Category Archives: Psychology

Feeding and Eating Disorders

Feeding and Eating Disorders of Infancy or Early Childhood Feeding and eating disorders of infancy or early childhood are caused by physical reasons or the environment the child is in – namely the parenting skills being used or not used. … Continue reading

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Communication Disorders

Definition of Communication Disorders Communication disorders are those that affect speech, language, and hearing. The symptoms vary depending on the particular type of communication disorder, but they generally center around problems communicating. Therapy and counseling are both helpful with the … Continue reading

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Eidetic or Photographic Memory

Eidetic or photographic memory is popularly defined as the ability to recall images, sounds, or objects in memory with extreme precision and in abundant volume. The word eidetic means related to extraordinarily detailed and vivid recall of visual images, and … Continue reading

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Anxiety Disorders

What is Anxiety Disorder ? Anxiety is a normal human emotion that everyone experiences at times. Many people feel anxious, or nervous, when faced with a problem at work, before taking a test, or making an important decision. Anxiety disorders, … Continue reading

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Ganser Syndrome

What is Ganser Syndrome? Ganser syndrome is a rare dissociative disorder previously classified as a factitious disorder. It is characterized by nonsensical or wrong answers to questions or doing things incorrectly. It is also sometimes called nonsense syndrome, balderdash syndrome, … Continue reading

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Munchausen Syndrome

What is Munchausen syndrome? Munchausen syndrome—named for Baron von Munchausen, an 18th century German officer who was known for embellishing the stories of his life and experiences—is the most severe type of factitious disorder. Most symptoms in people with Munchausen … Continue reading

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Medical Students’ Disease

Medical students’ disease (don’t get confused with student syndrome) also known as hypochondria of medical students or medical student syndrome or medical student disorder, is a condition frequently reported in medical students, who perceive themselves or others to be experiencing … Continue reading

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