7 Types Of Psychological Disorders You Need To Know

by Ankit Kumar Digital Marketing Expert

Do you know 20% of youth ages 13-18 lives with mental disorder. I know that’s a huge disturbing figure. You guys might even know but may be your friend or any close one is facing psychological disorder. If there are who are in need make sure they consult with best psychologist in delhi asap. Today I am going to enlist the most common 7 types of psychological disorder which you must know.

#1 Neuro developmental Disorders

Neurodevelopmental disorders are those that are typically diagnosed during infancy, childhood, or adolescence. These psychological disorders include Intellectual Developmental Disorder, Global developmental delay, Communication disorders, Autism spectrum disorder, Attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder.

#2 Bipolar and Related Disorders

Bipolar disorder is characterized by shifts in mood as well as changes in activity and energy levels. The disorder often involves experiencing shifts between elevated moods and periods of depression. Such elevated moods can be pronounced and are referred to either as mania or hypomania. This includes mania, depressive episodes.

#3 Anxiety Disorders

Anxiety disorders are those that are characterized by excessive and persistent fear, worry, anxiety and related behavioral disturbances. Fear involves an emotional response to a threat, whether that threat is real or perceived. Anxiety involves the anticipation that a future threat may arise.

In one survey published in the Archives of General Psychiatry, it was estimated that as many as 18 percent of American adults suffer from at least one anxiety disorder. Checkout happy mothers day greetings here.

Types of anxiety disorders include generalised anxiety disorders, agoraphobia, social anxiety disorders, specific phobias, panic disorder, separation anxiety disorders,

#4 Trauma & Stressor- Related Disorders

Trauma- and stressor-related disorders involve the exposure to a stressful or traumatic event. These were previously grouped with the anxiety disorders but are now considered a distinct category of disorders.

Disorders included in this category include Acute stress disorders, adjustment disorders, post-traumatic disorders., reactive attachment disorders.

#5 Dissociative Disorders

Dissociative disorders are psychological disorders that involve a dissociation or interruption in aspects of consciousness, including identity and memory.

Dissociative disorders include Dissociative amnesia, Depersonalization/derealization disorder.

#6 Somatic Symptom and Related Disorders

Formerly referred to under the heading of somatoform disorders, this category is now known as somatic symptom and related disorders. Somatic symptom disorders are a class of psychological disorders that involve prominent physical symptoms that may not have a diagnosable physical cause.

In contrast to previous ways of conceptualizing these disorders based on the absence of a medical explanation for the physical symptoms, the current diagnosis emphasizes the abnormal thoughts, feelings, and behaviors that occur in response to these symptoms.

Disorders included in this category are Somatic symptom disorder, Illness anxiety disorder, Conversion disorder, Factitious disorder.

#7 Feeding and Eating Disorders

Eating disorders are characterized by obsessive concerns with weight and disruptive eating patterns that negatively impact physical and mental health. Feeding and eating disorders that used to be diagnosed during infancy and childhood have been moved to this category in the DSM-5.

Types of eating disorders include are Anorexia nervosa, Bulimia nervosa, Rumination disorder, Pica, Binge-eating disorder.

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