Diabetes and psychiatry

Depression, generalized anxiety, eating disorders, schizophrenia, dementia and sexual dysfunction are common in diabetic patients.

Recent Developments on OCD

Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD) is briefly defined by the repetitive disturbing thoughts and the repetitive behaviors made to get rid of them. There are two phases where it rises and becomes apparent during the lifetime: Late-childhood (6-11) or early adolescence (11-15) and early adulthood (20-29).

Emotional Expression and Psychiatric Disorders

The concept of “emotional expression” is named as a combination of the positive or negative warnings, interventions and moods shown against those with disorders.

Psychiatric Drugs that cause Obesity

With increased diagnosis and treatment options for psychological disorders, weight gain has become an significant problem.

Obesity and psychiatry

Obesity has many psychiatric characteristics. One of these is its impact on cognitive functions. It is a known fact that obesity creates predisposition to Type II Diabetes which results from an insulin resistance.

The myth and reality of schizophrenia

It is unfortunate that the public’s level of information on psychiatric illnesses is very insufficient. In general it consists of information they heard from others and have not sufficiently questioned. It is often judgemental. This delays the commencement of treatment for psychiatric patients and as a result makes treatment more difficult. In this article we will look at myths on psychiatric illnesses that have found their way into all public areas, from literature to cinema, from everyday conversations to the Accident & Emergency departments of hospitals. We will try to provide scientific answers to these.