A description of symptoms related to Kleptomania, recurrent failure to resist impulses to steal objects that are not needed for personal use or for their monetary value.
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Major Depressive Episode Symptoms
A description of the symptoms associated with major depressive disorder. A major depressive episode is not a disorder in itself, but rather is a description of part of a disorder, most often major depressive disorder or bipolar disorder. A major depressive episode also is generally not diagnosed when the same symptoms could be attributed to Bereavement (normal feelings of sadness after the loss of a loved one).
http://psychcentral.com/disorders/major-depressive-episode-symptoms/ - 25-May-2000 - Hits: 3896 - Rate This | Details
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 everybodyís life or to anyone they meet.
A personality disorder is an enduring pattern of inner experience and behavior that deviates from the norm of the individualís culture. The pattern is seen in two or more of the following areas: cognition; affect; interpersonal functioning; or impulse control.
http://psychcentral.com/disorders/narcissistic-personality-disorder-symptoms/ - 4-Jun-2000 - Hits: 4138 - Rate This | Details
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.
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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 canít 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.
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Paranoid Personality Disorder Symptoms
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.
Individuals with this disorder assume that other people will exploit, harm, or deceive them, even if no evidence exists to support this expectation.
http://psychcentral.com/disorders/paranoid-personality-disorder-symptoms/ - 4-Jun-2000 - Hits: 3073 - Rate This | Details
Pedophilic Disorder Symptoms
A description of symptoms of Pedophilia, recurrent, intense sexually arousing fantasies, sexual urges, or behaviors involving sexual activity with a prepubescent child or children.
Note: Do not include an individual in late adolescence involved in an ongoing sexual relationship with a 12- or 13-year-old.
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Symptoms related to Pica, a childhood disorder characterized by persistent eating of nonnutritive substances for a period of at least 1 month.
http://psychcentral.com/disorders/sx74.htm - 3-Jun-2000 - Hits: 1181 - Rate This | Details
Psychotic Disorder: Not Otherwise Specified (NOS)
A description of symptoms related to Psychotic Disorder, includes psychotic symptomatology (i.e., delusions, hallucinations, disorganized speech, grossly disorganized or catatonic behavior).
http://psychcentral.com/disorders/psychotic-disorder-not-otherwise-specified-nos/ - 2-Jun-2000 - Hits: 7497 - Rate This | Details
A description of symptoms related to Pyromania, intense fascination with, interest in, curiosity about, or attraction to fire and its situational contexts (e.g., paraphernalia, uses, consequences), deliberate and purposeful fire setting on more than one occasion.
http://psychcentral.com/disorders/pyromania-symptoms/ - 2-Jun-2000 - Hits: 1198 - Rate This | Details
Schizoid Personality Disorder Symptoms
Symptoms related to Schizoid Personality Disorder, a personality disorder characterized by a pervasive pattern of detachment from social relationships and a restricted range of expression of emotions in interpersonal settings.
http://psychcentral.com/disorders/schizoid-personality-disorder-symptoms/ - 4-Jun-2000 - Hits: 6036 - Rate This | Details
Schizophreniform Disorder Symptoms
The characteristic symptoms of schizophreniform disorder are identical to those of Schizophrenia. Schizophreniform disorder is distinguished from schizophrenia by its duration: an episode of the disorder (including prodromal, active, and residual phases) lasts at least 1 month but less than 6 months.
http://psychcentral.com/disorders/schizophreniform-disorder-symptoms/ - 2-Jun-2000 - Hits: 2122 - Rate This | Details
Schizotypal Personality Disorder Symptoms
Symptoms related to Schizotypal Personality Disorder, a personality disorder characterized by a pervasive pattern of social and interpersonal deficits marked by acute discomfort with, and reduced capacity for, close relationships as well as by cognitive or perceptual distortions and eccentricities of behavior.
http://psychcentral.com/disorders/schizotypal-personality-disorder-symptoms/ - 4-Jun-2000 - Hits: 4231 - Rate This | Details
Symptoms of Adjustment Disorders
A description of the symptoms related to Adjustment Disorder, a disorder involving the development of emotional or behavioral symptoms in response to an identifiable stressor(s).
It could be a positive event, like a wedding or purchasing a new home, or a negative event, like the death of a family member, the breakup of an important relationship, or loss of a job.
http://psychcentral.com/disorders/adjustment-disorder-symptoms/ - 30-May-2000 - Hits: 2603 - Rate This | Details
Symptoms of Agoraphobia
A description of symptoms related to Agoraphobia, a fear of open or public places.
http://psychcentral.com/disorders/agoraphobia-symptoms/ - 30-May-2000 - Hits: 2862 - Rate This | Details
Symptoms of Asperger's Disorder
Symptoms related to Asperger's Disorder, a childhood disorder that is described as a qualitative impairment in social interaction.
http://psychcentral.com/lib/symptoms-of-aspergers-disorder/000877 - 3-Jun-2000 - Hits: 5346 - Rate This | Details
Symptoms of Bipolar Disorder
A description of symptoms related to Bipolar Disorder (also known as manic depression or manic-depression).
