Mood Disorder is very common nowadays.
Nearly one in ten persons suffers from mood fluctuations.
In this particular mood disorder people have lot of mood swings
irrespective of the outer circumstances.
Sometimes they remain happy for no reason and sometimes they are depressed and sad.
A little anxiety is common when you are appearing for
an exam or facing a challenging situation.
Its normal to some extent. But people who are suffering from anxiety disorder feel difficulty
in coping with anxiety and it gets worse with due course of time.
Somatization and Pain Disorder
Somatic symptom disorder (SSD formerly known as “somatization disorder” or “somatoform disorder”)
is a form of mental illness that causes one or more bodily symptoms, including pain.
Dementia is a syndrome – usually of a chronic or progressive nature
in which there is deterioration in cognitive function
(i.e. the ability to process thought) beyond what might be expected from normal ageing.
Eating Disorders are mostly common among the young girls who are too conscious with the way they look.
They indulge in irregular eating habits and are concern a lot about their physical appearance.
In mental health, the word ‘personality’ refers to the collection of characteristics
or traits that we have developed as we have grown up and which make each of us an individual.
There are numerous different types of sleep disorders.
Some may be caused by other underlying health conditions.
Consult a psychiatrist if you are suffering from sleep disturbances because
it affects your mental and physical health.
Obsessive Compulsive Disorder
OCD is a type of psychiatric disorder involving thoughts.
4% people have the illness.
It occurs both in men and women and is prevalent across all ages.
It usually starts in adolescence but can also happen in childhood.
Attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is a brain disorder marked by an ongoing pattern of inattention and/or hyperactivity-impulsivity that interferes with functioning or development.
Inattention and hyperactivity/impulsivity are the key behaviors of ADHD.
Addiction and Substance Abuse
Addiction is a condition that results when a person ingests a substance (e.g. alcohol, cocaine, nicotine) or engages in an activity (e.g. gambling, shopping) that provides pleasure but its continuation can lead to its habit and disruption of normal daily life activities.
Schizophrenia and Schizoaffective Disorder
Schizophrenia changes how you think, feel, and act.
It might affect you differently from someone else.
The symptoms can come and go, too. No one has all of them all of the time.
Children can develop all of the same mental health conditions as adults,
but sometimes express them differently.
For example, depressed children will often show more irritability than
depressed adults, who more typically show sadness.