Disorders – Symptomatology

Mixalis Paterakis | Psychologist Psychotherapist
Narcissistic-personality-300x200 Disorders - Symptomatology
Coping with narcissistic personality disorder: The importance of self-awareness 1920 1280 Paterakis Michalis
Coping with narcissistic personality disorder: The importance of self-awareness

Table of Contents Toggle Understanding Narcissistic Personality DisorderDifferentiating normal narcissism from the disorderCauses of narcissistic personality disorderChildhood effects on narcissismTreatments for narcissistic disorderImproving relationships through therapyDaily Habits for Managing NarcissismThe…

read more
unnamed-10-300x200 Disorders - Symptomatology
Obsessive Compulsive Disorder 866 577 Paterakis Michalis
Obsessive Compulsive Disorder

Obsessive Compulsive Disorder Obsessive-compulsive disorder is a complex mental health disorder characterized by intrusive thoughts and ritualistic behaviors. It disrupts daily life, causing significant discomfort. This article explores the symptoms…

read more
-διαταραχή-300x200 Disorders - Symptomatology
Schizoid disorder 1920 1280 Paterakis Michalis
Schizoid disorder

Table of Contents Toggle The complexities of schizoid disorderRecognizing the symptoms and diagnosing schizoid disorderThe daily difficultiesCoping strategies for schizoid disorderSupport systems: The important role of loved onesTreatment options for…

read more
iqsag9zv2e0-300x225 Disorders - Symptomatology
How to recognize the symptoms of depression 1600 1200 Paterakis Michalis
How to recognize the symptoms of depression

Symptoms of depression Distinguishing depression from simple sadness is crucial, as it includes persistent feelings of hopelessness, disinterest in activities that were once enjoyable, chronic fatigue, change in appetite, and…

read more
anxiety-symptoms-300x216 Disorders - Symptomatology
Recognizing the Symptoms of Anxiety 768 552 Paterakis Michalis
Recognizing the Symptoms of Anxiety

Recognizing the Symptoms of Anxiety: Your Guide to Mental Health Table of Contents Toggle Recognizing the Symptoms of Anxiety: Your Guide to Mental HealthPhysical symptoms of stressEmotional symptoms of anxietyAnxiety…

read more
h582qbzgmhq-300x200 Disorders - Symptomatology
Understanding stress: A psychological approach 1600 1067 Paterakis Michalis
Understanding stress: A psychological approach

Stress is a widespread and complex phenomenon that affects people every day. To understand its origin and manage it, a psychological approach is necessary. This approach involves exploring stress and…

read more
depersonalization-300x198 Disorders - Symptomatology
Depersonalization and derealization 1024 677 Paterakis Michalis
Depersonalization and derealization

What is depersonalization? Depersonalization is a psychological phenomenon in which the person himself feels disconnected or alienated from himself, his body or his environment. People who experience depersonalization often report…

read more
bd5718bb-a2b7-4a4c-a8b5-d23268613185-300x207 Disorders - Symptomatology
Trichotillomania 1675 1153 Paterakis Michalis

What is Trichotillomania? Trichotillomania is a disorder characterized by the pulling of hair from various parts of the body and affects many people worldwide. It can have a significant impact…

read more
134961-134797-300x225 Disorders - Symptomatology
Generalized anxiety disorder 320 240 Paterakis Michalis
Generalized anxiety disorder

Generalized anxiety disorder: the symptoms of generalized anxiety disorder can be read a little further down, as well as you can watch the video on defense mechanisms to understand even…

read more
image1-2-300x200 Disorders - Symptomatology
Panic Crisis 2400 1600 Paterakis Michalis
Panic Crisis

Panic Crisis In recent years, the phenomenon of “Panic Crisis” has attracted attention from various fields, including psychologists, economists, and sociologists. This concept refers to a situation where individuals or…

read more
unnamed-4-300x188 Disorders - Symptomatology
Major Depressive Disorder Symptoms Psychotherapy 632 395 Paterakis Michalis
Major Depressive Disorder Symptoms Psychotherapy

Major depressive disorder Major depressive disorder (MDD), a widespread and debilitating mental health condition, has garnered considerable attention from researchers, clinicians and the general public. Characterized by persistent feelings of…

read more
720_d2fef0fea5f5a6f2846d1cf5022af050-300x169 Disorders - Symptomatology
Personality disorders treatment 720 405 Paterakis Michalis
Personality disorders treatment

Personality disorder Personality disorders, a complex and often misunderstood category of mental health conditions, have long been the subject of debate in the field of psychology. These persistent patterns of…

read more
unnamed-6-300x169 Disorders - Symptomatology
Melancholic Symptoms Psychotherapy 640 360 Paterakis Michalis
Melancholic Symptoms Psychotherapy

