Treatments for Insomnia

Overview Medication Medication is a popular choice for many individuals suffering from insomnia because they are fast-acting and widely available in primary care and specialty clinic settings. Those commonly prescribed...
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Alcohol Use Disorder: Medical Treatment

Medical Treatment Basic Principles Treatment Of Alcohol Withdrawal Disulfiram Antidepressant Drugs Hospitalization Antipsychotic Drugs Medical Treatment Basic Principles Detoxification: It is impossible to treat alcohol dependence in patients who continue...
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Schizotypal Personality Disorder Symptoms

Schizotypal personality disorder is characterized by someone who has  great difficulty in establishing and maintaining close relationships with others. A person with schizotypal personality disorder may have extreme discomfort...
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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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