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What are psychiatric disorders?

Psychiatric disorders are disorders of the mind and have a significant effect on a person's emotional and physical health. Psychiatric disorders include depression, bipolar disorder, schizophrenia, hallucinations (visual, auditory and textile), delusional disorders, obsessive compulsive disorder, and psychosis.

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