Neuroses for example anxiety disorders most cases of depression

In comparison with psychoses, neuroses may be characterized as follows:

• often less severe

• symptoms possibly understandable as an exaggeration of the normal response to stress.

Psychiatrists also deal with conditions involving abnormalities of psychological development or behaviour, such as personality disorders, alcohol and drug misuse, sexual dysfunction, and eating disorders.

The descriptive study of abnormalities of mental functions such as mood, perception, thought, volition, memory, or cognition is called psychopathology. Definitions of some of the terms commonly used in psychopathology are given in the Glossary at the end of this book.

Eliminating Stress and Anxiety From Your Life

Eliminating Stress and Anxiety From Your Life

It seems like you hear it all the time from nearly every one you know I'm SO stressed out!? Pressures abound in this world today. Those pressures cause stress and anxiety, and often we are ill-equipped to deal with those stressors that trigger anxiety and other feelings that can make us sick. Literally, sick.

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