Sadism and Masochism Disorder

Sadism Disorder and Masochism Disorder, or Sexual Sadism Disorder and Sexual Masochism Disorder, are considered to be conditions that pertain to sexual arousal. Someone that has Sadism Disorder is sexually aroused by another person who’s experiencing an excessive amount of pain and suffering, and humility. Sadism Disorder can develop into a more serious case, whereas the... Continue Reading »

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Separation Anxiety Disorder

Separation Anxiety Disorder, or SAD, is a type of psychological condition that presents itself with an extreme amount of anxiety. This kind of anxiety stems from the individual being separated from certain people, people who the aforementioned individual has a solid emotional connection with. The anxiety that’s discussed here also stems from the sufferer being... Continue Reading »

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Self Injury

Self Injury, or SI, is determined through directly and intentionally inflicting damage to the body tissue. Self-injuries are often performed absent suicidal intention, and cover a wide field of acts of self-harm behavior. This even includes pulling of hair and consuming toxic objects or substances that aren’t designed for human consumption. Self Injury may be alternatively... Continue Reading »

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Seasonal Affective Disorder

Seasonal Affective Disorder (may be abbreviated as SAD and alternatively known as summer/winter/seasonal depression and summer/winter blues) was, in the past, viewed as a type of mood disorder that would be recognized through symptoms of depression during the summer and/or winter season(s). Today, it’s officially labeled as “with seasonal pattern” through manuals DSM-IV and DSM-5 and... Continue Reading »

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Schizotypal Personality Disorder

Schizotypal Personality Disorder, or STPD for short, is recognized through the need to isolate oneself from the world, anxiety (pertains to social interactions and events), avant-garde beliefs (includes superstitions), and unusual behavior and way of thinking. Those who have SPD may also dress in a peculiar manner. People with this disorder usually wish to target... Continue Reading »

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Schizophreniform Disorder

Schizophreniform Disorder is a type of mental disorder that’s brought about by Schizophrenia under certain circumstances. The symptoms that accompany Schizophrenia must be prominent for a majority amount of time within a month and any kind of disruption must not exist for an additional 5 months. Although Schizophreniform Disorder and Schizophrenia share many similarities, they’re... Continue Reading »

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Schizophrenia

Schizophrenia is a type of mental disorder that’s recognizable by someone who has false beliefs, unclear thinking, and auditory-based hallucinations. A person who’s diagnosed would also have a reduction in socializing and expressing themselves emotionally. Causes of Schizophrenia The cause of Schizophrenia can be as serious as involving family history which is not only surrounded by... Continue Reading »

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Schizoid

Schizoid, alternatively known as SPD (Schizoid Personality Disorder), is a type of personality disorder that reveals itself through no interest in establishing social relationships, a usual preference for a reclusive lifestyle, and “coldness.” A person who has SPD also does not feel, have emotions, and have no interest and concern for things or people. Causes of... Continue Reading »

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Schizoaffective Disorder

Schizoaffective Disorder (SAD or SZA for short) is a type of mental disorder that’s recognized through the combination of unusual thought processes (schizophrenia, in this case) and a type of mood disorder. Causes of Schizoaffective Disorder The interaction between one’s genes and the aforementioned’s surroundings may be a risk factor. Alcohol and drug abuse are... Continue Reading »

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Rumination Syndrome

Rumination Syndrome (alternatively known as “Merycism”) is a type of chronic Motility Disorder that’s presented by unchallenging and involuntary regurgitation. As of today, Rumination Syndrome can affect infants, children, and adults. Children or adults who are sustaining a cognitive disability, or disabilities, are also prone. While diagnosis of Rumination Syndrome is increasingly becoming prevalent, medical... Continue Reading »

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