Provisional Tic Disorder (DSM-5)

This disorder, formerly known as Transient Tic Disorder, involves single or multiple motor and/or vocal tics that arise in the early developmental years. Considerably common in developing children (school-age, under...
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Specific Learning Disorder

This developmental disorder involves difficulties learning and using academic skills. “Specific Learning Disorder” has become the umbrella term for mathematics, reading, and written expression disorders in the updated DSM-5....
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Language Disorder

Language disorder is a neurodevelopment condition with onset during childhood development. More specifically, classified as a communication disorder, the core diagnostic features of language disorder are difficulties in the...
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Schizophrenia & Psychosis


Catatonia is not a disorder in and of itself, but a possible symptom of several known disorders, especially those classified on the psychotic spectrum, occurring in up to 35...
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Somatic Symptom Disorder

Somatic symptom disorder has replaced the what was formerly known as “Somatization Disorder” in DSM-IV. Somatic Symptom disorder involves being distressed or having one’s life disrupted by concerns involving...
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Disorders & Conditions

Caffeine Withdrawal

Caffeine withdrawal syndrome may develop after the abrupt cessation of (or substantial reduction in) prolonged daily caffeine ingestion. Headache is the hallmark symptom of caffeine withdrawal. However, other symptoms of...
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