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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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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...

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...

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...

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,...

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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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RUMINATION DISORDER

Overview Rumination syndrome is a condition in which people repeatedly and unintentionally spit up (regurgitate) undigested or partially digested food...

FETAL ALCOHOL SPECTRUM DISORDER

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

ANXIETY DISORDER

Anxiety Disorder Anxiety Before understanding the causes, symptoms and other roots associated with the disorder, understanding the term anxiety is the...

PICA DISORDER

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

Periodic limb movement disorder

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

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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...

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...

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...

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...

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),...

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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...

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...

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),...

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...

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...

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...

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