There is talk of anxiety disorder when the reaction alert a person to a situation or event promptly stressful is disproportionate, excessive and persiThere is talk of anxiety disorder when the reaction alert a person to a situation or event promptly stressful is disproportionate, excessive and persistent intensity over time, or when the reaction is triggered in situations that are only perceived as threatening by the person suffering from this disorder. Treatment for anxiety is mainly based on psychotherapy but the duration depends on each patient. The most common anxiety disorders and their symptoms are: generalized anxiety disorder, a permanent state of chronic stress on the subject suffers from excessive worry and nervousness even without apparent cause;the phobic disorder that causes the person an irrational and persistent fear of an object, activity or specific situation, causing their avoidance (eg, fear of flying );anxiety attack, recurrent crises of fear without any direct cause spontaneously, causing extreme anxiety with symptoms like palpitations, feeling of choking, trembling&hellip ;; obsessive-compulsive disorder, which are irrational ideas and actions that the patient can not fail to have or do to avoid suffering anxiety (eg, washing hands frequently with extreme fear of catching something);disorder and post-traumatic stress reactions, acute or post-traumatic stress, characterized by persistent memories, an emotional state of exaggerated surveillance and general reduction of interest in daily activities.
Bipolar disorder is a mood disorder in which you go from joy to sadness quickly and unpredictably. It is manifested in states of mania and, in severe Bipolar disorder is a mood disorder in which you go from joy to sadness quickly and unpredictably. It is manifested in states of mania and, in severe cases, depression. The treatment of bipolar disorder begins with the awareness of the problem and the knowledge of the same by the affected and their families through psychological therapies. There is also drug treatment, especially during phases of imbalance, where it is recommended to take benzodiazepines, antipsychotics and mood stabilizers. If the patient requires it, you can ingest antidepressants. ...
Depression is a mood disorder characterized mainly by prolonged and severe feelings of sadness associated with other symptoms and abnormal thinki
Depression is a mood disorder characterized mainly by prolonged and severe feelings of sadness associated with other symptoms and abnormal thinking and behavior, such as over-pessimistic ideas, lack of energy, sleep disturbance and appetite, or decreased interest and activity level. To distinguish a depressive disorder every passing state of sadness, the diagnosis of a psychiatrist is needed. There are several types of depressive disorders, by cause: endogenous depression, triggered by genetic or biological factors (hormonal changes or neurotransmitters that transmit nerve impulses in the brain); reactive depression generated by poor adaptation to external circumstances and environmental factors of strong emotional impact; minor depression or dysthymia, which are presented only some less intense symptoms normally associated with personality disorders and prolonged stress; or depression "masked", manifested by organic and functional disorders (somatization) and cardiovascular disorders, dizziness ... The therapist indicates what is the best treatment for each person, but basically will focus on psychotherapy sessions.
Obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD) is an anxiety disorder characterized by the presence of distressing thoughts (obsessions) and recurrent and s
Obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD) is an anxiety disorder characterized by the presence of distressing thoughts (obsessions) and recurrent and stereotyped behaviors (compulsions) behaviors persistently over time, causing anxiety and impairment of daily life. Although the subject is aware that their obsessions are irrational, you can not control but usually tries to suppress or relieve through compulsions. There are issues and topics of common obsession corresponding compulsions that cause the most common are: repetition and verification, the subjects who perform actions repeatedly by obsessive doubts (for example, ensure that is tightly closed for fear gas there is a burst); Cleaning, people who suffer from fear of contamination or have spread and are washed and cleaned with a disproportionate frequency; order, such as individuals needing that things are arranged according to a rigid or symmetrical order; or storage, which can not shake insignificant objects.
Psychotic disorders are severe mental disorders characterized by a global alteration of personality that makes people who have them have ideas and distorted perceptions of reality. The main symptoms presented by patients with psychosis are delusions, illogical thinking and false beliefs (like someone chasing them), and hallucinations or unrealistic perceptions (such as seeing things that are not there). The most common psychotic disorders and their main symptoms are: schizophrenia, a chronic, degenerative disease that causes delusions, hallucinations and motor symptoms (such as compulsive agitation of the body); delusional disorders, in which the delirium tends to focus only on a particular aspect (such as jealousy); or brief psychotic disorder, usually caused by a specific cause (a stressful situation, for example), so that usually lasts a few days and disappears without sequelae. Generally, people with these disorders suffer psychotic episodes, ie, acute episodes of delusions and hallucinations. The treatment of these disorders mainly includes psychotherapy, but in severe cases may require hospitalization. ...
Under the concept of conduct disorder a set of behavioral changes and behavioral development appropriate to the child's age, persistently and with a disproportionate amount are included. Among the most common symptoms of these disorders are disobedience, impulsiveness, inattention, hostility, lies and insults, transgression of social norms, or antisocial character. Among the most common behavioral disorders in children are distinguished: the conduct disorder, a persistent and repeatedly aggressive behavior in which the child acts with hostility to others or their property, intimidating; and hyperkinetic disorders characterized by an early onset, in which predominates a considerable lack of attention in all activities, and a hyperactive, impulsive and undisciplined behavior. In addition, behavioral disorders associated with ADHD (attention deficit hyperactivity disorder), learning problems and clinical disorders (depression, anxiety ...) are presented.
There is talk of personality disorder when the behavior, thoughts and emotions that make up the lifestyle of a person have a prolonged deviation in time with respect to personality patterns considered "healthy" within a field or stage. This type of psychiatric disorders come to interfere in the daily life of the person who suffers social adjustment problems, so its capacity for interaction and coexistence is complicated and can even cause social isolation. Therefore, the treatment of personality disorders requires tackled personalized counseling. Depending on the degree of variation of the structure of thought and the inappropriate behavior of these patients have been described different types of personality disorder: histrionic, the people who always want to be the focus and act dramatically and superficial; narcissist, arrogant typical subjects who believe omnipotent; limit or borderline, a pattern of impulsive, unstable and prone to self-injury character; antisocial, the subjects who act ruthlessly violent and evil; paranoid, which involves excessive distrust throughout; schizoid, typical of solitary and indifferent to people's feelings; obsessive, perfectionist or scrupulous the subject; avoidant, which implies avoidance of situations anxiety; or dependent, typical of undecided people and lack of self-esteem.
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