Excessive anger can be a symptom of an underlying disorder and may interfere with a patient’s life and relationships. Thankfully, anger management treatment can help.
Anxiety is a natural response to stress. Anxiety disorders, however, can lead to intense, excessive worry and panic attacks.
These are characterized by extreme and debilitating mood swings, switching between emotional highs (mania) and lows (depression).
When patients are depressed, they struggle with persistent feelings of sadness and apathy.
There are a variety of disorders that have significant impacts on a patient’s mood, sometimes requiring medical intervention.
All types of psychosis alter the way the brain processes information, causing affected individuals to lose touch with reality.
Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD)
PTSD occurs in people who have experienced trauma and causes disturbing thoughts and feelings – even long after the event.
This causes patients to interpret reality abnormally. It may result in hallucinations, delusions, and impaired functioning.