Friday, November 27, 2020
Mental Health Disorders and Conditions

Latest articles in Disorders and Conditions

Early-onset Alzheimer’s and Its Misdiagnosis Tragedies

One current theory is that this type of Alzheimer’s may be familial, but a similar form is found in those with Down Syndrome. Estimates suggest that 50 percent or more of people with Down syndrome will develop dementia due to Alzheimer’s disease as they age.

Alzheimer’s Long Road

Alzheimer’s is only one dementia, and there are many others, currently about ten types. The problem is in identifying the individual’s precise dementia and treating it appropriately.

Borderline Personality Disorder and Histrionic Personality Disorder

Whether it’s their fluctuating moods, fickle behavior, critical attitudes, or instigating rhetoric — we’ve all, at one time or another — dealt with a friend or lover who has a Personality Disorder.

Anxiety Disorders, Recognizing the Symptoms

People with anxiety disorders respond to certain objects or situations with fear and dread. They have physical reactions to those objects, such as a rapid heartbeat and sweating.

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Early-onset Alzheimer’s and Its Misdiagnosis Tragedies

One current theory is that this type of Alzheimer’s may be familial, but a similar form is found in those with Down Syndrome. Estimates suggest that 50 percent or more of people with Down syndrome will develop dementia due to Alzheimer’s disease as they age.

Anxiety Disorders, Recognizing the Symptoms

People with anxiety disorders respond to certain objects or situations with fear and dread. They have physical reactions to those objects, such as a rapid heartbeat and sweating.

Borderline Personality Disorder and Histrionic Personality Disorder

Whether it’s their fluctuating moods, fickle behavior, critical attitudes, or instigating rhetoric — we’ve all, at one time or another — dealt with a friend or lover who has a Personality Disorder.