Psychological disorders

Excoriation Disorder – Causes, Symptoms, and Treatment.

Description Excoriation disorder (also referred to as chronic skin-picking or dermatillomania) is a mental illness related to obsessive-compulsive disorder. It is characterized by repeated picking at one’s own skin which results in skin lesions and causes significant disruption in one’s life. Individuals may pick at the healthy skin, minor skin …

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Depression: Causes, symptoms, and treatments

Introduction Everyone feels sad or low sometimes, but these feelings usually pass with a little time. Depression also called “clinical depression” or a “depressive disorder” is a mood disorder that causes distressing symptoms that affect how you feel, think, and handle daily activities, such as sleeping, eating or working. Depression …

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Bulimia Nervosa: Symptoms, Diagnosis and Treatment.

Introduction Bulimia nervosa is a serious eating disorder characterized by frequent episodes of binge eating followed by extreme efforts to avoid gaining weight, often by vomiting or exercising to excess. This repetitious binge-and-purge cycle can cause damage to your digestive system and create chemical imbalances in the body that harm …

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