The A – Z Guide Of AUTISM

What is autism? Autism syndrome is a psychological and mental illness. One of the diagnoses of the Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) series. According to the observations of experts, in men it occurs 4-7 times more often than in women. Autistic people are rather closed, rarely make contact, shy and almost unemotional. It is difficult for them to adapt in society. It happens that doctors make a diagnosis already in…

Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)

What is Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD): causes of the disorder Post-traumatic stress disorder is a mental illness that occurs after severe negative impacts on the psyche. It is often found among former military men who have been in "hot spots". PTSD is sometimes referred to as "Vietnamese Syndrome". However, sometimes the disorder affects children because their psyche is very unstable due to age. Older people also face the…

The Ultimate Guide To Russell-silver Syndrome

Introduction: Russell-Silver syndrome is a rare genetic disorder that affects about 1 in every 10,000 to 20,000 people. It’s named for the two most common symptoms: Russell’s sign (a characteristic facial appearance) and Silver’s sign (short stature). While there’s no cure for Russell-Silver syndrome, there are treatments available to help manage the symptoms and improve quality of life. In this guide, we’ll introduce you to…

Everything You Need To Know About Orthorexia Nervosa

Orthorexia Nervosa is an eating disorder that involves an obsessive interest in healthy eating. Unlike other eating disorders such as anorexia and bulimia, orthorexic people rarely target losing weight. But their main focus is on food quality rather than quantity. People with orthorexia nervosa tend to avoid foods that do not meet their nutritional standards. Also, they avoid foods prepared by someone else. In many…

What Is Other specified feeding or eating disorder (OSFED) Really All About?

Other specified feeding or eating disorder or OSFED, is a catch-all category developed for those who do not fit into the diagnostic criteria for anorexia nervosa, bulimia nervosa, or binge eating disorder. Individuals diagnosed with OSFED show symptoms similar to those specified eating disorders, but one or two key features are missing or different. Research shows that one-third of all people treated for eating disorders…

How to manage pregnant women with Pregorexia?

What is Pregorexia? Pregnancy is a risk incident for all women, so they will experience various difficulties throughout gestation. Pregorexia is a condition where pregnant ladies experience extreme fear for the pregnancy weight gain and fear to experience changes in the body during the pregnancy. As a result of the extreme fear to experience pregnancy-related weight gain, women with Pregorexia will avoid calorie intake and…

What Everyone Ought To Know About Prader-Willi Syndrome

Prader-Willi Syndrome is one of the very rare genetic disorders that brings various physical, mental, and behavioral changes. The main reason behind all the complications of this disease is uncontrolled hunger. So these patients are unable to control their body weight related to their age and height. Patients who suffer from Prader-Willi syndrome never feel full and they have an uncontrolled desire to eat. There…

A Guide To Obsessive-Compulsive disorder At Any Age

Obsessive-Compulsive disorder is characterized by unreasonable thoughts and fears that lead you to make repetitive patterns of behavior. In addition, you can have only obsessions or compulsions only and still OCD. With OCD, you may or may not understand your obsessions are not reasonable, and you can try to ignore them or stop them. But this only increases stress and anxiety. In the end, you…

What Everyone Must Know About Binge eating disorder

Eating disorders are not just about eating too much or too little. Instead, they are serious psychological illnesses that cause disturbances in a person's everyday diet. For example, binge eating disorder, or BED, is an overeating disorder in which a person eats a huge amount of food over a short period. This behaviour is accompanied by a feeling of loss of control over overeating. Unlike…

Here Is What You Should Do For Your Avoidant Restrictive Food Intake Disorder (ARFID)

Avoidant Restrictive Food Intake Disorder (ARFID) is recently classified under one of the eating disorders, where this disorder fails to meet the desired nutritional requirements of the body. As time goes, this disorder can lead to malnutrition and energy deficiencies. ARFID is significantly distinct from anorexia nervosa as there is no connection between the distress about their body image and the disorder. But same as…

The Complete Guide to Pica (Eating Disorder)

Pica is related to persistent eating of dirt, paint, and similar substances which have no nutritional value in them. Research suggests the prevalence rate of the condition be about 4 to 26 percent in different institutionalized groups. In other populations, the prevalence is not discreetly estimated.     Symptoms If the individual is undergoing persistent eating of such substances over a period of 30 days,…

About Conversion Disorder You Should Read

Conversion disorder, also called functional neurological symptom disorder, is a condition in which you show psychological stress by physical methods. The condition was named to describe a health problem that starts as a mental or emotional crisis - a scary or stressful incident of some sort. - And it turns into a physical problem For example, in violation of the conversion, your leg may become…

The Ultimate Guide to Agoraphobia

Agoraphobia is a type of anxiety disorder in which you fear and often avoid places or situations that can cause you to panic and make you feel trapped, helpless, and confused. With agoraphobia, you are afraid of the actual or perceived situation, such as using public transportation, being in open or closed spaces, standing in line, or being in the crowd. Anxiety is caused by…

Everything You’ve Ever Wanted to Know About Factitious Disorder

Factitious disorder is a severe mental disorder in which someone misleads others, appears sick, gets sick on purpose, or self-mutilation. Factitious disorder symptoms can range from mild to severe. Man can make symptoms or even fake medical tests to convince others that treatment, such as surgery with a high degree of risk, is necessary. And factitious disorder is not the same thing as inventing medical…