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Types of Mental Health Disorder, Symptoms, and Treatment

Know the types and symptoms of various mental health disorders and get the best & effective tips for its treatment at home.
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Some people are suffering from mental health issues, and for that, they don’t want to talk about it. People treated it as a social taboo or stigma, but there is nothing like to be ashamed of. But a mental health disorder that can be treated, just like other diseases ( heart disease, diabetes, etc..). It can affect anyone as it does not discriminate between any age, gender, religion, sexual orientation, social status, income, etc. The actual thing about mental illness is just that: it sucks, it’s terrible and unpleasant.

Types of Mental Health Disorder, Symptoms, and Treatment
Mental illnesses (mental disorders) are a condition that affects your daily lifestyle & relationships. which includes thinking, feeling, mood and behavior. The main causes of mental illnesses are judging people on the basis of their background, the color of skin, social status, interpersonal interactions, or family history, traumatic experiences, stressful life situations, using alcohol & other drugs, etc.

Cause and Symptoms of Mental Health Disorder

Now the point is when to see a doctor? The following are symptoms & causes of mental illness which can help you to know whether you are mentally sick or not. 
  • Feeling sad or down
  • Suicidal thinking
  • Major changes in eating habits
  • Fears or worries, or extreme feelings of guilt
  • Frequent mood changes/ mood swings
  • Difficulty in understanding and relating to situations and people
  • low energy, feeling tired or problems sleeping
  • Unhappiness and decreased enjoyment of life
  • Like to being alone
  • Heart disease and other medical conditions
  • Self-harm and harm to others
If you have any signs or symptoms, see a mental health professional, or you can ask with your friends and family who have taken this treatment before.

Nowadays, India is not lagging in treating major health concerns. As per my knowledge and complete research. Dr. Sanjay Jain is the best psychiatrist in Jaipur, Rajasthan. who is highly specialized in dealing with all types of mental health disorders, with more than 13 years of experience in the field of psychiatry. He has excellent knowledge of his subject and is dedicated to his profession. He gives proper attention to each patient and makes them comfortable while telling your mental issues. He explains each and everything related to your disease. 

A friend of mine had done her treatment over there & she got fully satisfied with positive results. He is very good at diagnosis and treatment with excellent counseling skills as well. He has also worked for an international project in Singapore such as Bracket Neurosciences, Pennsylvania, USA. He provides different types of services in the field of psychiatry such as Sexual problems, Anxiety, OCD, talking therapy or lifestyle changes, Depression, Bipolar Disorder, Dementia, Behavior problems in children and Old age, Anger control and many more. I strongly recommend him to everyone.

Types of Mental Health Disorder

1. Anxiety Disorder

1. Anxiety Disorder

The anxiety disorders are a serious mental illness and are a group of mental disorders that are characterized by two primary emotional feelings of anxiety and fear. There are times when people feel anxious or nervous, dealing with nervousness at work, before taking a test or making an important decision, etc.. However, it can cause distress which interrupts a person’s ability to lead a healthy life. People who are suffering from this mental health disorder are always facing worry & fear, which is overwhelming and can be disabling.

2. Mood Disorders

Mood disorders are also known as affective disorders which involve continuous feelings of sadness & overly happiness. In other words, if you have frequent mood swings, then you may have this condition such as depression, bipolar disorder & cyclothymic disorder, etc.

3. Eating Disorders

3. Eating Disorders

When someone has unhealthy and irregular eating habits it means they are avoiding or skipping meals, overeating fancy food ( burger, pizza, pastries, cold drinks, etc..). The reason behind this mental health disorder is stress, anxiety, depression, a chaotic life. where the person is in a state of complete confusion.

4. Personality Disorders

4. Personality Disorders
A personality disorder is a type of mental disorder where you have an unhealthy thinking pattern, behaving or functioning. A person with this mental disorder finds difficulty in recognizing & dealing with situations and people. Sometimes, you may don’t know that you have a personality disorder. Because of the way you think and behave seems natural to you. Personality disorders can usually occur in teenage or early adulthood.

5. Obsessive-Compulsive Disorders(OCD)

OCD, a type of mental illness, is characterized by two main factors: obsessions and compulsions, as they are interrelated to each other. Obsessions are undesirable, unpleasant, unhealthy thoughts, ideas, images,etc.. It can cause distress and make an individual feel discomfort and paranoid. Obsessions are usually caused by a certain fear which is unreasonable. Compulsions are repetitive behavior, thoughts, etc..It can be internal, or external, which ranges from hoarding, checking, contamination, counting, exactness, etc.

6. Post-traumatic Stress Disorder

  It is another type of mental illness that is triggered by a terrifying event. Post-traumatic stress disorder usually occurs when someone has experienced or witnessed it. It could be nightmares and severe anxiety as well as uncontrollable thoughts, unexpected death of loved ones, natural disaster, etc..


If you have mental health issues, take some prevention steps to control your stress, & cure your mental health. Follow these steps which may help to keep your symptoms under control.

  • Pay attention to warning signs. If you see any early signs & symptoms of mental illness, then you see a doctor or psychiatrist who helps you out from this situation.
  • Get routine medical care. It would help if you always went for regular follow-up. Don’t neglect or skip, especially if you are not feeling well.
  • Get help when you need it. Mental illness can be challenging to treat. So don’t wait until your symptoms get worse.
  • Take good care of yourself. Taking good care of yourself is an essential part of all these steps. Get proper sleep, eat right, do some exercise every single day for at least 20 minutes. Talk to your psychiatrist if you’ve trouble sleeping or if you have questions about diet and physical activity.

Treatments for Mental Health disorders

Treatment for mental disorders depends on person to person. I mean, how serious your problem is. Your doctor will provide you with a proper treatment plan according to your condition which involves different types of therapies and counseling sessions. In the majority of cases, you may require intense treatment. You may need to go to a psychiatrist because you are at a severe risk of mental illness. In the hospital, you will get counseling, group discussions, and activities with mental health professionals and other patients. As I said before about Dr. Sanjay Jain is the best psychiatrist in Jaipur. He can treat all your psychological issues in the most natural way and will satisfy you with positive results. 

Stigma about mental illness can lead people to fear to disclose that they have psychological problems, which may prevent treatment and recovery. Being diagnosed with mental illness can be hard to deal with. But you should have a positive mindset to cure your mental illness. All you need to know is just take care of yourself and don’t be affected by environmental factors as we’re living in a stressful environment. And the most important thing is you are not alone. It’s the right time to visit a psychiatrist & talk to them about your condition and get the right treatment plan for you.
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  1. Your performance completely depends on your psychological state, since only in a normal state can you make the right decisions.