Disorders Of The Brain - Tiziana M. - ebook
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Mental illness has been recognized in people dating back to days of Ancient Greece andRome. A number of disturbances that were described included feelings of melancholy,hysteria and phobias. The concept that mental illness must be related to biology wasfirst considered by Hippocrates. While at this time serious conditions such asschizophrenia were not yet recognized, the thought that these conditions were relatedto the brain was there.As time passed, several psychiatric theories developed and even crude treatments weredeveloped to treat individuals. Many of these treatments and theories for mental illnesswere developed by Islamic medicine in the Middle East.

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Table of Contents

Title Page

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Disorders of the BrainA Guide to Mental Illnesses 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Table of ContentsIntroduction........................................................................................................................4Chapter 1...........................................................................................................................5Understanding Mental Illness and Diagnosis.................................................................5Cognitive Mental Health Disorders.............................................................................6The Roots of Mental Health Issues............................................................................9What You Should Ask a Mental Health Expert.........................................................10Chapter 2.........................................................................................................................12Common Mental Illnesses............................................................................................12Alcohol Abuse and Drug Abuse...............................................................................13Antisocial and Psychopathic Disorders....................................................................14Auditory Processing Hyperactive Disorder (ADHD).................................................17Avoidant Personality Disorder..................................................................................18Dependent Personality Disorder..............................................................................19Schizophrenia...........................................................................................................21Impulsive Behaviors.................................................................................................23Multiple Personality Disorder and Posttraumatic Stress..........................................25Dangerous Personality Disorders.............................................................................27Underdeveloped Child Separation...........................................................................30Passive Aggressive Disorders..................................................................................31Conclusion.......................................................................................................................32 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

IntroductionMental illness has been recognized in people dating back to days of Ancient Greece andRome. A number of disturbances that were described included feelings of melancholy,