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Eating Disorders.

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 Read More …

Personality Disorder Characterized by Anxious or Fearful Behavior: Avoidant, Schizotypal

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 Read More …

Dependent & Obsessive-Compulsive personality disorder.

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 Read More …

Personality Disorder Characterized by Dramatic, Emotional, or Erratic Behavior: Histrionic & Narcissistic

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 Read More …

Personality Disorder Characterized by Dramatic, Emotional, or Erratic Behavior: Antisocial & Borderline

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. Read More …

Personality Disorder Characterized by Odd or Eccentric Behavior: Paranoid, Schizoid

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 Read More …

Personality Disorders and Gender Differences.

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 Read More …

Delusional Disorder.

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 Read More …

Schizoaffective Disorder.

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). Read More …

Schizophreniform Disorder.

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., Read More …

Schizophrenia.

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 Read More …

Suicide and Cyclothymic Disorder.

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. Read More …