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Chapter 22 Psych

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A physician specializing in treating mental illness is called ______________. psychiatrist
A non medical professional who is trained in methods of psychotherapy, analysis, and research is called _____________. psychologist
loss of memory Amnesia
Varying degrees of uneasiness, apprehension, or dread. anxiety
Absence of emotions Apathy
Thinking that is internally stimulated and ones ideas have a private meaning autistic thoughts
Uncontrollable urge to perform an act repeatedly compulsion
Anxiety becomes a bodily system. conversion
A fixed, false belief that cannot be changed by logical reasoning or evidence. Delusion
Uncomfortable feelings are separated from the real object and redirected toward a second object. Dissociation
Exaggerated feeling of well being euphoria
Overly suspicious system of thinking paranoia
__________________ disorder that is characterized by irrational or debilitating fears of associated with a specific object or situation. phobic
_____________ disorder involves recurrent thoughts and repetitive acts. obsessive compulsive disorder
The development of symptoms following the exposure to a traumatic event. post-traumatic stress disorder
An acute, temporary disturbance of consciousness that is characterized by mental confusion and often psychotic symptoms is called __________. delirium
A general, more gradual loss of intellectual abilities that involves impairment of judgment, memory,and abstract thinking as well as changes in personality is called ____________. dementia
This eating disorder is characterized by one or more manic episodes alternating with depressive episodes. bipolar
An emotional, attention-seeking, immature and dependent individual is described as ___________. histrionic
A ______________ individual has a grandiose sense of self-importance or uniqueness and a preoccupation with fantasies of success and power. narcissistic
______________ syndrome is a less severe form of autism. Asperger
____________ is characterized by withdrawal form reality into an inner world of disorganized thinking and conflict. schizophrenia
Brought on by a withdrawal after prolonged periods of heavy alcohol ingestion. delirium tremens
Refusal to maintain a minimally normal body weight anorexia nervosa
A strong and persistent cross-gender identification with the opposite sex. gender identity disorder
Face to face discussion of life problems and associated feelings. insight-oriented psychotherapy
A preoccupation with bodily aches, pains, and discomforts in the absence of real illness. Hypochondriasis
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