Rhyme Of The Ancient Wanderer (Support for Dysthymia, BPD, and Depression)
Axis I


Who am I? | What is my story? | Dysthymia, what is it? | Do you have Dysthymia? | Avoidant Personality Disorder, What is it? | Do You Have Avoidant Personality Disorder? | Borderline Personality Disorder (BPD), What is it? | Do You Have Borderline Personality Disorder? | What is the DSM-IV? | Axis I | Axis I Mood disorders. | Axis II | Axis II Personality disorders. | Cluster A Paranoid Personality Disorder. | Cluster A Schizoid Personality Disorder. | Cluster A Schizotypal Personality Disorder. | Cluster B Antisocial Personality Disorder. | Cluster B Narcissistic Personality Disorder. | Cluster B Histrionic Personality Disorder. | Cluster B Borderline Personality Disorder. | Cluster C Avoidant Personality Disorder (In Depth) | Cluster C Dependent Personality Disorder | Bipolar Disorder. | Bipolar Disorder Research. | Axis III | Axis IV | Axis V | Psychotropic or Depression Related Medications. | TCAs, SSRIs, and MAOIs. | Elavil, Endep | Buspar | Prozac | Tofranil | Serzone | Zoloft | Wellbutrin; Zyban | Celexa | Luvox | Eskalith; Lithobid | Paxil | Effexor | How it all works ........ | Can experiences in early childhood affect a persons health during adulthood? | Breast or Bottle fed (Can it effect mental health?) | From postnatal to prenatal determinants of development: a shift of a paradigm | What's a Metabolism? | Exercise and Mental Illness | Brain Chemicals. | The Chemistry of Depression | Serotonin, what is it? | What do we really know about Serotonin? | Preteen Ritalin may increase depression | Acetylcholine. | Dopamine. | Depression and Stress. | What foods will increase your serotonin levels naturally? | Can foods alter your mood? | Smart Foods. | How do vitamins help? | What vitamins aid a childs development? | Minerals and Vitamins...a breakdown | Vitamins RDA | Vitamin A | Vitamin B-1 | Vitamin B-2 | Vitamin B-3 | Vitamin B-5 | Vitamin B-6 | Vitamin B-9 | Vitamin B-12 | Vitamin C | Vitamin D | Vitamin E | Vitamin H | Vitamin K | Vitamin P | Amino Acids | Amino acids breakdown | Minerals and your diet | Calcium | Chloride | Magnesium | Phosphorus | Potassium | Sodium | Sulfur | Trace Elements | Drug May Stop Brain Shrinkage. | Depression May Shrink Key Brain Structure | My Hippocampus Is Bigger Than Yours! | Depression and Sexual Desire. | Stop Blaming Yourself | Dealing with chronic depression, a familys perspective. | Dealing with depression in a friend or family member. | When someone you love is depressed | Light at the end of the tunnel | The Page Of Hope. | Guest book. | Guestmap | Chat Page. | Message Board. | Contact Me | Borderline Personality Disorder

Descriptions of axis I.

Axis I:

Clinical Disorders is used to report various disorders or conditions, as well as noting Other Conditions That May Be A Focus Of Clinical Attention. Clinical Disorders are identified into 14 categories, including Anxiety Disorders, Childhood Disorders, Cognitive Disorders, Dissociative Disorders, Eating Disorders, Factitious Disorders, Impulse Control Disorders, Mood Disorders, Psychotic Disorders, Sexual and Gender Identity Disorders, Sleep Disorders, Somatoform Disorders, and Substance-Related Disorders. Other conditions, known as Adjustment Disorders, may also be a focus of clinical attention include Medication-Induced Movement Disorders, Relational Problems, Problems Related to Abuse or Neglect, Noncompliance With Treatment, Malingering, Adult Antisocial Behavior, Child or Adolescent Antisocial Behavior, Age-Related Cognitive Decline, Bereavement, Academic Problem, Occupational Problem, Identity Problem, Religious or Spiritual Problem, Acculturation Problem, Phase of Life Problem.


Adjustment Disorders

Medication-Induced Movement Disorders | Relational Problems

Problems Related to Abuse or Neglect

Noncompliance With Treatment | Malingering

Adult Antisocial Behavior

Child or Adolescent Antisocial Behavior

Age-Related Cognitive Decline | Bereavement

Academic Problem | Occupational Problem

Identity Problem | Religious or Spiritual Problem

Acculturation Problem | Phae of Life Problem


Anxiety Disorders

Acute Stress Disorder | Agoraphobia

Generalized Anxiety Disorder

Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder | Panic Disorder

Posttraumatic Stress Disorder | Social Phobia | Specific Phobia


Childhood Disorders

Attention-Deficit and Disruptive Behavior Disorders

Communication Disorders | Elimination Disorders

Feeding and Eating Disorders | Learning Disorders

Motor Skills Disorder | Pervasive Development Disorders

Tic Disorders | Other Childhood Disorders


Cognitive Disorders

Amnestic Disorder | Delirium | Dementia


Dissociative Disorders

Depersonalization Disorder | Dissociative Amnesia

Dissociative Fugue | Dissociative Identity Disorder

Depersonalization Disorder


Eating Disorders

Anorexia Nervosa | Bulimia Nervosa


Factitious Disorders


Impulse Control Disorders

Intermittent Explosive Disorder | Kleptomania

Pathological Gambling | Pyromania | Trichotillomania


Mood Disorders

Bipolar I Disorder | Bipolar II Disorder | Cyclothymic Disorder

Dysthymic Disorder | Major Depressive Disorder


Psychotic Disorders

Brief Psychotic Disorder | Delusional Disorder

Schizoaffective Disorder | Schizophrenia

Schizophreniform Disorder | Shared Psychotic Disorder


Sexual and Gender Identity Disorders

Gender Identity Disorders | Paraphilias | Sexual Dysfunctions


Sleep Disorders

Dyssomnias | Parasomnias


Somatoform Disorders

Body Dysmorphic Disorder | Conversion Disorder

Hypochondriasis | Pain Disorder | Somatization Disorder

Undifferentiated Somatoform Disorder


Substance-Related Disorders

Alcohol | Caffeine | Drugs | Nicotine

Information and or Criteria summarized from:
American Psychiatric Association. (1994). Diagnostic and statistical manual of mental disorders, fourth edition. Washington, DC: American Psychiatric Association.

This information is not intended to replace "traditional" mental health therapy. If you have questions or concerns about your physical and/or mental health ... contact your family physician and/or mental health professional in your area.