The Science of Mental Illness

Mental Illness- "Research has demonstrated that an imbalance in brain chemicals can contribute to the development of some mental disorders. It’s suspected that this chemical imbalance impedes the ability of the brain to send messages in between neurons.

Paranoid Personality Disorder

37 terms · What are the buzzwords for cluster A personality disorders? Name the disorders in this cluster:, What are the buzzwords for cluster B personality disorders? Name the disorders in this cluster:, What are th

I should just start sending this to people when they ask me what The symptoms of ADHD are / what it's like to have it / how it affects my life.  This is me in a nutshell.  Makes you wonder how much of my personality is my actual personality and how much is from the disorder... Or is it my personality because the disorder makes me who I am... This is a Q for psych majors...

Explaining ADHD

An Inside Look at ADHD Infographic. Children with type 2 ADHD often exhibit a number of strengths, including an eagerness to try new things and a hard working spirit. Take a look at this Philadelphia children’s behavior info graphic .

Just what are anxiety disorders anyway? Anxiety disorders are the commonest psychiatric illnesses globally. And while there is no cure for anxiety disorders, there are very effective treatments available with a good evidence base.

What are Anxiety disorders? Anxiety disorders are the commonest psychiatric illnesses globally. There is no test for anxiety disorders like panic disorder, PTSD,OCD or social anxiety disorder and the diagnosis is based on a good history and examination.

The Impact of Childhood Trauma on Adult Disorders (Infographic)

Experiences from the earliest days of childhood play an important role in shaping the brain’s development. Learn more about the lasting impact of childhood trauma on chronic adult disorders.

Bipolar Disorder Infographic An infographic showing the symptoms, diagnosis, prevalence, causes, and treatment of Bipolar Disorder, which is...

Bipolar Disorder Infographic An infographic showing the symptoms, diagnosis, prevalence, causes, and treatment of Bipolar Disorder - tracking modern knowledge of mental illness

Premenstrual Dysphoric Disorder (PMDD) is the more severe sister of Premenstrual Syndrome (PMS). Here we look at how it can interfere with your life, and examine what you can do about it.

Premenstrual Dysphoric Disorder (PMDD) is the more severe sister of Premenstrual Syndrome (PMS). Here we look at how it can interfere with your life, and examine what you can do about it.

Up to 11 percent of school-age children and 4 percent of adults are estimated to have attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder. About 70 percent of those kids (and an unknown but growing number of adults) take medication for it. Scientists don’t know exactly what ADHD is — or why certain drugs improve its symptoms — but most research suggests that it causes signaling problems in the brain. ADHD medications are thought to improve those brain signals.

Up to 11 percent of school-age children and 4 percent of adults are estimated to have attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder. About 70 percent of those kids (and an unknown but growing number of adults) take medication for it. Scientists don’t know exactly what ADHD is — or why certain drugs improve its symptoms — but most research suggests that it causes signaling problems in the brain. ADHD medications are thought to improve those brain signals.

18% of the adult population experience anxiety disorder, which can interfere with normal functioning. Learn what defines this disorder and its difference with fear.

18% of the adult population experience anxiety disorder, which can interfere with normal functioning. Learn what defines this disorder and its difference with fear.

It is a personal goal of mine to eliminate the stigma that surrounds MENTAL HEALTH disorders. Spread the word and share your story. MUCH LOVE, M

Real brain problems

Thank you-- These are Real Brain Problems. people that don't struggle with these issues don't understand. This compilation of brain scans of patients diagnosed with various psychological problems are compared with those who don't

What is Executive Function Disorder? How Do I Manage It With ADHD?

Executive Function Skills and Disorders

What is Executive Function Disorder? How Do I Manage It With ADHD?

Ellen Forney's Marbles: Mania, Depression, Michelangelo & Me – in pictures

Ellen Forney's Marbles: Mania, Depression, Michelangelo & Me – in pictures

Easy chart to explain Mood Disorders! This graphic novel-style book by Ellen Forney that depicts her experience with bipolar definitely appeals to my creative side!

I don't say this with pride but I also don't say this with shame #antidepressants #depression #mentalhealth

I don't say this with pride but I also don't say this with shame #antidepressants #depression #mentalhealth

Making Aphasia Therapy and TBI Therapy Functional: A run down of how therapy for Aphasia, TBI, Dementia & Learning Disorders can change your brain AND your every-day life - Constant Therapy Blog

Making Aphasia Therapy and TBI Therapy Functional: A run down of how therapy for Aphasia, TBI, Dementia & Learning Disorders can change your brain AND your every-day life - Constant Therapy Blog

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