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Dissociative Disorders (Part 3)

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Dissociative disorders (DD) are conditions that involve disruptions or breakdowns of memory, awareness, identity, or perception. People with dissociative disorders use dissociation as a defense mechanism, pathologically and involuntarily. Some dissociative disorders are triggered by psychological...

Dissociative Disorders (Part 2)

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Dissociative disorders (DD) are conditions that involve disruptions or breakdowns of memory, awareness, identity, or perception. People with dissociative disorders use dissociation as a defense mechanism, pathologically and involuntarily. Some dissociative disorders are triggered by psychological...

Dissociative Disorders (Part 1)

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Dissociative disorders (DD) are conditions that involve disruptions or breakdowns of memory, awareness, identity, or perception. People with dissociative disorders use dissociation as a defense mechanism, pathologically and involuntarily. Some dissociative disorders are triggered by psychological...

Introduction to Eating Disorders

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An eating disorder is a mental disorder defined by abnormal eating habits that negatively affect a person's physical or mental health. They include binge eating disorder where people eat a large amount in a short period of time, anorexia nervosa where people eat very little and thus have a low bo...

Interview with Person who has Schizophrenia

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Schizophrenia is a mental disorder characterized by abnormal behavior, strange speech, and a decreased ability to understand reality. Other symptoms include false beliefs, unclear or confused thinking, hearing voices that do not exist, reduced social engagement and emotional expression, and lack ...

Audiology

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Audiology is a branch of science that studies hearing, balance, and related disorders. Audiologists treat those with hearing loss and proactively prevent related damage. By employing various testing strategies (e.g. behavioral hearing tests, otoacoustic emission measurements, and electrophysiolog...

Interview with an Anorexic Woman (Part 2 of 2)

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Anorexia is a psychological disorder that affects an individual’s relationship with food and causes an unrealistic view of one’s body image. It affects both men and women of all ages but is more prevalent in women, with 0.3 – 1.0% of all women being affected. The age of onset tends to be mi...

Interview with an Anorexic Woman (Part 1 of 2)

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Anorexia is a psychological disorder that affects an individual’s relationship with food and causes an unrealistic view of one’s body image. It affects both men and women of all ages but is more prevalent in women, with 0.3 – 1.0% of all women being affected. The age of onset tends to be mi...

Interview with Person having Obsessive Compulsive Disorder

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Obsessive–compulsive disorder (OCD) is a mental disorder in which a person feels the need to perform certain routines repeatedly (called "compulsions"), or has certain thoughts repeatedly (called "obsessions"). The person is unable to control either the thoughts or activities for more than a sh...

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