Psychological disorders

Ashlee Bowman

anxiety

Anxiety is one of the most common types of psychological disorders, anxiety refers to a general state of dread and uneasiness that occurs to imagined danger. It is characterized by nervousness, inability to relax and concern about loosing control.

Schizophrenia

Schizophrenia is usually considered the most serious of the psychological disorders and is characterized by a loss of contact with reality.

Paranoid Schizophrenia: People with this form of schizophrenia have delusions and hallucinations all relating to a single theme.

Disorganized Schizophrenia: is less serious and the people with this disease are incoherent with their thoughts and their speech. They usually have delusions as well, but these are fragmentary and unconnected

Major Depression

Is the most common of all psychological disorders. They often have symptoms such as;

  • persistent depressed mood for most of the day
  • loss of interest in most or all activities
  • weight loss or weight gain
  • sleeping more or less then normal
  • change in physical and emotional reactions
  • loss of energy
  • feelings of worthlessness and guilt
  • reduced ability to concentrate
  • thoughts of death and suicide