Behavior Disorders

All sorts of behavior disorders hound people around the globe. Children as well as adults are found to be patients of myriad behavior disorders such as obsessive compulsive disorder, anxiety, panic attacks, Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD), and Conduct Disorder (CD). Treatment of these disorders can include medication, education and therapy or a combination of two or all of them.

Some symptoms might be common across all the disorders, so correct

Stage fright

Stage fright is the anxiety or fear experienced by an individual when required to perform in the front of a crowd. Stage fright includes the fear of performing in front of an actual crowd or perceived, such as in the case of performing in front of a camera. One may experience social fright without having any other problem or it may be the part of a social anxiety disorder or


Mania is a state of mind characterized by severe mood swings pretty rapidly, where one is extremely happy at one moment and immensely angry, hostile and irritable in the other. It is perceived as an important symptom for diagnosis of certain psychological conditions. It may set in due to malignancy, drug intoxication (methamphetamine and cocaine etc), side effects of certain drugs like SSRIs and steroids.

There are two forms of mania,

Obsessive Compulsive Disorder

Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD) is an anxiety disorder, which is characterized by unwelcome involuntary thoughts that result in apprehension, fear, and worry and/or repetitive behaviors otherwise aimed at reduction of the associated anxiety. While an obsession is generally associated with something pleasant and enjoyable, the obsession in case of OCD may be frightening and unpleasant.

The symptoms of OCD include repetitive checking; excessive cleaning or washing; extreme hoarding; nervous rituals like

Irritable Bowel Syndrome

I.B.S. or Irritable Bowel Syndrome is a common disorder of the digestive system that affects the large intestine. It is characterized by bloating, diarrhea, stomach cramps and constipation. Bouts of IBS are experienced during stress or after consuming certain types of food items. Though the symptoms of IBS can be pretty uncomfortable, these do not cause any permanent damage to the colon. In some of the cases, IBS can be

Examination Stress

Ever experienced butterflies in the stomach just before exams, faced difficulty in sleeping, getting irritated, trembling or being unable to concentrate? Well, it might be examination stress. Stress during exams is natural and up to a certain level, it might be fruitful as it drives the person taking up an exam to perform better. However, some individuals may crack under excess pressure and start behaving weirdly.

There is a significant decline


Schizophrenia is a mental disorder signified by thought process breakdown and lack of emotional response to typical situations. Weird delusions, paranoid behavior, hallucinations and thought disorder are the most likely symptoms of schizophrenia. The disorder affects less than one percent of total global population and its symptoms start surfacing during adulthood. The patient’s reported experience and his or her behavior form the basis of diagnosis.

Major contributing factors are genetics, neurobiology,


An individual is said to be suffering from depression when he or she experiences hopelessness, helplessness, loss of interest in activities otherwise enjoyable, changes in sleep patterns, weight loss, loss of zing, self loathing, and problem in concentrating or making decisions. Such an individual tends to feel suicidal and needs to be provided immediate help. Men, women, teens and elders could get depressed due to disparate reasons.

Patients of depression often

Anxiety Neurosis

Anxiety neurosis is a common type of psychoneurosis, which involves distress but not accompanied by hallucinations and delusion. Patients of this mental disorder have imaginary fears and feel as if they are losing control of their lives. Such people are extremely anxious and become panicky in certain situations that they feel are not in their control. Perceived dangers, irrational fears, inability in dealing with normal stress in life are major


Hemorrhoids or piles are swollen veins in the lower rectum or anus. Strained bowel movements and pregnancy are the two most likely causes of hemorrhoids. These may be classified as internal or external, depending on the basis of their location. If these are present inside the skin around the anus, these are called internal hemorrhoids and in case these are present inside the rectum, these are called external hemorrhoids.

Hemorrhoids can