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Psychological Disorder

Psychological disorder is a condition in which the personality, mind and emotions are disorganized that they impair the normal psychological functions of the individual in a serious way.

This requires therapy  in where the patient suffering from psychological disorder expresses his feeling to a psychiatrist, counselor, clinical social worker or any other eligible person.

A psychological disorder is a designation often used interchangeably with the terms mental disorder, psychiatric disorder, or mental illness.

It is a clinically significant disturbance in an individual’s cognitive, emotion regulation, or behavior that reflects a dysfunction in the psychological, biological, or developmental process underlying mental functioning.

Mental disorders are usually associated with significant distress in social, occupational, or other important activities.” considered disorders unless these actions are the result of some dysfunction.

Relatively recent research has revealed that psychological disorders are far more widespread than previously believed.


Egypt is facing a rising trend in mental disorders, with neuro-psychiatric disorders alone accounting for 19.8% of the burden of disability.

Based on a systematic review in Egypt, Four main mental and neurocognitive disorders were identified: depression, anxiety, cognitive impairment and dementia. The reported prevalence of depression, anxiety, dementia and cognitive impairment are 23.7–74.5%, 14.2–72%, 3.66–39.2% and 1.74–51.4%, respectively.

Anxiety and depression were positively correlated with the female gender, increasing age and lower educational status. Also, cognitive impairment and dementia were positively correlated with age, illiteracy or low education

The World Health Organisation (WHO) estimates that “close to one billion people are living with a mental disorde, three million people die every year from the harmful use of alcohol, and one person dies every 40 seconds by suicide.

According to the National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH), approximately 26% of American adults over the age of 18 suffer from some diagnosable mental disorder in a given year.

The 1994 National Comorbidity Survey (NCS) indicated that 30% of respondents had experienced symptoms of at least one psychological disorder in the previous year.

The survey also showed that nearly half of all adults experience some form of mental disorder at some point in their life.

The National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH) estimates that there were approximately 9.8 million adults in the U.S. with a serious mental illness in 2014. NIMH defines serious mental illness as a mental, behavioral or emotional disorder diagnosable within the past year that meets diagnostic criteria specified by the DSM-IV. These disorders must also lead to serious impairment in functioning that limits or interferes with one or more major life activities.

A 2005 study replicated the National Comorbidity Survey and found that 12-month prevalence rates were approximately 26% among U.S. adults. Anxiety disorders represented the most common psychological disorders (18.1%), with mood disorders (9.5%), impulse control (8.9%) and substance-related disorders (3.8%) following.


Some of the prominent diagnostic categories include:

Feeding & Eating Disorders

A feeding disorder involves a child’s or an adult’s refusal to eat certain food groups for a period of at least one month, which causes them to not gain or maintain enough weight or grow naturally.
Eating disorders are associated with severe disturbances in people’s eating behaviors and related thoughts and emotions. Common eating disorders include anorexia nervosa, bulimia nervosa, and binge-eating disorder. They are actually serious and often fatal illnesses.

Mood Disorders

A mood disorder, also referred to as an affective disorder, is a condition that severely impacts mood and its related functions. If you have symptoms of a mood disorder, your moods may range quickly. You may be extremely sad, empty or irritable (depressed), or you may have periods of depression alternating with being excessively happy (mania). Anxiety disorders can also affect your mood and often occur along with depression. Mood disorders may increase your risk of suicide.

Somatic Symptom Disorder

When a person has a significant focus on physical symptoms, such as pain, weakness or shortness of breath, to a level that results in major distress and/or problems functioning this i a somatic symptom disorder. The individual starts having many thoughts, feelings and behaviors relating to that physical symptoms which may or may not be associated with a diagnosed medical condition.
The person is experiencing symptoms and believes that he/she is sick.

Sleep-Wake Disorders

Sleep-wake disorders involve problems with quality, time, and amount of sleep, which if not proper results in daytime distress and inability to focus.
Sleep difficulties are linked to both physical and emotional problems & can be a symptom of mental health conditions, such as depression, anxiety, or cognitive disorders. There are several different types of sleep-wake disorders, such as insomnia, obstructive sleep apnea, parasomnias, narcolepsy, and restless leg syndrome.

Anxiety Disorders

Anxiety disorder is a type of mental health condition where you may respond to certain things and situations with fear. You may also experience physical signs of anxiety, such as a rapid pounding heart and sweating. It’s normal to feel anxious or nervous at difficult situations or when taking hard desicions, but anxiety disorder inludes an irregular feeling of fear & it interferes with your ability to function. You often overreact when something triggers your emotions & you can’t control your responses to situations.

Personality Disorders

A personality disorder usually begin in the teenage years or early adulthood. It is a type of mental disorder in which you have an unhealthy pattern of thinking and behaving. A person with a personality disorder has trouble relating to situations and people and this causes significant problems in relationships, work and school. Usually, you may not realize that you have a personality disorder because your way of thinking and behaving seems natural to you. Personality disorders include narcissicm, double personality, and others.
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