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Month: March 2018

Developmental Coordination Disorder (DCD)

What is Developmental Coordination Disorder? Developmental Coordination Disorder (DCD) is a motor skill disorder that is believed to affect 5 to 6 percent of school-age children. Children who suffer from DCD have a delay in the development of… Read More

Trichotillomania Disorder

What is Trichotillomania Disorder? Do you ever have the tendency to pull out your hair? Can’t control it? Trichotillomania Disorder is a type of impulse disorder in which an individual cannot contain themselves from pulling out their hair… Read More

Schizophrenia

What is Schizophrenia? Schizophrenia is believed to be the most chronic and disabling of the major mental illnesses. An individual who suffers from Schizophrenia suffers from distortions in the way they may think, act, express their emotions, in… Read More

Antisocial Personality Disorder

What is Antisocial Personality Disorder? Individuals with Antisocial Personality Disorder, also known as sociopathy, tend to show no regard for right and wrong and often ignore the feelings and rights of others. It is a mental illness that… Read More

What is Hypersomnolence Disorder?

Do you tend to take multiple naps during the day? Are you feeling tired even when you have slept for hours? Such disorder is characterized by recurrent episodes of excessive daytime sleepiness or prolonged nighttime sleep, which does… Read More

Illness Anxiety Disorder

Do you have a constant worry that you may have an illness? Are you constantly looking up your symptoms online? Illness Anxiety Disorder, also known as hypochondria or health anxiety, is a constant, excessive worrying that you may… Read More

Conversion Disorder

What is Conversion Disorder? It is a neurological condition that causes physical symptoms even though the doctors cannot find any injury or reason to explain such symptoms. In other words, an individual’s body has converted your emotional and… Read More

Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD)

What is OCD? Over 2.2 million Americans suffer from OCD. An individual who suffers from OCD tends to have uncontrollable, reoccurring thoughts, and behaviors in which they feel the urge and need to continuously engage in and repeat… Read More

Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)

What is ADHD? It the most commonly diagnosed mental disorder among children, especially boys. However, it can also affect teens and can continue to adulthood. Individuals with ADHD often have a hard time paying attention, they may not… Read More

Bipolar I vs Bipolar II Disorder

It is believed that about 2.5% of the United States population suffers some kind of bipolar disorder (6 million people). Although there are various types of Bipolar Disorder, the more common ones are Bipolar I Disorder and Bipolar… Read More