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AUTONOMIC DISORDER

The autonomic nervous system (ANS) controls several basic functions, including: heart rate body temperature breathing rate digestion sensation You don’t have to think consciously about...
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ILLNESS ANXIETY DISORDER

Illness anxiety disorder (previously called hypochondriasis, a term that has been abandoned because of its pejorative connotation) most commonly begins during early adulthood and...

Myeloproliferative neoplasm

Myeloproliferative Neoplasm The myeloproliferative neoplasms (MPNs), previously myeloproliferative diseases (MPDs), are a group of diseases of the bone marrow in which excess cells are produced....

RUMINATION DISORDER

Overview Rumination syndrome is a condition in which people repeatedly and unintentionally spit up (regurgitate) undigested or partially digested food from the stomach, rechew it,...

Periodic limb movement disorder

OVERVIEW Periodic limb movement disorder (PLMD) is a condition that was formerly called sleep myoclonus or nocturnal myoclonus. It is described as repetitive limb movements...

DISSOCIATIVE IDENTITY DISORDER

   DISSOCIATIVE IDENTITY DISORDER (DID)   INTRODUCTION Dissociative identity disorder, formerly referred to as multiple personality disorder, is characterized by a person's identity fragmenting into two or more...

Seizure disorder

A seizure and a seizure disorder are not the same. A seizure is single occurrence of uncontrolled electrical activity in the brain, usually for...

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ANXIETY DISORDER

Anxiety Disorder Anxiety Before understanding the causes, symptoms and other roots associated with the disorder, understanding the term anxiety is the first step. It refers to...

ACUTE STRESS DISORDER

A person who has experienced or witnessed a life-threatening, terrifying or otherwise deeply traumatic event may, in some cases, develop acute stress disorder (ASD),...

COLONY COLLAPSE DISORDER

Colony collapse disorder (CCD), disorder affecting honeybee colonies that are characterized by sudden colony death, with a lack of healthy adult bees inside the...

SPLIT PERSONALITY DISORDER

Dissociative identity disorder (DID) was formerly called multiple personality disorder. It is a mental illnesses that involves disruptions or breakdowns of memory, awareness, identity...

AUTOIMMUNE DISORDER

An autoimmune disease is a condition in which your immune system mistakenly attacks your body. The immune system normally guards against germs like bacteria and...

Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder

Attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is a brain disorder marked by an ongoing pattern of inattention and/or hyperactivity-impulsivity that interferes with functioning or development. Inattention means a...

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ILLNESS ANXIETY DISORDER

Illness anxiety disorder (previously called hypochondriasis, a term that has been abandoned because of its pejorative connotation) most commonly...

IMPULSE CONTROL DISORDER

Impulse control disorders (ICDs) are common psychiatric conditions in which affected individuals typically report significant impairment in social and...

SPLIT PERSONALITY DISORDER

Dissociative identity disorder (DID) was formerly called multiple personality disorder. It is a mental illnesses that involves disruptions or...

ALL ABOUT BORDERLINE PERSONALITY DISORDER – Symptoms, causes, diagnosis, treatments

ALL ABOUT BORDERLINE PERSONALITY DISORDER   Borderline Personality Disorder (BPD)   A borderline personality disorder is a pattern of feelings and behaviors that...

Seizure disorder

A seizure and a seizure disorder are not the same. A seizure is single occurrence of uncontrolled electrical activity...

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AUTOIMMUNE DISORDER

An autoimmune disease is a condition in which your immune system mistakenly attacks your body. The immune system normally guards against germs like bacteria and...

NARCISSISTIC PERSONALITY DISORDER

OVERVIEW Narcissistic personality disorder (NPD) is a mental condition  which people have an inflated sense of their own importance. It often involves a pattern of self-centered, arrogant...

SPLIT PERSONALITY DISORDER

Dissociative identity disorder (DID) was formerly called multiple personality disorder. It is a mental illnesses that involves disruptions or breakdowns of memory, awareness, identity...

Periodic limb movement disorder

OVERVIEW Periodic limb movement disorder (PLMD) is a condition that was formerly called sleep myoclonus or nocturnal myoclonus. It is described as repetitive limb movements...

ALL ABOUT BORDERLINE PERSONALITY DISORDER – Symptoms, causes, diagnosis, treatments

ALL ABOUT BORDERLINE PERSONALITY DISORDER   Borderline Personality Disorder (BPD)   A borderline personality disorder is a pattern of feelings and behaviors that seem appropriate and justified to...

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ILLNESS ANXIETY DISORDER

Illness anxiety disorder (previously called hypochondriasis, a term that has been abandoned because of its pejorative connotation) most commonly begins during early adulthood and...

Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder

Attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is a brain disorder marked by an ongoing pattern of inattention and/or hyperactivity-impulsivity that interferes with functioning or development. Inattention means a...

WHAT IS A BIPOLAR DISORDER ?

BIPOLAR DISORDER     Overview about Bipolar disorder   Bipolar disorder, also known as maniac depression, brings extreme mood swings which include high and low moods and changes in...

AUTOIMMUNE DISORDER

An autoimmune disease is a condition in which your immune system mistakenly attacks your body. The immune system normally guards against germs like bacteria and...

Myeloproliferative neoplasm

Myeloproliferative Neoplasm The myeloproliferative neoplasms (MPNs), previously myeloproliferative diseases (MPDs), are a group of diseases of the bone marrow in which excess cells are produced....

FETAL ALCOHOL SPECTRUM DISORDER

Fetal alcohol spectrum disorders (FASDs) is an umbrella term used to describe the range of effects that can occur in an individual with prenatal...

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