Acute Stress Disorder SymptomsTop Rated Acute Stress Disorder is characterized by the development of severe anxiety, dissociative, and other symptoms that occurs within one month after exposure to an extreme traumatic stressor (e.g., witnessing a death or serious accident). As a response to the traumatic event, the individual develops dissociative symptoms. Individuals with Acute Stress Disorder have a decrease in emotional responsiveness, often finding it difficult or impossible to experience pleasure in previously enjoyable activities, and frequently feel guilty about pursuing usual life tasks. http://psychcentral.com/disorders/acute-stress-disorder-symptoms/ -
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Addicted to ExerciseTop Rated Even good things such as exercise can be taken to extremes. Do you know a person who works out even though they hurt more than during the normal burning sensation of a workout? Do you know people who will work out even if they have pulled muscles or broken bones?
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Cyclothymic Disorder & Cyclothymia People with cyclothymic disorder have, for at least 2 years (1 year in children and adolescents), the presence of numerous periods with hypomanic symptoms that do not meet criteria for a hypomanic episode and numerous periods with depressive symptoms that do not meet criteria for a Major Depressive Episode. Cyclothymic disorder usually begins in adolescence or early adult life and is sometimes considered to reflect a temperamental predisposition to other bipolar-and-related disorders. http://psychcentral.com/disorders/cyclothymic-disorder-cyclothymia/ -
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Dependent Personality Disorder SymptomsTop Rated Dependent personality disorder is characterized by a long-standing need for the person to be taken care of and a fear of being abandoned or separated from important individuals in his or her life. This leads the person to engage in dependent and submissive behaviors that are designed to elicit care-giving behaviors in others. The dependent behavior may be see as being “clingy” or “clinging on” to others, because the person fears they can’t live their lives without the help of others. http://psychcentral.com/disorders/dependent-personality-disorder-symptoms/ -
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Hypersomnolence (hypersomnia) Symptoms Hypersomnia (termed hypersomnolence in DSM-5) is characterized by recurrent episodes of excessive daytime sleepiness or prolonged nighttime sleep. Different from feeling tired due to lack of or interrupted sleep at night, persons with hypersomnolence are compelled to nap repeatedly during the day, often at inappropriate times such as at work, during a meal, or in conversation.
Narcissistic Personality Disorder Symptoms Narcissistic Personality Disorder is characterized by a long-standing pattern of grandiosity (either in fantasy or actual behavior), an overwhelming need for admiration, and usually a complete lack of empathy toward others. People with this disorder often believe they are of primary importance in everybody’s life or to anyone they meet.
Panic Attack Symptoms A description of symptoms related to a panic attack, a discrete period of intense fear or discomfort. Panic attacks often occur in people who are diagnosed with Panic Disorder.
Certain culture-specific symptoms (e.g., tinnitus, neck soreness, headache, uncontrollable screaming or crying) are not linked to panic attacks and should not count as one of the four required symptoms. http://psychcentral.com/disorders/panic-attack-symptoms/ -
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Panic Disorder Symptoms People with panic disorder have feelings of terror that strike suddenly and repeatedly, most often with no warning. They usually can’t predict when an attack will occur, and many develop intense anxiety between episodes, worrying when and where the next one will strike. In between times there is a persistent, lingering worry that another attack could come any minute. http://psychcentral.com/disorders/panic-disorder-symptoms/ -
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Paranoid Personality Disorder SymptomsTop Rated Symptoms related to Paranoid Personality Disorder, a personality disorder characterized by a pervasive distrust and suspiciousness of others such that their motives are interpreted as malevolent.