A man is said to have a mental illness or mental illness while he or she has thought or behavior patterns which aren’t considered typical or expected in their culture which cause distress and/or make it tough to function in everyday life.
There are many forms of mental illness, but they involve a change in how we feel, believe, or act lasts a time period and which has a negative influence on our lives. Symptoms can be mild to severe.
Some of the most common disorders are in the following categories:
- Mood disorders
- Anxiety disorders
- Attention deficit/hyperactivity disorders
- Eating disorders
- Personality disorders
- Substance abuse and dependency