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Mental health (psychiatry)

Affect status: causes, signs, characteristics, examination

Most people tend to show their feelings and experiences in a certain way. But in unexpected situations, this manifestation may be inadequate stormy, uncontrollable, and such an explosion of negative emotions is defined in psychiatry as affect.

Atypical Depression

The insidiousness of this disorder of the psyche is not even in the difficulty of its diagnosis. Depressed (depressed) condition is associated in everyone with retardation, apathy, lack of appetite and dreary nights without sleep. 

Syndrome of diffuse attention: causes, symptoms, treatment

The pathogenesis of development and symptomatology can vary depending on the nature of the disease.


The notion of cliquishness comes from the word click, scream and means to broadcast. Klikush still in the distant past was considered demoniac, the result of spoilage, witchcraft, the consequence of instilling in them the devil. 

Cutaneous triphophobia: due to what appears, signs, treatment

Panic fear of openings and holes is triphophobia. Let's consider features of the given pathology, signs, methods of diagnostics, correction and treatment.

Social and orgasmic anhedonia: how to fight it

Recently, there has been a negative trend towards a decrease in the general level of mood. People have become more prone to stress and can no longer give themselves wholeheartedly to those joys that once were dear to them.

Reactive depression

Reactive depression is one of the types of psychogenic disorders provoked by extreme shock, commotio animi - a psychotrauma. More than a century ago, in 1913, the great German psychiatrist Karl Theodor Jaspers formulated the main criteria for reactive negative states. 


Man from nature is given a great gift - the ability to feel and experience different emotions. Thanks to this gift, we can love and hate, have fun and be sad, experience joy or anger.

Kleptomania: causes, symptoms, treatment, psychotherapy

Pathological dependence, in which there is an obsession with small thefts - is kleptomania. Let's consider its features, signs, methods of correction and treatment.


Fire - a fascinating sight, to which it is difficult to remain indifferent. No wonder they say that this is one of three things that you can watch forever. And the craving for fire in man has been laid down since childhood. 

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