Disorders of the special senses (i.e., VISION; HEARING; TASTE; and SMELL) or somatosensory system (i.e., afferent components of the PERIPHERAL NERVOUS SYSTEM).
The process in which specialized SENSORY RECEPTOR CELLS transduce peripheral stimuli (physical or chemical) into NERVE IMPULSES which are then transmitted to the various sensory centers in the CENTRAL NERVOUS SYSTEM.
The sensation of cold, heat, coolness, and warmth as detected by THERMORECEPTORS.
Absent or reduced sensitivity to cutaneous stimulation.
Disorders of sensory information received from superficial and deep regions of the body. The somatosensory system conveys neural impulses which pertain to proprioception, tactile sensation, thermal sensation, pressure sensation, and pain. PERIPHERAL NERVOUS SYSTEM DISEASES; SPINAL CORD DISEASES; and BRAIN DISEASES may be associated with impaired or abnormal somatic sensation.
A major affective disorder marked by severe mood swings (manic or major depressive episodes) and a tendency to remission and recurrence.
Sensation of making physical contact with objects, animate or inanimate. Tactile stimuli are detected by MECHANORECEPTORS in the skin and mucous membranes.
Psychiatric illness or diseases manifested by breakdowns in the adaptational process expressed primarily as abnormalities of thought, feeling, and behavior producing either distress or impairment of function.
Persistent and disabling ANXIETY.
Those disorders that have a disturbance in mood as their predominant feature.
A plant genus of the family FABACEAE that is the source of mucuna gum.
The minimum amount of stimulus energy necessary to elicit a sensory response.
An intense itching sensation that produces the urge to rub or scratch the skin to obtain relief.
An unpleasant sensation induced by noxious stimuli which are detected by NERVE ENDINGS of NOCICEPTIVE NEURONS.
Act of eliciting a response from a person or organism through physical contact.
Peripheral AFFERENT NEURONS which are sensitive to injuries or pain, usually caused by extreme thermal exposures, mechanical forces, or other noxious stimuli. Their cell bodies reside in the DORSAL ROOT GANGLIA. Their peripheral terminals (NERVE ENDINGS) innervate target tissues and transduce noxious stimuli via axons to the CENTRAL NERVOUS SYSTEM.
Subjective cutaneous sensations (e.g., cold, warmth, tingling, pressure, etc.) that are experienced spontaneously in the absence of stimulation.
Categorical classification of MENTAL DISORDERS based on criteria sets with defining features. It is produced by the American Psychiatric Association. (DSM-IV, page xxii)
The TEMPERATURE at the outer surface of the body.
Perception of painful and nonpainful phantom sensations that occur following the complete or partial loss of a limb. The majority of individuals with an amputated extremity will experience the impression that the limb is still present, and in many cases, painful. (From Neurol Clin 1998 Nov;16(4):919-36; Brain 1998 Sep;121(Pt 9):1603-30)
Amount of stimulation required before the sensation of pain is experienced.
An act performed without delay, reflection, voluntary direction or obvious control in response to a stimulus.
Marked depression appearing in the involution period and characterized by hallucinations, delusions, paranoia, and agitation.
The tendency to explore or investigate a novel environment. It is considered a motivation not clearly distinguishable from curiosity.
Scales, questionnaires, tests, and other methods used to assess pain severity and duration in patients or experimental animals to aid in diagnosis, therapy, and physiological studies.
A psychological state resulting from any activity that lacks motivation, or from enforced continuance in an uninteresting situation.
An absence of warmth or heat or a temperature notably below an accustomed norm.
A behavior disorder originating in childhood in which the essential features are signs of developmentally inappropriate inattention, impulsivity, and hyperactivity. Although most individuals have symptoms of both inattention and hyperactivity-impulsivity, one or the other pattern may be predominant. The disorder is more frequent in males than females. Onset is in childhood. Symptoms often attenuate during late adolescence although a minority experience the full complement of symptoms into mid-adulthood. (From DSM-V)
The ability to detect chemicals through gustatory receptors in the mouth, including those on the TONGUE; the PALATE; the PHARYNX; and the EPIGLOTTIS.
The process by which the nature and meaning of tactile stimuli are recognized and interpreted by the brain, such as realizing the characteristics or name of an object being touched.
The process by which the nature and meaning of sensory stimuli are recognized and interpreted.
An affective disorder manifested by either a dysphoric mood or loss of interest or pleasure in usual activities. The mood disturbance is prominent and relatively persistent.
A continuing periodic change in displacement with respect to a fixed reference. (McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific and Technical Terms, 6th ed)
Conditions characterized by an alteration in gustatory function or perception. Taste disorders are frequently associated with OLFACTION DISORDERS. Additional potential etiologies include METABOLIC DISEASES; DRUG TOXICITY; and taste pathway disorders (e.g., TASTE BUD diseases; FACIAL NERVE DISEASES; GLOSSOPHARYNGEAL NERVE DISEASES; and BRAIN STEM diseases).
Sense of movement of a part of the body, such as movement of fingers, elbows, knees, limbs, or weights.
A sensory branch of the trigeminal (5th cranial) nerve. The ophthalmic nerve carries general afferents from the superficial division of the face including the eyeball, conjunctiva, upper eyelid, upper nose, nasal mucosa, and scalp.
Disorders related to substance abuse.
Cellular receptors which mediate the sense of temperature. Thermoreceptors in vertebrates are mostly located under the skin. In mammals there are separate types of thermoreceptors for cold and for warmth and NOCICEPTORS which detect cold or heat extreme enough to cause pain.
