Hypochondriasis Disorder

Hypochondriasis Disorder

The 5 Specific Somatoform disorders Somatoform disorders are psychiatric illnesses characterized by the presence of physical symptoms suggesting medical condition that cannot be explained by an actual physical disorder. The five specific somatoform disorders are: Somatization disorder. This psychiatric illness is characterized by multiple physical symptoms. It begins at about age 30 extending over several […]

Are You Afraid of Rabies?

Are You Afraid of Rabies?

I have witnessed a lot of animal bite cases everyday.  Most of the cases were from dog bites. We are lucky because our rural health unit is an animal bite treatment center. An animal doesn’t choose who will be the victim. Either man, woman, young and old is not safe at all. A friend of mine told […]

Nursing Care Plan Postpartum Depression

Nursing Care Plan Postpartum Depression

Did you know? – The prevalence rate of postpartum depression among new mothers is about 10%. Almost every new mother notices alterations in their feelings or mood after giving birth. Disturbances in function, affect or thought processes are characteristics of affective or mood disorders. When this condition affects the family after giving birth it can […]