Instant Diagnosis Archives - Ben Michaelis, PhD

Hoarding Disorder in a Minute

“People who suffer from Hoarding Disorder have a hard time discarding or parting with possessions because of an irrational belief that they need to save them. In today’s One Minute Diagnosis video, I will talk about the clues clinicians use to recognize Hoarding Disorder. Thanks for watching!”– Dr. Ben Michaelis

Premenstrual Dysphoric Disorder in a Minute

“Premenstrual Dysphoric Disorder is a severe form of premenstrual syndrome that may interfere with work, social activities and relationships. People who suffer from PMDD experience rapid changes in mood, are highly irritable and are generally dissatisfied with life. In today’s One Minute Diagnosis video, I will talk about the clues clinicians use to recognize this condition. Thank you for watching.” – Dr. Ben Michaelis

Cyclothymic Disorder in a Minute

“People who suffer from Cyclothymic Disorder experience mood swings that range from mild depression to emotional highs. In today’s One Minute Diagnosis video, I will talk about the clues clinicians use to recognize Cyclothymic Personality Disorder. Thanks for watching!”– Dr. Ben Michaelis

Schizoaffective Disorder in a Minute

“People who suffer from Schizoaffective Disorder experience a combination of psychotic symptoms, such as hallucinations or delusions, and experience emotional problems such as depression or mania. In today’s One Minute Diagnosis video, I will talk about the clues clinicians use to recognize Schizoaffective Personality Disorder. Thanks for watching!”– Dr. Ben Michaelis

Schizotypal Personality Disorder in a Minute

“People who suffer from Schizotypal Personality Disorder are often described as odd or eccentric and usually feel extreme discomfort with maintaining close relationships with others. In today’s One Minute Diagnosis video, I will talk about the clues clinicians use to recognize Schizotypal Personality Disorder. Thanks for watching!”– Dr. Ben Michaelis

Schizoid Personality Disorder in a Minute

“People who suffer from Schizoid Personality Disorder tend to avoid social activities. They often have difficulty expressing emotions and when they do express themselves they have a very restricted range. In today’s One Minute Diagnosis video, I will talk about the clues clinicians use to recognize Schizoid Personality Disorder. Thanks for watching!”– Dr. Ben Michaelis

Avoidant Personality Disorder in a Minute

“People with Avoidant Personality Disorder experience feelings of inadequacy and are extremely sensitive to what others think about them. In today’s One Minute Diagnosis video, I will talk about the clues clinicians use to recognize Avoidant Personality Disorder. Thank you for watching.” – Dr. Ben Michaelis

Dependent Personality Disorder in a Minute

“People with Dependent Personality Disorder feel the need to be taken care of and fear separation from other people. In today’s One Minute Diagnosis video, I will talk about the clues clinicians use to recognize Dependent Personality Disorder. Thank you for watching.” – Dr. Ben Michaelis

Paranoid Personality Disorder in a Minute

“People with Paranoid Personality Disorder are distrustful of others and believe that people are out to get them or are trying to hurt them. In today’s One Minute Diagnosis video, I will talk about the clues clinicians use to recognize Paranoid Personality Disorder. Thank you for watching.” – Dr. Ben Michaelis

Autism Spectrum Disorder in a Minute

“People with Autism Spectrum Disorder tend to have difficulties with social interactions in a variety of contexts. In today’s One Minute Diagnosis video, I will talk about the clues clinicians use to recognize Autism Spectrum Disorder. Thank you for watching.” – Dr. Ben Michaelis