Mental Disorders (Mental Disorder)

Psychiatric illness or diseases manifested by breakdowns in the adaptational process expressed primarily as abnormalities of thought, feeling, and behavior producing either distress or impairment of function.
Also Known As:
Mental Disorder; Disorders, Mental; Disorder, Mental; Psychiatric Diagnosis; Behavior Disorders; Diagnosis, Psychiatric; Disorders, Behavior
Networked: 2989 relevant articles (90 outcomes, 405 trials/studies)

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Disease Context: Research Results

Related Diseases

1. Anxiety Disorders (Anxiety Disorder)
2. Dementia (Dementias)
3. Schizophrenia (Dementia Praecox)
4. Substance-Related Disorders (Drug Abuse)
5. Attention Deficit Disorder with Hyperactivity (Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder)


1. Jorm, Anthony F: 12 articles (04/2012 - 01/2005)
2. Kato, Tadafumi: 10 articles (01/2014 - 08/2003)
3. Iwamoto, Kazuya: 9 articles (01/2014 - 08/2003)
4. Andreassen, Ole A: 8 articles (08/2015 - 04/2008)
5. Kessler, Ronald C: 8 articles (06/2015 - 11/2004)
6. Yan, Zhen: 8 articles (09/2014 - 05/2004)
7. Kessler, R C: 8 articles (06/2014 - 02/2000)
8. Haro, Josep Maria: 7 articles (10/2015 - 09/2008)
9. Olfson, Mark: 7 articles (09/2015 - 07/2005)
10. Torrens, Marta: 7 articles (01/2015 - 12/2006)

Drugs and Biologics

Drugs and Important Biological Agents (IBA) related to Mental Disorders:
1. Carbon MonoxideIBA
2. Risperidone (Risperdal Consta)FDA LinkGeneric
3. Antidepressive Agents (Antidepressants)IBA
4. Serotonin (5 Hydroxytryptamine)IBA
5. LithiumIBA
6. Antipsychotic Agents (Antipsychotics)IBA
7. 4-amino-4'-hydroxylaminodiphenylsulfone (HADS)IBA
07/01/2005 - "The aim of this study is to determine if the HADS correctly identified patients with depression according to the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders, Fourth Edition [determined using the Primary Care Evaluation of Mental Disorders (PRIME-MD), a gold-standard diagnostic tool], as depressed and to determine which items on the HADS most strongly predicted the PRIME-MD major depression diagnosis among cardiac patients. "
01/01/2006 - "The study compared the discriminant validity of the Hospital Anxiety and Depression Scale (HADS) and the General Health Questionnaire (GHQ-12) to detect mental disorders in the most frequent chronic somatic diseases. "
10/01/2015 - "The average sensitivity/specificity was 85%/92% for the Structured Clinical Interview for DSM-IV-Axis-I Disorders (SCID-I), 95%/84% for the Mini International Neuropsychiatric Interview (MINI), < 70%/85% for the Primary Care Evaluation of Mental Disorders (PRIME-MD), 88%/78% for the Patient Health Questionnaire-9 (PHQ-9) with a cut-off score of 10, 69%/95% for PHQ-9 as a diagnostic algorithm and 70%/83% for the Hospital Anxiety and Depression Scale (HADS) with a cut-off score of 7. The confidence in the estimates for the other instruments was very low. "
08/30/2015 - "The presence of major (MD) and minor (md) depression was assessed with the Primary Care Evaluation of Mental Disorders (PRIME-MD), whereas its severity was evaluated with the Hospital Anxiety and Depression Scale (HADS). "
06/01/2015 - "Many instruments exist to assess mental disorders and anxiety, such as the hospital anxiety and depression scale (HADS). "
8. Unsaturated Fatty Acids (Polyunsaturated Fatty Acids)IBA
9. Buspirone (Buspar)FDA LinkGeneric
10. Chlorpromazine (Thorazine)FDA Link

Therapies and Procedures

1. Drug Therapy (Chemotherapy)
2. Phototherapy (Light Therapy)
3. Traditional Medicine (Folk Remedies)
4. Hypnosis (Mesmerism)
5. Combined Modality Therapy