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 [...]

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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 [...]

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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 [...]

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Mathematics Disorder

Mathematics disorder, or Dyscalculia, is a type of specific developmental disorder that’s presented by the difficulty in simple understanding and manipulation of numbers. Causes of Mathematics Disorder The cause(s) of Mathematics Disorder/Dyscalculia have yet to be discovered. Neurology has been mostly focused on to try and unravel what causes the disorder. Current research points to [...]

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Munchausen Syndrome

Munchausen Syndrome is classified as a type of factitious disorder. A person who has Munchausen syndrome may seek attention, sympathy, and reassurance through faking disease or illness. Causes of Munchausen Syndrome It’s unsure what causes Munchausen syndrome. The mere psychological desire to be admitted to a hospital (the syndrome is sometimes referred to as “hospital [...]

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Mania

Mania is a type of mood that presents itself with an unusually elevated arousal level of energy. The term “mania” originates from the Greek word for “madness” or “frenzy.” Causes of Mania The cause of mania is based on the observance of patients who were affected and behavior of anti-manic agents. Individuals who had mania [...]

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Kleptomania

Kleptomania is classified as an impulse control disorder via psychiatry. A person that has kleptomania is unable to control the urge to commit thievery for any reason that’s differs from that of personal use or financial gain. Causes of Kleptomania Kleptomania has been linked with various other disorders. Mood disorders, eating disorders, and anxiety are [...]

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Joubert Syndrome

Joubert syndrome is a type of genetic disorder that impacts a certain area of the brain that’s responsible for controlling balance and coordination. Joubert syndrome is a rare genetic disorder. Causes of Joubert Syndrome Abnormal brain stemming helps with the development of JS. Joubert syndrome may also develop via receiving abnormal genes from the father [...]

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Intermittent Explosive Disorder

Intermittent explosive disorder, or IED, is a type of behavioral disorder that’s recognized through anger that often elevates to uncontrolled rage. Causes of Intermittent Explosive Disorder Through recent findings, it’s suggested that Intermitten explosive disorder originates from abnormalities of the area of the brain that regulates behavior. Another study, via EEGs, suggest a biological cause. [...]

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Hysteria

Hysteria may refer to having a fearful state of mind towards imaginably contracting a disease or illness. Those who are affected do have actual physical symptoms, but don’t have organic causes. They rather have psychological causes. Causes of Hysteria Experienced and/or witnessed traumatic events, undue stress, and having a history of being abused can all [...]

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