Top 10 Psychological Disorders Today

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6. Body dysmorphic disorder (BDD)

Body dysmorphic disorder

This disorder is otherwise called as body dysmorphia or dysmorphic syndrome. It is a psychological anxiety disorder in which the patient is very much preoccupied or concerned by a perceived defect in his or her physical features or body image.


7. Borderline Personality Disorder

Borderline Personality Disorder

Borderline personality disorder (BPD) involves a prolonged disturbance of personality function characterized by depth and variability of moods. Those suffering from this disorder type experience unusual levels of mood instability, split personality, unstable interpersonal relationships, identity, self-image and behavior and a disturbance in his sense of self worth.


8. Acute Stress Disorder

Acute Stress Disorder

Acute stress over reaction, also known as psychological shock, mental shock, or simply, shock is a mental condition which arises in response to a terrifying event. It should not be confused with the circulatory condition of shock.


9. PTSD (post traumatic stress disorder)

post traumatic stress disorder

Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder, PTSD, is an anxiety disorder that can develop after exposure to an ordeal or terrifying event. Violent personal assaults, human caused or natural disasters, military combat, accidents etc can lead to this type of disorder. Those diagnosed with this disorder can experience constant frightening thoughts and memories of their ordeal and feel emotionally numb. They may also be detached and experience sleep problems.


10. Post Partum Depression

Post Partum Depression

Postpartum depression (PPD) or postnatal depression is a form of clinical depression that affects women soon after childbirth. Symptoms include fatigue, sadness, appetite changes, insomnia, crying episodes, reduced libido, anxiety, and irritability.

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