SAD, WHICH stands for Seasonal Affective Disorder, is a common condition during the winter months. The exact cause isn’t fully understood, but it’s thought to be linked to reduced exposure to sunlight and can have a signifiant impact on mood. So what are the symptoms to look out for, and do you need a SAD […]
AUTISM symptoms are described as problems with social communication and interaction. These are just some of the signs of autism spectrum disorder, and when to have an autism test. I’m A Celebrity… Get Me Out Of Here! and The Chase star Anne Hegerty revealed her diagnosis and the challenges of having autism.
Based on Leonardo da Vinci’s work, there is evidence that the artist had strabismus — a condition that affects about three percent of the population and is usually detected at birth. One eye is straight, while the other eye can drift.
Evanna Lynch says ‘Harry Potter’ author JK Rowling helped her through an eating disorder at 11 — before the actress was cast as Luna Lovegood
David Livingston/Getty Images and Chris Jackson/Getty Images Evanna Lynch opened up about how JK Rowling and the “Harry Potter” series helped her overcome an eating disorder when she was 11 or 12 years old. The actress shared the story on the latest episode of ABC’s “Dancing With the Stars,” which she is competing on. “The […]
Most of us have had the experience of deeply distressing nightmares that wake us up. But for those suffering symptoms of nightmare disorder, the experience can be terrifying, let alone the idea of falling asleep in the first place. Untreated, nightmare disorder can have a significant, dastardly impact on our ability to just function normally, […]
Some mental health experts have reservations about the change in the WHO’s International Classification of Diseases. https://media.wired.com/photos/5b28293c714d3b70d9ed7f5d/master/pass/gameaddiction-837103648.jpg
The World Health Organization says compulsively playing video games now qualifies as a new mental health condition, in a move that some critics warn may risk stigmatizing young players.
Enlarge (credit: Getty | Andrew Matthews) Three babies with a rare genetic disorder have been spared the worst effects of their condition thanks to an experimental injection they received in utero, researchers report this week in The New England Journal of Medicine. The success marks the first time a genetic disorder has been partially reversed by such […]
BIPOLAR disorder symptoms depend on which mood a patient is experiencing, but can range from depression to feeling very high. Mariah Carey revealed her diagnosis – these are the symptoms.
Cases of fetal alcohol spectrum disorder up to 3 times higher in the GTA than predicted, CAMH report says
A study released Tuesday shows fetal alcohol spectrum disorder (FASD) may affect two to three times more children in the GTA than originally believed.