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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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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...

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...

DELUSIONAL DISORDER

Delusions are fixed beliefs that do not change, even when a person is presented with conflicting evidence. Delusions are considered "bizarre" if they are...

Somatic symptom disorder (SSD)

Somatic symptom disorder (SSD) occurs when a person feels extreme anxiety about physical symptoms such as pain or fatigue. The person has intense thoughts,...

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...

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...

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obsessive compulsive personality disorder

Obsessive-compulsive personality disorder (OCPD) is a mental condition in which a person is preoccupied with: Rules Orderliness Control Obsessive-compulsive personality disorder (OCPD) is a personality disorder that’s characterized...

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...

EXCORIATION DISORDER

Excoriation disorder (also referred to as chronic skin-picking or dermatillomania) is a mental illness related to obsessive-compulsive disorder. It...

obsessive compulsive personality disorder

Obsessive-compulsive personality disorder (OCPD) is a mental condition in which a person is preoccupied with: Rules Orderliness Control Obsessive-compulsive personality disorder (OCPD) is...

general anxiety disorder

Generalized Anxiety Disorder is one of the most common anxiety disorders and affects approximately 3.1% of the American adult...

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EXCORIATION DISORDER

Excoriation disorder (also referred to as chronic skin-picking or dermatillomania) is a mental illness related to obsessive-compulsive disorder. It is characterized by repeated picking...

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 these systems for them to...

DELUSIONAL DISORDER

Delusions are fixed beliefs that do not change, even when a person is presented with conflicting evidence. Delusions are considered "bizarre" if they are...

obsessive compulsive personality disorder

Obsessive-compulsive personality disorder (OCPD) is a mental condition in which a person is preoccupied with: Rules Orderliness Control Obsessive-compulsive personality disorder (OCPD) is a personality disorder that’s characterized...

PICA DISORDER

Pica is an eating disorder that involves eating items that are not typically thought of as food and that do not contain significant nutritional...

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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...

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 these systems for them to...

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...

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),...

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...

IMPULSE CONTROL DISORDER

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

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