Psychiatry


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Mental Illness Among Healthcare Professionals

The healthcare field can be stressful, to say the least. From school and training to actual careers, healthcare students and professionals often suffer from anxiety, depression and other psychological ailments. Plus, there seems to be…



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Mental Retardation: Causes, Presentation and Treatment

Mental retardation (MR) or intellectual disability (ID) is a descriptive term for sub average intelligence and impaired adaptive functioning arising in the developmental period (< 18 yr). Causes Mental retardation affects about 1 – 3%…


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Depression: Causes, Features and Treatment

Depression is a feeling that we get when something bad happens and we are unable to deal with it. Typically, people are prone to depression when something bad or what they perceive as bad occurs…