An anxiety disorder characterized by recurrent, persistent obsessions or compulsions. Obsessions are the intrusive ideas, thoughts, or images that are experienced as senseless or repugnant. Compulsions are repetitive and seemingly purposeful behavior which the individual generally recognizes as senseless and from which the individual does not derive pleasure although it may provide a release from tension.
Standardized objective tests designed to facilitate the evaluation of personality.
A class of traumatic stress disorders with symptoms that last more than one month. There are various forms of post-traumatic stress disorder, depending on the time of onset and the duration of these stress symptoms. In the acute form, the duration of the symptoms is between 1 to 3 months. In the chronic form, symptoms last more than 3 months. With delayed onset, symptoms develop more than 6 months after the traumatic event.
A disorder beginning in childhood. It is marked by the presence of markedly abnormal or impaired development in social interaction and communication and a markedly restricted repertoire of activity and interest. Manifestations of the disorder vary greatly depending on the developmental level and chronological age of the individual. (DSM-V)
A group of painful oral symptoms associated with a burning or similar sensation. There is usually a significant organic component with a degree of functional overlay; it is not limited to the psychophysiologic group of disorders.
Cells specialized to transduce mechanical stimuli and relay that information centrally in the nervous system. Mechanoreceptor cells include the INNER EAR hair cells, which mediate hearing and balance, and the various somatosensory receptors, often with non-neural accessory structures.
The process by which PAIN is recognized and interpreted by the brain.
Anxiety disorders in which the essential feature is persistent and irrational fear of a specific object, activity, or situation that the individual feels compelled to avoid. The individual recognizes the fear as excessive or unreasonable.
Specialized afferent neurons capable of transducing sensory stimuli into NERVE IMPULSES to be transmitted to the CENTRAL NERVOUS SYSTEM. Sometimes sensory receptors for external stimuli are called exteroceptors; for internal stimuli are called interoceptors and proprioceptors.
An alkylamide found in CAPSICUM that acts at TRPV CATION CHANNELS.
Severe distortions in the development of many basic psychological functions that are not normal for any stage in development. These distortions are manifested in sustained social impairment, speech abnormalities, and peculiar motor movements.
An alcohol produced from mint oils or prepared synthetically.
Disorders in which there is a loss of ego boundaries or a gross impairment in reality testing with delusions or prominent hallucinations. (From DSM-IV, 1994)
The distal segment of the LARGE INTESTINE, between the SIGMOID COLON and the ANAL CANAL.
A type of stress exerted uniformly in all directions. Its measure is the force exerted per unit area. (McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific and Technical Terms, 6th ed)
The functions of the skin in the human and animal body. It includes the pigmentation of the skin.
A muscular organ in the mouth that is covered with pink tissue called mucosa, tiny bumps called papillae, and thousands of taste buds. The tongue is anchored to the mouth and is vital for chewing, swallowing, and for speech.
Nerve structures through which impulses are conducted from a peripheral part toward a nerve center.
Presence of warmth or heat or a temperature notably higher than an accustomed norm.
The terminal segment of the LARGE INTESTINE, beginning from the ampulla of the RECTUM and ending at the anus.
Neurons which conduct NERVE IMPULSES to the CENTRAL NERVOUS SYSTEM.
Measurement of the pressure or tension of liquids or gases with a manometer.
The distal part of the arm beyond the wrist in humans and primates, that includes the palm, fingers, and thumb.
The outer covering of the body that protects it from the environment. It is composed of the DERMIS and the EPIDERMIS.
A class of nerve fibers as defined by their nerve sheath arrangement. The AXONS of the unmyelinated nerve fibers are small in diameter and usually several are surrounded by a single MYELIN SHEATH. They conduct low-velocity impulses, and represent the majority of peripheral sensory and autonomic fibers, but are also found in the BRAIN and SPINAL CORD.
Behavior-response patterns that characterize the individual.
Standardized procedures utilizing rating scales or interview schedules carried out by health personnel for evaluating the degree of mental illness.
Increased salivary flow.
Difficult or labored breathing.
Elements of limited time intervals, contributing to particular results or situations.
A repetitive and persistent pattern of behavior in which the basic rights of others or major age-appropriate societal norms or rules are violated. These behaviors include aggressive conduct that causes or threatens physical harm to other people or animals, nonaggressive conduct that causes property loss or damage, deceitfulness or theft, and serious violations of rules. The onset is before age 18. (From DSM-IV, 1994)
Designated locations along nerves or organ meridians for inserting acupuncture needles.
Abnormal distention of the STOMACH due to accumulation of gastric contents that may reach 10 to 15 liters. Gastric dilatation may be the result of GASTRIC OUTLET OBSTRUCTION; ILEUS; GASTROPARESIS; or denervation.
Pain in the facial region including orofacial pain and craniofacial pain. Associated conditions include local inflammatory and neoplastic disorders and neuralgic syndromes involving the trigeminal, facial, and glossopharyngeal nerves. Conditions which feature recurrent or persistent facial pain as the primary manifestation of disease are referred to as FACIAL PAIN SYNDROMES.
A bundle of NERVE FIBERS connecting each posterior horn of the spinal cord to the opposite side of the THALAMUS, carrying information about pain, temperature, and touch. It is one of two major routes by which afferent spinal NERVE FIBERS carrying sensations of somaesthesis are transmitted to the THALAMUS.
The study of the physiological basis of human and animal behavior.
