Depression and anxiety symptoms often tend to overlap, especially in the older population, leading to an under-diagnosis of anxiety. However, treatment for the two disorders can be different - that's why it's important to accurately diagnose and assess these disorders in older adults.
Eating disorders are driven by an intense fear of becoming overweight, damaging both physical and mental health. The two most common eating disorders are anerexia nervosa and bulimia nervosa, although their symptoms are often mixed.Eating disorders affect seven girls in every 1,000, and one boy in every 1,000. It usually begins to be a problem at teenage years, but can happen at any time.It's not known for certain what causes them, but many factors could play a part --Social pressure…
Anxiety Disorders: Types, Symptoms and Treatment of Anxiety Disorders
Autistic Spectrum Disorder In the last 20 years the prevalence of Autism Spectrum Disorders has skyrocketed. It was estimated that the incidence of autism was about 1 in 10,000 children in the early 1990’s. That number has risen dramatically to approximately 1 in 88 children today. Even more shocking is that ASDs now affect approximately 1 in 54 boys.