Psychoses: when self-control goes away

What signs allow you to diagnose psychosis Theearly stages of psychosis show the following symptoms: – Difficulties with concentration;– suppressed mood;– constant heightened anxiety;– excessive suspicion;– strange, illogical statements, beliefs;– social self-isolation. At this time, the patient cannot control his thoughts and feelings and, if not to buy such a condition, psychosis will escalate and … Read more

Manic depressive psychosis: which phases are most dangerous?

What is bipolar disorder Initially, the term “manic depressive psychosis” referred to all mood disorders. The concept was introduced at the end of the 19th century and existed until the sixties of the 20th century, when the German scientist, psychiatrist Karl Leongaard created his nosological classification of psychotic diseases . Leongaard introduced the term “bipolar … Read more

What is derealization: symptoms, causes, treatment

Medics don’t single out derealization as a separate mental illness. More often, the pathological sensation acts as an additional symptom. In the vast majority of cases, the impaired perception of reality is combined with a condition called depersonalization. In view of this, the disease-de-personalization syndrome is isolated among diseases. In an independent form, derealization is … Read more

What is depersonalization: symptoms, causes, treatment

Depersonalization is accepted as a category of neurotic diseases. Thus, most often this strange, unpleasant sensation arises as a symptom of a certain severe pathology, such as schizophrenia or schizotypic disorder. In some cases, depersonalization exists independently, for example, due to severe stress or excessive amount of emotion experienced by a person at one moment. … Read more

6 mental illnesses that take for character specifics

Hysterical (histrionic) personality disorder Histrionic personality disorder hides behind character features such as excessive emotionality, sensitivity, the desire to be in sight at all costs, the theatricality of behavior. Often such people provoke increased attention to themselves at the expense of eccentric appearance.  They are pronounced extroverts, so desperately crave the attention of those around … Read more

What is information pseudodebility?

Information pseudodebility (hereinafter, IP) is one of the mental disorders in which a person shows signs of debility (not in the household sense, but in the medical, then there is mental retardation), but there is a significant difference. In normal morbidity, a diagnosed brain pathology is observed. The person diagnosed with IP has no such … Read more