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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

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

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

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

List of people with major depressive disorder print that page

This is a list of people who have, or have had, major depressive disorder . A number of well-known people have suffered from the disorder . While depression was sometimes seen as a shameful secret until the 1970s, society has since begun discussing depression more openly. Earlier figures | 2011/9/29 13:53:51

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

Schizoaffective disorder print that page


Schizoaffective disorder most commonly affects cognition and emotion. Auditory hallucinations , paranoia , bizarre delusions , or disorganized speech and thinking with significant social and occupational dysfunction are typical. The division into depressive and bipolar types is based on

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

Adjustment disorder print that page

In psychiatry , adjustment disorder (AD) is a psychological response to an identifiable stressor or group of stressors that cause(s) significant emotional or behavioral symptoms that do not meet criteria for anxiety disorder , PTSD, or acute stress disorder . [ 1 ] The condition is different | 2011/9/30 21:09:00