Classification Of Mental Disorders

  • Mental Disorders

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  • Bipolar Disorder

    Bipolar Disorder Introduction Also known as manic-depressive disorders, bipolar disorder is defined as a psychological state in which a person experiences a mood disorder causing radical alterations in their moods which can vary from manic highs to depressive lows. Elevated levels of either manic and depression are some of the common experiences that are encountered by a person suffering from this order. During the course of this discussion we will look at some of the key aspects that

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  • Mental Illness: Bipolar Disorder

    Naomi Warner Mental Illness: Bipolar Disorder HCA/240 Bipolar disorder is perhaps one of the oldest known illnesses. Research reveals some mention of the symptoms in early medical records. It was first noticed as far back as the second century. Arêtes of Cappadocia (a city in ancient Turkey) first recognized some symptoms of mania and depression, and felt they could be linked to each other. His findings went unnoticed and unsubstantiated until 1650, when a scientist named Richard Burton

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  • Mental Disorders and Mel Gibson

    Mental disorders are common in the United States and internationally. Mental disorders are health conditions that are characterized by alterations in thinking, mood, or behavior that are associated with distress and/or impaired functioning. Mental disorders contribute to a host of problems that may include disability, pain, or death. Mental disorders are among the most common causes of disability. The resulting disease burden of mental illness is among the highest of all diseases. According to the

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  • Bipolar Disorder

    Bipolar Disorder Lisa Thomas Abnormal Psychology February 23, 2011 Abstract The purpose of this paper is to discuss bipolar disorders. This paper will include a discussion on what bipolar disorders are how each episode of bipolar affects the person mental status and some of the treatment for this disorder. Bipolar Disorder Bipolar disorder is a mental illness that includes a continuum of depression, mixed moods, hypomania and mania (Benazzi, 2007). Bipolar disorder has two main diagnoses

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  • Classification of Mental Disorders

    Classification of Mental Disorders PSY/310 May 1, 2013 Abstract The discussion of this paper will be on Kraepelin’s early development classifying system for mental disorders. The subjects will be the advantages, and the disadvantages of classifying mental disorders into types and maintaining such taxonomy for clinical reference. It will also describe the modern classification system and what current events are happening regarding this system. This paper will give a better understanding

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  • Mental Disorders

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  • Bipolar Disorder

    The History of Bipolar Disorder Bipolar disorder also known by many as manic depression is a serious mental disorder that is associated by unusual and severe changes in a person’s mood, the changes range from feeling low and depressed to the high state of euphoria (manic), it is these changes that are the classical symptoms of Bipolar Disorder. This disorder has been around for a very long time; in fact it wasn’t until the end of the 20th century that the disease was officially legitimized

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  • Mental Disorder

    Schizophrenia is a major mental disorder that holds many causes of social distress. A book referred to as the DSM-III R help doctors diagnose mental disorders such as schizophrenia, the book gives a proper definition of this disease. From the DSM-III R (a medical manual used for diagnosing mental disorders), “If an individual is out of touch with reality and his or her thinking of behavior is different enough from ‘normal’ so as to make coping with everyday life very difficult or impossible, then

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  • Abnormal Psychology - Film Review - Mental Disorders in Fight Club

    and begins to realize that Tyler is a split personality of his own personality. The Jack/Tyler character in Fight Club can’t but be considered mentally unbalanced when a proper comparison is made to the characteristics of those said to be in good mental health. Jack/Tyler simply doesn’t feel good about himself; which is seen in the beginning of the movie when he’s attending a series of support groups for people suffering from a variety of health problems. His ambition is to feel something; to escape

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  • Classification of Eating Disorders

    Eating Disorders What do you imagine when you think of a celebrity? What comes to mind when you imagine a magazine cover or a television commercial? The media is plagued by images of glamorous, beautiful, happy people who have perfect bodies. Anorexia is the third most common mental health disorder affecting teenagers, and close to half of the American population personally knows someone who is battling an eating disorder. Cases of eating disorders are on the rise and many blame the media for the

