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Eating Disorders

Eating Disorders

Anorexia Nervosa, Profound disturbance of body image and there lentless pursuit of thinness, often to the point of starvation Occurs most commonly in females between the ages of 12 and 21 years but may occur in older women and men. Patient has intense fear of becoming obese which does not diminish as weight loss progresses. […]


Human Sexuality and Gender Identity Disorders

  “Abnormal Sexuality   Sexual behaviour which is destructive in nature to a  person   Is impulsive and inappropriately associated with guilt and anxiety   Cannot be directed toward a partner   “Male Sexual Response” is characterized by Excitement phase is characterized by penile erection and elevation of testes Orgasmic phase consists of ejaculation, tachycardia […]

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Somatoform Disorders, Neurasthenia, Factitious Disorders and Dissociative Disorders

  Somatization disorder   Usually begins before the age of 30 years May continue for years   Symptom pattern consists of a combination of pain, gastrointestinal, sexual, and pseudoneurological symptoms Schizophrenia or related disorders, mood disorders and panic disorders are used as exclusion criteria for somatoform disorder. Classical clinical vignette on Somatization disorder   Mrs. […]

Anxiety Disorders

Anxiety Disorders

“Anxiety Neurosis” was coined by Sigmund Freud Peripheral manifestations of anxiety Hyperhiderosis Hyper-reflexia Hypertension tachycardia. dryness of mouth diarrhoea.   Following can provoke anxiety   Isoproterenol — A beta adrenergic agonist.   Lysergic acid diethylamide (LSD)   Flumazenil — A benzodiazepine antagonist Medical conditions that mimic symptoms similar to anxiety disorder,   Hyperthyroidism Pheochromocytoma Hypoglycemia […]

Substance Related Disorders,drug-addiction

Substance Related Disorders

The co-morbidities commonly associated with Substance Abuse are Antisocial Personality Disorder Phobias Major Depressive Disorder   Substance Dependence refers to A strong desire to take the substance Progressive neglect of alternative sources of satisfaction The development of tolerance and physical withdrawal state Tolerance is a state in which, after repeated adminis- tration, a drug produces […]

Paediatric Psychiatry

Paediatric Psychiatry

The age range for administering Wechsler Intelligence Scale for children (WISC-III) is 6-17 years         The WISC-V takes 48–65 minutes to administer and generates a Full Scale IQ (formerly known as an intelligence quotient or IQ score) which represents a child’s general intellectual ability. It also provides five primary index scores (i.e., Verbal Comprehension Index, […]

Delirium, Dementia and Other Cognitive Disorders

Delirium, Dementia and Other Cognitive Disorders

  Disorders are characterized by an impairment in cognition Amnestic Disorder Delirium Dementia Features of delirium, Acute onset   Clouding of Consciousness Disorientation Anterograde amnesia Hallucinations, which are commonly visual.   Disturbed sleep-wake cycle.   Diurnal variations in symptoms, in which symptoms worsen during evening and night Delirium may occur in Epilepsy and Post-ictal states […]

Behavioral Science

Subtests of a Verbal Wechsler Scale, Arithmatic   Vocabulary    Digit span   Verbal IQ (VIQ   Included seven tests and provided two subindexes; verbal comprehension and working memory. The Verbal Comprehension Index (VCI) included the following tests: Information Similarities Vocabulary The Working Memory Index (WMI) included: Arithmetic Digit Span The lower age limit of […]



Nerve cells and their function Myelin sheath of neurons is formed by Oligodendrocytes Astrocytes serve as structural element in-formation and stabilization of gray-white pattern during development. Microglia work as CNS immune system. EEG   Absence seizure are characterized on EEG by 3 Hz spike and slow wave The EEG waves recorded from parieto-occipital region in […]



  “Theory of Cognitive Development”   it was given by Jean Piaget Jean Piaget gave four stages of theory of cognition, viz.,   Sensorimotor Preoperational thought Concrete operations Formal operations   The sequence of stages depends on CNS growth and life experiences, and to grow, infants must negotiate one stage successfully before going to the […]