Category: Disorders

Serotonin and its Role in Social Anxiety

Serotonin is an inhibitory neurotransmitter that affects one’s mood. It is involved in feeling positive and happy. This neurotransmitter is what modern medicine has built its foundation on to help people with depression and anxiety disorders. Studies have reported that too little serotonin in the brain is what causes people to have feelings of social […]

Alzheimer’s Disease. It’s Not In Your Mind.

Alzheimer’s Alzheimer’s is a mental health and brain disorder that affects over 3 million people in America a year. This is a type of dementia that causes problems with one’s memory and thinking. It causes a progressive loss of brain cells that decline cognitive abilities. This may make everyday tasks difficult for Alzheimer’s sufferers. There […]

Do You Fear it’s Autism?

Autism Autism or autism spectrum disorder (ASD), is a mental health condition that has symptoms that include problems with: communication social skills repetitive actions or body movements speechnon-verbal communicationlearning This greatly impairs and affects the way one is able to communicate with others and maintain relationships. Autistic people are usually very gifted and talented. For […]

Counting the Ways it Could be OCD

Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder Obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD) is a mental health condition. People suffering from OCD have thoughts and fears that can contribute to compulsive and ritualistic behaviors. You may find someone you love constantly counting on their fingers or washing their hands repeatedly. They may check their house before leaving 20 times to make sure all […]

Could the Problem be ADHD?

ADHD ADHD stands for attention deficit hyperactivity disorder. Some people may have ADD instead without being hyperactive, but many physicians look at the two as one condition. ADHD is more common in active males, and ADD is more common in quiet females. Symptoms of ADHD include hyperactivity, impulsive behavior, poor time management skills, poor concentration, […]

All About Schizoaffective Disorder

Schizoaffective Schizoaffective is a disorder with psychotic features just like schizophrenia. The difference here it is accompanies a mood disorder like depression or bipolar. A Schizoaffective disorder diagnoses is a mental illness that is even less common than schizophrenia. At approximately 0.5% of the world population suffering. Schizoaffective is more difficult to treat with psychiatric […]

Schizophrenia: The Best Conventional Practices

Schizophrenia Schizophrenia is characterized as a psychotic disorder. Psychotic disorders are those that deal with delusional thinking and or hallucinations as core symptoms. Some other psychotic disorders include schizoaffective disorder and psychotic depression. Schizophrenia can be debilitating and is thought of as one of the most severe mental health conditions. It is not the most […]

Is Depression Bringing You Down?

About Depression Depression is a mood disorder that affects many people. Its symptoms can range from lack of motivation, low moods, lack of concentration, apathy, social withdrawal to despair. Antidepressants are medications that are helpful in some people with depression. SSRI’s Selective Serotonin Reuptake Inhibitors (SSRIs) are the most commonly prescribed class of antidepressants. The […]