Mental disorders are quite common now a days but most of us only take care of physical health. But what about mental health on which all of our daily routine activities are dependent. The prevalence of mental disorders have been increased to a greater extent that care homes for people with dementia have been developed in all over world. If you further want to know about mental disorders then you can read more in this article. There are many different types of mental disorders. Some of these have been given in this article.
In this type of disorder, the person respond to certain conditions with anxiety or the person continuously remain in the feeling of sadness and his response to certain conditions is abnormal. It also includes general anxiety disorder, panic disorder and social anxiety disorder. But anxiety remains for short period of time.
It is persistent state of sadness which remains for several years and in most of the cases the person thinks about suicide. Anxiety and depression are mistakenly understood same but these are different. Anxiety remains for short time and depression remains for long period of time.
It is characterized as distorted awareness and reduction in thinking ability. Sometimes, the person remain in the state of imagination and he feels that these things are happening in real life. Hallucinations, delusions and schizophrenia are common psychotic disorders.
In this person may suffer from different personality traits. Sometimes, the influence of personality remains for longer period of time on person’s mind and so it also affects thinking ability and behavior of person. Paranoid personality disorder is the most common type of this disorder.
Obsessive compulsive disorder:
In this, the person may feel some sort of fear so he repeats his actions. He may also feel disturbing thoughts which are called obsessions e.g. the fear of germs so the person washes his hands again and again due to fear of germs.
Post traumatic stress:
This disorder occur after he happening of certain incident in life such as accident, death of loved one or any other. So these persons have frightening thoughts for long period of time and they become emotionally weak.
It is characterized as short term memory loss and it occurs at the later age. And gradually person forgets everything.