It’s a False Life – How Delusional Disorder Affects People

      Do you know anyone who is living in the constant fear that someone will harm him or her? Have you ever heard to someone talk for hours about things that don’t exist? There is a high possibility that a person who is exhibiting these signs is suffering from a rare medical condition …

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What is Dissociative Stupor?

      Dissociative stupor is the rarest form of stupor, as there are many forms of it. The symptoms of dissociative stupor are difficult and complicated to resolve. A person experiencing dissociative stupor disorder cannot feel external pain and cannot move, but they are not unconscious or sleeping. Experiencing dissociative stupor can be an …

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What is Dissociative Fugue?

      Dissociative fugue, a psychological state, occurs when a person cannot remember who they are or other crucial information about their identity and travels to another place out of the blue. A person who experiences a dissociative fugue may unexpectedly find themselves in a location such as at work or the park with …

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What is Dissociative Amnesia?

      Dissociative amnesia, known before as psychogenic amnesia, is a condition in which people are unable to recall valuable information about their life. People who suffered from a traumatic or stressful event in life often develop dissociative amnesia. In some extreme cases, people may not be able to recall most or all their …

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Disruptive vs. Persistent Mood Disorder

    Disruptive mood disorder or disruptive mood dysregulation disorder is a form of chronic, severe, persistent irritability in children, whereas persistent mood disorder or persistent depressive disorder is a long-term form of chronic depression. The treatment for disruptive mood disorder and persistent mood disorder in Kansas City is available. It is important for you …

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Asperger’s Syndrome

        Asperger’s Syndrome, viewed as a separate condition before, is now part of the autism spectrum disorder (ASD). This change came about in 2013 when the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM-5) changed its classification.   Medical professionals classify this condition as a high-functioning type of ASD. The symptoms of …

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Cyclothymic Disorder

    Cyclothymic disorder, a milder form of bipolar disorder, are episodes of hypomanic symptoms — elevated mood and euphoria — and depressive symptoms that prolong for at least two years. Medical professionals do not classify this disorder as a full-blown hypomanic or depressive episode because the number, severity, and duration of the symptoms is …

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Delirium

    Delirium, classified as an abrupt change in the brain, causes emotional disruption and mental confusion. It makes it difficult for a person diagnosed with delirium to think, recall, sleep, stay attentive, and more. However, delirium can be temporary and treatable.   The Three Types of Delirium   Medical professionals categorize delirium by its …

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What Are The Effects Of Adult ADHD On Their Lives?

    It’s an understatement to say that Attention Deficit Hyper Disorder (ADHD) can disturb your life as an adult. From your career to the romantic and domestic aspects of your life- all can be adversely affected due to this mental health condition.   To understand the urgency of a medical treatment, take a look …

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Obsessive Compulsive Disorder – What You Need to Know!

    Obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD) is a mental illness. Anyone suffering from OCD has; Obsessions – unwanted thoughts regarding disease and dirt, the occurrence of terrible things, violence, sex, or religious themes Compulsion – overwhelming urge to perform different activities like checking, praying, counting and cleaning The mental illness can affect anyone, belonging to different …

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