Category: Psychiatry

Treatment of mental stress and illnesses of cerebrum is laboured by complication of physiological processes, what are going on at such the diseases. A human psyche is very unsteady, and at providing of psychological help the reaction of patient is at times unforeseeable. Psychiatry is a medical science which studies disorders of psyche.

Psychiatry

Tic douloureux

Tic douloureux or trigeminal neuralgia is a severe, stabbing pain to one side of the face. Trigeminal nerve – a V pair of cranial nerves. A nerve forms on a front surface the pyramids of temporal bone a bulge of sensible counterfoil of the trigeminal nerve – trigeminal node. Three basic branches of the trigeminal …

Psychiatry

Psychovegetative syndrome

Psychovegetative syndrome is the sickly condition, characterized by cardiac indispositions (sense of prelum, cardiopalmus), headache, weight in a stomach, violation of uropoiesis, enhanceable sensitiveness to the cold, sweating, nausea, dizziness, violations of monthly cycle. In addition, there are depression, different phobias, internal anxiety, crabbiness, insomnia and apathy. Patients characterize all these symptoms as brightly expressed. …

Psychiatry

Polyneuropathy

Polyneuropathy is a defeat of peripheral nerves. Usually symptoms of polyneuropathy – violations of sensitiveness, which are distributed evenly on both sides of body, more frequent in both extremities. Sensitiveness in area of brushes and feet is violated to a greater extent than in other parts of the body. In addition, there are paresthesia (numbnesses, …

Psychiatry

Persecutory delusion

For a human individual perception of reality is characteristic. The strongly distorted picture of reality, which cannot be explained neither experience nor laws of logic, is named a mania. Most psychical disorders are characterized by intrusive thoughts. Psychical disorders are varied. Delusions (distortion and denial of reality) behave to them, and also fears, obsessive-compulsive disorders …

Psychiatry

Korsakoff’s syndrome

Korsakoff’s syndrome is characterized by the presence of a few symptoms. Basic is combination of violation of memory and thought polyneuropathy of lower extremities. Polyneuropathy – simultaneous destruction of many of the peripheral nerves. At the defeat of peripheral nerve all types of sensitiveness are violated, there can be paresis of lower extremities. This disease …

Psychiatry

Kinetosis

Kinetosis is a condition that occurs whilst travelling in a vehicle or another form of transport. Another name of the disease – motion sickness, travel sickness. A man with low body resistance can become ill by it during a trip. Manifestation of kinetosis increases from emotional stress, which, in same queue, grows during movement in …

Psychiatry

Horton’s disease

Horton’s disease is a systemic vasculitis, characterized by the defeat of temporal artery, permanent intensive, more frequent by one-sided head pain, and also pain in eyes, which radiate to the temple. The symptoms of Horton’s disease are similar with the symptoms of cluster headache, however the mechanism of their origin differentiates. Cluster headache is one-sided …

Psychiatry

Facial nerve paralysis

Human facial muscles, which provide speech, chewing and mimicry, are innervated by the VII pair of craniocerebral nerves, called the facial nerve. The defeat of nerve can arise up as a result of trauma, draught or inflammation. Paralysis or paresis of muscles, which are innervated by this nerve, appears. The eye of the affected side …

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Cyclothymia

Cyclothymia (cyclothymic disorder) is considerable fluctuations of mood from raised to low-spirited. It is an easy form of manic-depressive psychosis. Phases (depressive and hypomanic) of cyclothymia are less expressed. The main feature of flow of this manic-depressive psychosis is its periodicity. During life only the depressive phase or hypomanic phase may be repeated. In addition, …

Psychiatry

Chorea

Chorea is a disease of the brain muscles. Girls aged 6-15 years most suffer from this disease. The disease affects subcortical structures of the brain, particularly the striatum. Major symptoms of chorea are sudden involuntary arrhythmic motions of extremities, heads, torso and decline of muscle tone. At excitement reflex movements are amplified, and during sleep …