Researchers have shown that clearance of the substance amyloid-beta that forms plaques is impaired in individuals with Alzheimer’s. A group of 12 individuals with early Alzheimer’s were compared to 12 cognitively normal individuals
Mental Illness- "Research has demonstrated that an imbalance in brain chemicals can contribute to the development of some mental disorders. It’s suspected that this chemical imbalance impedes the ability of the brain to send messages in between neurons.
Basic Principles of Cognitive Behavioral Therapy is used for drug addiction and alcoholism. It's very helpful treating dual-diagnosis which is a combination of addiction and a mental illness. Depression is often seen with addiction as example.
Types of OCD - Obsessive compulsive disorder is a serious psychiatric illness that affects millions of people worldwide. People with this disease struggle with intrusive thoughts and sometimes it leads to repetitive compulsive behaviour.