Structure and classification of mental illness

Structure and classification of mental illness Mental diseases / disorders by analogy with the ICD-10 classification are divided into the following groups: – Organic and symptomatic mental disorders – Dependencies – Affective disorders – Schizophrenic and schizophrenia-like psychosis with hereditary predisposition – Disorders of personality and behavior For practical convenience…

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Epidemiology (prevalence) of mental disorders

Epidemiology (prevalence) of mental disorders For a long time, mental disorders were considered chronic and “incurable”, while psychiatrists and psychiatric clinics consulted “secretly”. However, attitudes towards such diseases have changed – the importance of mental diseases is reflected in public self-awareness, their economic importance has played a significant role in…

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Dangerous hereditary diseases

Dangerous hereditary diseases Chorea Huntington. Usually this disease begins to manifest itself between the ages of 20 and 50 and progresses slowly. The disease is characterized by mental disorders and the development of dementia. With the progression of the disease, the patient appears hallucinations, unreasonable attacks of aggression, hysteria, and…

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Mental diseases are progressing.

Mental diseases are progressing. Over time, mental illness progresses and may combine delusional, hallucinatory, and emotional disorders. Manifestations of visual, auditory and delusional hallucinations appear as follows: – the person talks to himself, laughs for no apparent reason. – can not focus on the topic of conversation, always has a…

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Treatment of Morton’s Neuroma

At the initial stages of the development of the disease is carried out conservative treatment. The first recommendations of the attending physician are: unloading of the feet, periodic use of the metatarsal pads and lifts, wearing shoes with a retrocapital support. The essence of these methods is to reduce the…

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Diagnosis of Morton’s Neuroma

Clinical diagnosis of this pathological condition is simple. First of all, it is based on the characteristic localization of pain. During palpation of the 3rd interplusar gap for 30–60 s, the patient, as a rule, begins to experience numbness and a burning sensation. Movement disorders are uncharacteristic. Sensory disturbances confirm…

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Treatments for Morton’s Neuroma

The article describes Morton’s neuroma, presents a clinic of the disease with a description of the nature of the pain syndrome and neurological symptoms. The measures for the prevention and conservative treatment of Morton’s neuroma are described, including the use of orthopedic insoles and other orthopedic aids. Tunnel or compression…

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