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  • Mental Disorder

    দেয়. এটি যেমন দুগ্ধ ও কৃষি খামার, হিসাবে প্রকল্পের একটি নম্বর চালায়. তাদের কাছ থেকে উত্পন্ন আয় রোগীদের কল্যাণে ব্যবহার করা হয়. সোসাইটি এছাড়াও এনজিও এবং বেসরকারি ব্যক্তি ও সংস্থার কাছ থেকে অনুদান পায়. মানসিক স্বাস্থ্য আইন খ্যাপামি আইনের 1912.Mental স্বাস্থ্য নীতি অধীনে আবৃত অ সংক্রামক রোগের / NCD এর নজরদারী ও প্রতিরোধ এর নীতি অন্তর্ভূক্ত করা হয়. নীতি গত 2006 সালে সংশোধিত হয়. তালিকাভুক্ত অপরিহার্য ওষুধ হল: এন্টিসাইকোটিকের, Anxiolytics, অ্যন্টিডিপ্রেসেন্টস, মেজাজ stabilizers এবং antiepileptic

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  • Classification

    02 January 2014 Classification The classification process in corrections differs from state to state. According to the Department of Corrections in the State of Montana, classification is basically a way of consolidating and controlling the offenders that are housed in the prison all based upon their identity. Offenders are also categorized by their behavior and other potential risks. When it comes to prison facilities, there are specific purposes of classification and specific ways of how

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  • Mental Disorder and Personality

    TOPIC 1: MENTAL DISORDERS AND CRIME 1.0 INTRODUCTION TO MENTAL DISORDER A mental disorder is depicted as a significant behavioral or psychological pattern, which leads to distress or impairment in important areas of functioning or a higher risk of suffering from pain, disability, loss of freedom and death (American Psychiatric Association, 2000). Mental disorder affects a person’s mood, thinking and also behavior. The general types of mental disorders include mood disorder, anxiety disorders

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  • Mental Disorders

    Mental stability or mental health is the way humans react to, think about, and feel about what goes on in their everyday lives. It is a psychosomatic and emotional state of being. Throughout history, people with odd or dangerous behaviors were seen as witches or ones possessed by evil spirits. These people were thrown in prisons or institutions to isolate them from others. Not too long ago, in the 1950’s with a great deal of research and much more highly developed technology many people with mental

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  • Discuss Issues in Classification and Diagnosis of Schizophrenia

    Schizophrenia has become a label for a severe mental illness often involving a loss of contact with reality. In addition, it is a highly complex disorder covering a wide variety of symptoms and types e.g. catatonic, paranoid and disorganised, meaning that classification and diagnosis is often difficult. Nevertheless, the risk is around 19%and there are no cultural or gender differences, although onset may occur later in females due to oestrogen which may slow down brain degeneration, nevertheless

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  • Mental Disorders

    Week 5: Discussion 5: Mental Disorders Analyze the factors (both genetic and environmental) contributing to the development of a specific mental disorder (of your choice). Discuss steps that could be taken to reduce the incidence of the disorder that you had identified above. Be sure to focus on prevention, not treatment. My choice for a mental disorder is Bipolar. I chose bipolar because it’s a mental disorder that runs in my family and has affected my family tremendously. I have researched

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  • Eating Disorders

    Running Head: EATING DISORDERS 1 Eating Disorders Connie DePlonty Bay Mills Community College EATING DISORDERS 2 Abstract We have all heard the typical stereotypes of the “perfect body.” Who has a perfect body and what does it look like? Are all girls supposed to be tiny and twig-like, and are all guys supposed to have washboard abs? No, and if this were true, that

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  • Mental Health Ati

    PN MENTAL HEALTH NURSING EDITION . CO NT ASTERY SERI ES TM N E R EV MOD IE W LE U PN Mental Health Nursing Review Module Edition 9.0 CONtriButOrs Sheryl Sommer, PhD, RN, CNE VP Nursing Education & Strategy Janean Johnson, MSN, RN Nursing Education Strategist Sherry L. Roper, PhD, RN Nursing Education Strategist Karin Roberts, PhD, MSN, RN, CNE Nursing Education Coordinator Mendy G. McMichael, DNP, RN Nursing Education Specialist and Content Project Coordinator Marsha S. Barlow

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  • Mental Disorders

    mental Disorders       Mental disorders have become remarkably common in the modern day world. They have become common to the extent that some people fail to know that they have mental disorders. Other people tend to cover it up, when they understand that they have mental disorders. Mental disorders have existed in the world for many years. However, the understanding of mental disorders has been improving as new medical technologies, diagnosis, testing and interventions continue to be discovered

