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Chapter 20


addict one dependent on substance
aggressiveness abnormal forcefulness toward others
agitation abnormal restlessness
anorexia nervosa eating disorder which person refuses to eat to sustain min weight
ambivalence feeling conflicting emotions about person/issues
anxiety abnormal worry
autism mental disrder with morbid self absorption and difficulty percieving reality
bipolar disorder drastic modd swings over period of time
bulimia nervosa eating disorder with extreme overeating followed by purging
catalepsy trancelike state with holding one pose for long period of time
deliriousness mental confusion physical cause caused by high fever; hallucinations
delusional faving false beliefs resulting from disordered thinking
dementia multiple cognitive effects
depression disabling condition wit loss of interest and pelasure in all actvities
dissociative disorder loss of ability to integrate memory, identity and other mental abilities with environment
manic dangerously elevated mood
hypocondria preoccupation iwht imagined illnesses in patients body
mental retardation below ave intellectual functioning
neurosis behaving condition usually involves anxity that patient can cope with and that does not rise to level of psychosis
obsessive compulsive disorder condition with obsessive compulsive feelings
paranoia extreme unofunded mistrust of others
phobia irrational or obsessive fear of something
pica eating disorder which compulisvely eats nonnutritive substance like clay or pain
post traumative stress disorder extreme traumatic stress that occurs from truamatic incident or event
psychiatry medical specialty concerned with diagnosis and treatment of mental disorders
psychology pression that studies human behavior and treats mental disorders
psychotherapy treatment of mental disorders with verbal and nonverbal communication
schizophrenia condition with recurring psychosis with hallucinations
social worker non medical professional who is trained as advocate for people
sociopathy extrem callous disregard for others
somatoform disorders mental disorders including physical symptoms that have psychological base
therapist nonmedical professional trained in treatment of mental disorders
hypno sleep
neuro nerve
psycho psyche mind, mental
schizo split
mania abnormal impulse toward
philia craving for
phobia abnormal fear of
phoria feeling
aa acholics anonymous
aamr american association on mental retardation
add attention defiit disorder
apa american psychiatric association
dsm diagnositc and statistical manual of mental disorders
dt delirium tremens
ect electroconvulsice therapy
eq emotional quotioent
est electroshock therapy
iq intelligence quotient
mha mental health association
namh national association of mental health
narc national association for ratarded children
nimh national institute of mental health
ocd obsessive compulsive disorder
ptsd post traumatic stress disorder
tdm therpeutic durg monitoring
behavior modification substitution ofbeneficial behavior pattern for destructive behavior pattern
behavior therapy includes use of behavior modification
biofeedback method of measuring physical responses to emotional issues
electrshock therapy passing of electric current through specific area of brain to change communication from that area to thought process
group therapy talkwith members to discuss feeling to help others improve
hynosis state of semi consiousness
play therapy revealing feelings through play
psychoanalysis attempts to have patients bring unconscious emothios to surface to deal with them
antianxiety agent tranquilize
antidepressant controls effects of clinical depression
antipsychotic agent relieves agitationa dn some psychose
ataractic tranquilizer
over dose toxic dose of substance
psychopharmacology deals with medications that affect the emotions
therapeutic drug monitoring taking of regular blood or urine tests to track drug use or effectivenss of medication
tranquilizer used to relieve anxiety
Created by: cs3516