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Chapter 20

Chapter 20 Terms

Bipolar disorder Periods of uncontrollable mood swings between mania and depression
Cognitive Thoughts or thinking
Compulsion Repetitive ritualistic behavior
Coping mechanism Personal adjustment to stress without losing site of goal
Delusions False beliefs
Depressive neurosis State of sadness or anxiety and loss of interest in normal activities
Disorientation Confusion about time, place, or person
Egocentrism Inability to see any viewpoint other than one's own
Fragmentation Feeling of falling apart or fear of impending loss
Generalized Anxiety Disorder Constantly feeling tense and apprehensive; inability to relax
Grandiosity Elevated feeling of self-worth
Hallucinations Sensory impairment; seeing and hearing things not present
Hypochondriasis Misinterpretation of normal experiences to be a disease
Inappropriate effect Expression not fitting the situation
Loosening of associations Thought or speech disturbances; fragmentation
Mood and affect Mood is an emotion, such as depression and anger. Affect is the behavior indicating the expression of the mood
Obsessive-compulsive disorder Repetitive, ritualistic behavior
Panic Attacks Intense anxiety; feeling of loss of control
Paranoia Suspiciousness; feelings of persecution
Post-traumatic stress disorder Emotional disturbance resulting from a previous traumatic event
Psychosomatic Illness triggered by mind and thought rather than from a virus, injury, or bacteria
Psychosis Loss of boundary; gross impairment of reality
Schizophrenia Delusional; flawed perception of the world
Short-term memory Ability to recall information for a very short time span
Created by: BBracha