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  • neurologic disorders
  • Additionally, many millions patients in the EU suffer from neurologic disorders such as stroke, traumatic brain injuries, Parkinson's disease and multiple sclerosis, cases that may have to be counted on top of the above estimates. (medindia.net)
  • severe
  • 3 - 5 The fact that it was not well received is hardly surprising given that it was born from an unpopular green paper and proposals for managing dangerous people with severe personality disorder described as glaringly wrong and unethical. (bmj.com)
  • 11 The term "dangerous people with severe personality disorder" used in the white paper does not receive a single mention in the draft bill. (bmj.com)
  • clinical
  • James Cantor, Ph.D., a clinical psychologist in the Law and Mental Health Program at the. (freerepublic.com)
  • The study concludes that "Concerted priority action is needed at all levels, including substantially increased funding for basic and clinical as well as public health research in order to identify better strategies for improved prevention and treatment for disorders of the brain as the core health challenge of the 21st century. (medindia.net)
  • And consider the absence of specific biomarkers or treatments, the high prevalence of co-morbidity, and the clinical heterogeneity of each disorder and you can see why diagnosis continues to be one of the most confounding aspects of both research and practice in psychiatry. (nih.gov)
  • Classification issues in women's mental health: Clinical utility and etiological mechanisms. (nih.gov)
  • I argue further that an enactive approach to DSP can clarify some ways we play a regulative role in shaping the temporal and phenomenal character of the disorder in question, and it may therefore have practical significance for both the clinical and therapeutic encounter. (springer.com)
  • hospitals
  • 3. Of the 500,000 resident patients in our State mental hospitals, one-quarter have been hospitalized for more than 16 years, one-half for more than 8 years, and three-fourths for more than 2.5 years. (springer.com)
  • In the mid-19th century Dorothea Dix led a campaign to increase public awareness of the inhumane conditions that prevailed in American mental hospitals. (britannica.com)
  • The hospitals housed poor mental patients, and their aim was to care for these individuals humanely and to relieve their families of the burden. (britannica.com)
  • diseases
  • As the result, disorders of the brain, as measured by disability-adjusted life years (DALYs), are the largest contributor to the EU's total morbidity burden, accounting for 26.6% of the total disease burden, covering the full spectrum of all diseases. (medindia.net)
  • Certain Greek medical writers, however, notably Hippocrates (flourished 400 bce ), regarded mental disorders as diseases to be understood in terms of disturbed physiology. (britannica.com)
  • people
  • Whether it's skipping your best friends party, avoiding conversation with people or staring at a text for 30 minutes because you don't know how to respond, having social anxiety disorder (defined as fear of interaction with other people that brings. (girlslife.com)
  • Treatments
  • For most of these disorders, however, physical causes have not been demonstrated or are poorly understood, even though biological treatments (e.g. drugs ) may be effective in treating them. (behavenet.com)
  • brain
  • It has been noted that using the term "mental" (i.e., of the mind ) is not necessarily meant to imply separateness from brain or body . (wikipedia.org)
  • Cateory of disorder where part of brain seems to be "cut off" from the other. (armoredpenguin.com)
  • Taken together with the large and increasing number of 'disorders of the brain', the true size and burden is even significantly higher. (medindia.net)
  • The marginalisation and stigmatisation of many disorders of the brain. (medindia.net)
  • widely
  • DSP challenges the widely-held assumption that mental states are unobservable, perceptually inaccessible to everyone but their owner. (springer.com)