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  • Symptoms of Restless Legs Syndrome (RLS)
    Restless Legs Syndrome is a neurological sleep disorder characterized by a desire to move the legs or arms, usually associated with uncomfortable sensations typically described ...
  • Symptoms of Rapid Eye Movement Sleep Behavior Disorder
    Rapid Eye Movement Sleep Behavior Disorder is characterized by repeatedly waking up after REM sleep, which may include vocalizations or complex motor behaviors. The "complex motor behaviors" are in reaction to events occurring in one's ...
  • Symptoms of Disinhibited Social Engagement Disorder
    The primary defining feature of Disinhibited Social Engagement Disorder is a person's pattern of behavior that involves culturally inappropriate, overly familiar ...
  • Symptoms of Premenstrual Dysphoric Disorder
    The defining characteristics of Premenstrual Dysphoric Disorder (PMDD) is the expression of mood lability, irritability, dysphoria and anxiety symptoms that occur repeatedly ...
  • Symptoms of Binge Eating Disorder
    The defining characteristic of binge eating disorder is recurrent episodes of binge eating that occur, on average, at least once per month ...
  • Symptoms of Disruptive Mood Dysregulation Disorder
    The defining characteristic of disruptive mood dysregulation disorder (DMDD) in children is a chronic, severe and persistent irritability. This irritability is ...
  • Social (Pragmatic) Communication Disorder
    Social (pragmatic) communication disorder is characterized by difficulty with the use of social language and communication skills (also called by professionals pragmatic communication). ...
  • Hoarding Disorder Symptoms
    The main feature of hoarding disorder is a person's irrational, persistent difficulty in discarding or parting with possessions -- regardless of their actual value. ...
  • Manic Episode
    A manic episode is not a disorder in and of itself, but rather is a part of a type of bipolar disorder. A manic episode is characterized by period of at least 1 week where ...
  • Dissociative Disorder: Not Otherwise Specified (NOS)
    A dissociate disorder NOS (Not Otherwise Specified) is a disorder that includes a dissociative symptom (i.e., a disruption in the usually integrated functions of consciousness, memory, identity, or perception of the environment) that does not ...