Mental Health Problems and Treatment The typical reaction of a person, who is advised to consult a psychiatrist, is “Am I mad?” There are lot …
Mental illness is an ailment which needs to be treated clinically (like diabetes, hypothyroidism, etc,).
Sexual organs come into my thoughts when praying to god”
“Sexual thoughts come to me when am talking with somebody who are my sister’s / mother’s status”.
Yes, apart from AUTISM, ADHD, DYSLEXIA, which are particular to children they are also suffering from all kinds of mental illnesses…
When the behavior and traits that make up an individual’s personality become disordered, social and occupational functioning can be impaired.
A person’s reaction to everyday stress can sometimes go awry, resulting in maladaptive behavior.
Sudden urges to act in a socially deviant or pathological way are called impulse control disorders.
This category includes both sexually deviant disorders (of which nine are recognized, such as fetishism….
In the five conditions grouped under this label, an individual’s personality is “split” or markedly altered.
Soma is the Greek word for “body”. This category covers physical illnesses or complaints, such as pain or nausea that have no identifiable physical cause.
The common thread in these conditions is a reaction that is disproportionate to any apparent objective cause, or stimulus.
This category covers nine extreme mood conditions, such as being chronically elated (manic) or morbidly depressed.
Of 12 identified conditions affecting sleep patterns, one of the easiest to determine how to treat, once properly diagnosed….
This category covers psychosis – a form of mental derangement characterized by severely impaired ability to function effectively in the external world
There are several types of delusions that persist for at least one month. For example, a grandiose delusion involves an inflated sense of self-worth…
All diagnosed schizophrenics share certain afflictions, such as hallucinations and incoherence lasting for a week or more. The American Psychiatric Association recognizes five sub types …
This category includes three disorders, all of which involve someone who craves a sick role and thus pretends to have a physical or psychological condition.
All the 22 different conditions in this group involve abuse of or addiction to various psychoactive drugs.
This is the largest category, listing 69 different mental impairments that appear to result from organic (or physical) damage caused by drugs…
This category is made up of more than 42 different conditions and illnesses, all of which usually first appear in infancy, childhood, or adolescence.