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What is Generalized Anxiety Disorder (GAD)

Generalized Anxiety Disorder is a typical anxiety disorder that is characterized by a steady and constant stressing, tension, and strain. Excessive worry is one of the main symptoms of this disorder. In addition, a large number of physical ...

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Schizophrenia; Overview of Schizophrenia Disorder

Schizophrenia is a mental disorder that is characterized by a disturbance in reality testing. Sometimes, these patients are not able to differentiate what is real or not. The common symptoms are firm beliefs such as ...

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Nine Common Myths about Schizophrenia

Myth; schizophrenia patients are dangerous and violent. Answer: Research has established an interesting fact that the violence rate in the general population is 4 percent while in schizophrenia it is 6 to 7 percent...

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What is Post-traumatic Stress Disorder?

An upsetting traumatic, dangerous or life-threatening event. This exposure can be in three ways: (1) Experience trauma directly in which the individual directly faces life-threatening events...

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What is Panic Attack?

It is a type of anxiety disorder where the symptoms of anxiety appear as episodes. According to DSM IV (Diagnostic and statistical manual; an American classification system of diseases 4th version), the panic attack is a state...

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An overview of Obsessive-Compulsive disorder

The obsessive-compulsive disorder is the anxiety disorder in which there are recurrent thoughts, urges or images (obsessions) intruding one’s mind followed by repetitive behaviors (compulsions) aimed at reducing the distress...

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What is Narcissistic Personality Disorder?

A Narcissistic personality disorder is characterized by an extreme sense of self-worth and an increased need for admiration. Narcissistic individuals are also in a habit of inflating their accomplishments. Their increased ...

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How can a family help a patient with schizophrenia?

Families play a very crucial role in the adjustment of people with schizophrenia. It is worth mentioning that it has not only a positive impact on long-term outcomes but also has a negative impact, if not managed properly...

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How to fall asleep without medicines/ what is sleep hygiene?

The maintenance of a healthy sleep routine is essential for the effective functioning of an individual. Sleep hygiene is attained by bringing modification in lifestyle and preparation for bedtime in order to improve...

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What is Bulimia Nervosa

Bulimia nervosa is an eating disorder which is characterized by repeated episodes of eating food in a large quantity. The quantity of food is excessively large than would a person could eat in a given amount of time...

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An overview of depression

Depression is one of the most common psychiatric disorders. Depression should be differentiated from normal mood changes after a stressful situation. It is not just a worry. Rather it is a psychiatric disorder and has a range...

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What is Borderline Personality Disorder? The Fragile Ego!!

Borderline personality disorder (BPD) is a complex syndrome and is believed to affect the individual in various domains. The prevalence in the general population varies from 1.5 to 2% and BPD is diagnosed 10 to 20% among psychiatric patients...

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What is Body Dysmorphic Disorder?

Body Dysmorphic Disorder (BDD) is a preoccupation with one or more perceived flaws in one’s physical appearance that are not observable or appear minor to others. People with BDD remain distressed due to imagined physical defects...

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Anger Management- A Step towards better Life

Anger is a feeling or emotion that ranges from mild irritation to intense fury and rage. Anger is a normal reaction. It can be good in a way that allows you to express your negative feelings but it becomes problematic when it turns destructive and expressed in the ...

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What is Addiction?

The term addiction refers to the uncontrollable use of drugs/substances resulting in various deleterious physical and psychological problems. The drugs usually have a direct effect on the brain. There are two main purposes for which the drugs are primarily ...

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What is Antisocial Personality Disorder?

As the term antisocial indicates that this personality disorder constitutes the behaviors that are deviant or against the norms set by society. It is a form of mental disorder, i.e. the inability to think clearly and behave in a controlled fashion...

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What is Bipolar Disorder?

Bipolar disorder is categorized as mood disorders. As the name indicates it has two types of mood variations depressed or ‘down’, elevated or ‘up’ mood (mania). During the depression, a person may feel unhappy or hopeless and interest is reduced...

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What is Anorexia Nervosa?

Anorexia nervosa is a condition of a disordered pattern of eating. It is a debilitating mental disorder. In this, the individual develops an inappropriate fear of gaining weight. As the term indicates that the individual has a loss of appetite due to some ...

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