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Psychological problems

Psychological problems: Introduction

Further information about Psychological problems is below, or review more specific information about these types of Psychological problems: psychotic symptoms, postpartum psychosis, Psychotic Behaviour or other types.

Psychological problems: Symptoms affecting emotional or psychological factors. See detailed information below for a list of 90 causes of Psychological problems, Symptom Checker, Assessment Questionnaire, including diseases and drug side effect causes.

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Home Diagnostic Testing and Psychological problems

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Causes of Types of Psychological problems:

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Psychological problems: Symptom Checker

Listed below are some combinations of symptoms associated with Psychological problems, as listed in our database. Visit the Symptom Checker, to add and remove symptoms and research your condition.

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Psychological problems Treatments

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Stories from Users for Psychological problems

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Diagnostic tests for Psychological problems:

Various tests are used in the diagnosis of Psychological problems. Some of these are listed below :

  • Physical examination
    • Examine for possible causes of physical illness that may cause psychological problems - e.g. systemic lupus erythematosus, multi- infarct dementia, Wilson's disease, Cushing's disease, thyroid disease.
  • Mental state examination - including appearance, behavior, rate and continuity of speech, mood, affect, thought content, evidence of any hallucinations or abnormal beliefs, orientation to time, place and person, attention and concentration, short-term memory, insight and judgement.
  • Blood tests (to rule out specific physical causes of psychological problems)
  • more tests...»

Psychological problems: Comorbid Symptoms

Some of the comorbid or associated medical symptoms for Psychological problems may include these symptoms:

Causes of General Symptom Types

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Causes of Similar Symptoms to Psychological problems

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Assessment Questionnaire: Questions your doctor may ask (and why!)

During a consultation, your doctor will use various techniques to assess the symptom: Psychological problems. These will include a physical examination and possibly diagnostic tests. (Note: A physical exam is always done, diagnostic tests may or may not be performed depending on the suspected condition) Your doctor will ask several questions when assessing your condition. It is important to openly share any pertinent information to help your doctor make an accurate diagnosis.

It is also very important to bring an up-to-date list of all of your all medical conditions, medications including dosages, and names of numbers of any specialist you see.

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Psychological problems: Deaths

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Misdiagnosis and Psychological problems

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 initially misdiagnosed as a ...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 disease, it can also occur from a side...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...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 diagnosed or have a delayed diagnosis. See misdiagnosis of eating...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. See misdiagnosis of depression...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 anxiety disorders may...read more »

Psychological problems: Research Related Doctors & Specialists

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Hospitals & Clinics: Psychological problems

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Psychological problems: Related Rare Diseases

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Psychological problems: Undiagnosed Conditions

Conditions that are commonly undiagnosed in related areas may include:

Organs affected by Psychological problems:

The list of organs typically affected by Psychological problems may include, but is not limited to:

Detailed list of causes of Psychological problems

The list below shows some of the causes of Psychological problems mentioned in various sources:

How Common are these Causes of Psychological problems?

This information refers to the general prevalence and incidence of these diseases, not to how likely they are to be the actual cause of Psychological problems. Of the 90 causes of Psychological problems that we have listed, we have the following prevalence/incidence information:

  • 0 causes are "very common" diseases
  • 3 causes are "common" diseases
  • 1 causes are "uncommon" diseases
  • 0 causes are "rare" diseases
  • 2 causes are "very rare" diseases
  • 87 causes have no prevalence information.

Conditions listing medical symptoms: Psychological problems:

The following list of conditions have 'Psychological problems' or similar listed as a symptom in our database. This computer-generated list may be inaccurate or incomplete. Always seek prompt professional medical advice about the cause of any symptom.

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Conditions listing medical complications: Psychological problems:

The following list of medical conditions have Psychological problems or similar listed as a medical complication in our database. The distinction between a symptom and complication is not always clear, and conditions mentioning this symptom as a complication may also be relevant. This computer-generated list may be inaccurate or incomplete. Always seek prompt professional medical advice about the cause of any symptom.

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Doctors and specialists: Who should I consult about Psychological problems?

Depending on the seriousness of the onset of Psychological problems, you may want to consult one of the following medical professionals.

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Classifications of Psychological problems:

Subtypes of Psychological problems:

Psychotic symptoms (61 causes), Postpartum psychosis (4 causes), Psychotic Behaviour (92 causes)

Medical Conditions associated with Psychological problems:

Behavioral symptoms (4608 causes), Psychiatric symptoms (971 causes)

Symptoms related to Psychological problems:

Emotional symptoms (2080 causes), Behavioral symptoms (4608 causes), Mental symptoms (3121 causes), Aceruloplasminemia, ACTH Deficiency, Adrenal Cortex Diseases, Amphetamine abuse, Amphetamine withdrawal

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Medical News summaries about Psychological problems

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Evidence Based Medicine Research for Psychological problems

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