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Alphabetical List Of Mental Disorders

This alphabetical Mental Disorders list, also called Psychological Disorders, Psychiatric Disorders, and Mental Illnesses has been gathered from a wide variety of sources including the DSM-IV, DSM 5, ICD-10 Chapter V, and online resources including the Wikipedia page on mental disorders and the American Psychiatric Association. While we have attempted to make this a complete alphabetical list of mental … Read more

Top 10 Stress Relief Games

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You certainly feel stressed from time to time: negative emotions and fatigue quite often come while you’re at work, and it seems really difficult to get rid of them, distract, and relax a little bit. To provide some examples, 80% of workers are stressed while managing their daily activities (especially those in the USA and China), … Read more

Signs of Depression in Men: 13 Indicators and What a Guy Can Do

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Medically reviewed by Dr. Ryan House. When you think of depression, you may think of someone laying in bed, unable to convince themselves to get up. This is because the mainstream has decided what depression should look like based mainly on women’s symptoms. Men, however, often express depression symptoms differently, making it difficult to spot. … Read more

Past Vs Present In Borderline Personality Disorder

Written by A.J. Mahari What is the past vs present in borderline personality disorder? Each person diagnosed with Borderline Personality Disorder is often re-experiencing his or her past in what would otherwise be his or her here and now. There is a high cost to this. The person with BPD continues to live a very painful, … Read more

Emotionally Abusive Borderline Relationships

Dealing with emotionally abusive borderline relationships can cause many to not recognize the signs of abuse because they feel love or empathy towards the borderline person. Emotional abuse is usually subtle and often we do not know it is occurring. It could be controlling someone’s behavior in passive-aggressive ways, so they feel guilty about going out … Read more

Narcissists, God, And Religion

“1 But know this, that in the last days perilous times will come: 2 For men will be lovers of themselves, lovers of money, boasters, proud, blasphemers, disobedient to parents, unthankful, unholy, 3 unloving, unforgiving, slanderers, without self-control, brutal, despisers of good, 4 traitors, headstrong, haughty, lovers of pleasure rather than lovers of God, 5 … Read more

What are Bad Nerves: Meaning, Types, and Treatment

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As a psychologist, I typically ask patients to describe the emotional state or social situation that brings them to my office. In 34 years of clinical experience, I’ve heard a variety of descriptions. Some individuals have researched their symptoms and may describe themselves as depressed, anxious, phobic, obsessive-compulsive, or anorexic. Others use common words or … Read more

Depression: ICD-10 Criteria

Posted by World Health Organization The Diagnostic Criteria of Major Depression as defined by the ICD-10 Classification of Mental and Behavioral Disorders (World Health Organization, Geneva, 1992) F33 Recurrent Depressive Disorder The disorder is characterized by repeated episodes of depression as specified in depressive episode (mild, moderate, or severe), without any history of independent episodes of mood elevation … Read more

Women Who Wish Their Spouses Would Die

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Posted by Margaret Paul, PhD | Oct 26, 2009 “I feel awful saying this,” Mary told me during one of our phone counseling sessions, “but I often wish my husband would die. I feel like a terrible person saying this, but I think about it a lot.” “I hear this fairly often,” I responded. “You are thinking this, … Read more

7 Best Cognitive Enhancers For ADHD

Posted by Adrian Carol Attention deficit disorder, whether it’s hyperactive or not, is one of the most common psychological disorders, commonly seen in children, yet prevalent among adults too. ADHD is strongly linked to the levels of two essential neurotransmitters: norepinephrine and dopamine. These two neurotransmitters help in maintaining focus, alertness, and sustaining thought and motivation. … Read more

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