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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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...