Loss of Contact With Reality

September 20, 2010 § Leave a comment

Psychosis (from the Greek ψυχή “psyche”, for mind/soul, and -ωσις “-osis”, for abnormal condition) means abnormal condition of the mind, and is a generic psychiatric term for a mental state often described as involving a “loss of contact with reality”. People suffering from psychosis are described as psychotic. « Read the rest of this entry »

Insomnia

September 19, 2010 § Leave a comment

Insomnia is a symptom that can accompany several sleep, medical and psychiatric disorders, characterized by persistent difficulty falling asleep and/or difficulty staying asleep. Insomnia is typically followed by functional impairment while awake.

Both organic and non-organic insomnia without other cause constitute a sleep disorder, primary insomnia. One definition of insomnia is “difficulties initiating and/or maintaining sleep, or nonrestorative sleep, associated with impairments of daytime functioning or marked distress for more than 1 month….”

“…Acute insomnia is the inability to consistently sleep well for a period of less than a month.”

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Memories

September 17, 2010 § Leave a comment

I was thinking something… « Read the rest of this entry »

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