Autism is a developmental disorder of the nervous system, characterized by poor social interactions, poor use of language, strange habits and repetitive movements. Diagnosis is clinical. Early detection and therapy provides better outcomes.
You might have heard about schizophrenia, a psychiatric disorder characterized by social withdrawal and unacceptable behavior. Take a look at this slideshow to know about schizophrenia in detail.
From addiction to cocaine to addiction to masturbation, billions of people suffer from of compulsive behavior that leaves them feeling miserable when they stop. Here are the world's 10 most common addictions.
Alcohol consumption increases the heart attack risk, interferes with drug action, promotes cancers, elevates blood pressure, discourages clotting, reduces cognitive functions and increases infections.
A hallucination is a sensory experience of something that is not there. A delusion is believing it. Here in brief are explanations of how 10 all too common conditions can lead to hallucinations that become delusions.
There are many people around you that suffer from borderline personality disorder. This group of slides will look at the causes, symptoms, risk factors, and treatment of the disorder.
Burnout isn't all in your mind. It's also in your body. Approaching jobs and relationships with clear understandings of what you want is a first step to staying free from burnout. And if you're already burned out, here are some suggestions for how you can get back to normal.
Also known as "manic depression", bipolar disorder affects almost 2 million people annually in the US. Genetics and positive family history increase the risk of bipolar disorder. When it comes to communicating with a bipolar, spend more time listening to them.
Imagine carrying around parts of another human being inside your body--from birth, not from a transplant operation. Or suffering a psychiatric condition in which you felt compelled to pull out and eat your own hair. From parasitic twin to trichotillomania and more, here are 10 bizarre illnesses.
Whatever you do, do not feel hopeless, as there is a lot of help all around you. Knowing about the phases a quitter might pass through will increase the chance that you will be successful.