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3/22, Psych pg 957

Psychatric terms

SEDATIVES Drugs that lessen anxiety
SEXUAL DISORDERS Paraphilias and sexual dysfunctions
SEXUAL MASOCHISM Sexual gratification is gained by being humiliated, beaten, bound or otherwise made to suffer by another person
SEXUAL SADISM Sexual gratification is gained by inflicting physical or psychological pain or humiliation on others
SOMATOFORM DISORDERS Presence of physical symptoms that cannot be explained by an actual physical disorder or other well-described mental disorder such as depression
SUBSTANCE-RELATED DISORDER Regular overuse of psychoactive substances (alcohol, amphetamines, cannabis, cocaine, hallucinogens, opioids, and sedatives) that affect the central nervous system
SUPEREGO Internalized conscience and moral aspect of the personality
SUPPORTIVE PYSCHOTHERAPY Offering encouragement, support, and hope to patients facing difficult life transitions and events
TOLERANCE It is the declining effect of the drug so that the dose must be increases to give the same effect
TRANSFERENCE Psychoanalytic process in which the patient relates to the therapist as though the therapist were a prominent childhood figure
TRANSVESTICE FETISHISM Cross- dressing, wearing clothing of the opposite sex. This disorder has been described in heterosexual males who have intense sexually arousing fantasies, urges, involving cross-dressing
TRICYCLIC ANTIDEPRESSANTS Drugs used to treat severe depression, three ringed fused structure
VOYEURISM Sexual excitement is achieved by observing unsuspecting people who are naked, undressing, or engaging in sexual activity
XENOPHOBIA A fear (irrational) and often disabling from a stranger
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