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Anxiety


Generalised anxiety disorder

Anxiety is a feeling of unease and worry about things that are about to happen or could happen in the future. Anxiety is a normal response that we can all feel when faced with something dangerous or threatening.
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Social anxiety disorder

Social Anxiety Disorder is a constant fear of social or performance situation/s, in which you are distressed by social contact with unfamiliar people and/ or possible close attention by others.
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Panic disorder

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Phobias

A phobia is a specific type of anxiety disorder which is an extreme form of fear or anxiety triggered by a particular situation (such as going outside) or object (such as spiders), even when there is no danger. It has a significant impact on how you live your day-to-day life.
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Post-traumatic stress disorder(PTSD)/Trauma

Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) is an anxiety disorder which may develop following exposure to actual or threatened death, serious injury or sexual violence, causing feelings of intense fear, helplessness or horror.
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Obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD)

Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD) is a common mental health condition in which you experience obsessive thoughts and compulsive behaviours.
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Health anxiety

Anxiety is a feeling of unease and worry about things that are about to happen or could happen in the future. Anxiety is a normal response that we can all feel when faced with something dangerous or threatening.
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Body dysmorphic disorder (BDD)

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Depression 


Clinical Depression

Clinical depression, often referred to as major depression is diagnosed in patients who present symptoms such as depressed mood, lack of interest in activities, sleep problems, change in appetite, poor concentration or thoughts of death/suicide over a period of two or more weeks.
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Postnatal Depression

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Seasonal affective disorder

Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD) is a type of depression that some people experience during a particular time of year, which in most cases is, the winter months. Those affected by SAD experience a change in mood and energy levels during this time of year.

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Eating Disorders


Anorexia nervosa

People with anorexia nervosa may see themselves as overweight, even when they are dangerously underweight. People with anorexia nervosa typically weigh themselves repeatedly, severely restrict the amount of food they eat, and eat very small quantities of only certain foods.
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Bulimia nervosa

Eating disorders are illnesses in which you can experience severe disturbances in your eating behaviours and related thoughts and emotions. You can become pre-occupied with food and their body weight.
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Binge eating disorder (BED)

Eating disorders are illnesses in which the people experience severe disturbances in their eating behaviours and related thoughts and emotions. People with eating disorders typically become pre-occupied with food and their body weight.

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Personality Disorders


Borderline Personality disorder (BPD)

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Narcissistic personality disorder

An individual with Narcissistic Personality Disorder (NPD), thinks, feels and behaves very differently from an ordinary person. Those with NPD are characterised by an inflated sense of self-importance, a lack of empathy for others, and a constant need for admiration.
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Dependent personality disorder

Dependent Personality Disorder (DPD) is a collection of personality traits in which you excessively rely on others to meet all your emotional and psychological needs.
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Antisocial personality disorder (ASP)

Antisocial personality Disorder (ASPD) is a behavioural and personal type that is characterised by reckless, aggressive, irresponsible and often criminal behaviour.
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Paranoid Personality Disorder

Paranoid Personality Disorder (PPD) is defined by a distrust of others and a continuous suspicion of their intentions. Those with PPD possesses a core belief that others have sinister motives that are threatening or demeaning, but lacks evidence or reasonable grounds for believing this.

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Addictions


Drugs

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Alcohol

Alcohol dependency - sometimes referred to as “alcoholism” is when the body becomes accustomed to having alcohol present, and when a person develops a physical and mental dependency on alcohol.
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Schizophrenia


Paranoid(hallucinations/ delusions/hearing voices)

Paranoid Personality Disorder (PPD) is defined by a distrust of others and a continuous suspicion of their intentions. Those with PPD possesses a core belief that others have sinister motives that are threatening or demeaning, but lacks evidence or reasonable grounds for believing this.
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Hebephrenic (disorganised thoughts)

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