Miriam Calleja

Miriam Calleja

Miriam Calleja is a pharmacist and writer focused on making medical, health, and wellness information accessible to all. She is the author of COVID-19 and the Virus that Shook the World, a booklet written in 2020 with research as it emerged, which was nominated for a scientific innovation award. Miriam uses her expertise in narrative to create texts that empower and inform. Follow her work at authority.com/miriamcalleja and on her website miriamcalleja.com.

Articles worked on by Miriam Calleja

Medically Reviewed
  • 12th Oct 2022
  • Est. 12 minutes read

Alcohol use disorder (AUD) occurs when an individual drinks often and in large enough quantities for their body to become...

Medically Reviewed
  • 22nd Nov 2022
  • Est. 9 minutes read

Hallucinogen use disorder is the persistent and strong urge to use drugs that cause sensory perception distortion despite experiencing damaging...

Medically Reviewed
  • 21st Nov 2022
  • Est. 8 minutes read

Mild or major neurocognitive disorder (NCD) due to Alzheimer's disease is a neurological disorder where a person experiences slow and...

Medically Reviewed
  • 21st Nov 2022
  • Est. 11 minutes read

Nicotine use disorder is the urge to continue taking nicotine through the lungs, usually through smoking tobacco products. Any amount...

Medically Reviewed
  • 21st Nov 2022
  • Est. 10 minutes read

Obsessive-compulsive personality disorder, or OCPD, is a mental health disorder in which individuals show a preoccupation with orderliness, perfectionism, and...

Medically Reviewed
  • 13th Nov 2022
  • Est. 7 minutes read

Desipramine is a prescription tricyclic anti-depressant used to treat depression. Always consult your doctor or healthcare provider before using it...

Medically Reviewed
  • 11th Nov 2022
  • Est. 8 minutes read

Dextroamphetamine is a stimulant used to treat Attention-deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) and narcolepsy. Always consult your doctor or healthcare provider before...

Medically Reviewed
  • 22nd Nov 2022
  • Est. 9 minutes read

A specific phobia is an irrational fear of a particular object or situation that poses little or no actual danger....

  • Written by Miriam Calleja
  • Clinically Reviewed by Amy Shelby
Medically Reviewed
  • 23rd Nov 2022
  • Est. 12 minutes read

Dementia is an umbrella term used to describe a decline in mental function. It can affect memory, language, problem-solving, judgment,...

Medically Reviewed
  • 23rd Nov 2022
  • Est. 9 minutes read

Oppositional defiant disorder (ODD) is a behavioral disorder occurring in children or preteens who demonstrate defiant, angry, and argumentative behavior....

  • Written by Miriam Calleja
  • Clinically Reviewed by Amy Shelby
Medically Reviewed
  • 23rd Nov 2022
  • Est. 7 minutes read

Pemoline is a prescription medication commonly known as Cylert. As a central nervous system stimulant, pemoline is primarily used to...

Medically Reviewed
  • 1st Nov 2022
  • Est. 8 minutes read

Diphenhydramine is a first-generation antihistamine used for symptoms of allergies and colds, such as sneezing, runny nose, or skin rash....

Medically Reviewed
  • 23rd Nov 2022
  • Est. 9 minutes read

Vigabatrin is an antiepileptic drug used in treating a particular type of seizure in adults and children over ten when...

Medically Reviewed
  • 23rd Nov 2022
  • Est. 8 minutes read

Ethosuximide is an anticonvulsant used to control petit mal seizures, commonly called absence seizures. During treatment, patients should be observed...

Medically Reviewed
  • 22nd Dec 2022
  • Est. 2 minutes read

Agoraphobia is a type of anxiety disorder where the individual fears being in places or situations from which it may...

  • Written by Miriam Calleja
  • Clinically Reviewed by Amy Shelby
Medically Reviewed
  • 22nd Dec 2022
  • Est. 3 minutes read

Agoraphobia is a mental and behavioral disorder that can make it hard to leave your home or feel safe in...

  • Written by Miriam Calleja
  • Clinically Reviewed by Amy Shelby
Medically Reviewed
  • 22nd Dec 2022
  • Est. 2 minutes read

Agoraphobia is a type of anxiety disorder that presents through extreme fear of situations where escape might be impeded or...

Medically Reviewed
  • 22nd Dec 2022
  • Est. 3 minutes read

Agoraphobia is an anxiety disorder that can cause sufferers to feel extreme fear and panic in situations where escape might...

Medically Reviewed
  • 10th Jan 2023
  • Est. 4 minutes read

Agoraphobia is an anxiety disorder characterized by a fear of situations or places where escape may be difficult or impossible....

Medically Reviewed
  • 10th Jan 2023
  • Est. 3 minutes read

People with agoraphobia live in fear of having panic attacks. These episodes can be unpredictable and may cause significant disability....

  • 10th Jan 2023
  • Est. 3 minutes read

Agoraphobia is an anxiety disorder often triggered by an intense fear of open spaces, crowds, or enclosed spaces. People with...

  • Written by Miriam Calleja
Medically Reviewed
  • 13th Jan 2023
  • Est. 6 minutes read

Medically Reviewed
  • 13th Jan 2023
  • Est. 4 minutes read

Medically Reviewed
  • 13th Jan 2023
  • Est. 4 minutes read

Medically Reviewed
  • 16th Jan 2023
  • Est. 5 minutes read

Aging is a natural phenomenon of life, and with it comes impairments to our physical abilities and deteriorating cognitive functions....

Medically Reviewed
  • 17th Jan 2023
  • Est. 4 minutes read

Medically Reviewed
  • 19th Jan 2023
  • Est. 3 minutes read

Schizophrenia is a mental disorder that affects how a person behaves, thinks, and sees the world. It can majorly impact...