Monthly Archive for: ‘November, 2014’

  • What Everyone Should Know About Antisocial Personality Disorder

    Mental illness can be devastating, and this is especially true of antisocial personality disorder. This disorder does not just affect the individual, it also has a profound effect on society as well. It is not known what causes every case of antisocial personality disorder but …

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  • What is Antisocial Personality Disorder? Does This Mental Illness Make Someone a Psychopath?

    Antisocial personality disorder is a form of mental illness in the cluster B category of personality disorders, and it is in the same group as borderline PD, narcissistic PD, and histrionic PD. Someone with antisocial personality disorder is not necessarily a psychopath, although some who …

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  • New Research Study May Help Explain the Origins of Schizophrenia

    A new research study has discovered a gene that is associated with the mental disorder schizophrenia, and this gene is also responsible for some role in the development of the brain. Researchers believe that the study results may help medical science understand how schizophrenia originates …

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  • What is Obsessive Compulsive Personality Disorder?

    Obsessive Compulsive Personality Disorder, which is not the same as obsessive compulsive disorder, is a mental disorder that can have a big impact on the life of the individual who has this condition. An individual with OCPD is extremely preoccupied with schedules, details, and everything …

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  • Is Drug Abuse Among Doctors A Problem?

    Drug abuse among doctors is a problem that is growing around the world, and many point out that doctor drug testing could provide dramatic results in many cases by identifying the substance abuse before it can get out of control and guiding the physician to …

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  • What is Borderline Personality Disorder?

    Borderline personality disorder is a mental illness than can be mild with few troublesome symptoms, so severe that it makes normal life impossible, or fall somewhere in between. Individuals with borderline PD usually have a great fear of abandonment, and they often feel empty inside. …

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  • What is Schizoid Personality Disorder?

    Schizoid personality disorder is a form of mental illness, and this condition can be mild, severe, or anywhere in between these two extremes. Someone who has this type of PD is generally more focused on internal factors and is less focused on the external world …

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  • Drug Abuse During Pregnancy Has Doubled For Opioid Abuse

    A new research study shows that drug abuse during pregnancy has doubled in the last decade and a half when heroin and narcotic pain medications were evaluated, and this is a big jump. This trend in opioid abuse during pregnancy is alarming, but it is …

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  • Oxycodone Study Shows the Long Term Risk for Behavioral Changes

    A new research study on rats that look sat oxycodone use has provided results which suggest that even using this drug for a short period can cause long term behavior impairment, and this impairment can last long after the substance is stopped. Oxycodone is one …

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  • 5 Facts About Paranoid Personality Disorder

    1. Paranoid personality disorder is in the A cluster of personality disorders, along with schizoid and shizotypal PD. This type of disorder requires mental health treatment which can include counseling, medications, and other treatment methods. 2. This mental illness includes signs of distrust, and this …

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