Brain Disorders List

There are literally hundreds of kinds of brain disorders, including hereditary conditions, disorders due to trauma, age-related diseases, and cancer. Brain Facts lists more than 400 disorders.

Brain Foundation list of disorders

The Brain Foundation has an extensive list of quite common or well known disorders. The list includes:

  1. Acoustic Neuroma
  2. Acquired Brain Injury
  3. Agenesis Corpus Callosum
  4. Alzheimer’s Disease
  5. Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis
  6. Aneurysm
  7. Aphasia
  8. Arteriovenous Malformation
  9. Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)
  10. Autism
  11. Batten Disease
  12. Behcet’s Disease
  13. Blepharospasm
  14. Brain Tumour / Cancer
  15. Cerebral Lupus
  16. Cerebral Palsy
  17. Cervical Dystonia
  18. Charcot-Marie-Tooth Disorder
  19. Chiari Malformation
  20. Chronic Inflammatory Demyelinating Polyneuropathy
  21. Coma
  22. Concussion
  23. Creutzfeldt-Jakob Disease
  24. Dementia (Non-Alzheimer Type)
  25. Down Syndrome
  26. Dysautonomia
  27. Dyslexia
  28. Dyspraxia
  29. Dystonia
  30. Encephalitis
  31. Epilepsy
  32. Essential Tremor
  33. Friedreich’s Ataxia
  34. Gaucher Disease
  35. Guillain-Barre Syndrome
  36. Huntington’s Disease
  37. Hydrocephalus
  38. Intracranial Hypertension
  39. Leukodystrophy
  40. Locked-In Syndrome (LiS)
  41. Meniere’s Disease
  42. Meningitis
  43. Meningococcal Disease
  44. Migraine
  45. Minimally Conscious State
  46. Motor Neurone Disease
  47. Multiple Sclerosis
  48. Multiple System Atrophy
  49. Muscular Dystrophy
  50. Myasthenia Gravis
  51. Narcolepsy
  52. Parkinson’s Disease
  53. Peripheral Neuropathy
  54. Prader-Willi Syndrome
  55. Progressive Supranuclear Palsy
  56. Restless Legs Syndrome
  57. Rett Syndrome
  58. Shy Drager Syndrome
  59. Sleep Disorders
  60. Spasmodic Dysphonia
  61. Stroke
  62. Subarachnoid Haemorrhage
  63. Sydenham’s ChoreaTay-Sachs Disease
  64. Tourette Syndrome
  65. Transient Ischaemic Attack
  66. Transverse Myelitis
  67. Traumatic Brain Injury
  68. Trigeminal Neuralgia
  69. Tuberous Sclerosis
  70. Vegetative State
  71. Von Hippel-Lindau Syndrome

You can find further resources on diseases and disorders of the nervous system at Med Assisting.