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Altered Mood


Affect have an affection; make a difference to
Anhedonia inability to feel pleasure
Anxiety Disorders group of chronic psychiatric conditions characterized by overwhelming and irrational feelings of fear or worry
Attention culturally influenced process of selectively concentrating on information
Attention-Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) neurodevelopmental disorder of cognitive functions causing attention deficit, hyperactivity, and impulsiveness
Autism neurodevelopmental disorder with the onset in early childhood
Behavior how people respond and act in a given situation
Bipolar Affective Disorder condition characterized by periods of mania and depression
Echolalia meaningless repetition of another person's spoken words as a symptom of psychiatric order * involuntary parrot like repetition (echoing) of a word or phrase just spoken by another person
Emotions a natural instinctive state of mind deriving from one's circumstances, mood or relationships with others
Generalized Anxiety Disorder (GAD) condition characterized by excessive, uncontrollable and irrational worry lasting greater than 6 months
Hypomania state where people are energetic, excitable and hyperactive, and may be highly productive
Limbic System circuits that connect one's cognitive activity, expression of emotions, and behavior
Mania condition where a person displays erratic and impulsive behavior resulting in poor decisions, and requires very little, if any, sleep
Major Depressive Disorder (MDD) condition characterized by a pervasive and persistent low mood
Mood an internal, subjective psychological state, which directs how a person feels and perceives the world
Posttraumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) anxiety disorder caused by extreme traumatic events, commonly affecting those who have experienced military combat, victims of natural disasters, concentration camp survivors, and victims of violent crimes
Psychosis state of complete mental and emotional loss of touch with reality
Regression return to a former or less developed state
Schizophrenia psychotic mental health disorder characterized by hallucinations, delusions, fixed false beliefs, and disorganized speech and behavior
Temperament -personality -a person's nature, especially as it permanently affects their behavior
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