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Addictions

ADDICTIONS Women may face unique issues when faced with substance use and dependence due to sex related biological differences and due to gender related social and cultural role expectations and availability of treatment. Other special issues include the effects of drugs on the hormonal and reproductive cycle. Many life situatio...

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Personality Disorders

PERSONALITY DISORDERS This condition comprise deeply ingrained and enduring behaviour patterns, manifesting themselves as inflexible responses to a broad range of personal and social situations. They represent either extreme or significant deviations from the way the average individual in a given culture perceives, thinks, feels...

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Schizophrenia

SCHIZOPHRENIA Schizophrenia is a serious mental disorder that generally starts in late adolescence or early adulthood. This illness effects nearly 1 in 100 persons in their lifetime. It is a chronic brain disorder varying in presentation, symptoms severity and course. However with Symptoms Symptoms ...

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OCD

Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD) is a chronic anxiety disorder in which a person has repeated, intrusive, unwanted thoughts, mental images or impulses ( obsessions) that are relieved by repeated ,unwanted behaviours (compulsions). People with OCD are classically unable to control these thoughts and behaviours, spend a great deal...

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Panic and Anxiety disoders

Worried? Nervous? Tense? Everyone feels anxious sometimes but anxiety disorders are different from routine daily worrying. There are many types of anxiety disorders as well as treatments. Anxiety disorders may look very different in different people. SIGNS AND SYMPTOMS OF ANXIETY DISORDERS All anxiety disorders have one commo...

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Biploar Mood Disorders

Bipolar Mood Disorder This disorder is characterized by repeated (i.e. at least two) episodes in which the patient's mood and activity levels are significantly disturbed, this disturbance consisting on some occasions of an elevation of mood and increased energy and activity (mania or hypomania), and on others of a lowering of mo...

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Depression

DEPRESSION is more than just feeling sad – it is a serious mental condition that can cause immense dysfunction. SIGNS AND SYMPTOMS OF DEPRESSION The cardinal features of depression are

  • presence of prominent and sustained depressed mood,
  • loss of interest and enjoyment in pleasurable activities (anhed...

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