A 2004 survey showed that nearly 14.8 percent of adult Americans met diagnostic criteria for personality disorders as defined by the American Psychiatric Association's Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders.
These skin-whitening creams contain mercurous chloride, which is readily absorbed through the skin . . . Mercury poisoning is known to cause neurological and kidney damage and may also lead to psychiatric disorders."
Several clinical studies have shown that MST has improved family relations, decreased adolescent psychiatric symptoms and substance use, increased school attendance, and decreased re-arrest rates for adolescents in trouble with the law.
Cognitive behavioral therapy (the process of changing your thoughts to change your behavior) is one of the most effective forms of therapy for many psychiatric disorders, addictions and their symptoms, including pathological lying.
First described in 1889, trichotillomania is a psychiatric disorder, the result of which is alopecia or hair loss, caused by repeated pulling of one's hair from, most often the head, followed by the eyelashes and eye brows.
Although it may feel like every kid on the street is an ADHD teenager or child, in reality, the American Psychiatric Association says true cases of ADHD only occur in three to five percent of children in the United States.
Diagnostic criteria: The changes to the American Psychiatric Association's Diagnostic and Statistical Manual-IV, Text Revision (DSM-IV-TR) may increase the number of people who meet the diagnostic requirements for autism.
DHEA supplementation is contraindicated in those who have diabetes, liver problems, psychiatric conditions or those with a heightened risk of developing cancer (such as smokers or those with a family history of cancer).
As has already been mentioned, it is not always easy for parents to distinguish between a child with a "difficult" temperament whose behaviors are still within the normal range and a child with a psychiatric disorder.
There's a good chance Donnie is finally about to get some psychiatric help— help a long time coming.