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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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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...

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....

Sensory processing disorder

Sensory processing disorder (SPD also known as sensory integration dysfunction) is a condition where multisensory integration is not adequately processed in order to provide...

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...

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...

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,...

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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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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...

general anxiety disorder

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

Somatic symptom disorder (SSD)

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

ACUTE STRESS DISORDER

A person who has experienced or witnessed a life-threatening, terrifying or otherwise deeply traumatic event may, in some cases,...

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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 these systems for them to...

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...

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...

Sensory processing disorder

Sensory processing disorder (SPD also known as sensory integration dysfunction) is a condition where multisensory integration is not adequately processed in order to provide...

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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PSYCHOTIC DISORDER

Psychotic disorders are severe mental disorders that cause abnormal thinking and perceptions. People with psychoses lose touch with reality. Two of the main symptoms...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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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