Mental Disorder

Mental disorder is also known as mental illness. It includes a wide range of conditions that affect mood, thinking, and behavior. Some mental disorders are depression, bipolar disorder, schizophrenia, dementia, anxiety disorders, eating disorders, and addictive disorders.

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Why do I hear two months old sounds in my ears? Is alcohol the reason?

Query: Hi, I have been using headphones in only one ear for a few months. Yesterday I started hearing some sounds from two months ago. It felt like I was trying to catch up with my present-day sound. I think that I hear these sounds at certain frequencies. Since I work in a lot of meetings, so I picked up ...  Read Full »


Dr. Akshay B K

Answer: Hello,Welcome to icliniq.com.I read your query and understand your concern.I would like to know a few more details regarding your complaints-1. Are you trying to say that your one year is working better than another?2. Do you feel that there is a mismatch in the sounds you receive from both ears? 3....  Read Full »

How to help a patient who is suffering from a mental disorder for 24 years?

Query: Hi doctor, My mother has been suffering from a mental disorder for 24 years (from my birth). My dad took her to the hospital and gave her the treatment, but no use even after two years of prescribed medicine. It had been 20 years of not using any medicine and treatment. Since my birth, I did not ha...  Read Full »


Dr. Ruhi Satija

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I am sorry to hear about your situation. I can imagine how hard it must be for you. You have not mentioned the diagnosis in your query, so I cannot suggest what needs to be done, but I will explain how it works. The fact that you mentioned that she does not remember ...  Read Full »

Does spaced-out feeling and concentration difficulty indicate a brain tumor?

Query: Hello doctor, I have now had various conditions that have worsened for the past 18 months, including constant spaced-out feeling, always feel enclosed within my head, lack of clarity, and inability to concentrate on simple tasks such as reading, driving, or simple conversation. Frequent blurred vis...  Read Full »


Dr. Gursimran Singh

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. All these symptoms you have mentioned are hinting towards a mental disorder rather than a brain tumor (which has been effectively ruled out). Please answer the questions below. Do you have a depressed mood most of the day? Or loss of interest or pleasure in most o...  Read Full »

I feel depressed and do not have a proper sleep. Is this bipolar?

Query: Hello doctor, I am a student. For some months, I have noticed that my mind is playing tricks on me. It is more like every day I have a down phase which lasts for two to four hours when I feel all negative emotions are coming to my mind. I think of anxiety and fear. I feel like I have a beast inside...  Read Full »


Dr. Venkat Heijebu

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I can certainly understand your condition. I have worked through your attached query in detail. As per your symptoms, you possibly seem to have subsyndromal depression otherwise called as dysthymia. If it is not treated on time, it may convert into depression. (Pleas...  Read Full »

Is a desire to have a mental illness a disorder by itself?

Query: Hello doctor, I have something which affects me a lot. Basically, I desire to have a mental illness, I have been even faking certain symptoms. To be exact, I do actually have mental health problems, I am diagnosed with Asperger’s, bipolar disorder and OCD. However, I have a feeling I am not i...  Read Full »


Dr. Ajay Singh

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. It is good that you are aware and trying to take the help of a psychiatrist. You are suffering from borderline personality disorder. You like to take attention from people. You want to be pampered by your family and that is why you are looking for such an illness or...  Read Full »

How to overcome the feeling of hopelessness?

Query: Hello doctor, I am a 55-year-old man. I have been suffering from depression for the last five months. I have been feeling tired and hopeless. I want your help for recovery. I am currently on Fluvoxin 50 mg BD.  Read Full »


Dr. K. V. Anand

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I understand your concern. Depressive disorder or depression is a neurochemical disorder. A suicidal tendency is one main symptom of depression. You should be able to distinguish between mental disease and mental disorder. Your problem is a mental disorder and not ...  Read Full »

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