Non-invasive method of demonstrating internal anatomy based on the principle that atomic nuclei in a strong magnetic field absorb pulses of radiofrequency energy and emit them as radiowaves which can be reconstructed into computerized images. The concept includes proton spin tomographic techniques.
Predetermined sets of questions used to collect data - clinical data, social status, occupational group, etc. The term is often applied to a self-completed survey instrument.
A broad group of eukaryotic six-transmembrane cation channels that are classified by sequence homology because their functional involvement with SENSATION is varied. They have only weak voltage sensitivity and ion selectivity. They are named after a DROSOPHILA mutant that displayed transient receptor potentials in response to light. A 25-amino-acid motif containing a TRP box (EWKFAR) just C-terminal to S6 is found in TRPC, TRPV and TRPM subgroups. ANKYRIN repeats are found in TRPC, TRPV & TRPN subgroups. Some are functionally associated with TYROSINE KINASE or TYPE C PHOSPHOLIPASES.
Disorders characterized by recurrent TICS that may interfere with speech and other activities. Tics are sudden, rapid, nonrhythmic, stereotyped motor movements or vocalizations which may be exacerbated by stress and are generally attenuated during absorbing activities. Tic disorders are distinguished from conditions which feature other types of abnormal movements that may accompany another another condition. (From DSM-IV, 1994)
The sensory fibers innervating the viscera.
A subgroup of TRP cation channels named after vanilloid receptor. They are very sensitive to TEMPERATURE and hot spicy food and CAPSAICIN. They have the TRP domain and ANKYRIN repeats. Selectivity for CALCIUM over SODIUM ranges from 3 to 100 fold.
The part of CENTRAL NERVOUS SYSTEM that is contained within the skull (CRANIUM). Arising from the NEURAL TUBE, the embryonic brain is comprised of three major parts including PROSENCEPHALON (the forebrain); MESENCEPHALON (the midbrain); and RHOMBENCEPHALON (the hindbrain). The developed brain consists of CEREBRUM; CEREBELLUM; and other structures in the BRAIN STEM.
Natural recurring desire for food. Alterations may be induced by APPETITE DEPRESSANTS or APPETITE STIMULANTS.
The misinterpretation of a real external, sensory experience.
The process by which the nature and meaning of gustatory stimuli are recognized and interpreted by the brain. The four basic classes of taste perception are salty, sweet, bitter, and sour.
A facial expression which may denote feelings of pleasure, affection, amusement, etc.
A statistical technique that isolates and assesses the contributions of categorical independent variables to variation in the mean of a continuous dependent variable.
Syndromes which feature DYSKINESIAS as a cardinal manifestation of the disease process. Included in this category are degenerative, hereditary, post-infectious, medication-induced, post-inflammatory, and post-traumatic conditions.
Sensory functions that transduce stimuli received by proprioceptive receptors in joints, tendons, muscles, and the INNER EAR into neural impulses to be transmitted to the CENTRAL NERVOUS SYSTEM. Proprioception provides sense of stationary positions and movements of one's body parts, and is important in maintaining KINESTHESIA and POSTURAL BALANCE.
Use of electric potential or currents to elicit biological responses.
The part of a limb or tail following amputation that is proximal to the amputated section.
A state of internal activity of an organism that is a necessary condition before a given stimulus will elicit a class of responses; e.g., a certain level of hunger (drive) must be present before food will elicit an eating response.
Slender processes of NEURONS, including the AXONS and their glial envelopes (MYELIN SHEATH). Nerve fibers conduct nerve impulses to and from the CENTRAL NERVOUS SYSTEM.
Assessment of sensory and motor responses and reflexes that is used to determine impairment of the nervous system.
A personality disorder marked by a pattern of instability of interpersonal relationships, self-image, and affects, and marked impulsivity beginning by early adulthood and present in a variety of contexts. (DSM-IV)
Area of the parietal lobe concerned with receiving sensations such as movement, pain, pressure, position, temperature, touch, and vibration. It lies posterior to the central sulcus.
The anatomical frontal portion of the mandible, also known as the mentum, that contains the line of fusion of the two separate halves of the mandible (symphysis menti). This line of fusion divides inferiorly to enclose a triangular area called the mental protuberance. On each side, inferior to the second premolar tooth, is the mental foramen for the passage of blood vessels and a nerve.
Disorders having the presence of physical symptoms that suggest a general medical condition but that are not fully explained by a another medical condition, by the direct effects of a substance, or by another mental disorder. The symptoms must cause clinically significant distress or impairment in social, occupational, or other areas of functioning. In contrast to FACTITIOUS DISORDERS and MALINGERING, the physical symptoms are not under voluntary control. (APA, DSM-V)
A syndrome characterized by indifference to PAIN despite the ability to distinguish noxious from non-noxious stimuli. Absent corneal reflexes and INTELLECTUAL DISABILITY may be associated. Familial forms with autosomal recessive and autosomal dominant patterns of inheritance have been described. (Adams et al., Principles of Neurology, 6th ed, p1343)
Feeling or emotion of dread, apprehension, and impending disaster but not disabling as with ANXIETY DISORDERS.
Surgical procedures used to treat disease, injuries, and defects of the oral and maxillofacial region.
Disturbances in mental processes related to learning, thinking, reasoning, and judgment.
