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anxi/o
uneasy, distressed, anxious
hallucin/o
to wander in the mind
hypn/o
sleep, hypnosis
ide/o
ideas, ideation
phren/o, phrenic/o
the mind
psych/o
the mind, mental, psychologic
schiz/o
split, cleft, division
soci/o
social, society
thym/i, thym/o
mind, soul, emotions
allo - lalia
allolalia
other, differing from normal - talking
any speech defect, especially one caused by a cerebral disorder
amyl/o - phagia
amylophagia
starch - eating
a morbid craving for starch
de - ment/o - ia
dementia
away from, cessation, without - mind - condition
the loss, usually progressive, of cognitive and intellectual functions, without impairment of perception of conciousness
echo - praxia
echopraxia
a reverberating sound - action
involuntary imitation of movements made by another
eu - thymia
euthymia
good, well - mind, soul, emontions
1. joyfullness, mental peace and tranquility
2. moderation of mood, not manic or depressed
narc/o - lepsy
narcolepsy
numbness, stupor, sleep - seizure
a genetically determined sleep disorder that usually appears in young adulthood, consisting of recurring episodes of sleep during the day and often disrupted nocturnal sleep
necr/o - phil - ia
necrophilia
death - attraction to, love - condition
1. a morbind fondness for being in the presence of dead bodies
2. the impulse to have sexual contact, or the act of such contact, with a dead body
phot/o - phobia
photophobia
light - abnormal fear and/or aversion
morbid dread and avoidance of light
schiz/o - oid
schizoid
split - resembling
socially isolated, withdrawn, having a few (if any) friends or social relationships; resembling the personality features characterisitic of schizophrenia, but in a milder form
somat/o - therapy
somatotherapy
body - therapy
therapy directed at physical disorders, or, in psychiatry, a variety of therapeutic interventions employing chemical or physical, as opposed to psychological, methods