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What is the technical definition of personality disorder?

What is the technical definition of personality disorder?

Pervasive pattern: A personality disorder is a pervasive dysfunctional pattern of interacting with the larger social world. It impacts one's interpersonal and intrapersonal functioning. ...Read more

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What is the technical definition of pro-rex (eating disorder)?

What is the technical definition of pro-rex (eating disorder)?

Eating disorder: It sounds like this is a web site or group for people with eating disorders that tells them that they are fine and should ignore the advice from family, therapists and doctors that they need to get help to treat the eating disorder. Several years ago, it was called pro-ana (for anorexia). If that is what you are referring to, it is very dangerous. ...Read more

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What is the technical definition of panic disorder please?

What is the technical definition of panic disorder please?

Sxs: Panic attacks are usually brief. They often last a couple of minutes to around ten minutes. Symptoms can include a sense of severe anxiety or panic as well as chest tightness or pain and a rapid or pounding heartbeat. A person can experience hot flashes or chills and perspire heavily. There may be a sense of a tickle sensation in the stomach or nausea. When a person has a panic attack they. ...Read more

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What is the technical definition of post traumatic disorder?

What is the technical definition of post traumatic disorder?

PTSD: Is an anxiety disorder which develops following a traumatic experience. Symptoms include re-experiencing the traumatic event such as flashbacks or recurrent distressing dreams, avoiding reminders of the trauma such as isolation & amnesia of event, & increased emotional arousal/anxiety such as poor sleep or irritability or anger outbursts. ...Read more

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What is the technical definition of parenchymal liver disease?

What is the technical definition of parenchymal liver disease?

Disease of the liver: It is disease involving the liver cells. It is not different than just saying "liver disease.". ...Read more

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What is the technical definition of post traumatic stress disorder and how it should be handled?

What is the technical definition of post traumatic stress disorder and how it should be handled?

PTSD is a condition: That may develop after experiencing a horrific or life threatening experience (s). It has symptoms of hypervigilance, marked arousal (fight vs flight rxns), reliving through intrussive memories, nightmares & possibly flashbacks with avoidance of thoughts, memories or triggers for feelings about traumatic events. Treatment is best with a therapist who is experienced with ptsd. ...Read more

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What is the technical definition of peripheral artery disease symptoms?

What is the technical definition of peripheral artery disease symptoms?

Peripheral Artery: The symptoms can include pain, numbness, weakness, wounds, gangrene, or slow healing of the affected extremity. The most common early sign is claudication, which is defined as muscle discomfort or cramping brought on by exercise & relieved with rest. Chronic pain in the leg or foot, often a achiness or burning, is also common. Get testing w/ ultrasound or blood pressures of the legs by vascular MD ...Read more

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What is the technical definition of pdd-nos (pervasive developmental disorder)?

What is the technical definition of pdd-nos (pervasive developmental disorder)?

PDD: Pdd means pervasive developmental disorder. It is no longer in use in the usa. It is part of the autism spectrum disorder, and should be referred to as an autism spectrum disorder. It is usually a less severe form than classic autism. ...Read more

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What is the medical definition of hypoparathyroid disease?

What is the medical definition of hypoparathyroid disease?

Hypoparathyroid dz: Hypoparathyroid disease = decreased production of parathyroid hormone causing low calcium. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: Wilson's disease?

What is the definition or description of: Wilson's disease?

Wilson's disease: Wilson's disease is a genetic disorder which causes copper to accumulates in body tissues & may cause psychiatric or neurological sx's & liver disease. ...Read more

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What is the definition of pompe disease?

GSD type II: This website will be helpful: http://www. Ninds. Nih. Gov/disorders/pompe/pompe. Htm. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: Addison's disease?

What is the definition or description of: Addison's disease?

Adrenal deficiency: Chronic adrenal insufficiency.
You may consult this site for more information on this topic.

http://www. Mayoclinic. Org/diseases-conditions/addisons-disease/home/ovc-20155636
For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Drink enough water daily, so that your urine is mostly colorless. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco, alcohol, weed or street drugs in any form.
Practice safe sex. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: hodgkin's disease?

