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Medical Terminology

Abbreviations and Acronyms of the Nervous System and Mental Health

TermDefinition
A D Alzheimers disease
A L S amyotrophic lateral sclerosis [Lou Gehrig's disease]
A D H D attention deficit hyperactivity disorder
C P cerebral palsy
C S F cerebrospinal fluid
E E G electroencephalogram, electroencephalography
I C P intracranial pressure
L O C level of consciousness, loss of consciousness
L P lumbar puncture [spinal tap]
M S multiple sclerosis
O C D obsessive compulsive disorder
P T S D post traumatic stress disorder
S z seizure
T I A transient ischemic attack....mini stroke, no dead tissue.
C N S central nervous system
P N S peripheral nervous system
P D Parkinson's disease
R S Reye's syndrome
T S Tourette syndrome
A L O C altered level of consciousness
C V A cerebrovascular accident [stroke]
R L S restless leg syndrome
M R I magnetic resonance imaging
C T computed tomography
f M R I functional magnetic resonance imaging
D B S deep brain stimulation
T M S transcranial magnetic stimulation
D S M Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders
E C T electroconvulsive therapy
G A D generalized anxiety disorder
A D D attention deficit disorder
A S D autism spectrum disorder
D M D D disruptive mood dysregulation disorder
S A D seasonal affective disorder
B E D binge eating disorder
C B T cognitive behavioral therapy
D B T dialectical behavior therapy
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