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Mental Illness

Mental Illness

Friday, September 17, 2010 0:25

Did you know that every 1 in 17 Americans suffers from a serious mental illness? Or there are 10% children as well as adolescents in United States who suffer from different emotional as well as mental illnesses and disorders? You will also be surprised to know that 70 ...

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Organic Brain Syndrome

Organic Brain Syndrome

Friday, September 17, 2010 0:10

Organic Brain Syndrome This is a general term that refers to physical disorders that cause a decrease in mental function, usually not including psychiatric disorders. Also known as: chronic organic brain syndrome; OBS; organic mental disorder Symptoms vary with the specific ...

Anxiety attacks

Anxiety attacks

Thursday, September 16, 2010 23:49

Anxiety attacks are the most extreme example of an anxiety reaction. When anxiety reaches a level at which the symptoms cause the sufferer to experience symptoms which exceed those normally experienced during an appropriate anxiety reaction, an anxiety attack is formed....

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GENERALIZED ANXIETY DISORDER

GENERALIZED ANXIETY DISORDER

Thursday, September 16, 2010 22:43

Diagnostic Features: Generalized Anxiety Disorder is a condition characterized by excessive anxiety and worry, occurring more days than not for a period of at least 6 months, about a number of events or activities. The individual finds it difficult to control the worry. The focus of the ...

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Mental Health Fittness And Diseases

Mental Health Fittness And Diseases

Wednesday, September 8, 2010 3:33

Diagnostic Features This disorder, at some point in the illness, involves a psychotic phase (with delusions, hallucinations, or grossly bizarre/disorganized speech and behavior). This psychotic phase must last for at least one month (or less if successfully treated). Schizophrenia also causes impairment in social or vocational functioning which must ...