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  • Mental Disorder

    Mark Anthony R. Bariga BSMT-2 AS 4 (TTH 1:00-2:00pm) The Helmsman is the person who physically steers the ship. The helmsman repeats each command back to the conning officer before executing the command. This is done to ensure that the helmsman fully understands the command. If you are in doubt as to whether you heard the command correctly, your response shall be “command”. The courses the helmsman steers must be ordered by the conning or watch officer. The helmsman should have the ship on course

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  • Sexual Disorders

    Eating Disorders Holly Bracy Psy/410 November 18, 2013 Kathryn Westbeld Sexual and Gender Identity, Personality, and Eating Disorders Sexual and Gender Disorder Categories * Sexual Dysfunction * Sexual Desire Disorders * Sexual Arousal Disorders * Orgasmic Disorders * Sexual Pain Disorders * Paraphilias * Gender Identity Disorders (Hansell & Damour, 2008) Sexual and Gender Disorder Classifications * The DSM-IV-TR classifies sexual disorders into three

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  • Mental Illness

    Mental illness paper Athena M. Blythe HCA/240 December 14, 2014 Ismaila Ramon Mental Illness Paper There are several types of anxiety disorders. The anxiety disorder that I chose to write about is post-traumatic stress disorder also known as PTSD. A person with PTSD has experienced an overwhelming traumatic incident. Most think of veterans of war having PTSD. Actually PTSD is more common than you think. It can happen because of a car accident, a fire, a rape, child abuse, or even events like

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  • Psychological Disorders

    University of Phoenix Material Psychological Disorders Etiology of Psychological Disorders Describe the following perspectives on the etiology of psychological disorders: |Perspective |Description of Perspective | |Biological Perspective |Biological perspective is a way of looking at psychological topcis by studying the physical | |

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  • Disorders

    Analyst of Various Disorders Sonia Oliver PSY410 Abnormal Psychology May 24, 2010 Vallery Tovey MA, MA, CAAC, ICRC Analyst of Various Disorders According to the DSM-IV-TR there are various mental disorders that fall under different classifications. Anxiety Disorder has various listings like OCD (Obsessive Compulsive Disorder) is classified under this disorder. Cyclothymic Disorder is classified under Mood and Affective Disorders. Dissoactive Identity Disorder is classified under Dissociative

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  • Adhd Mental Disorders

    Hyperactive Disorder, also referred to as (ADHD). This disorder effects many children and adults, and even those who have not been diagnosed. Attention Deficit Hyperactive Disorder effects children starting around the age younger age of 3. Not all who are ADHD have been clinically diagnosed, or even able to receive the kind of treatment(s) necessary for them. Several myths that have risen over time include idea such as: ADHD is not a real disorder However, like many other mental disorders it has

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  • Mental Disorders

    Mental Disorders Psychology PSY113 Mental Disorders 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 (disability), and which is not developmentally or socially normative. Mental disorders are generally defined by a combination of how a person feels, acts, thinks or perceives. This may be associated with particular regions or functions

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  • Bipolar Disorder

    Bipolar Disorder HCA/240 Prepared by: Ta’Kesha N. Cutter Prepared for: Wanda Carter Bipolar Disorder Bipolar disorder, also known as manic depression, has been researched since the 1st Century in Greece, and is one of the earliest recorded illnesses. Bipolar disorder causes extreme mood swings. These mood swings include extreme lows such as depression, as well as extreme highs such as mania or hypomania. When one becomes depressed they may feel hopeless or sad and lose interest or pleasure

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  • Crj 322 Case Study 5 Mental Disorders

    CRJ 322 Case Study 5 Mental Disorders To Get this Tutorial Copy & Paste above URL Into Your Browser Hit Us Email for Any Inquiry at: Visit our Site for More Tutorials: ( ) Preview: A mental illness and a mental disorder have different definitions that distinguish both of them. The term “mental illness” is directly similar to “mental disorder.” Anyone can use the two terms interchangeably

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  • Mental Health

    Chamberlain College of Nursing Simulation Mental Health – July 2015 1. Describe the pathophysiology of alcoholism and addictive disorders. Alcohol affects virtually every organ system in the body and, in high doses, can cause coma and death. It affects several neurotransmitter systems in the brain, including opiates, GABA (Gamma-Aminobutyric Acid), glutamate, serotonin, and dopamine. Increased opiate levels create an euphoric effect of alcohol, while its effects on GABA cause anxiolytic

