Psychiatric Disorders

Psychiatric disorders a/k/a Mental health disorders

One in four people in the world will be affected by mental disorder at some point in their lives.

Around 450 million people currently suffer from mental disorders world wide.

Mental health disorders accounts for 13% of total DALYs lost for years lived with disability.

The life time prevalance is 13.7 %, 150 million.

Common mental disorders including depression , anxiety disorders, and substance use disorders affect around 10%  of the population.

Mental health disorders affects everyone , irrespective of age ,gender, residence and living standards.

Mental health disorders are known to be caused by a complex interaction of biological, social, environmental, cultural and economic factors.

These are some examples of Psychiatric Disorders: 

  • Mood Disorders
  • Addiction
  • Depression
  • Personality disorders
  • Eating disorders
  • OCD
  • PTSD
  • Schizophrenia
  • Anxiety disorder
  • Sexual Disorders

Psychiatric disorders can take away the peace of mind for your and loved ones. They can be caused by several reasons but always need special care. These are some of its symptoms: –

  • Confusion
  • Inability to concentrate
  • Feeling low and down to the depth.
  • Feeling stress in day-to-day problems
  • Withdrawal from the activities you used to enjoy once.
  • Feeling of tiredness, low energy, or sleeping problems.
  • Inferiority complex.
  • Superiority complex
  • Strong feelings of fear, worry, or guilt.
  • Mood swings, from highs to lows, often shifting very quickly.
  • Feeling delusions, or hallucinations.
  • Marked changes in eating habits.
  • Thinking yourself as someone.
  • Continuous bad thoughts for no reason.
  • A change in sex drive
  • Drug or alcohol abuse
  • Excessive anger, Frustration, and violence
  • Suicidal thoughts.

No one can treat your psychiatric disorders as a psychiatrist himself. If you ever or are feeling any of the symptoms above, you need psychiatric care