Top three psychological disorders

Have you ever wondered what exactly is a psychological disorder? A psychological disorder is  a set of behavioural and psychological symptoms that affect several areas of your life. These disorders are known as mental disorders. These disorders are characterized by abnormal feelings, emotions, relationships and behaviour towards others.  Luckily with the modern day advancements, there are various ways to successfully treat these disorders.

In this article, we will give you rundown of a few psychological disorders and how to treat them.

1.    Psychotic disorders- Psychotic disorders are a kind of severe illnesses that affect your mind. When a person is suffering from this type of disorder it becomes very hard to think, make a good judgement, or even behave appropriately. In severe cases, these types of patients have a hard time leading their life. A few examples of Psychotic disorders are: delusion disorder, paraphrenia, schizophrenia, schizoaffective disorder, and substance induced disorder. With proper psychotherapy and medications these issues can be treated.

2.    Addiction and impulse control disorder- This kind of disorder consists of these qualities: feeling a sense of joy or relief after hurting someone or showcasing troublesome behaviour, repeated negative behaviour in spite of facing negative consequences. People who are victims of this disorder become addicted to smoking and alcohol. Other psychological disorders that could occur as a result of this issue are- posttraumatic stress disorder, anxiety disorder, bipolar disorder, antisocial personality disorder and depressive disorder.  If you know someone suffering from this mental problem or if you are then you should immediately consult a doctor. The doctor may conduct some tests and then he will suggest the appropriate treatment.

3.    Eating disorder- This is another common psychological disorder faced by several people. This disorder refers to an unhealthy attitude towards food. There might be some severe negative consequences on your health if this problem isn’t treated well. Common eating disorders include binge-eating disorder, anorexia nervosa, and bulimia nervosa. Eating disorders must be treated immediately.

-Akhila Kakarala
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