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Ch. 9, Pt. 1

Summer Health: Ch. 9

Disease of the mind that affects one's personality, thoughts, and emotions Mental illness
physical attributions that can cause mental illness (cancer, brain injury, infections) Organic
environmental attributions that can cause mental illness (rape, war) Functional
Study of human behavior Psychology
Study of the human mind Psychiatry
Expressing one's own thoughts, emotions, and actions Neurosis
Consuming, on average, 600 calories daily Anorexia
Purging and vomiting intentionally Bulemia
Physical symptoms without physical causes Hypochondria
Physical illness with mental causes Psychosomatic
Total breakdown in a person's ability to cope with society Psychosis
Irrational suspiciousness or distrust in others Paranoia
A condition in which real or imagined fears are difficult to control Anxiety disorder
A condition that may develop after exposure to a life-threatening event or physical harm PTSD
An illness, often with an organic cause, that involves mood extremes that interfere with everyday living Mood disorder
A pattern of behavior in which the rights of others or basic social rules are violated Conduct disorder
Created by: mma129