Mental Health

ABA Therapy

ABA Therapy

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ABA: Applied Behavioural Analysis What is ABA? ABA stands for Applied Behaviour Analysis, defined as both a science and technology vital to the improvement and growth of society. Professionals trained in ABA, study the variables that impact an individual’s behaviours to develop tailored programs and encourage the change of socially negative behaviours. An article by […]

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Asperger Syndrome

Asperger Syndrome

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What is Asperger Syndrome? Asperger’s Syndrome (AS), commonly referred to as Asperger Disorder, is a lifelong, incurable developmental disorder. AS is characterised by the level of impairment of these neurological conditions: Language Social and Communication Skills Repetitive Patterns of Behaviours and Thoughts Asperger Syndrome History The first known description of AS was written by a […]

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Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD)

Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD)

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What is Autism and Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD)? Autism is a mental disorder and lifelong disability, characterised and diagnosed by differences in two main areas; social communication and patterns of behaviour (American Psychiatric Association, 2013). Other Names for Autism: Autistic Disorder Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) Autism Spectrum Condition (ASC) Classic Autism Kanner Autism Atypical Autism […]

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Histrionic Personality Disorder

Histrionic Personality Disorder

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What is Histrionic Personality Disorder? Histrionic Personality Disorder as defined is an individual who draws or seek attention to themselves through extreme show of emotional and dramatic characteristics. Individual with HPD often have excessive need for approval of others and are also characterized for being flirtatious, vivacious, enthusiastic and lively. Inappropriate behavior of sexually provocative […]

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Hypomania

Hypomania

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What is Hypomania? Hypomania is a state of behavior, mind and mood which is similar to mania however it is a much less severe kind. Hypomania is a kind of mood which people normally do not consider to be a problem since they tend to feel good about themselves. This form of elevated moods tends […]

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Binge Eating Disorder

Binge Eating Disorder

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What is Binge Eating Disorder? Binge eating disorder is one of the most common eating disorders that affects many people from the United States. Although it is not yet considered to be a distinct eating disorder it causes many health problems to all the people affected. It can often lead to obesity and other psychiatric […]

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Bulimia Nervosa (Eating disorder)

Bulimia Nervosa (Eating disorder)

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What is Bulimia Nervosa Bulimia nervosa is an eating disorder. Most healthcare providers state that the bulimia nervosa definition would be binge-purge eating wherein the person would eat a good deal of food for a short period of time (binge) and get rid of it right away (purge) usually through forced vomiting. The DSM-IV-T identifies […]

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Somniloquy (Sleep talking)

Somniloquy (Sleep talking)

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What is somniloquy? Somniloquy is the medical term for sleep talking. This means that the person is talking aloud when asleep. This is a type of parasomnia wherein it involves unnatural or abnormal movements and emotions. According to statistics, 50% of children often experiences sleep talking whereas only 5% of adults encounter this. People who […]

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Treatment for Borderline Personality Disorder

Treatment for Borderline Personality Disorder

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Borderline Personality Disorder – a mental illness that causes dramatic mood swings impulsive behavior and serious problems with relationships and self-respect. People with this disorder often have other problems such as depression, eating disorders or abuse of alcohol or drugs. Treatment depends on how bad the condition is. When diagnosed with borderline personality disorder, most […]

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How to avoid Stress

How to avoid Stress

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It’s a competitive world. Each one us feels the pressure as an outcome. This pressure leads to stress. Stress, however, cannot be defined accurately. It may be said that stress is a mental condition in which a person is unable to get proper sleep; begins to smoke more than then earlier; is unable to make […]

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Depression symptoms are not always obvious

Depression symptoms are not always obvious

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Depression is one of the most common psychological problems of human being which almost every human have at least once in a life time. The depression is usually a very severe psychological state with clear signs, but some of the symptoms are not always so revealing, especially at the primary stage of the illness, it […]

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Daytime sleepiness : Causes, how to prevent and ged rid of

