Personality Disorder

Winnie the Pooh Mental Disorders

In 2000, Dr Sarah Shea and a group of colleagues published a paper by the name Pathology in the Hundred Acre Wood: a neurodevelopmental perspective on A.A. Milne in the Canadian Medical Association Journal. Their report claimed the characters of Winnie the Pooh displayed symptoms...

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Is My Partner a Psychopath?

By using the 20-item Hare Psychopathy Checklist, a mental health care practitioner can determine if a person is a psychopath. The checklist features a spectrum of traits that a person is weighed against. Each trait is scored on a three-point scale of whether it applies...

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Understanding Bipolar Disorder

Bipolar disorder is a mental illness that is characterized by extreme mood changes. Individuals who suffer from bipolar disorder may experience ultimate highs and massive lows. Mania can be experienced by sufferers which is a symptom described as an extremely elevated mood. Bipolar disorder sufferers...

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Treatment for Bipolar Disorder

Previously referred to as manic-depressive disorder, bipolar disorder is a serious mental health condition. On average, 2.8% of the population have been diagnosed with this disorder, with 83% of the cases being severe. This disorder is characterized by dramatic mood, energy, and activity level shifts....

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Neurosis

Neurosis is a term used by psychologists and psychiatrists to refer to anxious feelings, symptoms, and behaviors. Meanwhile, some doctors use neurosis to describe a spectrum of mental illnesses other than psychotic disorders. ...

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Sociopath vs Psychopath

Both anti personality disorder types share some common traits. Firstly, sociopaths and psychopaths have an absolute disregard for the safety, wellness, emotional security and rights of others. Both psychopaths and sociopaths have deceit and manipulative tendencies and unlike popular belief, or the movies, a psychopath...

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BPD vs Bipolar

Unlike BPD, Bipolar is caused by a certain type of brain structure and brain functioning. It is caused by genetics and family history. And while BPD may run in families, it has not been proven to be solely caused by biology. The theory at the...

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OCD and Addiction

Research has found a large portion of OCD sufferers also meet the criteria for individuals living with substance abuse disorder. Many of the individuals that deal with OCD and addiction started using drugs and alcohol to combat their OCD symptoms. Research also found that people...

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