Abnormality Disorders

Anxiety disorders

Anxiety disorders give a continuous feeling of fear and anxiety which is disabling and may affect daily functioning. For example, anxiety disorder, phobias such as arachnophobia which is a fear of spiders.

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Affective disorders

Affective disorders are characterised by strong moods and emotions which disable the individual and prevent them leading and everyday life. For example depression and bipolar disorders.

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Psychotic disorders

Psychotic disorders involve a less contact with reality often characterised by hallucinations or delusions. For example, schizophrenia.

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