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, 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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ADD VS ADHD- What’s the Difference?

    What is ADHD?   ADHD is a medically recognized term for the mental health condition known as Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder. This disorder is also associated with ADD or Attention Deficit Disorder.  However, it is now only used to describe mental health conditions where individuals bear a lack of focus, inattentiveness or a …

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Everything about General Anxiety Disorder (GAD)

      General Anxiety Disorder (GAD) is characterized by excessive and constant worry regarding a number of things. Anyone suffering from GAD usually anticipates disaster and gets overly concerned about health, money, work, family and other issues.   These patients are unable to control their worry. They might worry and expect the worst case …

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Asperger’s Syndrome and Treatment Options

    Asperger’s syndrome is characterized as the distinct autism spectrum disorder. People suffering from this syndrome usually have normal to above-average intelligence. However, they usually face difficulties in terms of social interactions. They often have absorbing pervasive interests in some special topics.   The degree of symptoms’ severity varies among different affected individuals. There …

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Adult Bipolar Disorder is a Depressive Illness

      Bipolar disorder or manic-depressive illness is a serious brain disorder that results in strange shifts in mood, activity levels, energy and ability to perform daily tasks. The illness can have severe symptoms which are different from the routine ups and downs we face every day.   Many of the symptoms result in …

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Ketamine Therapy and Different Administration Routes

No one can neglect the significance of Ketamine treatment in the management of chronic depression. It is effective and now one of the most proven procedures for patients suffering from despair. The effectiveness of the treatment has also been proven by many research studies.   Many studies have concluded the great tendency of intravenous Ketamine …

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