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  • Mental Health and Violence

    has long fascinated Psychologists as they look for explanations into mental health issues, aspiring to understand the relationship between the human mind and behaviour. The purpose of this essay is to address the issues of misperceptions in the link between mental health problems and violence. It will be argued that various factors contribute to violent behaviour while noting the limitations in studies which contribute to mental health labelling. A summary of the categorisation in positive and negative

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  • Psychological Disorders

    Psychological Disorders Nicole Hayse PSY/203 12/21/2015 Richard Alpert Psychological Disorders When it comes to psychological disorders, there is a wide range of disorders with different classifications. When you think about someone having a psychological disorder, most tend to think of someone with a mental retardation along with physical disabilities. Psychological disorders are much more than a learning disability and affect not only your mind, but it affects the way you

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  • Crj 322 Case Study 5 Mental Disorders

    CRJ 322 Case Study 5 Mental Disorders To Buy this Class Copy & paste below link in your Brower Or Visit Our Website Visit : Email Us : CRJ 322 Case Study 5 Mental Disorders Preview: A mental illness and a mental disorder have different definitions that distinguish both of them. The term “mental illness” is directly similar to “mental disorder.” Anyone can use the two terms interchangeably as one tackles the same concepts when

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  • Understanding Mental Health Problems

    Unit 4222-619 Understand mental health problems (CMH 302) Outcome 1. Know the main forms of mental ill health 1 The Diagnostic and Statistical Manual for Mental Disorders (DSM) is published by the American Psychiatric Association. It is a classification of mental disorders which offers a common language and classification of mental disorders. It is used by the medical profession, researchers, pharmaceutical companies and health insurers. The fifth edition was published in 2013. DSM 4 divided

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  • Mental Health

    Chapter 10 Mental Health * “Social workers are the nation’s largest providers of mental health services.” * Assessment: the process of determining the nature, cause, progression and prognosis of a problem and the personalities and situations involved. * The information obtained in the assessment process determines the requirements and direction of the helping process. * A mental health social worker “gathers information about the present situation, elicits history about the

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  • Bipolar Disorder

    Bipolar Disorder Research Paper Evaluating Bipolar Disorder History of the Disorder Bipolar Disorder, formally known as “manic-depressive disorder,” is one of the oldest disorders that dates back to the second century. Aretaeus, who lived in the ancient city Cappadocia in Turkey, was the first to find and connect symptoms of mania and depression. Jules Farlet connected depression to suicide in 1854 and led to the term “Bipolar Disorder.” He found that moments of depression were linked to heightened

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  • Incarceration of People with Mental Disorders

    Incarceration of people with mental disorders José Miguel Avendaño Monroy Colegio Británico Research Skills Abstract This paper explores many published articles, and statistics that report and explain on results from research the incarceration of people with mental disorders, founding and explaining why criminals with mental disorders (schizophrenia, and major depression) should be incarcerated instead of being sent to a psychiatric center?; founding that there are many factors that can start

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  • Mental Disorder

    Mental health is a person’s condition with regard to their emotional, psychological, and social well-being. Basically meaning that it affects how we think, feel, and act. For example, it helps determine how we handle stress, relate to others, and make choices. Mental health is important at every stage of life, from childhood to adolescence through adulthood. In relation, emotional intelligence is a concept developed by Daniel Goleman, and it means the ability to identify, use, understand, and manage

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  • Neurocognitive Disorders

    Cognitive Disorders Assignment 03- 719207  Critically discuss the various factors that need to be considered when diagnosing a patient with Neurocognitive Disorder. Your discussion should include but not be limited to the two most prominent Neurocognitive Disorders namely Vascular Dementia and Alzheimer’s Dementia, the various domains that can be affected as well as the cross- cultural factors to take into consideration 1 2 Contents Introduction: Neurocognitive Disorders (NCD)/

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  • Therapoutic Options for Anxiety Disorders and Other Mental Illnesses. Inncludes Therapy Otions, Pharmaceutical, Adn Alternativer Options.

    heart, sweating, trembling or shaking, feelings of choking or smothering, chest pain, nausea, dizziness, feelings of unreality, and chills or hot flashes. It is the essential feature of panic disorder and other anxiety disorders as well as other psychiatric disorders such as schizophrenia and mood disorders. [Link] *Anxiety is the body’s natural response to danger, an automatic alarm that goes off when you feel threatened.

