ANOREXIA NERVOSA Synonyms Anorexia, eating disorders What is it? Anorexia nervosa is an eating disorder of the person who has a desperate search for skinniness. It makes the person use strategies to lose weight causing a great thinness. These patients present a great fear of getting fat even being extremely skinny. In most of the… Continuar lendo ANOREXIA NERVOSA


Bipolar disorder Related names: Maníaco-depressive psychosis; affective disorder or bipolar disease, including specific types of diseases or disorders of humor, like cyclothymia, hypoodd habit and mixed disorder of humor. What is bipolar disorder? Until recently known like maníaco-depressive psychosis, the bipolar disorder is characterized per periods of depressive pictures, typically severe, alternating itself with periods… Continuar lendo BIPOLAR DISORDER


BULIMIA NERVOSA Sinonyms: Bulimia, eating disorders What is it? People with bulimia nervosa typically eat a large amount of food (compulsive overeating or bulimic episodes) and then use compensatory methods, such as self-induced vomiting, laxatives and/or diuretics and the practice of excessive exercise, as a way to prevent weight gain for exaggerated fear of getting… Continuar lendo BULIMIA NERVOSA


DEPRESSION Ana Galvão Abuchaim, MD. Psychiatry Specialist by the Brazilian Association of Psychiatry (ABP).Claúdio Moogen Abuchaim, MD., Psychiatry Specialist by the Brazilian Association of Psychiatry (ABP). Synonyms and related terms: Depressive disorder, major depression, unipolar depression, including differentiated types of depression as well, such as severe depression, psychotic depression, atypical depression, endogenous depression, melancholy, seasonal… Continuar lendo DEPRESSION