When extreme obsessive-compulsive symptoms move from disorder to disability

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Anorexia Nervosa Statistics

What is anorexia? Anorexia is a disorder in which those affected compulsively control their food intake and reduce it to a minimum. This leads to extreme weight loss. Anorexia is associated with limited body awareness. Even if those affected have long been underweight, they still feel too fat. Anorexia Nervosa Statistics are easier to calculate today than in the past, as […]

Aging and the Alzheimer’s brain: what we know in 2020

The best known and most common type of dementia is Alzheimer’s dementia (commonly known as Alzheimer’s disease). It alone accounts for around 60% to 65% of dementia cases. The Alzheimer’s brain affects only the thin outer layer of grey matter, the cortex. Because it begins in a progressively old region of the cortex involved in […]

Understanding delusional disorder, false and impossible beliefs

Delusional disorder is a psychosis whereby irrational, false beliefs persist.  Typically these over-the-top thoughts are related to grandiose, jealous, somatic, erotomaniac or persecutory behaviour. An example would be the ongoing belief that one is being followed or surveilled, despite a lack of evidence and no real reason to have the suspicion. Living with delusional disorder […]

Understanding Agoraphobia, a fear of crowds & helplessness in the outdoors

From avoiding crowds to fearing them Fear of overcrowded or confined places, but also vast and open places is known as agoraphobia. An agoraphobe fears the possibility of losing control over a situation, and not being able to escape easily in case of danger. Agoraphobia may only concern certain places (e.g. public spaces, or busy […]