The Catcher in the Rye, by J.D. Salinger, was required reading for my tenth grade English class. Holden is left adrift to navigate this tumultuous time in his life without support, understanding, and treatment. At its most basic, mental illness means that someone is incapable of functioning independently in society due to some kind of problems with how they experience the world emotionally.
The disabled or differently abled have a different set of emotional and physical needs, which those around them have to be mindful of. Here’s a comprehensive guide with articles about various disabilities and the challenges associated with them. These include dissociative disorders, mood disorders, anxiety disorders, psychotic disorders, eating disorders, developmental disorder, and personality disorders.
Approximately 3 percent of the US population, which amounts to around 6.8 million people, suffers from Generalized Anxiety Disorder (GAD). The term mental health can relate to a condition ranging from a fairly mild form of depression through to serious conditions of clinical depression, schizophrenia, alcoholism, full-blown psychotic episodes etc.
Of course, there’s more to cultivating a robust immune system than having a healthy sex life. The truth of the matter is that we may all be in need of some type of mental health care in our lifetime. Mental illness can either be Chronic (lasts for a long time) or starts slowly Acute (short in duration, severe and unexpected).
Below is an alphabetical list of diseases with information on a wide variety of common medical conditions, diseases, disorders, syndromes, illnesses, and injuries. Similarly, the confirmation of one’s own value, in dialogue with other people, a vital contribution to the experience of health.