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The Diagnostic and Statistical Manual (DSM) - Pros and Cons
The Diagnostic and Statistical Manual, fourth edition, text revision [American Psychiatric Association. DSM-IV-TR, Washington, 2000] - or the DSM-IV-TR for short - describes Axis II personality disorders as "deeply ingrained, maladaptive, lifelong behavior patterns". But the classificatory model the DSM has been using since 1952 is harshly criticized as woef...
personality disorders, personality disorder, iv tr, dsm iv, personality, dsm, disorders - Posted by Nick Niesen - Posted 6 Years Ago

Pathological Gambling and Poly-Behavioral Addiction
What Happens in Vegas (losing) – Stays in Vegas (your money) Recently, I visited Atlantic City for a family reunion and while driving on the Atlantic City Express Way I noticed a flashing – neon road sign that read, “You drive – you speed – you lose.” After spending a week there, I told my relatives that the sign should read, “You drive - to Atlantic City –...
poly behavioral, pathological gambling, dsm iv, behavioral addictions, www, treatment, system - Posted by Nick Niesen - Posted 6 Years Ago

The Insanity of the Defense
I. The Insanity Defense "It is an ill thing to knock against a deaf-mute, an imbecile, or a minor. He that wounds them is culpable, but if they wound him they are not culpable." (Mishna, Babylonian Talmud) If mental illness is culture-dependent and mostly serves as an organizing social principle - what should we make of the insanity defense (NGRI- Not Guil...
personality disorders, mentally ill, mental illness, mental disease, same, personality, mental - Posted by Nick Niesen - Posted 6 Years Ago

Pathological Eating Disorders and Poly-Behavioral Addiction
When considering that pathological eating disorders and their related diseases now afflict more people globally than malnutrition, some experts in the medical field are presently purporting that the world’s number one health problem is no longer heart disease or cancer, but obesity. According to the World Health Organization (June, 2005), “obesity has reache...
poly behavioral, individual s, behavioral addiction, progress dimension, treatment, system, substance - Posted by Nick Niesen - Posted 6 Years Ago

Narcissistic Personality Disorder - Prevalence and Comorbidity
What is the Difference between Healthy Narcissism and the Pathological Kind? In my book "Malignant Self Love - Narcissism Revisited", I define pathological narcissism as: "(A) life-long pattern of traits and behaviors which signify infatuation and obsession with one's self to the exclusion of all others and the egotistic and ruthless pursuit of one's grat...
personality disorder, narcissistic personality, iv tr, dsm iv, self, personality, npd - Posted by Nick Niesen - Posted 6 Years Ago

What Causes Poly-Behavioral Addiction?
The reasons for initially trying different socially acceptable legal drugs (e.g. alcohol, cigarettes, etc.), and/ or illegal drugs, or for that matter any addictive behavior involvement (e.g. gambling, binge-eating, etc.) are multi-factored (e.g. peer-pressure, boredom, etc.). In the twentieth century approximately 65% (Helzer et al., 1990) of healthy Americ...

Axes of Personality Disorders
Personality disorders are like tips of icebergs. They rest on a foundation of causes and effects, interactions and events, emotions and cognitions, functions and dysfunctions that together form the patient and make him or her what s/he is. The DSM uses five axes to analyze, classify, and describe these data. The patient (or subject) presents himself to a me...

Religious Fanaticism and Poly-behavioral Addiction
Surveys show that religion and spirituality play a central role in the lives of most of the population in human experience. Gallup (2004) found that 59% of adults nationwide say religion is a very important part of their lives. An additional 26% of Americans say religion is fairly important to them. Just 15% of respondents say religion is not very important....

Screening for Poly-Behavioral Addiction
With the end of the Cold War, the threat of a world nuclear war has diminished considerably. It may be hard to imagine that in the end, comedians may be exploiting the humor in the fact that it wasn’t nuclear warheads, but “French fries” that annihilated the human race, when considering that food addictions and their related diseases now afflict more people ...