What is the definition or description of: hodgkin's disease?

It is a type of Lymp: Hodgkin disease is a type of lymphoma and it is a type cancer which mainly affects the lymph nodes. It has excellent treatment and is a curable type of cancer in over 90% of the affected individuals. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: gilbert's disease?

What is the definition or description of: gilbert's disease?

Benign illness: Gilbert's disease is a benign (non-cancerous) liver illness which is characterized by a slightly elevated bilirubin on blood test. ...Read more

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What is the definition of a neurological disorder?

What is the definition of a neurological disorder?

Neurological dis.: Diseases of the nervous system (brain, spinal cord, nerves), such as Strokes, Seizures, Migraines, etc. ...Read more

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What is the technical definition of pain management?

What is the technical definition of pain management?

Pain Management: The pain provider will comprehensively address the history of your chronic pain condition, review diagnostic tests and or order new ones, perform a detailed pertinent physical examination, then design an individualized treatment plan which can include injections, braces, creams, medications, physical therapy and more. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: Raynaud's disease?

What is the definition or description of: Raynaud's disease?

White fingers cold: It is vascular spasm in the fingers, toes, and can even involves the nose and ears and internal organs the blood vessels of the heart or kidneys in response to cold or stress causing the external elements especially the fingers, toes to turn white. Blue and red can also occur but I like to
Emphasize if not white I can not be clear. Others may have different criteria


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What is the definition or description of: Huntington's disease?

What is the definition or description of: Huntington's disease?

Huntington's disease: Huntington's disease = hereditary condition causing degeneration of brain’s nerve cells,
leading to cognitive and movement abnormalities.
See: http://www. Mayoclinic. Org/diseases-conditions/huntingtons-disease/basics/definition/CON-20030685 ...Read more

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What is the technical definition of polymyalgia rheumatico and how is it treated?

What is the technical definition of polymyalgia rheumatico and how is it treated?

See details: Pmr is a disease characterized by stiffness and pain in the upper arms and thighs and is associated almost always with significant elevations of blood tests known as the sed rate and crp. It is unusual in people under the age of 60 and improves dramatically with relatively small doses of prednisone. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: Still's disease?

What is the definition or description of: Still's disease?

Still's disease: Still's disease = inflammatory arthritis with fevers rash & joint pain. See: http://www. Mayoclinic. Org/diseases-conditions/adult-stills-disease/home/ovc-20190876 ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: Gaucher's disease?

What is the definition or description of: Gaucher's disease?

Gaucher's disease: Gaucher's disease = causes enlargement of organs such as spleen & liver due to accumulation of fatty substances in those organs. ...Read more

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Could you explain what is "krabbe disease" in an easy definition?

Could you explain what is "krabbe disease" in an easy definition?

Krabbe disease: Krabbe disease is degenerative disorder that affects the myelin sheath of the nervous system. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: Disorder of written expression?

What is the definition or description of: Disorder of written expression?

Learning disorder: Disorder of written expression is a learning disorder that impacts writing skills. See: http://www. Psychtreatment. Com/mental_health_diagnosis_written_disorder. Htm ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: pompe disease?

What is the definition or description of: pompe disease?

Pompe disease: Is glycogen storage disease type 2. Is an autosomal recessive metabolic disorder with muscle & nerve cell damage, leading to muscle weakness & myopathy throughout the body. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: mood disorders?

What is the definition or description of: mood disorders?

Mood disorders: Disturbance in moods affecting daily functioning or causing significant distress. Can be bipolar do, major depression, dysthymia, cyclothymia, or organic mood disorders. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: mental disorder?

What is the definition or description of: mental disorder?

Mental Disorder: A mental disorder is psychological condition or set of behaviors that either causes the individual emotional distress and/or results in impairment in various areas of their life. ...Read more

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