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Major depressive disorder print that page


The diagnosis of major depressive disorder is based on the patient's self-reported experiences, behavior reported by relatives or friends, and a mental status examination . There is no laboratory test for major depression, although physicians generally request tests for physical conditions

Borderline personality disorder print that page

about terminology and the use of the word borderline , [ 3 ] and some have suggested that this disorder should be renamed. [ 4 ] The ICD-10 manual has an alternative definition and terminology to this disorder , called Emotionally unstable personality disorder . There is related concern | 2011/9/23 21:06:19

Depressive personality disorder print that page


Originally included in the American Psychiatric Association's DSM-II , depressive personality disorder was removed from the DSM-III and DSM-III-R . [ 1 ] Recently, it has been reconsidered for reinstatement as a diagnosis. Depressive personality disorder is currently described in Appendix

Associated features of bipolar disorder print that page

Some limited long-term studies indicate that children who later receive a diagnosis of bipolar disorder may show subtle early traits such as subthreshold cyclical mood abnormalities, full major depressive episodes, and possibly ADHD with mood fluctuation. There may be hypersensitivity and | 2011/7/16 1:49:12

Mixed anxiety-depressive disorder print that page

Mixed anxiety depressive disorder From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Jump to: navigation , search Mixed anxiety depressive disorder is a diagnostic category defining patients who suffer from both anxiety and depressive symptoms of limited and equal intensity accompanied | 2010/9/25 2:14:01

Bipolar disorder print that page


Estimates of the lifetime prevalence of bipolar disorder vary, with studies typically giving values of the order of 1%, with higher figures given in studies with looser definitions of the condition. [ 3 ] The onset of full symptoms generally occurs in late adolescence or young adulthood

Mood disorder print that page

English psychiatrist Henry Maudsley proposed an overarching category of affective disorder . [ 2 ] The term was then replaced by mood disorder , as the latter term refers to the underlying or longitudinal emotional state, [ 3 ] whereas the former refers to the external expression observed | 2011/8/26 22:25:48

Panic disorder print that page

Screening tools like Panic Disorder Severity Scale can be used to detect possible cases of disorder , and suggest the need for a formal diagnostic assessment. [ 3 ] [ 4 ] Contents 1 Background 2 Signs and symptoms 3 Causes 3.1 Mediators and Moderators of Panic Disorder | 2011/9/27 21:34:13

Body dysmorphic disorder print that page

misunderstood to affect mostly women, but research shows that it affects men and women equally. [ 6 ] The disorder is linked to significantly diminished quality of life and can be co-morbid with major depressive disorder and social phobia , also known as chronic social anxiety . With | 2011/9/23 15:38:56

Mental disorder print that page


A mental disorder or mental illness is a psychological or behavioral pattern generally associated with subjective distress or disability that occurs in an individual, and which is not a part of normal development or culture . Such a disorder may consist of a combination of affective