Daytime sleepiness : Causes, how to prevent and ged rid of

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Daytime sleeping is not a good thing if you do it against your will. If you think you have a serious feeling to sleep in the daytime but if you do not want to do that or you had a very good sleep in the previous night, there is a chance that you have a […]

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Dealing with death of a loved one : HOW TO

Dealing with death of a loved one : HOW TO

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Death is the most certain fat of human. And even though we all know it very well, we cannot bear the pain of the death of someone we love. Dealing with the death of a loved one is one of the hard things that we have to do in our life. Life never stops and […]

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Breathing Techniques and exercises for Stress Relief

Breathing Techniques and exercises for Stress Relief

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Individuals suffering from stress know that focusing on things and keeping the thoughts straight can be difficult. The brain starts working on overdrive and the mind is also too much focused on trying to get out of stress (which usually stresses the person more). Many physicians state that taking a deep breath can really help […]

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Ten Dangers of Untreated Sleep Apnea (sleep disorder)

Ten Dangers of Untreated Sleep Apnea (sleep disorder)

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Sleep apnea the sleeping disorder which is often not taken seriously has dangerous effects if not treated. It is a disorder in which one experiences pauses in breathing while in sleep. The pause lasts for some 10 seconds and may occur a multiple times in a night. Sleeping disorder is categories in three types: OSA: […]

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Physical Symptoms of Stress and anxiety

Physical Symptoms of Stress and anxiety

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Stress has become an integral part (albeit negative) part of almost everyone’s life nowadays. Although, its major impacts are emotional and mental, it is also accompanied by a number of physical symptoms. These symptoms start a vicious cycle as these signs can make one more stressed (which in turn increases the severity or the number […]

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Recognizing Depression in a Loved One

Recognizing Depression in a Loved One

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Depression can result from certain setbacks experienced in the personal life. Generally, a person with low self-esteem and overly dependent personality undergoes a change in his mental state of mind wherein he loses his/her sense of well being.  They might have experienced the death of a family member or even lived with a depressed person […]

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Determining the Mental Illness Symptoms

Determining the Mental Illness Symptoms

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Mental illness is also known as mental disorder. The mental disorder is the disability to act socially. This illness is a part of mental health which is still not fully determined by the researchers. According to the statistical data, one out of three people fall under any kind of mental illness in any stage of […]

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Know basic of Mental Illness Test?

Know basic of Mental Illness Test?

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As it is said, almost all people have any kind of mental disorder of face of any kind of mental disorder at one stage of life. Mental illness has a wide range and it varies over person to person. Some key factors like family, environment, friends, education and experience are very important for causing mental […]

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Mental Health Impact on an Obese Child

Mental Health Impact on an Obese Child

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Obesity in children is a common problem these days as a lot of children are seen not exercising and always lazing around in their house and eating anything they can get their hands on. The parents of an obese child might not consider it a major problem, but it can result in a number of […]

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Changing Views Regarding Mental Health Illness

Changing Views Regarding Mental Health Illness

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In the past few decades, there have been a number of advancements in the ways in which mental disorders have been treated. However, there is still some stigma in the views regarding mental health illness. Many people think that people with a mental problem are lazy/cannot do any work. In case of children being affected […]

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Basic Knowledge regarding Mental Illness

Basic Knowledge regarding Mental Illness

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It is seen that individuals with mental illnesses are ridiculed or avoided by the society but it has to break this habit. It is important as these people hadn’t wished for that illness and if they could do anything regarding that, they would have had gotten rid of it.  There are different ways in which […]

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Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder

Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder

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Post-traumatic Stress Disorder is the effect of the traumatic events that happens in our lives that is brought about by fear and anxiety coming from our mind and body. The effect of the said event eventually stays for years and a lot of counseling and treatment is required in order to treat the prevailing condition. […]

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20 Things You Must know On How To Relieve Your Stress.

20 Things You Must know On How To Relieve Your Stress.

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Managing stress levels is becoming a serious concern nowadays. Though a little stress is probably good for you but severe levels is what does all the harm. By following these 20 steps you can know how to relieve stress levels by controlling your depression, anxiety and other problems. 1. Positive attitude You must cultivate a […]

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