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What are the causes of agoraphobia?

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What are the causes of agoraphobia?

Agoraphobia: Exact causes are currently unknown, although some hypothesize the causes are other anxiety disorders, stressful environment, or substance abuse such as chronic use of alcohol/sedatives/nicotine. ...Read more

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What are the causes of tourette?

What are the causes of tourette?

Not known: Tourette syndrome is a neurologic disorder of unknown etiology. Please consult this site for more info. http://www.ninds.nih.gov/disorders/tourette/detail_tourette.htm. ...Read more

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What are the causes of schizophrenia?

What are the causes of schizophrenia?

We used to think: That schizophrenia was due to inadequate parenting. Unfortunately, blame was placed on parents and families; however, although the environment can play a part in making things worse, the cause is probably physiological. Medications help control the symptoms. Research seems to concur. Family and individual therapy can help the in families to be more supportive, but medication is what is most needed. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of trichotillomania?

What are the symptoms of trichotillomania?

Hair pulling: Trichotillomania involves hair pulling that results in hair loss, and the pulling doesn't stop after hair starts thinning out. ...Read more

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What are the causes of insomnia?

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What are the causes of insomnia?

Insomnia: Primary or secondary. Examples of secondary are mood disorders, medications, illnesses such as hyperthyroidism, or effect of illicit substances, also effect of environment. ...Read more

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What are the cause of autism?

What are the cause of autism?

Not Yet: We know from results of massive amounts of research that immunizations are not the cause.As yet, there are many theories , but nothing remotely proven. ...Read more

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What are the causes of bulimia?

What are the causes of bulimia?

Several causes: Bulimia is a multifactorial disorder, causes include genetic, psychological, biological, social and environmental. Eating disorders are a phenomenon of newer world with pressures from tv, movies and stress of maintaining body shape. ...Read more

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What are the causes of dementia?

What are the causes of dementia?

Many causes: Some are heredity like huntingtons, early alzheimers, some are vascular with same risk as heart disease, others are due to infection (menigitits) or trauma (ie multiple head trauma), some related to auto immune disease. Clearly too many types to worry about. Eat healthy and exercise, get regular check-up and enjoy your brain now. ...Read more

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What are the main symptoms of ocd?

What are the main symptoms of ocd?

Ocd: Ocd is an anxiety disorder characterized by obsessive or ruminative thoughts. Repetitious or ritualistic behaviors may also be present. The person may be very rigid in thinking. May get into number counting. ...Read more

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What are the underlying causes of addiction?

What are the underlying causes of addiction?

Genetics, : Life trauma that is not dealt with. Personality and interpersonal issues. These are the main causes, sociocultural issues play a big role as well. Of course, availability of the addictive object play a big role also. ...Read more

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What are the causes of dystonia?

What are the causes of dystonia?

Unclear.: We do not understand the causes of dystonias at a mechanistic level. We do divide dystonias into two types: primary and secondary. In primary dystonia there is likely a genetic predisposition with an environmental trigger. Secondary dystonias are caused by trauma, brain disease or certain medications such as neuroleptics (major tranquilizers). ...Read more

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What are the causes of anorexia?

What are the causes of anorexia?

Multiple Factors: There is no one cause for the onset of anorexia nervosa eating disorder. Predisposing factors, including genetic susceptibility, have been shown in research to account for up 60% of cause of onset. Precipitating factors are often related to emotional factors and stressors including trauma. Social and media expectations also receive some blame. Short answer, a combination of biology/environment. ...Read more

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What are the causes of anorexia?

What are the causes of anorexia?

Many: Anorexia denotes a decrease in, or lack of both appetite & hunger. This can be caused by to mention a few causes emotional disorder, drugs, nutritional & endocrine deficiencies, anemia, etc. In a person especially a female at your age it is a very serious condition and I would advise you not to delay and get to see your family physician ASAP if you are indeed concerned about anorexia. ...Read more

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What are the causes of tinnitis?

What are the causes of tinnitis?

Hearing damage: Generally, you can think of tinnitus as a "phantom limb" syndrome following loss of some of your hearing (usually high frequency hearing loss). A hearing test may be useful. ...Read more

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Doctors, what are the causes of schizophrenia?

Doctors, what are the causes of schizophrenia?

Multifactorial: Actual is yet to be known does involve an inherited or spontaneously acquired genetic risk and concurrent stress the resultant symptoms are currently believed to be contributed to by aberrant functions of neurochemicals in the central nervous system. Ultimately, this is likely too simple of an explanation. ...Read more

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What are the causes of alcoholism?

What are the causes of alcoholism?

Alcoholism: It's an incredibly complex combination of genetic and environmental factors that are poorly understood. Alcoholism can run quite strongly, suggesting a genetic component, but also, the environment plays heavily into the clinical picture, i.e., how much one is around alcohol. Proponents of Alcoholics Anonymous believe that alcoholism is a spiritual problem, or one of characterological defect. ...Read more