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  • Mental Health Practice

    review the literature to define Classification. Briefly Discuss DSM IV and ICD 10 and list the main categories of clinical disorders. The paper will discuss the main dangers of classification identified as labelling and Stigma which have lifelong implications for those diagnosed with a mental illness. The main advantages of classification such as most appropriate treatment and community education Definition of the Classification system used to Diagnosis Mental illness. As Social workers it

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  • Mental Health Disorders

    Mental health disorders, during the Greek and Roman period, were called things like melancholia, dementia, hysteria, and hallucinations (“Abnormal Psychology,” 2010). These ailments were thought to be caused by some physical problem. Hippocrates believed that these brain pathologies were causes by humors. These humors were yellow bile, black bile, blood, and phlegm (“Abnormal Psychology,” 2010). Plato and Aristotle were also of the opinion that mental disturbances came from inside the individual

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  • Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders

    Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM IV-TR) Anxiety disorder Mood/Affective disorder definitions Anxiety is a disorder in which a person feels intense fear of something that should not be feared in such an extreme way, or something that is non-existent. Mood/affective disorder is a feeling or mood that is inappropriate or extreme for the situation. Examine Various Classifications Generalized anxiety disorder: chronic nervousness or fear which is not warranted by an object

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  • Schizophrenic Disorders

    Schizophrenic disorder trends in diagnosis and treatment. Charles J. Varner II BEH/225 4/8/2012 Josie Shrader Schizophrenic disorder trends in diagnosis and treatment. Schizophrenia is a psychiatric disorder that consists of four different classification types. These classifications types are disorganized schizophrenia, catatonic schizophrenia, paranoid schizophrenia and undifferentiated schizophrenia. According to National Institute of Mental Health (1993), “60% of American adults have

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  • Psychological Disorders

    Psychological Disorders May 8, 2011 Heather O’Connell Axia College of university of Phoenix People every day suffer from a variety of psychological disorders; there are a wide range of disorders along with drugs that can help to lessen the effects of the disorders. This paper will discuss Schizophrenia, Depression, Mania, Anxiety disorder, and Tourette syndrome. Let us begin with Schizophrenia; this disorder is where a person’s psychic functions are spilt. It is hard for someone

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  • Bipolar Disorder

    Bipolar Disorder Ray Bradbury once said, “insanity is relative. It depends on who has who locked in what cage.” That statement could very well have been penned specifically for sufferers of bipolar disorder. Bipolar disorder is known as a manic-depressive disorder and is a psychiatric diagnosis that covers a plethora of mood disorders. Bipolar is defined by the presence of one or more episodes of abnormally elevated moods, clinically referred to as mania or (if milder) hypomanias. Bipolar disorder

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  • Mental Disorder

    A mental disorder is a psychological or behavioral pattern generally associated with subjective distress or disability that occurs in an individual, and which is not a part of normal development or culture. Mental disorder has a wide scope of illness for centuries. It has many levels of illness and most of the illness are common conditions faced by individuals either they noticed it or not. In Malaysia, Ministry of Health did a survey and shows 11% of our people have mental illness. That means out

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  • Psychological Disorders

    Hewlett-Packard | Psychological Disorders | Bipolar Disorder | | Misty Whitehead | BEH/225 | Bipolar disorder is one of the oldest mental illnesses documented, although it has not been substantiated as a mental illness until the last 60 or so years. | Bipolar disorder was first known as manic depressive. According to “Bipolar” 1995, the symptoms of this disorder have been found to be mentioned in ancient writings as early as the second century. However, the disorder was not substantiated

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  • Bipolar Disorder

    Bipolar disorder or bipolar affective disorder, historically known as manic-depressive disorder, is a psychiatric diagnosis that describes a category of mood disorders defined by the presence of one or more episodes of abnormally elevated energy levels, cognition, and mood with or without one or more depressive episodes. The elevated moods are clinically referred to as mania or, if milder, hypomania. Individuals who experience manic episodes also commonly experience depressive episodes, or symptoms

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  • Mental Disorders

    Name: Course: Lecturer: Date: Mental Disorders Mental disorders have become remarkably common in the modern day world. They have become common to the extent that some people fail to know that they have mental disorders. Other people tend to cover it up, when they understand that they have mental disorders. Mental disorders have existed in the world for many years. However, the understanding of mental disorders has been improving as new medical technologies, diagnosis, testing and interventions

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