How can we know if someone is suffering from psychological disorders?

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Diagnosis of psychological disorder needs proper evaluation and therapy by psychologists and psychiatrists. For the diagnosis of psychological disorders, psychiatrist collect some background information form the patient, case history and different medical tests are performed for this purpose. There are not few types of psychological disorders but a list of psychological disorders exists. Different symptoms of psychological disorders are taken into consideration by a psychiatrist. A psychologist performs certain tests to examine the mental condition of a patient, memory, concentration, individual’s orientation and abilities. Psychopathology should also be identified. This includes; thought content, logical thinking, thinking speed and stimulus perception. With all the available evidence, psychiatrist become able to diagnose in a proper way and thus provide a suitable treatment of psychological disorder, otherwise more complex situations can result including depression attacks, anxiety, mental illness and schizophrenia.

 

 

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