Welcome to our Department of Psychiatry
On this page you will find an overview of psychiatric disorders and disorders. This topic includes depression, eating disorders, psychosis and personality disorders.
Depression is a very common condition with varying degrees of severity and causes. You can find our most important articles on this topic here:
Eating disorders are especially common in young women and are associated with a disturbed self-image and eating habits. There are different forms of eating disorders associated with various complications. The most common are listed here:
Psychoses are mental illnesses that are characterized by changes in the pattern of thinking and can be partly accompanied by disturbances of perception of oneself and the environment. A well-known psychosis is schizophrenia, in which hallucinations can also occur. In addition, there are drug psychoses that can be caused by the abuse of eg ecstasy.
Personality disorders are defined by the assumption of a particular pattern of behavior of the person concerned, which is applied in all situations of life and thus leads to deviations from normal behavior. This behavior change can be very diverse. The most common disorders include:
Obsessive-compulsive disorders are characterized by the fact that those affected feel the compulsion to do certain actions or to have an urge to think about certain things. The patients consciously perceive this compulsion but can not suppress it. Our articles on obsessive-compulsive disorder:
Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) is triggered by serious events that lead to mental trauma. Such experiences can be psychological and physical violence, among other things, war experiences or generally life-threatening situations.
An addiction or addiction called an addiction to a certain stimulus that can be triggered by specific acts such as gambling or substances such as alcohol or drugs.
Hysteria is a mental disorder in which there is an urge for attention to be achieved through staging or exaggerated patterns of behavior.