Emotional disorders: Introduction
The term "emotional disorders" is not a fully accurate medical term,
but is commonly used in ordinary context
to refer to those psychological disorders that
appear to affect the emotions (e.g. anxiety disorders or depressive disorders).
More strictly correct disease categories are psychological disorders,
psychiatric disorders, anxiety disorders, depressive disorders,
behavioral disorders or personality disorders. ...more »
Symptoms of Emotional disorders
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symptoms of Emotional disorders
Home Diagnostic Testing
Home medical testing related to Emotional disorders:
- Child Behavior: Home Testing
- Mental Health (Adults): Home Testing
Wrongly Diagnosed with Emotional disorders?
Emotional disorders: Related Patient Stories
Types of Emotional disorders
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Causes of Emotional disorders
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Disease Topics Related To Emotional disorders
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Emotional disorders: Undiagnosed Conditions
Commonly undiagnosed diseases in related medical categories:
Misdiagnosis and Emotional disorders
Cluster of diseases with difficult diagnosis issues: There is a well-known list of
medical conditions that are all somewhat difficult to diagnose, and all can present
in a variety...read more »
Undiagnosed stroke leads to misdiagnosed aphasia: BBC News UK reported on a man who
had been institutionalized and treated for mental illness
because he suffered from sudden inability to speak.
This was...read more »
Alzheimer's disease over-diagnosed: The well-known disease of Alzheimer's disease
is often over-diagnosed.
Patients tend to assume that any memory loss...read more »
Dementia may be a drug interaction: A common scenario in aged care is for
a patient to show mental decline to dementia.
Whereas this can, of course, occur due to various medical conditions,
such as a stroke or Alzheimer's...read more »
ADHD under-diagnosed in adults: Although the over-diagnoses of ADHD
in children is a well-known controversy, the reverse side related to adults.
Some adults can remain undiagnosed, and indeed the condition has...read more »
Bipolar disorder misdiagosed as various conditions by primary physicians: Bipolar disorder (manic-depressive disorder)
often fails to be diagnosed correctly by primary care physicians.
Many patients with bipolar seek help...read more »
Eating disorders under-diagnosed in men: The typical patient with
an eating disorder is female.
The result is that men with eating disorders often fail to be...read more »
Depression undiagnosed in teenagers: Serious bouts of depression can be
undiagnosed in teenagers.
The "normal" moodiness of teenagers can cause severe medical...read more »
Undiagnosed anxiety disorders related to depression: Patients with depression (see symptoms of depression)
may also have undiagnosed anxiety disorders (see symptoms of anxiety disorders).
Failure to diagnose...read more »
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Emotional disorders: Research Doctors & Specialists
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Hospitals & Clinics: Emotional disorders
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Emotional disorders: Rare Types
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Evidence Based Medicine Research for Emotional disorders
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Statistics for Emotional disorders
Emotional disorders: Broader Related Topics
Types of Emotional disorders
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