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List of Mental Disorders

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Mental health is a serious subject that most people know little about. Many of us, our family members, or friends go through things we have no idea what to call them.

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Healthtian has compiled the list of mental disorders that can help you identify with mental health issues that you may be dealing with.

Mental disorders starting with Letter A

  • Acute stress disorder
  • Adjustment disorder
  • Adolescent antisocial behavior
  • Adult antisocial behavior
  • Agoraphobia
  • Alcohol abuse
  • Alcohol dependence
  • Alcohol withdrawal
  • Alcoholic hallucinosis
  • Alice in Wonderland syndrome
  • Alzheimer’s disease
  • Amnestic disorder
  • Amphetamine dependence
  • Anosognosia
  • Anorexia nervosa
  • Anterograde amnesia
  • Antisocial personality disorder
  • Anxiety disorder
  • Asperger’s syndrome
  • Atelophobia
  • Attention deficit disorder/Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder
  • Autism
  • Autophagia
  • Avoidant personality disorder
  • Avoidant/restrictive food intake disorder
  • Atypical depression

Mental disorders starting with Letter B

  • Barbiturate dependence
  • Benzodiazepine dependence
  • Benzodiazepine misuse
  • Benzodiazepine withdrawal
  • Bereavement
  • Bibliomania
  • Binge eating disorder
  • Bipolar disorder
  • Bipolar I disorder
  • Bipolar II disorder
  • Body dysmorphic disorder
  • Borderline intellectual functioning
  • Borderline personality disorder
  • Brief psychotic disorder
  • Bulimia nervosa

Mental disorders starting with Letter C

  • Caffeine-induced anxiety disorder
  • Caffeine-induced sleep disorder
  • Cannabis dependence
  • Capgras delusion
  • Catalepsy (Narcolepsy)
  • Catatonia
  • Catatonic schizophrenia
  • Circadian rhythm sleep disorder
  • Claustrophobia
  • Clinical Depression
  • Cocaine dependence
  • Cocaine intoxication
  • Cognitive disorder
  • Communication disorder
  • Conduct disorder
  • Cotard delusion
  • Cyclothymia

Mental disorders starting with Letter D

  • Delirium tremens
  • Delusional disorder
  • Depersonalization disorder
  • Derealization
  • Dermatillomania
  • Desynchronosis
  • Developmental coordination disorder
  • Diogenes Syndrome
  • Dissociative identity disorder
  • Dyscalculia
  • Dyslexia
  • Depression

Mental disorders starting with Letter E

  • Ekbom’s Syndrome (also referred to as Delusional Parasitosis)
  • Encephalitis lethargica (Narcolepsy)
  • Encopresis
  • Epilepsy
  • Enuresis (not due to a general medical condition)
  • Erotomania
  • Exhibitionism

Mental disorders starting with Letter F

  • Factitious disorder
  • Fregoli delusion
  • Fugue state

Mental disorders starting with Letter G

  • Ganser syndrome
  • Generalized anxiety disorder
  • General adaptation syndrome
  • Grandiose delusions

Mental disorders starting with Letter H

  • Hallucinogen-related disorder
  • Hallucinogen persisting perception disorder
  • Histrionic personality disorder
  • Huntington’s vaginal disease
  • Hypomanic episode
  • Hypochondriasis
  • Hysteria

Mental disorders starting with Letter I

  • Insomnia
  • Impostor Syndrome
  • Intermittent explosive disorder

Mental disorders starting with Letter K

Mental disorders starting with Letter L

  • Lacunar amnesia

Mental disorders starting with Letter M

  • Major depressive disorder
  • Major depressive episode
  • Maladaptive daydreaming
  • Male erectile disorder
  • Malingering
  • Manic episode
  • Mathematics disorder
  • Melancholia
  • Megalomania
  • Minor depressive disorder
  • Misophonia
  • Mixed episode
  • Mood disorder
  • Munchausen’s syndrome

Mental disorders starting with Letter N

  • Narcissistic personality disorder
  • Narcolepsy
  • Neurocysticercosis
  • Neurodevelopmental disorder
  • Nicotine withdrawal
  • Night eating syndrome
  • Nightmare disorder

Mental disorders starting with Letter O

  • Obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD)
  • Obsessive-compulsive personality disorder (OCPD)
  • Ondine’s curse
  • Oneirophrenia
  • Opioid dependence
  • Opioid-related disorder
  • Oppositional defiant disorder (ODD)
  • Orthorexia (ON)
  • Obsessive Love (Disorder)

Mental disorders starting with Letter P

  • Pain disorder
  • Panic disorder
  • Paranoid personality disorder
  • Parasomnia
  • Parkinson’s disease
  • Partialism
  • Pathological gambling
  • Persecutory delusion
  • Personality disorder
  • Pervasive developmental disorder not otherwise specified (PDD-NOS)
  • Phencyclidine (or phencyclidine-like)-related disorder
  • Phobic disorder
  • Pica (disorder)
  • Psychosis
  • Phonological disorder
  • Physical abuse
  • Polysubstance-related disorder
  • Post traumatic stress disorder (PTSD)
  • Premature ejaculation
  • Primary hypersomnia
  • Primary insomnia
  • Pseudologia fantastica
  • Psychogenic amnesia
  • Psychotic disorder
  • Pyromania

Mental disorders starting with Letter R

  • Reactive attachment disorder of infancy or early childhood
  • Recurrent brief depression
  • Relational disorder
  • Residual schizophrenia
  • Retrograde amnesia
  • Rumination syndrome

Mental disorders starting with Letter S

  • Schizoaffective disorder
  • Schizoid personality disorder
  • Schizophrenia
  • Schizophreniform disorder
  • Schizotypal personality disorder
  • Seasonal affective disorder
  • Sedative-, hypnotic-, or anxiolytic-related disorder
  • Selective mutism
  • Separation anxiety disorder
  • Sexual fetishism
  • Shared psychotic disorder
  • Sleep disorder
  • Sleep terror disorder
  • Sleepwalking disorder
  • Sleep paralysis
  • Social anxiety disorder
  • Social phobia
  • Somatization disorder
  • Somatoform disorder
  • Specific phobia
  • Stereotypic movement disorder
  • Stockholm syndrome
  • Stuttering
  • Substance-related disorder
  • Suicidal ideation (Suicidal Thoughts)
  • Suicide

Mental disorders starting with Letter T

  • Tardive dyskinesia
  • Tic disorder
  • Tourettes Syndrome
  • Transient global amnesia
  • Transvestic disorder
  • Trichotillomania
  • Truman Syndrome

Mental disorders starting with Letter U

• Undifferentiated Somatoform Disorder (Somatic symptom disorder)

Can you identify with any of the health disorders mentioned above? What mental health disorders do you know about but aren’t mentioned above? Share with us in the comments section.

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Disclaimer: This article is purely informative & educational in nature and should not be construed as medical advice. Please use the content only in consultation with an appropriate certified medical or healthcare professional.

Oluwafemi Michael
Oluwafemi Michael is an online Mental Health Therapist, Advocate for Mental Health Awareness, a programmer, and also a content creator from Edo state, Akoko-Edo LG.
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