Are Eating Disorders Mental Health Issues?

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October 16, 2016

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What is an eating disorder?

An eating disorder is a serious mental health issue involving an eating disturbance that becomes a habit. The person thinks that he or she is fat, overweight and disgusting which is why there is an eating condition. Even if the person is not at all fat or overweight, in his or her mind, the disturbing thought is there and it cannot be controlled. Symptoms and signs vary from one issue to another as there are more than one type of eating disorder.

Learning More About Schizophrenia

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September 9, 2016

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Schizophrenia, Explained

Experts in mental health science consider Schizophrenia as a very serious mental health disorder. It is an illness of the mind because it changes the way a person thinks, feels and behaves which are not within the normal range. The person with schizophrenia can’t think rationally at most times and he or she is not “sane” enough to make a sound decision. People with this disorder can’t process their emotions well and they may also appear inappropriate or awkward when socializing with others. It is NOT multiple personality disorder.

Kleptomania And OCD

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August 25, 2016

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An Overview on Kleptomania

Kleptomania is a disorder of the mind which on impulse, a person will steal, even if the object is immaterial. There is this compelling drive that makes a klepto unable to resist the urge to steal something not because they want to. They take things that don’t belong to them because they can’t help it. In their minds, they have to steal because with stealing, they can find comfort and relief. Before they take away something, kleptomaniacs feel stressed out and tensed. It’s not about the things they take or the value of those things. They just need to steal it to pacify their being.