Eating disorder is defined as a psychological disorder centering on the avoidance, excessive consumption or purging of food. It is also said regarding eating disorder that it is a type
Avoidant Personality Disorder. Anxious (Avoidant) Personality Disorder is a condition characterized by extreme shyness, feelings of inadequacy, and sensitivity to rejection. These individuals feel inferior to others. This disorder is
Dependent Personality Disorder. Dependent personality disorder- one of a group of conditions called anxious personality disorders, marked by feelings of nervousness and fear. DPD also marked by helplessness, submissiveness, a
Histrionic Personality Disorder. Histrionic personality disorder, often abbreviated as (HPD), is a type of personality disorder in which the affected individual displays an enduring pattern of attention- seeking and excessively
Antisocial Personality Disorder. Antisocial personality disorder is a type of chronic mental illness in which a person’s ways of thinking, perceiving situations and relating to others are abnormal and destructive.
Three personality disorder- paranoid, schizoid, and schizotypal share common features that resemble some of the psychotic symptoms seen in schizophrenia. These odd or eccentric personality disorders are described next. Paranoid
A personality disorders is a type of mental disorder in which you have a rigid and unhealthy pattern of thinking, functioning and behaving. A person with a personality disorder has
Delusions are beliefs that are not generally held by other members of a society. The major feature of delusional disorder is a persistent belief that is contrary to reality, in
Schizoaffective Disorder is an uninterrupted illness featuring at some time a major depressive episode, manic episode, or mixed episode concurrently with characteristic symptoms of schizophrenia (e.g., delusions, hallucinations, disorganized speech, catatonic behavior).
American Psychological Association refers Schizophreniform disorder as a disorder whose essential features are identical to those of schizophrenia except that the total duration is between 1 and 6 months (i.e.,
Schizophrenia is a serious mental illness characterized by incoherent or illogical thoughts, bizarre behavior and speech, and delusions or hallucinations, such as hearing voices. The age of onset is typically
American Psychological Association refers cyclothymic disorder as a mood disorder characterized by periods of hypomanic symptoms and periods of depressive symptoms that occur over the course of at least 2 years.