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Medical term c23

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Loss of memory caused bya severe emotional trauma, brain injury, substance abuse, or reaction to medications or toxins. Amnesia
State of frenzied excitement of wild enthusiasm. Delirium
Lack of appetite, resulting in inability to eat. Anorexia
Apathy Absence or suppression of obserable emotion, feeling, concern, or passion.
Effort to overcome, or make up for, real or imagined inadequacies. Compensation
Delirium Tremends An acute and sometimes fatal psychotic reaction caused by a cessation of excessive intake of alcoholic beverages over a long period of time.
A mind-alterin drug derives from the flowering tomp of hemp plans; also called marijuana. Cannabis
Refusal to admit or acknowledge the reality of something, thus avoiding emotional conflict or anxiety. Denial
A disorder of affect characterized by depression and anguish. Dysphoria
Drug that is particularly useful in treating the manic phase of bipolar disorders. Lithium
Exhibitionism A sexual disorder involving the exposure of one's genitals to a stranger.
A sense of well-being or elation Euphoria
Inability to speak because of a physical defect or emotional problem. Mutism
A persistant thought or idea with which the mind is continually and involuntarily preoccupied. Obsession
Branch of medicine that deals with the causes , treatment, and prevention of mental, emotional, and behavioral disorders. Psychiatry
Act of transferring one's own unacceptable thought or feelings on to someone else. Projection
Any major mental disorder of organic or emotional origin characterized by a loss of contact with reality. Psychosis
An agent that decreases functional activity and has a calming effect of the body. Sedative
Voluntary blocking of unpleasant feelings and experiences from one's mind Supression
Attempting to make excuses or invent logical reasons to justify unacceptable feelings or behaviors. Rationalization
A physician who specializes in the diagnosis, prevention, and treatment of mental disorders. Psychiatrist
A disorder characterized by recurrent panic attacks that come on unexpectedly. Panis Disorder.
A form of psychotherapy in which a child plays in a protected and structured environment with games and toys provided by a therapist. Play Therapy
A drug that is particularly useful in treating the manic phase of bipolar disorders. Lithium
Malingering A willful and deliberate faking of symptoms of a disease or injury to gain some consciously desired end.
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