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amnesia
loss of memory
anxiety
varying degree sof uneasiness or dread accompanied by symptoms
apathy
absence of emotion; lack of interest or emotional involvement
autism
severe lack of repsonsiveness to others; preoccupation with inner thoughts; withdrawal and retarded langauge development
compulsion
uncontrollable urge to perform an act repeatedly
conversion
anxiety becomes a bodily symptom, such as blindess, deafness, or paralysis, that does not have an organic basis
delusion
a fixed, false belief that cannot be changed by logical reasoning or evidence
dissociation
uncomfortable feelings are separated from tehir real object; in order to avoid mental distress, the feelings are redireted towards a second object or behavoir pattern
dysphoria
sadness, hopelessness; depressive mood
euphoria
exaggerated felling of well-being ("high")
hallucination
false or unreal sensory perception; an illusion is example
labile
unstable; undergoing rapid emotional change
mania
state of excessive excitability
mutism
nonreactive state; stupor
paranoia
delusions of persecution or grandeur or combinations of the two
amnesia
loss of memory
anxiety
varying degree sof uneasiness or dread accompanied by symptoms
apathy
absence of emotion; lack of interest or emotional involvement
autism
severe lack of repsonsiveness to others; preoccupation with inner thoughts; withdrawal and retarded langauge development
compulsion
uncontrollable urge to perform an act repeatedly
conversion
anxiety becomes a bodily symptom, such as blindess, deafness, or paralysis, that does not have an organic basis
delusion
a fixed, false belief that cannot be changed by logical reasoning or evidence
dissociation
uncomfortable feelings are separated from tehir real object; in order to avoid mental distress, the feelings are redireted towards a second object or behavoir pattern
dysphoria
sadness, hopelessness; depressive mood
euphoria
exaggerated felling of well-being ("high")
hallucination
false or unreal sensory perception; an illusion is example
labile
unstable; undergoing rapid emotional change
mania
state of excessive excitability
mutism
nonreactive state; stupor
paranoia
delusions of persecution or grandeur or combinations of the two
branch of psychiatry delaing with legal matters
forensic psychiatry
unconscious part of the personality
id
conscious, coordinating part of the personality
ego
conscience or moral part of the personality
superego
the ability to perceive fact from fantasy
reality testing
unconscious technique used to resolve or conceal conflicts and anxiety
defense mechanism
branch of psychology dealing with patient care
clinical
persistent idea, emotion, or urge
obsession
neurosis
emotional disorder; anxiety or fear
affect
emotional response
labile
unstable; undergoing rapid emotional change
disorder invovling paraphilias
sexual disorder
physical symptoms of disorder can't be explained
somatoform disorder
loss of intellectual ability w/ impairment of memory, judgement, and reasoning
dementia
thinking with faulty perception and irrational behavoir
delirium
amphetamines
CNS (central nervous system) stiulants
somatoform disorder
conversion disorder
sexual disorder
pedophilia
phobia
anxiety disorder
bipolar I and II
mood disorder
catatonia
schizophrenia
dissociative disorder
fugue
repression
unacceptable thoughts pushed into unconsciousness; defense mechanism
dysthymia
depressed mood over 2-year period, but not as great as major depression
cyclothymic disorder
2 years of depression adn mania
opioids
morphine and heroin
cocaine
stimulants; euphoria and hallucinations
flamboyant, theatrical, emotionally immature
histrionic
no loyalty for others; furtration and blame problems
antisocial
fantasies of success and power; self-importance
narcissism
pervasive, unwarranted supsiciousness and mistrust of people
paranoid
emoitnall cold, aloof - indifferent to praise/criticism
schizoied
instabililty in realtionships and self of self; rejection and overinvolvement with people
borderline