• 2016
  • In March 2017, the Government of India passed the Mental Healthcare Bill 2016, which also proposes to set up NIMHANS-like institutions across the nation. (wikipedia.org)
  • individual's
  • Resolving these problems can bring about improvement in an individual's mental health status and anxiety levels. (wikipedia.org)
  • The World Health Organization (WHO) defines Asperger syndrome (AS) as one of the autism spectrum disorders (ASD) or pervasive developmental disorders (PDD), which are a spectrum of psychological conditions that are characterized by abnormalities of social interaction and communication that pervade the individual's functioning, and by restricted and repetitive interests and behavior. (wikipedia.org)
  • psychiatric
  • In addition, organizations like Mental Health America that advocated for changes in the psychiatric field helped push legislation towards action. (wikipedia.org)
  • Before the act was passed, during World War II, there was a severe shortage[clarification needed] of professionals in the mental health field, and advanced treatment and understanding of psychiatric disorders lagged behind the increasing numbers of problems in veterans returning from the war. (wikipedia.org)
  • The diagnostic criteria for GAD as defined by the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders DSM-5 (2013), published by the American Psychiatric Association, are paraphrased as follows: Too much anxiety or worry over more than six months. (wikipedia.org)
  • It was officially recognized by the American Psychiatric Association in 1980 in the third edition of the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM-III). (wikipedia.org)
  • The most current criteria used for the diagnosis of autism are contained in the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM-5) published by the American Psychiatric Association (APA), and the International Classification of Diseases (ICD-10) coding system published by the World Health Organization (WHO). (wikipedia.org)
  • disorders
  • Studies show that Asian Americans have more serious disorders and have prolonged stays at mental institutions than Caucasians. (wikipedia.org)
  • Symptoms of trauma-related mental disorders have been documented since at least the time of the ancient Greeks. (wikipedia.org)
  • The diagnosis of Asperger's was removed in the 2013 fifth edition of the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM-5), and people with these symptoms are now included within the autism spectrum disorder along with autism and pervasive developmental disorder not otherwise specified. (wikipedia.org)
  • In the fifth edition of the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM-5), published in May 2013, AS, as a separate diagnosis, was eliminated and folded into autism spectrum disorder. (wikipedia.org)
  • people
  • Recovery from benzodiazepines tends to take a lot longer than recovery from alcohol, but people can regain their previous good health. (wikipedia.org)
  • patients
  • ICD-10 differentiates patients with high functioning and low functioning autism by diagnosing the additional code of mental retardation. (wikipedia.org)
  • Bill
  • The assessments that are being proposed in the bill in order to ascertain the mental capacity to commit an offence are arbitrary and unscientific. (wikipedia.org)
  • take
  • Asian American immigrants are diagnosed with depression for various factors, such as not understanding English or not being able to take health exams or being unable to pass. (wikipedia.org)
  • stress
  • Posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) is a mental disorder that can develop after a person is exposed to a traumatic event, such as sexual assault, warfare, traffic collisions, or other threats on a person's life. (wikipedia.org)