Anxiety Disorders

When severe, an anxiety disorder can also be considered a mental illness and about 16% of the population suffers. In the panic, characterized by periodic panic attacks, the patient becomes dizzy, feels his chest crashing, his throat tightens and sweating. These seizures usually last a few minutes, but it is the fear of being a victim of another attack and the feeling of powerlessness that ensures to complicate the situation. Other forms of anxiety disorder include fear of specific objects (phobias) or fear of leaving the house.

Personality disorder

For the well-being of parents and family, it should be noted that certain behaviors warrant a consultation with a professional. Within this broad category of disorders, the person feels and perceives its environment in its own image of a farm and preconceived way. It is thus unable to have suitable and sustainable relationships.

Here is a list of some personality disorders:

Antisocial personality disorder: For example an individual who continually has legal or social problems and do not value the law or discipline of parents.

Paranoid personality disorder: Without good reason, behaves towards others with suspicion, envy, jealousy and stubbornness printing “cheated”, even if we can prove that this was not the case.

Personality obsessive compulsive disorders: It is characterized by a prevailing tendency to perfectionism and beginner spirit stiffness in young adults and appears in various contexts; a concern that prevents details to finish tasks and lose sight of the overall objective; or excessive attendance at work; indecisiveness; excessive self-consciousness; an inability to express affection; a lack of generosity; an inability to get rid of worthless objects.

Borderline personality disorder (“Borderline“): It is described by risky changes in temporary mood; strong and unbalanced personal relationships; spontaneous actions that can be self-destructive; a perception of oneself that varies.

Organic brain syndrome

Although organic brain syndrome mostly occurs in the elderly, it can occur at any age. For we talk about organic brain symptoms, one must find the presence of excited delirium and severe mental confusion. This syndrome is due to an impairment of the brain caused by an infection or intoxication.


Dementia is a chronic and generally progressive decline in mental function characterized by disorientation, memory loss and a decreased ability to care for oneself. The most common cause of dementia is Alzheimer’s disease. All the etiology of dementia should be sought after physical examinations and laboratory tests.