published…

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