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Treatment of neuroses

Despite the increased clinical awareness of neurotic disorders, many of them still remain unrecognized and untreated. In a minority of patients who still receive treatment for neuroses, it is usually carried out only in the form of prescription medications with anxiolytic and hypnotic effects [..Read More]

What is psychopathy?

This is an anomaly of nature, a persistent congenital or acquired disorder that prevents a person from building interpersonal relationships, adapting to the social environment. The main difference between personality disorder and mental disorder is that for psychopathy there is stability, absence of flow. Of course, over time, personality traits can undergo certain [..Read More]

What is schizophrenia?

Schizophrenia can develop slowly and imperceptibly for the patient. The first signs of schizophrenia are usually isolation from society, social isolation, emotional coldness, indifference to relatives and their appearance, loss of interest in things and events that carried the patient before. Sleep disturbances are possible. In adolescents, the first signs of schizophrenia can be confused with the problems inherent in [..Read More]

Organic brain damage

Diseases of this section have a diverse nature and different mechanisms of development. They are characterized by a variety of options for psychopathic or neurotic disorders. A wide range of clinical manifestations is explained by the different size of the lesion, the area of ​​the defect, and also the basic individual [..Read More]

Cerebrovascular diseases

Medical statistics are extremely accurate, and errors here are rare. Therefore, it can be called proven, but on the no less pleasant fact that in recent years the number of patients who were diagnosed with "cerebrovascular disease" has grown significantly. It is all the more sad that among the athletes - seemingly the healthiest group of the population - the death rate from acute violations [..Read More]

What are somatic diseases?

In the field of general medical practice, those who suffer from mental disorders show a high level of somatic diseases. In the therapeutic departments of hospitals, affective disorders and adaptation disorders are inherent in young women. Organic mental disorders are typical for the elderly. Somatic diseases associated with alcoholism occur in young men. For patients of therapeutic and gynecological polyclinics [..Read More]

What is emotional stress?

Emotional stress is often confused with stress, although these concepts should be shared. We can say that emotional stress is the cause, but the state of stress is a consequence. In addition, the stress is called the body's reaction to both psychological and physical overload. And in this article we will only talk about the emotional component of our life. [..Read More]

What are anxiety disorders?

Under anxiety disorders, psychiatrists and psychotherapists understand mental disorders in which anxiety (fear, panic) is the main (or one of the main) symptoms. The most common anxiety disorders: panic attacks (panic disorder), generalized anxiety disorder, all kinds of phobias, mixed anxiety and depressive disorder. It should be noted that anxiety can be experienced by all healthy people in a state of danger [..Read More]

Treatment of anxiety

Usually, anxiety disorders are treated with medications, special kinds of psychotherapy or combinatorially, using both methods together. 14 The choice of course of treatment depends on the problem and personal preferences of the patient. Before starting treatment, the physician must conduct a thorough diagnostic examination to determine what causes the symptoms: an anxiety disorder or a somatic problem [..Read More]

Natural anxiolytics

Natural anxiolytics, or better known as tranquilizers, are isolated in a special group of serious sedatives, which have a sedative and relaxing effect. This class of drugs used in the therapy of varying degrees of severity of nervous disorders. There are synthetic anxiolytics and natural. It turns out you can get calm from nature, without resorting to medicines, it is only necessary to understand what are [..Read More]

Methods to overcome anxiety

Formulate for yourself as clearly as possible how you will act in different ways of developing the situation - and the uncertainty will disappear! You yourself will be surprised at how much easier you will become aware of the situation that is disturbing you. With anxiety it is best to fight together - discuss with your family [..Read More]

Definition of hypochondria

Hypochondria in the usual, colloquial sense of the word is depressed and dreary attitude to life. But in the medical sense, the term "hypochondria" refers to diagnoses. It is exposed to patients who are not obsessed with the idea of ​​having an incurable or very serious illness. This term is not referred to a disease as such, but [..Read More]

Obtrusive and phobic disorders

Anxious-phobic disorder is a neurotic state in which obsessive fears (phobias), thoughts, memories arise. All these obsessions (obsessions) are unpleasant, alien to the sick, but they can not get rid of them independently. Anxiety-phobic disorder, obsessive-phobic disorder, obsessive-compulsive neurosis, obsessive-phobic neurosis are all different names for the same disease. Let's take [..Read More]

Common sleep disorders

Insomnia - regular problems with falling asleep or inability to sleep the necessary time, or frequent awakening during sleep, which leads to the development of fatigue. It is more common in women and in elderly people of both sexes. Risk factors - stress, excessive consumption of coffee and alcohol. Genetics does not matter. The cause of insomnia can be the very process of going to bed or waking up [..Read More]

Treatment of alcohol withdrawal syndrome

Treatment of alcohol withdrawal syndrome with medicines is a proven method of rapid medical care to an alcoholic during a period of critical exacerbation of alcohol dependence. Of course a huge role is played by the qualification and experience of a doctor-narcologist who conducts [..Read More]