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Psychiatry i

Chapter 22- Psychiatry

A physician specializing in treating mental illness is called a _____________________. psychiatrist
A nonmedical professional who is trained in methods of psychotherapy, analysis and research is called a _____________________. psychologist
loss of memory amnesia
varying degrees of uneasiness, apprehension or dread anxiety
absence of emotions apathy
thinking that is internally stimulated and ones ideas have a private meaning autistic thoughts
uncontrollable urge to perform an act repeatedly compulsion
anxiety becomes a bodily symptom conversion
a fixed, false belief that cannot be changed by logical reasoning or evidence delusion
uncomfortable feelings are separated from the real object and redirected toward a second object dissociation
exaggerated feeling of well-being euphoria
overly suspicious system of thinking paranoia
________________ disorder that is characterized by irrational or debilitating fears associated with a specific object or situation. phobic
__________________ disorder involves recurrent thoughts and repetitive acts. obsessive compulsive disorder
The development of symptoms following the exposure to a traumatic event. post-traumatic stress disorder
An acute, temporary disturbance of consciousness that is characterized by mental confusion and often psychotic symptoms is called ____________________. delirium
A general, more gradual loss of intellectual abilities that involves impairment of judgment, memory, and abstract thinking as well as changes in personality is called _____________________. dementia
This eating disorder is characterized by binging and purging. bulimia nervosa
______________ disorders are characterized by one or more manic episodes alternating with depressive episodes. bipolar
An emotional, attention-seeking, immature and dependent individual is described as _______________________. histrionic
A ____________________ individual has a grandoise sense of self-importance or uniqueness and a preoccupation with fantasies of success and power. narcissistic
___________________ syndrome is a less severe form of autism. asperger
_____________________ is characterized by withdrawal from reality into an inner world of disorganized thinking and conflict. schizophrenia
ADHD attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder
ADL activities of daily living
CBT cognitive behavior therapy
CNS central nervous system
DSM-IV-TR Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders, 4th edition, revised
DT delirium tremens
ECT electroconvulsive therapy
IQ intelligence quotient
MDD major depressive disorder
MR mental retardation
OCD obsessive-compulsive disorder
PDD pervasive developmental disorder
PTSD post-traumatic stress disorder
Rx therapy
SAD seasonal affective disorder
SSRI selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor
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