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Schizophrenia - Diagnosis and treatment - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/schizophrenia/diagnosis-treatment/drc-20354449

Jan 6th, 2020 - Diagnosis Diagnosis of schizophrenia involves ruling out other mental health disorders and determining that symptoms are not due to substance abuse, medication or a medical condition. Determining a diagnosis of schizophrenia may include: Physical exam. This may be done to help rule out other problems that could be causing symptoms and to check for any related complications. Tests and screenings...

Schizophrenia - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/schizophrenia/symptoms-causes/syc-20354443

Jan 6th, 2020 - Overview Schizophrenia is a serious mental disorder in which people interpret reality abnormally. Schizophrenia may result in some combination of hallucinations, delusions, and extremely disordered thinking and behavior that impairs daily functioning, and can be disabling. People with schizophrenia require lifelong treatment. Early treatment may help get symptoms under control before serious co...

Factitious disorder - Diagnosis and treatment - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/factitious-disorder/diagnosis-treatment/drc-20356034

Dec 13th, 2019 - Diagnosis Diagnosing factitious disorder is often extremely difficult. People with factitious disorder are experts at faking many different diseases and conditions. And often they do have real and even life-threatening medical conditions, even though these conditions may be self-inflicted. The person's use of multiple doctors and hospitals, the use of a fake name, and privacy and confidentialit...

Factitious disorder - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/factitious-disorder/symptoms-causes/syc-20356028

Dec 13th, 2019 - Overview Factitious disorder is a serious mental disorder in which someone deceives others by appearing sick, by purposely getting sick or by self-injury. Factitious disorder also can happen when family members or caregivers falsely present others, such as children, as being ill, injured or impaired. Factitious disorder symptoms can range from mild (slight exaggeration of symptoms) to severe (p...

Antisocial personality disorder - Diagnosis and treatment - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/antisocial-personality-disorder/diagnosis-treatment/drc-20353934

Dec 9th, 2019 - Diagnosis People with antisocial personality disorder are unlikely to believe they need help. However, they may seek help from their primary care provider because of other symptoms such as depression, anxiety or angry outbursts or for treatment of substance misuse. People with antisocial personality disorder may not provide an accurate account of signs and symptoms. A key factor in diagnosis is...

Breast cancer - Diagnosis and treatment - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/breast-cancer/diagnosis-treatment/drc-20352475

Nov 21st, 2019 - Diagnosis Diagnosing breast cancer Core needle biopsy Core needle biopsy A core needle biopsy uses a long, hollow tube to extract a sample of tissue. Here, a biopsy of a suspicious breast lump is being done. The sample is sent to a laboratory for testing. Breast MRI Breast MRI During a breast MRI, you lie on your stomach on a padded scanning table. Your breasts fit into a hollow depression in t...

Schizoaffective disorder - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/schizoaffective-disorder/symptoms-causes/syc-20354504

Nov 8th, 2019 - Overview Schizoaffective disorder is a mental health disorder that is marked by a combination of schizophrenia symptoms, such as hallucinations or delusions, and mood disorder symptoms, such as depression or mania. The two types of schizoaffective disorder — both of which include some symptoms of schizophrenia — are: Bipolar type, which includes episodes of mania and sometimes major depression ...

Schizoaffective disorder - Diagnosis and treatment - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/schizoaffective-disorder/diagnosis-treatment/drc-20354509

Nov 8th, 2019 - Diagnosis Diagnosis of schizoaffective disorder involves ruling out other mental health disorders and concluding that symptoms are not due to substance use, medication or a medical condition. Determining a diagnosis of schizoaffective disorder may include: Physical exam. This may be done to help rule out other problems that could be causing symptoms and to check for any related complications. T...

Body dysmorphic disorder - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/body-dysmorphic-disorder/symptoms-causes/syc-20353938

Oct 28th, 2019 - Overview Body dysmorphic disorder is a mental health disorder in which you can't stop thinking about one or more perceived defects or flaws in your appearance — a flaw that appears minor or can't be seen by others. But you may feel so embarrassed, ashamed and anxious that you may avoid many social situations. When you have body dysmorphic disorder, you intensely focus on your appearance and bod...

Body dysmorphic disorder - Diagnosis and treatment - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/body-dysmorphic-disorder/diagnosis-treatment/drc-20353944

Oct 28th, 2019 - Diagnosis After a medical evaluation to help rule out other medical conditions, your primary care provider may make a referral to a mental health professional for further evaluation. Diagnosis of body dysmorphic disorder is typically based on: A psychological evaluation that assesses risk factors and thoughts, feelings, and behaviors related to negative self-image Personal, social, family and m...

