Disorders & Conditions Articles
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- Voyeurism Symptoms
Over a period of at least 6 months, recurrent, intense sexually arousing fantasies, sexual urges, or behaviors involving the act of observing an unsuspecting person who is naked, in the process of disrobing, or engaging ...
- Vaginismus Symptoms
Recurrent or persistent involuntary spasm of the musculature of the outer third of the vagina that interferes with sexual intercourse.
The disturbance causes marked distress or interpersonal difficulty.
The disturbance is not better accounted for by another ...
- Trichotillomania Symptoms
Trichotillomania is primarily characterized by the recurrent pulling out of one's own hair. Hair pulling may occur from any region of the body -- such as your scalp, eyelids or eyebrows. Less common areas where ...
- Transvestic Fetishism Symptoms
Over a period of at least 6 months, in a heterosexual male, recurrent, intense sexually arousing fantasies, sexual urges, or behaviors involving cross-dressing.
The fantasies, sexual urges, or behaviors cause clinically significant distress or impairment in ...
- Somatization Disorder Symptoms
A history of many physical complaints beginning before age 30 years that occur over a period of several years and result in treatment being sought or significant impairment in social, occupational, or other important areas ...
- Sleepwalking Disorder Symptoms
Repeated episodes of rising from bed during sleep and walking about, usually occurring during the first third of the major sleep episode.
While sleepwalking, the person has a blank, staring face, is relatively unresponsive to the ...
- Circadian Rhythm Sleep Disorder Symptoms
A persistent or recurrent pattern of sleep disruption leading to excessive sleepiness or insomnia that is due to a mismatch between the sleep-wake schedule required by a person's environment and his or her circadian sleep-wake ...
- Sleep Terror Symptoms
Sleep terror disorder is also known as night terrors. Sleep terror is characterized by the following symptoms that a professional looks for when making a diagnosis for this condition:
Recurrent episodes of abrupt awakening from sleep, ...
- Sexual Masochism & Sadism Symptoms
Over a period of at least 6 months, recurrent, intense sexually arousing fantasies, sexual urges, or behaviors involving the act (real, not simulated) of being humiliated, beaten, bound, or otherwise made to suffer.
The fantasies, ...
- Avoidant Personality Disorder Treatment
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As with most personality disorders, the treatment of choice is psychotherapy. While individual therapy is usually the preferred modality, group therapy can be ...