Persistent Genital Arousal Disorder

Persistent genital arousal disorder (PGAD) is a condition characterized by symptoms of physical sexual arousal in the absence of any actual sexually arousing behavior. This unwanted physiologic arousal can...
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Bipolar Disorder Treatment

Although bipolar disorder is viewed as a long-term, often chronic condition, there are a variety of effective treatments available. People with bipolar disorder often seek out treatment according to...
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Gender Dysphoria Symptoms

This diagnosis was formerly known as Gender Identity Disorder. Because this diagnosis was a controversial one, not unlike the controversy that arose in the 1970s regarding the DSM’s inclusion of...
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Asperger’s Disorder Symptoms

Asperger’s Disorder is a syndrome that typically appears first in childhood, and is primarily characterized by a person’s difficulty in everyday social interactions with others. For instance, a person...
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Antisocial Personality Disorder Treatment

Table of Contents Introduction Psychotherapy Hospitalization Medications Self-Help Introduction Antisocial personality disorder is often misunderstood by both professionals and laypeople. Confused with the popular terms, “sociopath” or “psychopath,” someone...
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Somatization Disorder Symptoms

Somatization — or psychosomatic disorder — is no longer a recognized mental disorder. Check out somatic symptom disorder instead. The information provided below is here for historical purposes. Somatization...
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