Toe walking - Diagnosis and treatment - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/toe-walking/diagnosis-treatment/drc-20378414

Oct 14th, 2019 - Diagnosis Toe walking can be observed during a physical exam. In some cases, the doctor may do a gait analysis or an exam known as electromyography (EMG). During an EMG, a thin needle with an electrode is inserted into a muscle in the leg. The electrode measures the electrical activity in the affected nerve or muscle. If the doctor suspects a condition such as cerebral palsy or autism, he or sh...

Toe walking - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/toe-walking/symptoms-causes/syc-20378410

Oct 14th, 2019 - Overview Walking on the toes or the balls of the feet, also known as toe walking, is fairly common in children who are just beginning to walk. Most children outgrow it. Kids who continue toe walking beyond the toddler years often do so out of habit. As long as your child is growing and developing normally, toe walking is unlikely to be a cause for concern. Toe walking sometimes can result from ...

Schizotypal personality disorder - Diagnosis and treatment - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/schizotypal-personality-disorder/diagnosis-treatment/drc-20353924

Oct 7th, 2019 - Diagnosis People with schizotypal personality disorder may seek help from their primary care doctor because of other symptoms, such as anxiety, depression or problems coping with frustration, or for treatment of substance misuse. After a physical exam to help rule out other medical conditions, your primary care doctor may refer you to a mental health professional for further evaluation. Diagnos...

Functional neurologic disorders/conversion disorder - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/conversion-disorder/symptoms-causes/syc-20355197

Oct 4th, 2019 - Overview Functional neurologic disorders — a newer and broader term that includes what some people call conversion disorder — feature nervous system (neurological) symptoms that can't be explained by a neurological disease or other medical condition. However, the symptoms are real and cause significant distress or problems functioning. Signs and symptoms vary, depending on the type of functiona...

Functional neurologic disorders/conversion disorder - Diagnosis and treatment - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/conversion-disorder/diagnosis-treatment/drc-20355202

Oct 4th, 2019 - Diagnosis There are no standard tests for functional neurologic disorders. Diagnosis usually involves assessment of existing symptoms and ruling out any neurological or other medical condition that could cause the symptoms. Functional neurologic disorders are diagnosed based on what is present, such as specific patterns of signs and symptoms, and not just by what is absent, such as a lack of st...

Thoracic outlet syndrome - Diagnosis and treatment - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/thoracic-outlet-syndrome/diagnosis-treatment/drc-20353994

Sep 11th, 2019 - Diagnosis Diagnosing thoracic outlet syndrome can be difficult because the symptoms and their severity can vary greatly among people with the disorder. To diagnose thoracic outlet syndrome, your doctor may review your symptoms and medical history and conduct a physical examination. Physical examination. Your doctor will perform a physical examination to look for external signs of thoracic outle...

Obesity - Care at Mayo Clinic - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/obesity/care-at-mayo-clinic/mac-20375753

Aug 21st, 2019 - The Mayo Clinic experience and patient stories Our patients tell us that the quality of their interactions, our attention to detail and the efficiency of their visits mean health care like they've never experienced. See the stories of satisfied Mayo Clinic patients. Less Is More: Losing Weight, Gaining Perspective A lifetime of food addiction resulted in Jessica Erickson's weight becoming unman...

Sleep disorders - Care at Mayo Clinic - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/sleep-disorders/care-at-mayo-clinic/mac-20354021

Aug 9th, 2019 - Sleep disorders care at Mayo Clinic The Mayo Clinic has a team of sleep specialists who take the time to listen and thoroughly understand your health issues and concerns. Your health care is tailored to your personal needs. You can trust our specialists to collaborate and offer you the best possible outcomes, safety and service. Mayo Clinic doctors treat the full spectrum of sleep disorders, in...

Sleep disorders - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/sleep-disorders/symptoms-causes/syc-20354018

Aug 9th, 2019 - Overview Sleep disorders are conditions that result in changes in the way that you sleep. A sleep disorder can affect your overall health, safety and quality of life. Sleep deprivation can affect your ability to drive safely and increase your risk of other health problems. Some of the signs and symptoms of sleep disorders include excessive daytime sleepiness, irregular breathing or increased mo...

Borderline personality disorder - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/borderline-personality-disorder/symptoms-causes/syc-20370237

Jul 16th, 2019 - Overview Borderline personality disorder is a mental health disorder that impacts the way you think and feel about yourself and others, causing problems functioning in everyday life. It includes self-image issues, difficulty managing emotions and behavior, and a pattern of unstable relationships. With borderline personality disorder, you have an intense fear of abandonment or instability, and y...