Best Psychology Testing in Chandigarh

Psychological Problems


Types of Psychological Problems

Psychology Testing in Chandigarh - Psychological problems refer to a disturbed pattern of behavior - manifested through distress or disability which is not a part of normal development. Psychological problems affect the way a person thinks, feels, perceives and reacts to the environment. When these problems adversely affect one’s work performance, productivity, family and marital life, social interaction and growth, one needs to seek the top psychology testing in Chandigarh & Panchkula region.

To be able to know whether one needs such help is a big question, answerable only by the person concerned and those around him (family, colleagues, friends). One of the foremost criteria to determine whether one requires psychological help is to ask oneself

Do my behavior, thoughts, emotions, conduct or performance create

personal or social discomfort ? If yes, am I unhappy with it ? ..... Yes / No
in me a feeling of inadequacy or helplessness? ..... Yes / No
a perception of under-achievement at workplace / home ? ..... Yes / No
problem situations leading to personal or social conflicts ? ..... Yes / No

If one's answer to any of the above is a yes, one may need psychological help to cope with the situation more effectively.


Psychological problems can be of the following types:

Depression : It includes Major Depression, Non-Specific Depression, Adjustment Disorder with Depression and Bi-Polar Depression.

Anxiety Disorder : They comprise the Panic Disorder, Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder, Social Anxiety, Generalized Anxiety, Obsessive Compulsive Disorder and Generic and Specific Phobias.

Schizophrenia : Schizophrenia is a chronic, severe brain disease which leads to thought distortion. Though genetic in origin, it is further compounded by disturbed family communication pattern.

Childhood Disorders : Common among them are Behavioral Control problems (including Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder), Conduct Disturbance and Oppositional Behavior. Separation Anxiety, a common problem in young children, also falls in this category. 

Impulsive Control Disorder : They involve loss of control, and include --- Anger Management problems, Domestic Violence, Pathological Gambling, Intermittent Explosive Disorder, Kleptomania (Tendency to steal), and Pyromania (Tendency to set objects on fire).

Personality Disorders : These are the general traits of one’s personality that usually cause adjustment problems such as Marital Conflict and Job Stress.

Family Problems : Sometimes, family conflicts result from one or more members having a psychological disorder such as those above. They may, of course, also arise because of Communication Problems, Parenting Issues, School Problems and Sibling Conflict.