Mental disorders

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About this app

a mental disorder, also called a mental illness or psychiatric disorder, is a behavioral or mental pattern that may cause suffering or a poor ability to function in life. such features may be persistent, relapsing and remitting, or occur as a single episode. many disorders have been described, with signs and symptoms that vary widely between specific disorders. such disorders may be diagnosed by a mental health professional.

the causes of mental disorders are often unclear. theories may incorporate findings from a range of fields. mental disorders are usually defined by a combination of how a person behaves, feels, perceives, or thinks. this may be associated with particular regions or functions of the brain, often in a social context. a mental disorder is one aspect of mental health. cultural and religious beliefs, as well as social norms, should be taken into account when making a diagnosis.

services are based in psychiatric hospitals or in the community, and assessments are carried out by psychiatrists, psychologists, and clinical social workers, using various methods but often relying on observation and questioning. treatments are provided by various mental health professionals. psychotherapy and psychiatric medication are two major treatment options. other treatments include social interventions, peer support, and self-help. in a minority of cases there might be involuntary detention or treatment. prevention programs have been shown to reduce depression.

common mental disorders include depression, which affects about 400 million, dementia which affects about 35 million, and schizophrenia, which affects about 21 million people globally. stigma and discrimination can add to the suffering and disability associated with mental disorders, leading to various social movements attempting to increase understanding and challenge.

this app contains about 205 mental disorder topics clearly and easily understood.
Updated on
Feb 7, 2022

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4.2
1.13K reviews
A Google user
November 13, 2019
It's a good app but it will be nice and very easy if 1. The conditions are written or listed alphabetically 2. There is a search button for easy search of a condition Please work on it for the update.
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A Google user
October 1, 2018
It would be greatly appreciated, if your app functioned more than two weeks.
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Vivian Nkrumah
November 9, 2020
This app is great, analysis made are very cogent. Very useful for healthcare
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