Last Modified: 2012-02-28
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
Excessive, unreasonable fear attached to an apparently harmless stimulus
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 know as manic-depression
Loss of memory from past events
Involving flight from home and the assumption of a new identity, with amnesia for past events and identity
Condition in which a person feels unreal or unconnected from his or her body
Characterized by self-inflicted abuse
False sensations Sight, sound, smell
False sense or reality I am God
A person is inappropriately suspicious and mistrustful of others
A person fears of rejection by others leads to social isolation
Involves a pattern of violent, criminal, or unethical and exploitative behavior and an inability to feel affection for others
o Started in 1905
o Revised several times since beginning
o 1st I.Q. Test
o Numerical value given to intelligence that is determined from scores on intelligence tests
o 100 is an average scoreTests acknowledge
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