An Emerging Natural History in the Development, Mechanisms and Worldwide Prevalence of Major Mental Disorders

  Nicholas Pediaditakis* Department of Psychiatric Medicine, ECU Brody School of Medicine,Greenville, NC, USA The Open Neurology Journal Received: May 02, 2016 Revised: November 17, 2016 Accepted: November 30, 2016 Abstract: Conciliating recent findings from molecular genetics, evolutionary biology, and clinical observations together point to newunderstandings regarding the mechanism, development and the persistent worldwide prevalence…

Let’s Talk About Anxiety

Anxiety is good for you!  It is a warning sign that something in your life may not be well.  The trouble is if anxiety is excessive and out of place-as it some times for some people is.  Then you have a problem.  Let me explain. Anxiety feelings, like the sense of pain, are ways of…

Origins And Mechanisms in the Development of Major Mental Disorders (A Novel Approach)

Empirical evidence and previous research demonstrate shared characteristics which together play a crucial role in the development of the MMDs.  These characteristics readily apparent clinically, are overlooked in their collective significance for the development of the MMDs. The characteristics and their significance are: 1. The significance of inborn propensities. (Temperament) The underlying temperamental variances in all MMDs…