According to the National Institute of Mental Health Disorders (NIMH), part of the National Institutes of Health (NIH): An estimated 26% of Americans ages 18 and older – about 1 in 4 adults – suffers from a diagnosable mental disorder in any given year. Mental disorders are the leading causeContinue Reading

People who suffer from Psychotic Disorder are said to have “retreated from reality.” They are socially withdrawn and may experience hallucinations or delusions. Psychotic Disorder can be so debilitating it can lead to hospitalization. Psychotic patients are unable to control their thoughts, which also occur in Schizophrenia and Delusional Disorders,Continue Reading

Neurosis was once recognized as a mental and emotional disorder. However, because the term Neurosis is too imprecise and less serious than the word psychosis it is no longer used. What psychologists once referred to as neurotic is now part of other classifications of anxiety, somatoform, dissociative disorders and someContinue Reading