psychological disorder

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Related to psychological disorder: anxiety disorder, personality disorder
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Noun1.psychological disorder - (psychiatry) a psychological disorder of thought or emotionpsychological disorder - (psychiatry) a psychological disorder of thought or emotion; a more neutral term than mental illness
psychiatry, psychological medicine, psychopathology - the branch of medicine dealing with the diagnosis and treatment of mental disorders
disorder, upset - a physical condition in which there is a disturbance of normal functioning; "the doctor prescribed some medicine for the disorder"; "everyone gets stomach upsets from time to time"
Asperger's syndrome - a psychiatric disorder usually noted during early school years; characterized by impaired social relations and by repetitive patterns of behavior
anxiety disorder - a cover term for a variety of mental disorders in which severe anxiety is a salient symptom
psychosomatic disorder - a mental disorder that causes somatic symptoms
aberration - a disorder in one's mental state
conversion disorder, conversion hysteria, conversion reaction - a mental disorder characterized by the conversion of mental conflict into somatic forms (into paralysis or anesthesia having no apparent cause)
delirium - a usually brief state of excitement and mental confusion often accompanied by hallucinations
delusional disorder - any mental disorder in which delusions play a significant role
encopresis - involuntary defecation not attributable to physical defects or illness
folie a deux - the simultaneous occurrence of symptoms of a mental disorder (as delusions) in two persons who are closely related (as siblings or man and wife)
personality disorder - inflexible and maladaptive patterns of behavior
affective disorder, emotional disorder, emotional disturbance, major affective disorder - any mental disorder not caused by detectable organic abnormalities of the brain and in which a major disturbance of emotions is predominant
schizothymia - resembling schizophrenia but remaining within the bounds of normality
neurosis, neuroticism, psychoneurosis - a mental or personality disturbance not attributable to any known neurological or organic dysfunction
dissociative disorder - dissociation so severe that the usually integrated functions of consciousness and perception of self break down
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Yung psychological disorder nandoon eh (her persona shows.
The program aims to strengthen the mental health, prevent the psychological disorder, provide with accessible medical aid and develop the system of providing a complex of services on protection of mental health at the local level and etc.
For example, stigma against people with psychological disorders can result in job discrimination (Stuart, 2006) despite the fact that the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) of 1990 established the unlawfulness of workplace discrimination against an individual with a psychological disorder.
Shahzad further revealed that Waseem was suffering from some psychological disorder and he enjoyed the news of his attacks when it was aired by TV channels.
The statement said based on the report of the psychologist the attorney has concluded that the man suffer from psychological disorder and was legally unfit to be criminally accountable, based on article 8 of the Sudan penal code for the year 1991, therefore the public Attorney has decided to drop the criminal charge against him and to release him to his family immediately so that he could follow up psychological treatment with a psychiatrist.
NNA - A man suffering from a psychological disorder stabbed his mother to death on Sunday as vengeance for what he claimed to be her physical abuse to him during his childhood.
Experts have claimed that a certain craving for expensive luxury items such as signature shoes, watches, and sports cars could be considered as a psychological disorder, local daily Arrayah has reported.
Initial investigations indicate that she was suffering from psychological disorder caused by the news of the death of her parents.
Muhammad Sultan said that there was no exact data available as how much people were the mental and Psychological patients in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, adding that the recent survey in Chitral as 35 to 40 percent female were facing psychological disorder as there was no facility of treatment available to them.
With use of diagnostic scales in these studies it has been emphasized that the prevalence of psychological disorder at a level where the diagnosis can be made exceeds 20% in our country (1,3,5).
There are also contributions from experts who help her understand what makes her mum's habit such a debilitating psychological disorder.
Social and Psychological Disorder in the Works of Edgar Allan Poe.

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