Hysteria is a woman’s disease, a widespread disease in which women exhibit a variety of symptoms, including paralysis, convulsions, and suffocation. It is the first mental disorder attributed to women, first described in the second millennium BC by Freud and considered a female disease. American physicians treated the hysteria in the nineteenth century by diagnosing
Bulimia nervosa, also known as bulimia, is a serious and life-threatening eating disorder. Bulimia is a disturbing mental illness and eating disorder that can have serious and life-long consequences. The onset of the disorder usually occurs in adolescence (13-20 years), and in many cases, after successful treatment and remission with episodic binge-out and cleansing, many
The disorder is characterized by one or more bizarre delusions lasting at least a month. Delusions are not caused by schizophrenia or mood disorders and do not affect psychosocial function apart from the effects of this disorder. In mental disorders, the person has extreme fear or distrust of others. A paranoid person may have delusions
Catatonia affects a person’s mental function and behavior and can occur in different ways at any time of the day or night, such as during sleep, eating, sleep deprivation or even in the presence of other people. Sufferers do not react in a normal way to other people’s stimuli and do not affect their behavior.
When we speak of an antisocial, we usually mean a person who has difficulty integrating and identifying with society, or who has no direct interest in it. In other words, antisocial personality disorder is a personality disorder, not just antisocial traits. People with antisocial personality disorder tend to disregard authority, laws and other people’s rights.
Narcissistic personality disorder (NPD) is one of several types of psychological disorder that affect the personality. Most people have met or begged someone who seems to be selfish and always wants to be showered with attention and admiration. Narcissistic personality disorders, however, involve a person’s tendency to be the center of attention. Narcissistic personality disorder
Someone who has been the victim of threatening violence or injury or harm can develop a mental health problem called post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). People with PTSD experience PTSD when they are exposed to events or objects that remind them of the trauma. PTSD can occur in a variety of ways, from physical trauma to
Joseph Capgras described a syndrome characterized by a close relative being replaced by a fraudster. Delusional misidentification syndrome is a condition in which patients identify familiar people, places, or even themselves in such a way that they believe that said objects or people have been replaced or transformed. In the case of Cap-Grass syndrome, it
Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) is a complex developmental disorder that includes restricted behavior and a range of symptoms, such as repetitive behavior, and repetitive thoughts. The effects of ASD and the severity of symptoms vary from person to person. It is also more common in girls than boys, with the signs less obvious than in
Depression or major depressive disorder is a common and serious illness that negatively affects the way we feel, think, act in any way. Depression causes a loss of interest in activities that once were fun, such as writing, reading, dancing, eating,sports, etc. Depression causes changes in the way you act, as well as in your