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Psychological disorders

Psychological disorders: Introduction

Psychological disorders are mental health disorders. Some common examples include anxiety disorders, depressive disorders, personality disorders and behavioral disorders. Psychological disorders are often treated by a psychologist or psychiatrist. ...more »

Symptoms of Psychological disorders

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Wrongly Diagnosed with Psychological disorders?

Psychological disorders: Related Patient Stories

Psychological disorders: Deaths

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Types of Psychological disorders

Causes of Psychological disorders

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Disease Topics Related To Psychological disorders

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Psychological disorders: Undiagnosed Conditions

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Misdiagnosis and Psychological disorders

Underactive thryoid may be misdiagnosed as depression: Hypothyroidism, or underactive thyroid, is an endocrine gland disorder that is more common in women. It can mimic many...read more »

Adrenal gland disorder difficult to correctly diagnose: Addison's disease, a disorder of the adrenal glands, causes a variety of symptoms, and is often misdiagnosed in early stages. Common misdiagnoses include depression or ...read more »

Calcium disorder a hidden cause of depression-like symptoms: Another uncommon endocrine disorder that can be misdiagnosed as depression is hypocalcemia (low blood calcium),...read more »

Rare seizure-less epilepsy misdiagnosed as various conditions: A complex partial seizure disorder, such as temporal lobe epilepsy can be misdiagnosed as various conditions. Some of the possible...read more »

Multiple sclerosis often misdiagnosed as mental disorder: The early stages of multiple sclerosis may cause various general feelings of wellness, happiness, euphoria, or manic-type symptoms in some patients. These symptoms may lead to...read more »

Lupus is often misdiagnosed as other conditions: Systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE), often simply called "lupus", is a difficult disease to diagnose and can manifest with numerous symptoms. Some of the possible...read more »

Rare copper disease insidious and misdiagnosed: Wilson's disease (a form of copper overload) is a rare disorder that has a slow and insidious onset that can often fail to be diagnosed. Copper builds up in the liver and in...read more »

Undiagnosed stroke leads to misdiagnosed aphasia: BBC News UK reported on a man who had been institutionalized and treated for mental illness...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 ...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...read more »

Bipolar disorder misdiagosed as various conditions by primary physicians: Bipolar disorder (manic-depressive disorder) often fails to be diagnosed correctly by...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...read more »

Depression undiagnosed in teenagers: Serious bouts of depression can be undiagnosed in teenagers. The "normal" moodiness of teenagers can cause severe medical depression to be overlooked....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 these...read more »

Psychological disorders: Research Doctors & Specialists

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Hospitals & Clinics: Psychological disorders

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Psychological disorders: Rare Types

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Evidence Based Medicine Research for Psychological disorders

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Research about Psychological disorders

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Clinical Trials for Psychological disorders

The US based website ClinicalTrials.gov lists information on both federally and privately supported clinical trials using human volunteers.

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Statistics for Psychological disorders

Psychological disorders: Broader Related Topics

Psychological disorders Message Boards

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Definitions of Psychological disorders:

Specific disorder usually appearing in the second or third decade, characterized by symptoms of depression between late fall and early spring, sometimes followed by mania or hypomania; intense light is reportedly therapeutic. - (Source - Diseases Database)

 

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