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In both of these disorders, fluid accumulates in the abdomen and creates a sensation of fullness. Abdominal distension can also ... individuals who develop distension may have either poor motility of their intestines or may be hypersensitive to gut sensations ... The pressure sensation is often relieved, or at least lessened, by burping (belching) or farting (flatulence). Medications that ... People suffering from this condition often describe it as "feeling bloated". Sufferers often experience a sensation of fullness ...
There is also a disorder that generally leads to a cape-like bilateral loss of pain and temperature sensation along the back ... Patients may experience severe chronic pain, abnormal sensations and loss of sensation particularly in the hands. Some patients ... Syringomyelia is a generic term referring to a disorder in which a cyst or cavity forms within the spinal cord. This cyst, ... Signs of the disorder tend to develop slowly, although sudden onset may occur with coughing, straining, or myelopathy. ...
Sensory phenomena in tic disorders include bodily sensations, mental urges, and a sense of inner tension, feelings of ... The actual tic may be felt as relieving this tension or sensation, similar to scratching an itch. Another example is blinking ... February 2000). "Sensory phenomena in obsessive-compulsive disorder and Tourette's disorder". J Clin Psychiatry. 61 (2): 150-6 ... Bodily sensations include focal or generalized body sensations (usually tactile, muscular-skeletal/visceral, or both); mental ...
Sensation avoiding: low threshold and active response. Individuals actively limit their exposure to sensations and are ... Sensory processing disorders are classified into three categories: sensory modulation disorder, sensory-based motor disorders ... Postural disorder. Sensory discrimination disorder (SDD)[edit]. Sensory discrimination disorder involves the incorrect ... Sensory processing disorder is a common comorbidity with autism spectrum disorders[59][60][61][62][63][64][65] and is now ...
Such nerves supply muscular control and sensations to the skull and arms while correspondingly providing our bodies with ... and sensation of the arms and legs are normal. The spine is examined for its range of motion and any pain that may arise from ... Cervical spine disorders are illnesses that affect the cervical spine, which is made up of the upper first seven vertebrae, ... Weakness An individual becomes weak due to the compression of nerves encompassing cervical spine disorders, thus resulting in ...
... probably related to disordered genital sensation. Spasticity is characterised by increased stiffness and slowness in limb ... Dysesthesias are disagreeable sensations produced by ordinary stimuli. The abnormal sensations are caused by lesions of the ... A related symptom is a pleasant, yet unsettling sensation which has no normal explanation (such as sensation of gentle warmth ... Lhermitte's sign is an electrical sensation that runs down the back and into the limbs and is produced by bending the neck ...
... carries some taste sensations from the back of the oral cavity.[citation needed] In general, gustatory disorders are ... After eight years of taking the drug, he developed a loss of taste sensation and numbness in his tongue. When he ran out of his ... National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders, "Taste Disorders," 25 June 2008, 23 Oct. 2009 The University ... Because taste disorders can have detrimental effects on a patient's quality of life, more research needs to be conducted ...
A study conducted in Japan reports fatigue sensation shown in subjects who listened to a metronome for six minutes.[10] A ... As with any type of hearing-related disorder, the related physiology is within the ear and central auditory system. With ... Brondel, L.; Cabanac, M. (2007). "Alliesthesia in visual and auditory sensations from environmental signals". Physiology & ... This overstimulation can result in general fatigue and loss of sensation in the ear. The associated mechanisms are explained in ...
Acrodermatitis chronica atrophicans (ACA) is a chronic skin disorder observed primarily in Europe among the elderly.[39] ACA ... A test may show reduced sensation of vibrations in the feet. An affected person may feel as if wearing a stocking or glove ... causing abnormal sensations such as numbness, tingling or burning starting at the feet or hands and over time possibly moving ... or altered sensation in the areas of the body served by nerves connected to the affected roots, e.g. limb(s) or part(s) of ...
Experimentally induced disorders. This section does not cite any sources. Please help improve this section by adding citations ... Oliver S, Fowler C, Mundy A, Craggs M (2003). "Measuring the sensations of urge and bladder filling during cystometry in urge ... causing a conscious sensation of urinary urge. When the individual is ready to urinate, he or she consciously initiates voiding ... The physiology of micturition and the physiologic basis of its disorders are subjects about which there is much confusion, ...
Panic disorder. Moclobemide is useful in the treatment and management of panic disorder.[43] Panic disorder is mentioned as an ... Altered taste sensations. *Hot flushes/cold sensation. *Photopsia. *Dyspnoea. *Visual disturbances. *Increased hepatic enzymes ... Tiller JW, Bouwer C, Behnke K (October 1997). "Moclobemide for anxiety disorders: a focus on moclobemide for panic disorder". ... Bipolar disorder (although it seems less likely than imipramine to cause a manic switch[34]) ...
By sensation[edit]. Further information: Cutaneous receptor modalities. This section needs expansion. You can help by adding to ... Itch sensations are caused by stimulation of free nerve ending from chemicals.[5] ... Mechanism of sensation[edit]. In somatosensory transduction, the afferent neurons transmit messages through synapses in the ... Cutaneous mechanoreceptors can be categorized by morphology, by what kind of sensation they perceive, and by the rate of ...
Among these virus-related disorders are the common cold, hepatitis, influenza and influenza-like illness, as well as herpes. ... or can be characterized by spontaneous sensations like phantosmia. An inability to recognize odors despite a normally ... The problem is prevalent once the phenotypic elements of the disorder appear, although it is unknown how far in advance the ... "The Olfactory System and Its Disorders". Seminars in Neurology. 29 (1): 074-081. doi:10.1055/s-0028-1124025. PMID 19214935 ...