http://psychcentral.com/disorders/sx20.htm - 30-May-2000 - Hits: 97403 - Rate This | Details
Symptoms of Body Dysmorphic Disorder
A description of symptoms related to Body Dysmorphic Disorder, a preoccupation with an imagined defect in appearance.
http://psychcentral.com/disorders/body-dysmorphic-disorder-symptoms/ - 31-May-2000 - Hits: 1244 - Rate This | Details
Symptoms of Brief Psychotic Disorder
Brief Psychotic Disorder-also known as brief reactive psychosis-is a mental disorder that is typically diagnosed in a personís late 20s or early 30s.
http://psychcentral.com/disorders/brief-psychotic-disorder-symptoms/ - 31-May-2000 - Hits: 8846 - Rate This | Details
Symptoms of Conversion Disorder
A description of symptoms related to Conversion Disorder, a disorder with one or more symptoms or deficits affecting voluntary motor or sensory function that suggest a neurological or other general medical condition.
http://psychcentral.com/disorders/conversion-disorder-symptoms/ - 31-May-2000 - Hits: 1447 - Rate This | Details
Symptoms of Depersonalization Disorder
A description of symptoms related to Depersonalization Disorder, persistent or recurrent experiences of feeling detached from, and as if one is an outside observer of, one's mental processes or body (e.g., feeling like one is in a dream).
http://psychcentral.com/disorders/depersonalization-derealization-disorder-symptoms/ - 31-May-2000 - Hits: 2396 - Rate This | Details
Symptoms of Exhibitionism
A description of symptoms related to Exhibitionism, recurrent, intense sexually arousing fantasies, sexual urges, or behaviors involving the exposure of one's genitals to an unsuspecting stranger.
http://psychcentral.com/disorders/exhibitionism-symptoms/ - 31-May-2000 - Hits: 1797 - Rate This | Details
Symptoms of Histrionic Personality Disorder
Histrionic personality disorder is characterized by a long-standing pattern of attention seeking behavior and extreme emotionality. Someone with histrionic personality disorder wants to be the center of attention in any group of people, and feel uncomfortable when they are not. While often lively, interesting and sometimes dramatic, they have difficulty when people arenít focused exclusively on them. People with this disorder may be perceived as being shallow, and may engage in sexually seductive or provocative behavior to draw attention to themselves.
http://psychcentral.com/disorders/histrionic-personality-disorder-symptoms/ - 4-Jun-2000 - Hits: 5589 - Rate This | Details
Symptoms of Hypoactive Sexual Desire Disorder
A description of symptoms related to Hypoactive Sexual Desire Disorder, persistently or recurrently deficient (or absent) sexual fantasies and desire for sexual activity.
http://psychcentral.com/disorders/hypoactive-sexual-desire-disorder-symptoms/ - 1-Jun-2000 - Hits: 4016 - Rate This | Details
Symptoms of Manic Episode
A description of symptoms related to a manic episode, part of the bipolar disorder, characterized by a time period of an elevated, expansive or notably irritable mood, lasting for at least one week.
http://psychcentral.com/disorders/manic-episode/ - 30-May-2000 - Hits: 8974 - Rate This | Details
Symptoms of Mixed Episode
A description of symptoms related to a mixed episode, part of the bipolar disorder that meets the criteria for both a manic episode as well as a major depressive episode nearly every day for at least a full week.
http://psychcentral.com/disorders/sx19.htm - 30-May-2000 - Hits: 8868 - Rate This | Details
Symptoms of Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder
A description of symptoms related to Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder, either obsessions or compulsions.
http://psychcentral.com/disorders/sx25.htm - 1-Jun-2000 - Hits: 12036 - Rate This | Details
Symptoms of Obsessive-Compulsive Personality Disorder
Symptoms related to Obsessive-Compulsive Personality Disorder, a personality disorder characterized by a pervasive pattern of preoccupation with orderliness, perfectionism, and mental and interpersonal control, at the expense of flexibility, openness, and efficiency.
http://psychcentral.com/disorders/obsessive-compulsive-personality-disorder-symptoms/ - 4-Jun-2000 - Hits: 7608 - Rate This | Details
Symptoms of Oppositional Defiant Disorder
Oppositional Defiant Disorder is a childhood disorder that is characterized by negative, defiant, disobedient and often hostile behavior toward adults and authority figures primarily. In order to be diagnosed, the behaviors must occur for at least a period of 6 months.
http://psychcentral.com/disorders/oppositional-defiant-disorder-symptoms/ - 3-Jun-2000 - Hits: 2056 - Rate This | Details
Symptoms of Posttraumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
A description of symptoms related to Posttraumatic Stress Disorder, a debilitating condition that follows a terrifying event.
http://psychcentral.com/disorders/sx32.htm - 1-Jun-2000 - Hits: 4580 - Rate This | Details