Cluster B Personality Disorders
The DSM-IV-TR (2000) defines a personality disorder as: "An enduring pattern of inner experience and behavior that deviates markedly from the expectations the individuals culture (and is manifested in two or more of his or her areas of mental life:) cognition, affectivity, interpersonal functioning, or impulse control." Such a pattern is rigid, long-term ...

the pediatrician to a child psychiatrist
Meconium is a substance that accumulates in the bowel of the developing fetus and is discharged shortly after birth. Some evidence suggests that the use of medications during pregnancy may be related to the development of autistic symptoms.Expert Lift IQ As newborns, children with autistic behaviors show a higher rate of respiratory illness and anemia than h...

Types of borderline schizophrenia and symptoms by cortijo care
Schizophrenia is surely an incredible example of mental muddle and that is exemplified by crumbling of thought functions and emotional receptiveness. It can always be straightforwardly acknowledged by auditory hallucinations, weird or bizarre illusions, dislocated speech as well as thinking aptitude pursued by social as well as occupational dysfunction. The ...

Misdiagnosing Narcissism - Generalised Anxiety Disorder (GAD)
(The use of gender pronouns in this article reflects the clinical facts: most narcissists are men.) Anxiety Disorders – and especially Generalised Anxiety Disorder (GAD) – are often misdiagnosed as Narcissistic Personality Disorder (NPD). Anxiety is uncontrollable and excessive apprehension. Anxiety disorders usually come replete with obsessive thoughts, c...

Diagnosing Personality Disorders
Personality traits are enduring, usually rigid patterns of behavior, thinking (cognition), and emoting expressed in a variety of circumstances and situations and throughout one's life (typically from early adolescence onward). Some personality traits are harmful to both oneself and to others. These are the dysfunctional traits. Often they cause discomfort an...

Users Review on Neuroflexyn Brain Booster
What You Think About Neuroflexyn Due to the fact that this drug could possibly create tardive dyskinesia and also various other permanent nerves damage, the pharmaceutical industry reached deal with new generations of drugs that are being made use of now. The rise in drug use corresponds with psychiatry staking a renewed case to restorative expertise and al...

What is Personality?
In their opus magnum "Personality Disorders in Modern Life", Theodore Millon and Roger Davis define personality as: "(A) complex pattern of deeply embedded psychological characteristics that are expressed automatically in almost every area of psychological functioning." (p. 2) The Diagnostic and Statistical Manual (DSM)) IV-TR (2000), published by the Ame...

What is Agoraphobia?
Most people have heard of most phobias. Mention claustrophobia, social phobia, or arachnophobia and everyone pretty much knows what you are talking about. Mention agoraphobia, and most people will just shake their heads. Because of this, many people who get agoraphobia often take a year, and in some cases, many years, just finding out what is wrong with the...

Narcissist vs. Psychopath
We all heard the terms "psychopath" or "sociopath". These are the old names for a patient with the Antisocial Personality Disorder (AsPD). It is hard to distinguish narcissists from psychopaths. The latter may simply be a less inhibited and less grandiose form of the former. Indeed, the DSM V Committee is considering to abolish this distinction altogether. ...

The History of Personality Disorders
Well into the eighteenth century, the only types of mental illness - then collectively known as "delirium" or "mania" - were depression (melancholy), psychoses, and delusions. At the beginning of the nineteenth century, the French psychiatrist Pinel coined the phrase "manie sans delire" (insanity without delusions). He described patients who lacked impulse c...

Animal Healthcare Market expected to grow at a CAGR of 5.1%during 2015 to 2020
Revenues generated through sales of animal healthcare products and services are expected to reach billion by the end of 2016, according to a report, "Animal Healthcare Market: Global Industry Analysis and Opportunity Assessment 2015 - 2020" by Future Market Insights (FMI). Growing pet humanisation trend and focus on preventive healthcare are ex...

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