Mental Illness & Treatment
What is schizophrenia and what is dissociative identity disorder? Aren't they the same thing?
Mental manipulation is the power to control the thoughts of others according to your desire. Mental manipulation is often used by cheats in relationships. Mental manipulators use their powers artfully to control others'...
Do you know how psychosis or neurosis are defined, on a medical level, what the signs and symptoms are, or how they are treated? Simple definitions and the differences between the two are highlighted below.
Many people have misconceptions about life inside a psychiatric hospital. This article clarifies some of that information with reality-based examples.
This article reviews some of the research literature about mood stabilizers in general, and lithium in particular. It is concluded that mood stabilizers do not (as their name would suggest) maintain mood within certain...
Phobias are emotional reactions that often interfere with one’s life on a chronic basis or acutely when the person is confronted with certain situations. While everyone has fears, people afflicted with phobias...
Interesting facts for service users about psychiatrists in the UK
An informative article about some phobias that sufferers might experience from sunrise to sunset.
Drug dependence is a condition arising in a person from the administration of drug on a periodic or continuous basis. Drug abuse, habituation and addiction are synonymous terms.
Imagine being buried in your home by your own junk with excessive items and trash everywhere. Is hoarding a mental illness? Or a case of being a slob? How does someone become a hoarder?
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