... and sensory symptoms such as unusual or unpleasant sensations such as tingling or burning; reduced ability to feel sensations ... For large fiber neuropathy, an exam will usually show an abnormally decreased sensation to vibration, which is tested with a ... When peripheral neuropathy results from vitamin deficiencies or other disorders, those are treated as well. A 2009 Cochrane ... Damage to peripheral nerves may impair sensation, movement, gland or organ function depending on which nerves are affected; in ...
Déjà vu is the sensation that an experience a person is having has previously been experienced. Déjà vu is typically ... However, it has been associated with epilepsy, and with multiple psychiatric disorders such as schizophrenia and anxiety, but ... sensations of flashing light, stroking the back of their hand, and many others. Other stimulations had patients experiencing ... there has not been a clear, frequent diagnostic correlation between déjà vu and neurological or psychiatric disorders, except ...
FET model borrowed the idea about a biologically-based trait of Sensation seeking from Zuckerman`s concept of Sensation seeking ... These traits describe the behavioural orientation of a person with preferences to specific types of reinforcers: sensations ( ... FET/STQ-77 models showed that the activity-specific model of temperament matches the structure of symptoms of mental disorders ... Rusalov's model was also missing the scales of Impulsivity, Self-Confidence, sensation seeking, and empathy - but these scales ...
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As for my dripping sensations and the stomach spasms and lurching I previously had, this is mostly gone and I feel a great deal ... I have also started to feel burning sensation around my left hand. I did a cholestrol test and one thing I noticed is that my ... I guess the liquid dripping sensation can be called a leaky gut. If there is something I come across I will definitely keep you ... After some meals i have burning sensation coming all the way to my throat. The bowel movement that I have been having is ...
List of 45 causes for Gait disorder and Shooting sensations, alternative diagnoses, rare causes, misdiagnoses, patient stories ... AND Neurological causes of muscle weakness with tingling or loss of sensation (2 matches) ... Gait disorder OR Shooting sensations - Causes of Any Symptom Gait disorder:*Causes: Gait disorder *Introduction: Gait disorder ... Gait disorder and Shooting sensations and Sensations (4 causes). *Gait disorder and Shooting sensations and Sensory symptoms (4 ...
List of 47 causes for Gait disorder and Knee burning sensation, alternative diagnoses, rare causes, misdiagnoses, patient ... AND Sensations (4 matches). *AND Sensory symptoms (4 matches). *AND Skin symptoms (4 matches) ... Gait disorder and Knee burning sensation. *Gait disorder AND Knee burning sensation - Causes of All Symptoms *Gait disorder OR ... Gait disorder:*Causes: Gait disorder *Introduction: Gait disorder *Gait disorder: Add a 3rd symptom *Gait disorder: Remove a ...
For about a year now since ive turned 19 years old i have been having this horrible sensation in the back of my throat which ... Food stopping near tonsils/trachea and strange sensations! Lump next to uvula in throat Lump in throat sensation and swollen ... Sensation of Something Stuck in Throat Constant Mucas in Throat, PLEASE help. uvula issuse after tonsils Help regarding throat. ... Slight Gagging sensation in throat. Tonsillectomy recover uncomfortable feeling in back of throat not going away ...
Definition Somatization disorder is a psychiatric condition marked by multiple medically unexplained physical, or somatic, ... HEIGHTENED SENSITIVITY TO PHYSICAL SENSATIONS. An alternative theory suggests that somatization disorder arises from a ... For example, the DSM-IV-TR notes that the sensation of worms in the head or ants crawling under the skin are sometimes reported ... It is included in the category of somatoform disorders in the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM-IV-TR ...
VISCERAL SENSATION IN FUNCTIONAL GASTROINTESTINAL DISORDERS. The sensory disorder associated with functional gastrointestinal ... Although the intensity of perception is stimulus related, the same type of sensations are induced by distensions that ... It has been shown that patients with functional gastrointestinal disorders may have altered visceral sensation but it is ... Symptoms in patients with functional gastrointestinal disorders may be related to abnormal sensation but three key aspects of ...
Sensation and perception have different roles in how we understand our world. The sensation is the process of sensing our ... Without sensation, the perception will not be possible and without perception, our sensations would remain to be unfamiliar. ... The Neurotransmitter Of A Motor Disorder. 1026 Words , 5 Pages. There are many different neurotransmitters that can be ... Sensation and perception have different roles in how we understand our world. The sensation is the process of sensing our ...
Sensory processing disorder-also known as SPD or sensory integration disorder-is a term describing a collection of challenges ... He may have sensory processing disorder, the most common form of which is over-responsivity to sensations. Over-responsive ... Sensation-Seeking Diagnosis. * Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder, Adult * Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder, ... Is sensory processing disorder a real disorder? Created with Sketch..
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Rather than simply projecting an idea of less that still carries weight made of conscious sensation & control, or rather than ... Exotic Belief Disorder. *Narrative Neurosis. *Deflection Specialist. *Somebody-itus. *Second-Hand Reality ...
