Historical Findings and Information on Mental Disorders

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The human brain is a, to say the least, very complicated and fascinating place in our anatomy. Yet there still are parts of it we don't understand. People all over the world are plagued with different abnormalities in their psychology, a condition known as a mental disorder. What exactly is widely classified as a scientific definition of a mental disorder? A mental disorder can be spotted in an individual who deviates from human contact or who has estranged behaviors not considered to be of the typical majority of the populous. They're everywhere, and in people who you would never expect. From being dealt with in law, all the way to your own community, humankind is riddled with various degrees of sleep insomnia, attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, bipolar disorder, and schizophrenia. Theres a lot to take in for people who seek more knowledge in the vast universe of understand the human mind, so much so that scientists and researchers are still uncovering new mysteries today. Yet with what we understand, some of these behaviors have explanation. How did people come across some of these findings in the human mind? How did our ancestors deal with them? Is the key to unlocking the secrets and stopping these mental disorders in our anatomy? All of these questions have been answered in recent and surprisingly ancient times as well. But first, lets clear the air of psychiatry. With a field so large and detailed such as this, it can be hard to discern what is fact and fantasy. Initially, when the common person is prompted to give his or her thoughts on mental disorders and psychiatry, the gloom room appears around, and a person is sitting on a sofa venting to a older man asking the question, “So how does that make you feel?” a... ... middle of paper ... ...tary Mental Health: The US Psychiatric Response in the..." American Journal of Public Health Vol. 97, No. 12. Dec. 2007: 2132-2142. SIRS Issues Researcher. Web. 15 Nov 2011. Prevalence of Serious Mental Illness Among U.S. Adults by Age, Sex, and Race. 2008. Chart. n.p. Web. 12 Dec 2011. . Shaw, Heather, and others. "Integrating Eating Disorder and Obesity Prevention Programs for..." Prevention Researcher Integrated Research Services, Inc., Vol. 14, No. 3. Sept. 2007: 18-20. SIRS Issues Researcher. Web. 15 Nov 2011. Wasowicz, Lidia. "Sleep: Just As Important As Exercise, Diet." UPI. Feb. 2 2004: n.p. SIRS Issues Researcher. Web. 15 Nov 2011. Hitti, Miranda. "Mental Illness Common in the U.S.." Web MD. (2006): 3. Web. 12 Dec. 2011. .
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