Panic Disorder

Panic disorder is a type of anxiety disorder that’s recognized through persistent panic attacks. Causes of Panic Disorder It’s been discovered that Panic disorder runs in families, and may continue to potentially do so. Another discovery suggests that Panic disorder is co-morbid with various hereditary disorders, such as bipolar disorder for instance. Some evidence suggests [...]

Read More About This Disorder

Posted in Disorders

Panic Attack

A panic attack is a brief period of intensified fear or anxiety. Causes of Panic Attack There’s a good wide range of what causes a panic attack. Panic attacks can have the following comorbidities: OCD, PTSD (Post traumatic stress disorder), hyperglycemia, hyperthyroidism, Wilson’s disease, MVV (Mitral valve prolapse), PCC (Pheochromocytoma), labyrinthitis, respiratory disorder, and lastly, [...]

Read More About This Disorder

Posted in Disorders

Pain Disorder

Pain disorder is sustaining pain (chronic pain) in one or numerous areas. Causes of Pain Disorder The type of pain that’s associated with Pain Disorder is believed to be caused by psychological stress. Pain Disorder Diagnostic Guidelines Diagnosis is based on manual DSM IV-TR, which includes criteria for three sub-diagnoses. Psychological factors, a general medical [...]

Read More About This Disorder

Posted in Disorders

Oppositional Defiant Disorder

Oppositional defiant disorder, or ODD, is characterized by angry and vengeful behavior. A person with ODD would display such behavior towards anyone other than their sibling(s). Causes of Oppositional Defiant Disorder It’s unknown what exactly causes ODD. However, there are various factors that may contribute to the development of the disorder. There’s a tendency of [...]

Read More About This Disorder

Posted in Disorders

Oneirophrenia

Oneirophrenia is a dream-like state that’s capable of progressing to the point of hallucinations and delusions, if reached to its extreme form. Oneirophrenia can also be presented with characteristics of the mental disorder, schizophrenia. Causes of Oneirophrenia A person that’s deprived of sleep can develop oneirophrenia. Perceptual isolation (alternatively known as “sensory isolation”) can cause [...]

Read More About This Disorder

Posted in Disorders

Obsessive–compulsive Personality Disorder

Obsessive–compulsive Personality Disorder, or OCPD, is a type of personality disorder. Obsessive–compulsive personality disorder may be alternatively referred to as “anankastic personality disorder,” and is shown through orderliness and the need for control over the environment. A person who has OCPD would also emulate perfectionism. Causes of Obsessive–compulsive Personality Disorder The focus of the causes [...]

Read More About This Disorder

Posted in Disorders

Obsessive–compulsive Disorder

Obsessive–compulsive disorder, or OCD, may be composed of difficult-to-manage, or persistent, thoughts that lead up to obsession, and associated repetitive behavior. OCD is a type of anxiety disorder. Causes of Obsessive–compulsive Disorder There’s a link between evolution and OCD, with respect to scouting for enemies, constant practice of good hygiene, and hoarding loot. A link [...]

Read More About This Disorder

Posted in Disorders

Nightmares

Nightmares are unpleasant dreams which, in turn, cause a strong emotional response that’s generated from the mind. Such an emotional response may consist of fear, anxiety, or sorrow. Nightmares may cause the inability to return to sleep after waking up the sufferer. Causes of Nightmares Thanks to scientific research, a conclusion was able to be [...]

Read More About This Disorder

Posted in Disorders

Narcolepsy

Narcolepsy is under the category of neurological disorders. Narcolepsy (alternatively known as “hypnolepsy”) involves frequent EDS (Excessive Daytime Sleepiness) and the brain’s inability to regulate normal sleep-wake cycles. This is due to the autoimmune impairment of orexin-producing neurons. Causes of Narcolepsy One cause would be a low level of orexin. A 2004 research project which [...]

Read More About This Disorder

Posted in Disorders

Narcissistic Personality Disorder

Narcissistic Personality Disorder, or NPD, is a type of personality disorder. One who has NPD is extravagantly preoccupied with gaining personal power and prestige. Those with NPD also have excessive belief in their own abilities and personal attractiveness. Furthermore, they’re unable to rationalize with any form of damage that may be dealt to themselves or [...]

Read More About This Disorder

Posted in Disorders

Page 1 of 812345...Last »