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  • Somatization disorder is a psychiatric condition marked by multiple medically unexplained physical, or somatic, symptoms. (encyclopedia.com)
  • In order to qualify for the diagnosis of somatization disorder, somatic complaints must be serious enough to interfere significantly with a person's ability to perform important activities, such as work, school or family and social responsibilities, or lead the person experiencing the symptoms to seek medical treatment. (encyclopedia.com)
  • Individuals with somatization disorder suffer from a number of vague physical symptoms, involving at least four different physical functions or parts of the body. (encyclopedia.com)
  • The physical symptoms that characterize somatization disorder cannot be attributed to medical conditions or to the use of drugs, and individuals with somatization disorder often undergo numerous medical tests (with negative results) before the psychological cause of their distress is identified. (encyclopedia.com)
  • They often use impressionistic and colorful language to describe their symptoms, describing burning sensations, pains that move from place to place, strange tastes on the tongue, tingling, or tremors. (encyclopedia.com)
  • While many symptoms resemble those associated with genuine diseases, some of the symptoms reported by people with somatization disorder are not. (encyclopedia.com)
  • It is important to note that while the physical symptoms of somatization disorder frequently lack medical explanations, they are not intentionally fabricated. (encyclopedia.com)
  • Although this theory offers a plausible explanation for somatization disorder, research indicates that people with multiple physical symptoms are actually more likely to report psychiatric symptoms than those with few physical problems. (encyclopedia.com)
  • Patients with functional gastrointestinal disorders may have visceral sensory dysfunction so that physiological stimuli induce their symptoms. (bmj.com)
  • Experimental data collected over the past years suggest that patients with functional gastrointestinal disorders have visceral sensory dysfunction so that physiological stimuli induce their symptoms. (bmj.com)
  • Patients with functional gastrointestinal disorders present with abdominal symptoms that have no organic cause demonstrable by conventional diagnostic tests. (bmj.com)
  • However, a series of contemporary studies suggested that patients with functional gastrointestinal disorders might have a sensory dysfunction which caused them to perceive normal physiological stimuli as gastrointestinal symptoms. (bmj.com)
  • [5] Despite its proponents, it is still debated as to whether SPD is actually an independent disorder or the observed symptoms of various other, more well-established, disorders. (wikipedia.org)
  • While many people can present one or two symptoms, sensory processing disorder has to have a clear functional impact on the person's life. (wikipedia.org)
  • Although there is no one test that can diagnose RLS, physicians at The Ohio State Sleep Disorders Center will diagnose the condition based on your symptoms, your personal and family medical history, a physical exam and tests. (osu.edu)
  • Nevertheless, current therapies can control the disorder, minimizing symptoms and increasing periods of restful sleep. (osu.edu)
  • A large, national survey of teen mental health reported that about 8 percent of teens aged 13-18 have an anxiety disorder, with symptoms first seen around age 6. (cincinnatichildrens.org)
  • Premenstrual dysphoric disorder ( PMDD ) can be considered to be a severe form of premenstrual syndrome ( PMS ), with symptoms that interfere with daily activities and functioning. (medicinenet.com)
  • The symptoms of panic disorder don't vary much between sex, gender, or age. (psychcentral.com)
  • Signs and symptoms of balance system disorders vary due to a wide range of underlying causes. (asha.org)
  • Distinct differences may exist in symptoms of dizziness and balance disorders in the pediatric population as compared with adults. (asha.org)
  • Symptoms of panic disorder often start in the late teens or early adulthood and affect more women than men. (mayoclinic.org)
  • Restless legs syndrome (RLS) is a neurological disorder characterized by unpleasant sensations in the legs, and an uncontrollable, sometimes overwhelming, urge to move them for relief. (osu.edu)
  • Several neurological disorders can give rise to neuropathic pain. (livestrong.com)
  • Over-responsive children may feel overwhelmed when experiencing multiple sensations at once, or they may be made extremely upset by unpleasant sensations (like an itchy tag or a loud police siren) that most people would take in stride. (psychologytoday.com)
  • But previous studies have found marked changes in bodily sensations in mood disorders, Nummenmaa says. (npr.org)
  • The somatosensory cortex is a strip of brain that governs bodily sensations, both proprioceptive sensations (sensations of movement or the body's position in space) and cutaneous sensations (those of pressure, vibration, touch, and the like). (neurosciencenews.com)
  • Panic disorder consists of recurrent panic attacks with worry about having additional attacks in the future. (cincinnatichildrens.org)
  • A tingling or prickly sensation in the legs that may keep you awake. (osu.edu)
  • I too have experienced this 'prickly sensation', although mine have been on my toes and my calves of my legs. (healingwell.com)
  • Clinical parameters such as pain on motion, lumbar range of motion, straight leg raising test, deep tendon reflexes, dermatomal sensations, motor functions and neurogenic claudication distances were assessed at admission and were compared after a conservative treatment program was completed. (biomedsearch.com)
  • An alternative theory suggests that somatization disorder arises from a heightened sensitivity to internal sensations. (encyclopedia.com)
  • Are sensory processing disorder (SPD) and sensory processing sensitivity (SPS) the same? (psychologytoday.com)
  • No. Sensory processing sensitivity is a personality trait that describes how sensitive someone is to physical sensations or emotional input. (psychologytoday.com)
  • For the similarly-named personality trait distinct from the disorder, see Sensory processing sensitivity . (wikipedia.org)
  • The physiological or psychological origins of this hypersensitivity to internal sensations and their relevance to somatization disorder are still not well understood. (encyclopedia.com)