Table of Contents Toggle The definition of MelancholyCauses of MelancholyDifferent types of PsychotherapyInterpersonal Therapy (Ipt)Dialectical Behavior Therapy (Dbt)Group therapyPsychodynamic TherapyArt and Music TherapyEye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (Emdr)HypnotherapyBenefits of Psychotherapy…

read more
DIPOLIKI-300x180 Disorders - Symptomatology
Bipolar disorder 666 399 Paterakis Michalis
Bipolar disorder

Table of Contents Toggle What is Bipolar Disorder?Diagnosis of Bipolar DisorderTreatment options for bipolar disorderMedications to treat bipolar disorderComplementary and alternative therapies for bipolar disorderThe role of therapy in the…

read more
womanStress1-300x202 Disorders - Symptomatology
Anxiety For No Reason Repressed Feelings Psychotherapy 640 430 Paterakis Michalis
Anxiety For No Reason Repressed Feelings Psychotherapy

Diagnostic criteria of generalized anxiety disorder Excessive anxiety and worry (fearful anticipation) occurring most days of a period of at least 6 months, about a range of events or activities…

read more
anorexia-1-300x156 Disorders - Symptomatology
Anorexia Nervosa or Psychogenic Anorexia Symptoms Psychotherapy 780 405 Paterakis Michalis
Anorexia Nervosa or Psychogenic Anorexia Symptoms Psychotherapy

Anorexia Nervosa or Psychogenic Anorexia Symptoms Psychotherapy: It is a disorder that mainly affects women. It has psychological causes and can be life-threatening. Let’s look at the symptoms first. Anorexia…

read more
unnamed-9-300x150 Disorders - Symptomatology
Social Phobia Symptoms Psychotherapy 600 300 Paterakis Michalis
Social Phobia Symptoms Psychotherapy

Social phobia is a type of phobia like all other types with the difference that it refers to the social part of life. That is, to the most essential. In…

read more
unnamed-8-300x225 Disorders - Symptomatology
Specific Phobia Symptoms Psychotherapy 770 577 Paterakis Michalis
Specific Phobia Symptoms Psychotherapy

Specific Phobia Symptoms Psychotherapy: Marked and persistent fear that is excessive or irrational, triggered by the presence or anticipation of the presence of a specific object or situation (eg air…

read more
unnamed-7-300x199 Disorders - Symptomatology
Dysthymia 720 478 Paterakis Michalis

Dysthymia – Dysthymic Disorder Mood Disorder Symptoms Psychotherapy Decreased appetite or overeating Insomnia or hypersomnia Low energy or fatigue Low self-esteem Poor concentration or difficulty making decisions Feelings of hopelessness…

read more
unnamed-5-300x169 Disorders - Symptomatology
Manic Episode Symptoms Psychotherapy 720 405 Paterakis Michalis
Manic Episode Symptoms Psychotherapy

Manic Episode Symptoms Psychotherapy Inflated self-esteem or sense of grandeur Reduced need for sleep Greater talkativeness than usual or pressure to keep talking Flight of ideas or a subjective feeling…

read more
unnamed-3-300x172 Disorders - Symptomatology
Premenstrual Dysphoric Disorder Symptoms 750 430 Paterakis Michalis
Premenstrual Dysphoric Disorder Symptoms

Premenstrual Dysphoric Disorder Symptoms Intensely depressed mood Feelings of hopelessness or self-worth Intense anxiety, tension, feelings of being “on her nerves” Intense emotional readiness Persistent and intense anger or irritability…

read more
unnamed-2-300x225 Disorders - Symptomatology
Bipolar II Disorder Symptoms Psychotherapy 400 300 Paterakis Michalis
Bipolar II Disorder Symptoms Psychotherapy

Read the diagnostic criteria for Bipolar II Disorder Symptoms Psychotherapy Presence or history of one or more major depressive episodes Presence or history of at least one hypomanic episode There…

read more
article-2156928-12E56C90000005DC-184_634x566-634x500-300x237 Disorders - Symptomatology
Panic Crisis Symptoms Psychotherapy 634 500 Paterakis Michalis
Panic Crisis Symptoms Psychotherapy

Panic Crisis Symptoms Psychotherapy Palpitations, pounding heart or fast heartbeat Sweating Trembling or severe tremors Feeling of shortness of breath or suffocation Feeling of suffocation Chest pain or discomfort Nausea…

read more
sr6ue67ut5re-666x399-300x180 Disorders - Symptomatology
Agoraphobia Symptoms Psychotherapy 666 399 Paterakis Michalis
Agoraphobia Symptoms Psychotherapy

Agoraphobia Symptoms Psychotherapy Anxiety when the person is in places or situations from which escape may be very difficult (or embarrassing) or where help may not be available Fear of…

read more

    Πατεράκης Μιχάλης
    Ψυχολόγος Αθήνα


      Psychologist Athens