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Besides being a character trait, is there any mental disorder that could be related to being an extreeeemely sore loser yet not having a big ego?

Besides being a character trait, is there any mental disorder that could be related to being an extreeeemely sore loser yet not having a big ego?

Passive aggressive: behavior may be what you're describing. Society teaches many of us to repress anger so we're reluctant to speak up when we feel offended. Like a chemical reaction, this always produces resentment, holding it in but expressing anger indirectly, often unaware of it. A sore loser views losing as a big deal but is it? Learning to speak up & to work thru defeat are good therapy topics. :) ...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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What causes mental disorders?

Many factors: Unfortunately, we don't know exactly what causes any particular mental disorder, maybe with the exception of PTSD. Some are genetically based, but they may not show up in all members of a family. Equally frrequent are environmentally based causes such as chronic neglect or abuse, but these also don't always develop in everyone exposed. It is an ongoing and longstanding question. ...Read more

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Cannabis mental disorder effect?

Cannabis mental disorder effect?

Cannabis effects: Smoking cannabis can cause distorted perceptions, impaired coordination, difficulty with thinking and problem solving, and problems with learning and memory. In some, it precipitates ongoing psychosis. In chronic users the adverse impact on learning and memory can last for days or weeks after the acute effects of the drug wear off. Everyday users could be functioning sub-optimally all the time. ...Read more

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Is self-injury really a mental disorder?

Is self-injury really a mental disorder?

Self-injury: Self-injury can be part of several mental disorders -- and goes against health and well-being in all of them. Some choose this method to deal with emotional pain, but it leads to more suffering in the long run. Frequent self-injurers are often dealing with personal trauma and feel this provides some temporary relief. Please work with a psychologist or other mental health professional on this. ...Read more

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Is having a severe phobia a mental disorder?

Can be.: A problem only becomes a disorder if it affects your ability to lead a normal life. If you find yourself unable to interact w/ people or accomplish the things you need to do the you have a disorder that warrants treatment with psychiatric medications, such as SSRIs. ...Read more

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Is enjoying paraphilia porn a mental disorder?

Is enjoying paraphilia porn a mental disorder?

Enjoying porn: Enjoyment of pornography can be an normal means of sexual arousal, and even couples may enjoy viewing pornography together. With the ever-present availability, accessibility and affordability of free porn on the internet, there becomes a risk that a person might become fixated on porn as the primary means of achieving sexual gratification. If so, help from a professional might be considered. ...Read more

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Help please! is anorexia a mental disorder or not?

Help please! is anorexia a mental disorder or not?

It depends: Anorexia (this word alone, mistakenly used sometimes as synonym of anorexia nervosa) is just a symptom, with different possible causes. But anorexia nervosa technically is defined as mental disorder. So we should know first which one you are referring to. ...Read more

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How is somatotherapy used to treat mental disorders?

Somatotherapy: Somatotherapy has generally been defined as the treatment of mental illness by physical means instead of psychotherapy. Physical means would be the use of treatments like drugs, electro-shock therapy (ECT) or surgical interventions. Most psychiatric interventions are either the use of drugs or ECT for drug resistant depressions. ...Read more

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Can street drugs trigger a dormant mental disorder?

Yes and no: street drugs, especially stimulus can stimulate or induce a psychosis, causing hallucinations, agitation and even violent behavior. It's usually not permanent, if the drugs are stopped. ...Read more