Friday, January 7, 2011

List of Mental Diseases

Mental health

Mental health is an expression of our emotions and signifies a successful adaptation to a range of demands.

What is Mental health?

Def:- Mental health defines as how we think, feel and act as we cope with life. It also helps determine how we handle stress, relate to others and make choices. Like physical health, mental health is important at every stage of life, from childhood and adolescence through adulthood.

Def:- The WHO defines mental health as "a state of well-being in which the individual realizes his or her own abilities, can cope with the normal stresses of life, can work productively and fruitfully, and is able to make a contribution to his or her community".

Mental Diseases Alphabetical Listing
Acute Stress Disorder
Addiction to Sex
Adjustment Disorders
Alcohol/Substance Abuse
Alcohol/Substance Dependence
Anorexia Nervosa
Antisocial Personality Disorder
Anxiety Disorders
Asperger's Syndrome
Attachment Disorder
Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD/ADD)
Avoidant Personality Disorder
Bipolar Disorder
Body Dysmorphic Disorder
Borderline Personality Disorder
Brief Psychotic Disorder
Bulimia Nervosa
Circadian Rhythm Sleep Disorder
Conduct Disorder
Conversion Disorder
Cyclothymic Disorder
Delusional Disorder
Dementia of the Alzheimer's Type
Dependent Personality Disorder
Depersonalization Disorder
Disorder of Written Expression
Dissociative Amnesia
Dissociative Disorder Not Otherwise Specified (NOS)
Dissociative Fugue
Dissociative Identity Disorder (MPD)
Dysthymic Disorder
Eating Disorders
Erectile Dysfunction (ED)
Expressive Language Disorder
Female and Male Orgasmic Disorders
Female Sexual Arousal Disorder
Gender Identity Disorder
Generalized Anxiety Disorder
Histrionic Personality Disorder
Hypersomnia, Primary
Hypoactive Sexual Desire Disorder
Intermittent Explosive Disorder
Major Depressive Disorder
Male Erectile Disorder
Mathematics Disorder
Mental Retardation
Multiple Personality Disorder, see Dissociative Identity Disorder
Narcissistic Personality Disorder
Nightmare Disorder
Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder
Obsessive-Compulsive Personality Disorder
Oppositional Defiant Disorder
Pain Disorder
Panic Attack
Panic Disorder
Paranoid Personality Disorder
Pathological Gambling
Posttraumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
Premature Ejaculation
Psychotic Disorder NOS
Reading Disorder
Rett's Disorder
Rumination Disorder
Schizoaffective Disorder
Schizoid Personality Disorder
Schizophreniform Disorder
Schizotypal Personality Disorder
Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD)
Selective Mutism
Separation Anxiety Disorder
Sex Addiction (not a recognized diagnostic category at this time)
Sexual Masochism and Sadism
Shared Psychotic Disorder
Sleep Terror Disorder
Sleepwalking Disorder
Social Phobia (also known as Social Anxiety Disorder)
Somatization Disorder
Specific / Simple Phobia
Stereotypic Movement Disorder
Tourette's Disorder
Transient Tic Disorder
Transvestic Fetishism

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