Phantom Limb

Phantom Limb

Dr. Md. Rashidul Haque, MBBS, FCPS (Psychiatry) Member, American Psychiatric Association Member, European Psychiatric Association After an amputation, some people experience the sensations of the amputated limb in the part of the limb that’s no longer there. This sensation is a phantom limb. Only a small percentage will experience painful phantom limb sensation which is […]

Delirium (Neurocognitive disorder)

Dr. Md. Rashidul Haque, MBBS, FCPS (Psychiatry) Delirium is an acute, fluctuating, generalized cognitive impairment in which the patient has altered consciousness and disorientation. We have to understand some basic terms to know about delirium and other cognitive disorders. Organic: Psychiatric disorders which has a biological or chemical etiology are called organic (e.g., dementia, hepatic […]

Tourette’s Syndrome

Tourette’s disorder is a childhood-onset neuropsychiatric disorder. It includes both motor and vocal tics, coprolalia (involuntary utterance of obscenities words), and echolalia (repetition of interviewer speech) throughout a period of more than 1 year. The onset is before age 18 years. Georges Gilles de la Tourette first described the patient with Tourette’s syndrome in 1885. […]