  • Studies have shown that people with panic disorder are particularly sensitive to internal sensations like breathing rate and heartbeats, which may lead them to react with intense fear to minor internal changes. (encyclopedia.com)
  • In other words, some people with panic disorder have frequent panic attacks. (psychcentral.com)
  • Studies investigating the relationship between interoception and panic disorder have shown that people with panic disorder feel heartbeat sensations more intensely when stimulated by pharmacological agents, suggesting that they experience heightened interoceptive awareness compared to healthy subjects. (rug.nl)
  • The team still doesn't know how these self-reported sensations match with the physiological responses that occur with emotion. (npr.org)
  • Is a burning sensation (as if , being touched by a lighter,ON FIRE) a symptom of thyroid problems, if not what else could this be? (healthboards.com)
  • 3) What conditions might cause me to feel liquid dripping sensation around my abdomen area which is a present symptom? (medhelp.org)
  • Lhermitte's sign -- an electrical shock sensation that radiates down the spine with bending the head toward the chest -- is a classic symptom of multiple sclerosis. (livestrong.com)
  • Some hereditary nervous system disorders can also cause this troublesome symptom. (livestrong.com)
  • CBT for difficulties such as post-traumatic stress disorder and panic disorder seeks to directly address the specific cognitions and appraisals hypothesized to maintain distress as part of a vicious cycle of thoughts, feelings and behavior [negative appraisals of traumatic events and their sequalae ( Ehlers and Clark, 2000 ) and catastrophic misinterpretations of bodily states ( Clark, 1986 ), respectively]. (frontiersin.org)
  • Research involving individuals with diagnosed mood disorders as well as non-clinical populations is reviewed. (frontiersin.org)
  • They hope these sensation maps will one day help diagnose and treat mood disorders. (npr.org)
  • The scientists hope these body emoticons may one day help psychologists diagnose or treat mood disorders. (npr.org)
  • PMDD has been previously medically referred to as late luteal phase dysphoric disorder. (medicinenet.com)
  • Sensation and perception have different roles in how we understand our world. (bartleby.com)
  • Discovering Psychology 1) Perception is the way we interpret these sensations and make sense of everything around us. (bartleby.com)
  • For example, through sensation the ears report information about sound waves to the brain, and through perception we hear the music. (bartleby.com)
  • Without sensation, the perception will not be possible and without perception, our sensations would remain to be unfamiliar. (bartleby.com)
  • The medical term for the sensation is paresthesia, a word with Greek roots meaning "disordered perception. (livescience.com)
  • Where are you having these burning sensations? (healthboards.com)
  • I also have the burning sensation I described it to the doctor as 'hot spots' they appear in my arm, stomach area, leg etc. (healthboards.com)
  • The burning sensations is the anxiety u r feeling and effects u in many ways. (healthboards.com)
  • Burning/Wet sensation after foot surgery? (healthboards.com)
  • Burning sensations in hands, feet - and genitals - help! (healthboards.com)
  • burning sensations in hands? (healthboards.com)
  • Does anyone out there have burning sensations on their skin? (healthboards.com)
  • After some meals i have burning sensation coming all the way to my throat. (medhelp.org)
  • I have also started to feel burning sensation around my left hand. (medhelp.org)
  • Also, I feel small burning sensations throughout the body. (medhelp.org)
  • 6) What would cause the burning sensation around the body? (medhelp.org)
  • Some people describe it as a creeping, crawling, tingling or burning sensation. (osu.edu)
  • These ulcerations can cause burning sensations, especially when they come in contact with spicy or acidic foods and drinks. (upmc.com)
  • Sensations associated with neuropathic pain typically include aching, burning, stabbing or an electrical shock feeling. (livestrong.com)
  • People with trigeminal neuralgia describe their pain as an excruciating shock-like or burning sensation on one side of the lower face, cheek or jaw or around the eye. (livestrong.com)
  • People with multiple sclerosis may have abnormalities of the pain nerves, which can lead to shock-like, shooting, burning or stabbing sensations. (livestrong.com)
  • Sensory-based motor disorder shows motor output that is disorganized as a result of incorrect processing of sensory information affecting postural control challenges, resulting in postural disorder, or developmental coordination disorder . (wikipedia.org)
  • Danger and fear triggered strong sensations in the chest area, the volunteers said. (npr.org)
  • Understanding sensation as a process where physical stimuli or feeling sent from sensory organs to our brain, I could relate the information of module 5 with my everyday experience. (bartleby.com)
  • Though different types of stimulation did indeed induce varying sensations, the neural codes governing specific physical sensations are still unclear. (neurosciencenews.com)
  • A careful physical exam and a review of medical history is the first step in diagnosing a spinal cord disorder. (pennmedicine.org)
  • It has been well established that sensory dysfunction in patients with functional gastrointestinal disorders exclusively affects the visceral territory but the extent of the dysfunction in the different clinical syndromes remains controversial. (bmj.com)
  • Sensory processing disorder, on the other hand, describes a sensory dysfunction in which the senses cannot appropriately process environmental input. (psychologytoday.com)
  • Pediatric autoimmune neuropsychiatric disorders associated with streptococcal infection (PANDAS) are a group of disorders that are believed to be the result of an autoimmune response to streptococcal infections. (cincinnatichildrens.org)
  • The loss of sensation in any particular dermatome can indicate a spinal cord disorder and allows doctors to locate the specific area where the spinal cord may be damaged. (pennmedicine.org)
  • Trigeminal neuralgia, or tic douloureux, is a chronic neuropathic pain disorder characterized by episodes of sudden, severe facial pain. (livestrong.com)
  • According to this model, somatization disorder is a defense against psychological pain that allows some people to avoid the stigma of a psychiatric diagnosis. (encyclopedia.com)
