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What are some signs of mental health disorders?

What are some signs of mental health disorders?

Mental health: Answering this question would take a whole textbook to write, however, some signs include anxiety, depressed or labile moods, cognitive dysfunction, addiction, break in reality, all of which interfere with daily functioning or cause distress. ...Read more

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Mental Disorder (Definition)

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


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Can you list some common symtoms of bipolar mental disorder?

Can you list some common symtoms of bipolar mental disorder?

You may know that: Bipolar disorder manifests in extreme mood swings between depression and mania/hyperactivity. Some folks are more hyper and some more depressed. The cycle can be very quick or span over days. A licensed mental health professional can diagnose and treat you. It's best to go to someone who has a lot of experience w/this. Your family doc can refer you. Peace and good health. ...Read more

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Constant moods and anxiety, any sign of a mental disorder?

All depends: All of us are moody and irritable at times. If moodiness persists and isn't clearly connected to things happening in your life, then it could be a sign of something worth looking into, especially if other symptoms such as tiredness, decreased motivation, poor sleep, or thoughts of self-harm are present. May be physical, may be psychological; whatever the reason don't hesitate to seek help.. ...Read more

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What are the physical and mental effects of severe health and genral anxiety disorders?

What are the physical and mental effects of severe health and genral anxiety disorders?

Very broad question: Can you help us understand your situation by defining what you mean when you say SEVERE HEALTH DISORDERS. I can see that you list anxiety as a major condition of yours. What are your physical ailments? Have any been diagnosed by a physician such as hypertension, diabetes, cancer, asthma, etc.? ...Read more

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What are the mental disorders associated with rumination?

What are the mental disorders associated with rumination?

Rumination: Ruminations can be associated with worrying, such as in Obsessive Compulsive disorder, or with Negative Automatic thoughts, such as in Depression. ...Read more

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What types of mental disorders are associated with delusions / visions?

What types of mental disorders are associated with delusions / visions?

Many: Many possibilities: drug intoxication, especially with hallucinogens; drug withdrawal, such as alcohol; sometimes bipolar disorder; schizophrenia; delirium -- where acute medical conditions affect mental functioning; some forms of dementia also. Sometimes severe psychotic depression can show this as well. ...Read more

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Spiritual causes of mental disorder?

Spiritual causes of mental disorder?

What do you mean?: What do you mean by "spiritual?" this is not a term that is often used by mental health or medical practitioners when discussing the various causes of mental disorders. Usually we speak of "biopsychosocial" causes. But, to explain mental disorders we consider all aspects of a person, including one's religious or spiritual beliefs. Certainly, what one believes affects one's mental health. ...Read more

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Are delusions of grandeur linked to mental disorder?

Are delusions of grandeur linked to mental disorder?

Yes: Delusions of grandeur can be part of several mental disorders, such as mania, schizophrenia, and schizoaffective disorder. Delusions are fixed, false beliefs that do not budge even when confronted with contradicting information. So, these show lack of reality contact -- a cardinal sign of mental disorder. ...Read more

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What are the medical causes of a disorder like schizophrenia?

What are the medical causes of a disorder like schizophrenia?

Unknown: There are many studies that are highly suggestive that this disease is caused by an abnormal metabolism or use of Dopamine and related transmitters in the brain and studies with pet scan show increase and abnormal use in the frontal part of the brain this is the area that can control mood and behaviours. ...Read more

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What are causes & psychological impacts of adolescent depression?

What are causes & psychological impacts of adolescent depression?

Teen depression: Teen depression can occur as a result of genetics, long standing pessimism, trauma, self-esteem difficulties and an overall negative view of self, the world and the future.cognitive behavior therapy and mindfulness may help improve / resolve these difficulties. Assistance from family is also very important. ...Read more

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What are some of the health problems associated with anorexia nervosa, and binge-eating disorders?

What are some of the health problems associated with anorexia nervosa, and binge-eating disorders?

Starving & other: The symptoms of anorexia are mostly related to starvation or malnutrition. They can be quite severe including heart failure, loss of bone strength, dehydration, loss of menstruation. Binge eating (eating too much at one sitting) is not really associated with symptoms other than weight gain. Binge eating and vomiting (bulimia) is associated with health problems that are due to the vomiting. ...Read more

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What are main causes of perceptual changes in all senses, mainly vision? ( mental and brain disorders)

What are main causes of perceptual changes in all senses, mainly vision? ( mental and brain disorders)

An essay: There is enough information about this to write a book. When there is brain disorder of any type, firing occurs of neurons not always in a logical sequence. The brain attempts to make sense of the disorder by producing perceptual changes, imagery, sensations,etc. to try and order the disorder. The causes for the disorder can fill a textbook of neurology. ...Read more

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What are the social and cultural causes of binge eating disorder?

What are the social and cultural causes of binge eating disorder?

Self-hatred: Eating disorders are a form of self - hating. There are very rare, if any, genetic forms of this. We are born dependent and loving beings. At some critical junction in our development, we are negatively adulterated in a manner that becomes imprinted in our brain matter. We come to hate that part of us...And that may last a lifetime. ...Read more

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Please explain what are some mental disorders involving extreme lonliness?

Depression is: The #1 loneliest mental disorder, but people with social anxiety are very cut off drom others as well. ...Read more

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What sort of disorder is emotional health problems?

What sort of disorder is emotional health problems?

Broad category: "emotional health problems" is a nonspecific, nonmedical term referring to any conditions that affect someone's sense of well-being, usually distinguishing a "physical" illness from a "mental illness." anxiety, depression, and personality disorders are examples. Of course, phsical illnesses such as cancer or heart disease or pain may also cause emotional health problems. ...Read more

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Are mental health psychologists a kind of doctor?

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Are mental health psychologists a kind of doctor?

Psychologist: Not Medical doctors, but Doctorate in Psychology (PhD). ...Read more

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What are some types of mental illnesses? Schizophrenia, bipolar disorder?

What are some types of mental illnesses? Schizophrenia, bipolar disorder?

DSM: There is a huge, thick book called the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders which will give you each and every one. ...Read more

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Is hostility a mental illness of sorts please?

Is hostility a mental illness of sorts please?

Hostility in and of: Itself, is not a mental illness, but as a symptom, it could be related to a number of possible illnesses. I would strongly advise first a thorough physical examination with your family doctor to run out any underlying medical problems as the cause and then an evaluation with a psychiatrist. We are here to help. ...Read more

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Delusions of grandeur linked to mental disorder in my boss?

Delusions of grandeur linked to mental disorder in my boss?

Hard to comment: I am not sure what you're asking. If you wonder whether delusions of grandeur can be linked to a mental disorder, the answer is yes. If you wonder whether your boss specifically is having these, only s/he and his/her psychiatrist know for sure. ...Read more