Last Modified: 2012-03-08
When a dramatic specific disability has no physical cause and instead seems related to psychological problems
A condition in which a person interpret small and insignificant symptoms as signs of a serious illness
Condition in which episodes of anxiety, sleeplessness, and nightmares are the result of some disturbing event in the past
Disorder in which a person feels compelled to think disturbing thoughts and perform senseless rituals
obsessed with doing somthing
Excessive fear of being alone and, in some cases, of leaving home and being in public places
Conditions in which there is a disturbance in affect, or emotional state
· A person is overwhelmed by feelings of sadness, apathy, guilt, and self-reproach
When a person experiences periods of both depression and mania
Also known as Manic-Depression
Loss of memory from past events
Condition in which more than one personality seems present in a single person
Dissociative Identity Disorder
False SensationsSight, Sound, and Smell
False sense or reality
Kind of like "I am God"
A person withdrawn and lacks feeling for others
Involves a pattern of violent, criminal, or unethical and exploitative behavior and an inability to feel affection for others
SZ Disorganized Type
SZ Catatonic Type
SZ UndifferentiatedSZ Residual Type
characterized by a psychomotor disturbance. Key term is WAXY FLEXIBILITY
Symptoms are clear cut and prominent. This phase sees hallucinations, delusions and disorganization becomes clear
Desire to watch other people having sex or spying on nude people
Compulsion to expose one’s genitals in public to achieve sexual desire.
Rejection of one’s biological sex gender and the desire to become a member of the opposite sex.
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