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Top 10 Worst Mental Disorders

As part of a longitudinal study, findings suggest that between the age of 14 to 24, DSM-IV disorders are presented with response rate 71%. Assessment included various subtypes of disorders and psychological conditions that have only rarely been studied in other epidemiological surveys. There are worst mental health diseases which are claimed to be dangerous and even fatal for patients. In that note, we give you a quick list of Top 10 mental disorders.

Top 10 worst mental and psychological disorders

1. Schizophrenia

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One of the worst mental disorders is Schizophrenia with at least 1% of the global population suffering from it. Some of the symptoms include hallucinations, false beliefs, hearing voices, trouble thinking and concentrating, delusions and much more. The main reason is not clear, but a complex combo of genes, environment and brain chemicals might be some factors.

2. Dissociative Personality Disorder

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Dissociative identity disorder is also known as multiple personality disorder. It is a complex psychological condition. It causes by many factors like severe repetitive sexual, physical, or emotional abuse during childhood. The affected person is said to have at least two identities residing within him/her. It can be fatal and highly suicidal. It comes second on psychological disorders list.

3. Impulse Control Disorder

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Impulse control disorders (ICDs) are common psychiatric conditions in which affected individuals are unable to refrain from any activity which can cause harm to them in the future run. Some examples of such activities include compulsive gambling, shopping or addictions.

4. Autism Spectrum Syndrome

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Autism spectrum Syndrome is also called as neurodevelopmental disorder and was found in 2013. People suffering from Autism Spectrum disorder (ASD) show two types of symptoms:

  • Discrepancy in social communication and relation building
  • Restricted, repetitive patterns of behaviour, interests or activities.

5. Obsessive Compulsive Disorder

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Obsessive-compulsive disorder is a psychiatric disorder in which the patient experiences repeated thoughts, or obsessions, and does repeated behaviours. Common obsessions’ symptoms are obsessions about hygiene, orderliness, violent activities, or blasphemous thoughts.

6. Specific Phobia

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A specific phobia is the kind of fear or the feeling of getting harmed from any specific object or situation. As a result, the affected person tries to avoid any direct contact with that object or situation. And in several cases, the fear reaches the level where the patients are unable to do their daily life works.

7. Boanthropy

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In cases of boanthropy, patient starts behaving like cows. Having arrived at this belief, they begin to act like cows. The first step of this deadly-cum-funny disease is the victims become vegetarians and, that isn’t the enough, soon they take to mooing and snorting and roaming out in fields.

8. Attention Deficit Hyperactive Disorder

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Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) only affects children and teenagers and rarely can continue into adulthood. The disease is the most commonly diagnosed mental disorder for the kids. Children suffering from ADHD may be hyperactive and unable to resist their impulsiveness. And they may have troubles to pay attention on any work. We can see these behaviours from with school and home life generally.

9. Antisocial personality Disorder

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Antisocial personality disorder (ASPD) is also known as dissocial personality disorder (DPD), the first step of this mental disorder is the victim starts getting violent for the rights of others. An impoverished moral sense is apparent. Some symptoms are legal problems, or impulsive and aggressive behaviour.

10. Aboulomania

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In this mental disorder the patient suffers from mental derangement by pathological indecisiveness. Aboulomania comes from, stress, depression and mental anguish. It can easily affect the ability to function socially. In extreme cases, this disorder forces the victim to commit suicide.