Year: 2018

Antidepressants

Diagnosis of Alzheimer’s Disease

Diagnosis of Alzheimer’s Disease According to ICD-10: – decrease in memory (objectively, assessment of severity) – loss of intellectual abilities (reduced ability to express judgment and think) – decrease in the control of affect, stimuli, social behavior (irritability, apathy) – destruction of higher cortical functions (aphasia, apraxia) – minimum duration – 6 months. Diagnostics: – […]

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Alzheimer’s disease is synonymous

Alzheimer’s disease is synonymous Synonyms: primary degenerative dementia, presenile and senile dementia = dementia, Alzheimer’s type Definition of Alzheimer’s disease. An irreversible, progressive, degenerative disease of the brain with typical neurological changes (accumulation of senile plaques and tangles of thickened, spiral-shaped wriggling neurofibrils in the brain tissues), clinically – with loss of cognitive abilities (memory, […]

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Bipolar affective disorder – synonyms, diagnosis, treatment

Bipolar affective disorder – synonyms, diagnosis, treatment Synonyms. Manic-depressive psychosis, cyclothymia Definition of bipolar affective disorders. Recurrent occurrence of successively replacing each other depressive and (hypo-) manic phases. Epidemiology: – Age prevalence – 1-5%, depending on the diagnostic criterion – The first manifestation in most cases at the age of 25 – The ratio of […]

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Affective disorders – synonyms, clinic, diagnosis

Affective disorders – synonyms, clinic, diagnosis Definition of affective disorders: – A group of disorders and diseases characterized by a painful change in mood (affectivity) in the form of depression, mania or hypomania – There is no clear transition from the norm to the pathological state, which may complicate the differential diagnosis Classification of affective […]

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Fear of open spaces (agoraphobia) – clinic, diagnosis

Fear of open spaces (agoraphobia) – clinic, diagnosis Synonyms of agoraphobia: fear of open spaces Definition Fear of open spaces, crowds of people, traveling alone or avoiding a phobic situation Epidemiology of agoraphobia. The prevalence of about 5%, onset at the age of 28 years; in women occurs 2 times more often than in men […]

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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 and accurate description, we decided […]

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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 this process: the treatment of […]

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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 the complete disintegration of the […]

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What mental diseases are inherited

What mental diseases are inherited So it is laid by nature – we all during the life of something sick and not once. ARI, chickenpox, flu, sore throat – this is a small part of what each of us had been ill. But in the world there are diseases that are inherited, like a terrible […]

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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 worried and anxious look. – […]

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