In the field of neuropsychiatry, diagnoses often called neuropsychiatric conditions, are studied. These do not necessarily lead to suffering of the magnitude that facilitates their classification as derangements or diseases. People with a neuropsychiatric conditions may act in a manner that makes other people in their surroundings react, and this may lead to a sense of alienation and isolation. Having a feeling of being different than others may lead to lower self-esteem. These persons are often more vulnerable, and the stress that they experience may lead to symptoms like concentration difficulties, anxiety and depression.
The most common neuropsychiatric diagnoses are ADHD, Asperger’s syndrome, autism and Tourette’s syndrome.
Groups at CMM working with neuropsychiatric conditions: