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Mental disorder

Mental disorder is an absence or loss of mental health.

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Mental disorder

mental disorder

Psychiatry; Mental disorder

A mental disorder, also called a mental illness or psychiatric disorder, is a mental or behavioral pattern or anomaly that causes either suffering or an impaired ability to function in ordinary life ...

amnesia

Psychiatry; Mental disorder

Amnesia is a deficit in memory caused by brain damage, disease, or psychological trauma. Amnesia can also be caused temporarily by the use of various sedatives and hypnotic drugs. Essentially, ...

anxiety disorder

Psychiatry; Mental disorder

Anxiety disorders are a group of mental disorders characterized by feelings of anxiety and fear, where anxiety is a worry about future events and fear is a reaction to current events. These feelings ...

autism

Psychiatry; Mental disorder

Autism is a neurodevelopmental disorder characterized by impaired social interaction, verbal and non-verbal communication, and by restricted and repetitive behavior. The diagnostic criteria require ...

bipolar disorder

Psychiatry; Mental disorder

Bipolar disorder, also known as bipolar affective disorder, manic-depressive illness, or affective psychosis, is a mental illness characterized by periods of elevated mood and periods of depression. ...

borderline personality disorder

Psychiatry; Mental disorder

Borderline personality disorder (BPD) (called emotionally unstable personality disorder, emotional intensity disorder, or borderline type in the ICD-10) is a cluster-B personality disorder, the ...

schizophrenia

Psychiatry; Mental disorder

Schizophrenia is a mental disorder often characterized by abnormal social behavior and results in failure to recognize the realities. Common symptoms include false beliefs (negative thoughts), ...

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