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Schizoid Personality
An enduring pattern of thinking and behavior characterized by pervasive indifference to other people, coupled with a diminished range of emotional experience and expression.
Paranoid Personality
An enduring pattern of thinking and behavior characterized by a pervasive tendancy to be inappropriately suspicious of other people's motives and behaviors.
Schizotypal Personality
An enduring pattern of discomfort with other people coupled with peculiar thinking and behavior.
Antisocial Personality
A pervasive and persistent disregard for, and frequent violation of, the rights of other people.
Borderline Personality
An enduring pattern of thinking and behavior whose essential feature is a pervasive instability in mood, self-image, and interpersonal relationships.
Avoidant Personality
An enduring pattern of thinking and behavior that is characterized by pervasive social discomfort, fear of negative evaluation, and timidity.
Dependant Personality
An enduring pattern of dependent and submissive behavior. These people are exceedingly dependent on other people for advise and reassurance.
Tolerance
The process through which the nervous system becomes less sensitive to the effects of a psychoactive substance. As a result, the person needs to consume increased quantities of the drug to achieve same effect.
Withdrawel
THe constellation of symptoms that are experienced shortly after a person stops taking a drug after heavy or prolonged use.
Hallucination
A perceptual experience in the absence of external stimulation, such as hearing voices that arent really there.
Delusion
AN obviously false and idiosyncratic belief that is rigidly held in spite of its preposterous nature.
Paranoid Schizophrenia
A subtype of schizophrenia that is characterized by systematic delusions with persecutory or grandiose content. Preoccupation with frequent auditory hallucinations can also be associated with the paranoid type.
Catatonic Schizophrenia
A subtype of schizophrenia that is characterized by symptoms of motor immobility (including rigidity and posturing) or excessive and purposeless motor activity
Brief Psychotic Disorder
A diagnostic category that includes people who exhibit psychotic symptoms for at least 1 day but no more than 1 month. After symptoms are resolved, the person returns to the same level of functioning as before.
Schizoaffective Disorder
A disorder defined by a period of disturbance during which the symptoms of schizophrenia partially overlap with a major depressive episode or a manic episode.
Expressed Emotion (EE)
A concept that refers to a collection of negative or intrusive attitudes sometimes displayed by relatives of patients who being treated for a disorder.
Vulnerability Marker
A specific measure, such as a biochemical assay or a psychological test, that might be useful in identifying people who are vulnerable to a disorder.
OCPD
An enduring pattern of thinking and behavior that is characterized by perfectionism and inflexability.
Positive Symptoms of Schizophrenia
Hallucinations and Delusional Beliefs
Negative Symptoms of Schizophrenia
Affective/emotional disturbances, Apathy, avolition, and agoia
Anorexia Nervosa
A type of eating disorder characterized by the refusal to maintain a minimally normal body weight along with other symptoms related to body image.
Bulimia Nervosa
A type of eating disorder characterized by repeated episodes of binge eating followed by inappropriate compensatory behaviors (such as purging, excessive exercise, ect.