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This section involves all psychological disorders and topics starting with the letter A. These can include topics such as Acrophobia, Anorexia Nervosa, Anthropomorphism, Aerophobia, Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder, and others.

Types Of Addiction

A person may experience different types of addictions, which can be either substance dependence or compulsive behavioral issues. Here we will take a closer look at the various combinations of these addictions. Types Of Addiction Most of us tend to think of either drugs or alcohol when the term ‘addiction’ …

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Treatment For Asperger Syndrome

Asperger Syndrome (AS) is a high functioning and milder form of autism spectrum disorder (ASD). As the severity of symptoms may vary for each patient, a doctor may need to try various approaches for effective treatment. Asperger Syndrome Treatment Primarily diagnosed as autism spectrum disorder (ASD), Asperger’s is a neurodevelopmental …

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Coping With Asperger Syndrome

Living with Asperger syndrome can be challenging not just for the patients but also for their caregivers. However, realistic and effective coping skills and strategies can help parents and partners overcome the struggle and lead a normal life. Living With Asperger Syndrome Asperger Syndrome (AS) or Asperger’s, categorized as Autism …

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Causes Of Asperger Syndrome

The causes of Asperger Syndrome are not fully understood yet. It is believed that genetics, environment & brain function may play a crucial role in the development. However, poor parenting or upbringing of a child may not be considered as influencing factors. Understanding Asperger Syndrome Asperger syndrome or Asperger’s Syndrome …

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Symptoms Of Asperger’s Syndrome

Asperger syndrome or Asperger’s, a form of autism, is marked by repetitive behavior patterns & difficulties in social interaction. Identifying the symptoms of the condition can enable one to seek treatment and overcome the disorder. How Asperger’s Syndrome Affects Us? Asperger syndrome (AS), or simply Asperger’s, is a type of …

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Anorexia Nervosa

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Anorexia Nervosa is an eating disorder characterized by unrealistic body image ideals and an intense fear of becoming overweight. It makes the sufferers become obsessed with their weight and their food What Is Anorexia Nervosa? Anorexia Nervosa is an intense psychological condition where a person develops an unrealistic idea about …

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Treatment For Anorexia Nervosa

Anorexia Nervosa

Anorexia Nervosa is a life-threatening eating disorder characterized by self starvation and an intense fear of gaining weight. This disorder is often diagnosed when a person weighs at least 15% less than their ideal weight. The term “anorexia” means “loss of appetite”. Anorexia Nervosa & The “Ideal Weight” Most people …

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Acrophobia

Acrophobia

Acrophobia is a persistent and excessive fear of heights. People with acrophobia can experience panic attacks when they are high up off the ground. Read on to learn more about this phobia and how you can deal with it. What Is Acrophobia? Acrophobia, derived from the Greek word “ákron” meaning …

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Anthropophobia

Anthropophobia

Humans are by nature social animals. Connecting with people is key for our mental and emotional wellbeing. However, Anthropophobia, the fear of human beings, is a mental disorder that prevents us from building social connections. What Is Anthropophobia? Anthropophobia is the irrational fear of people and human companionship. For people …

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Asperger’s Syndrome

Asperger's Syndrome

Asperger’s syndrome is a neurological disorder. It is a form of autism that involves restrictive, repetitive behavior and communication & social difficulties. What Is Asperger’s Syndrome? Asperger’s syndrome (AS) is a neurodevelopmental disorder which affects a person’s behavior, social interaction patterns and nonverbal communication skills. A 2017 study 1 describes …

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