  • This is what living with panic disorder feels like for about 4.7% of adults in the U.S. who have received a panic disorder diagnosis. (psychcentral.com)
  • There are many different anxiety disorders that affect children and teens that require clinical care by a doctor or other mental healthcare professional. (cincinnatichildrens.org)
  • The focus of the worry and fear is not a specific stimulus as it is in other anxiety disorders such as the extreme anxiety when away from guardians in separation anxiety disorder. (cincinnatichildrens.org)
  • One of the oldest theories about the cause of somatization disorder suggests that it is a way of avoiding psychological distress. (encyclopedia.com)
  • The integrative cognitive model provides a comprehensive account of bipolar disorder (BD) that, if empirically supported, has important potential implications for psychological therapies. (frontiersin.org)
  • In recent years there have been significant developments in our understanding of the psychological processes underlying bipolar disorder (BD). (frontiersin.org)
  • Some disorders and diseases may cause chronic paresthesia, including central nervous system disorders such as stroke or multiple sclerosis or tumors pressing on a nerve. (livescience.com)
  • Premenstrual dysphoric disorder (PMDD) can be considered a severe form of premenstrual syndrome ( PMS ). (medicinenet.com)
  • The anxiety of panic disorder is particularly severe and noticeably episodic compared to that from generalized anxiety disorder . (rug.nl)
  • They can help to diagnose anxiety disorder or other mental health issues. (lahey.org)
  • Most researchers agree that serious sensory challenges exist, but whether they should be classified as a "disorder" has been contested . (psychologytoday.com)
  • While there is not just one explanation for the cause of panic disorder, there are certain perspectives researchers use to explain the disorder. (rug.nl)
  • Summary: Researchers have successfully induced the sensations of touch and movement in the arm of a paralyzed man, with the help of a tiny array of electrodes implanted into the somatosensory cortex. (neurosciencenews.com)
  • In future work, the researchers hope to determine the precise ways to place the electrodes and stimulate somatosensory brain areas in order to induce specific feelings and create a kind of dictionary of stimulations and their corresponding sensations. (neurosciencenews.com)
  • A sensory diet consists of different activities that attempt to address an individual's unique sensory needs, either with individualized calming methods or by gradually increasing levels of exposure to uncomfortable sensory sensations. (psychologytoday.com)
  • It is included in the category of somatoform disorders in the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM-IV-TR), the professional handbook that aids clinicians in diagnosing patients' mental disorders. (encyclopedia.com)
  • [3] [4] Sensory processing disorder is gaining recognition, although it is still not recognized by the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual. (wikipedia.org)
  • sensory modulation disorder , sensory-based motor disorders and sensory discrimination disorders [9] (as defined in the Diagnostic Classification of Mental Health and Developmental Disorders in Infancy and Early Childhood). (wikipedia.org)
  • This disorder is defined by persistent, intrusive, unwanted thoughts, images, ideas or urges (obsessions) and/or intense uncontrollable repetitive behaviors or mental acts related to the obsessions (compulsions) that are noted by the child or the parent to be unreasonable and excessive. (cincinnatichildrens.org)
  • Identifying children with balance disorders, vestibular deficits, or dizziness can be a challenge. (asha.org)
  • See the Assessment section of the Voice Disorders evidence map for pertinent scientific evidence, expert opinion, and client/caregiver perspective. (asha.org)
  • A comprehensive assessment is conducted for individuals suspected of having a voice disorder, using both standardized and nonstandardized measures (see ASHA resource on assessment tools, techniques, and data sources ). (asha.org)
  • Somatization disorder has long been recognized by psychiatrists and psychologists, and was originally called Briquet's syndrome in honor of Paul Briquet, a French physician who first described the disorder in the nineteenth century. (encyclopedia.com)
  • Panic disorder is usually treated with counselling and medications . (rug.nl)
  • An anxiety disorder is when these feelings are more intense than they should be or last for long periods of time. (lahey.org)
  • For many people, waking up repeatedly with a choking sensation can be a traumatic experience, similar to what you feel during a panic attack or when you're shocked or scared. (psychcentral.com)
  • Panic disorder sufferers usually have a series of intense episodes of extreme anxiety during panic attacks . (rug.nl)
  • Panic disorder affects about 2.5% of people at some point in their life. (rug.nl)
  • People with neuropathic pain often experience a combination of pain sensations. (livestrong.com)
  • Although trigeminal neuralgia is not a life-threatening disorder, the pain attacks can prove disabling. (livestrong.com)
  • Occipital neuralgia is a pain disorder caused by irritation or damage to the occipital nerves. (livestrong.com)
  • Sensory Root: Carries sensory information that relays sensations such as touch, pain, and temperature from the body to the spinal cord. (pennmedicine.org)
  • Children or adolescents with generalized anxiety disorder often worry a lot about things such as future events, past behaviors, social acceptance, family matters, their personal abilities and/or school performance resulting in significant distress. (cincinnatichildrens.org)
  • I then went to a ENT specialist who said there was nothing wrong except that my tonsils were abnormally large and that my problem might me an anxiety or mental disorder. (steadyhealth.com)
  • Is it a mental disorder? (steadyhealth.com)
  • Many mental health disorders go untreated because people do not ask for help. (lahey.org)
  • In this disorder, a child is exposed to a traumatic event in which he or she experiences or witnesses an event that involved actual or perceived threat of death or serious bodily injury and the child's response involves intense fear, helplessness, or horror. (cincinnatichildrens.org)
  • People who experience more intense or frequent panic attacks might be more likely to develop panic disorder. (psychcentral.com)

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