Category: disorder

Prosopagnosia, also known as face blindness, is a cognitive…

Prosopagnosia, also known as face blindness, is a cognitive disorder where sufferers can’t recognize faces – even those most familiar to them, like their children, their spouses, their parents, and even their own.

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Smile Mask Syndrome is a psychological disorder in which…

Smile Mask Syndrome is a psychological disorder in which subjects develop depression and physical illness as a result of prolonged, unnatural smiling. First described in Japan in 1983, this is attributed to the great importance placed on smiling in the Japanese service industry.

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Narcissistic personality disorder (NPD) is a personality…

Narcissistic personality disorder (NPD) is a personality disorder in which there is a long-term pattern of abnormal behavior characterized by exaggerated feelings of self-importance, an excessive need for admiration, and a lack of understanding of others’ feelings.

Math anxiety is a psychological disorder which causes stress and…

Math anxiety is a psychological disorder which causes stress and anxiety when doing math problems.

People with Borderline Personality Disorder are often terrified…

People with Borderline Personality Disorder are often terrified of being abandoned or left alone. Even something as innocuous as a loved one getting home late from work or going away for the weekend can trigger intense fear.

Elephants are one of the only other creatures with a nervous…

Elephants are one of the only other creatures with a nervous system advanced enough to allow them to feel empathy. They are also one of the only creatures to suffer from Post Traumatic Stress Disorder.