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
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
Paranoia is an intense fear or anxious thought or feeling that is often associated with persecution, conspiracy, or threat. It can become a deception when irrational beliefs or thoughts are fixed, because nothing, not even evidence, can convince a person that what he thinks and feels is not true. Paranoia is considered a type of
It is common for people to think that someone needs to be held hostage for a long time before they develop Stockholm syndrome, but new research suggests this is not true. Experts believe it is the intensity of the experience, not the length, that is most likely to cause anxiety in someone experiencing it. Stockholm
Bipolar disorder is a psychological condition, that causes people with the disorder to have extreme and intense emotional states. Everyone experiences ups and downs in life but people suffering from bipolar disorder, also known as manic or depressive disorder, go through a dramatic change in the ability to perform everyday tasks and unlike normal mood