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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The bench ordered the commissioners, DCs and SPs to get information of psychological disorder patients at public places, graveyards and tombs.
'Ang isang tao na may psychological disorder at lango sa droga, [kapag] pinagsama iyan, makakagawa talaga ng ganitong klaseng karumal-dumal na krimen,' he said.
Dr Hasham Inamullah, during his visit to Sarhad Mental Hospital in Peshwar Central Jail, said that 80 per cent work has been completed on Fountain House, Peshawar, a facility for people suffering from psychological disorder.
He considers anxiety as a purely psychological disorder that should be taken more seriously, viewing mental disorders as psychological phenomena with no physical basis in disease or disturbance in the brain.
Apparently, the Justice panel chairman wants to make Sereno's alleged "psychological disorder" as the cornerstone of their Articles of Impeachment.
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.
If someone does that consistently, is it fair to say they have a psychological disorder?
Currently, aside from Maranzan's (2016) review of the literature concerning pedagogical techniques, there is very little research exploring coverage of psychological disorder stigma in psychology courses.
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.
ISTANBUL, Feb 27 (KUNA) -- Turkish police have apprehended a man, said to be suffering from a "psychological disorder", who while standing in front of the US consulate in Istanbul had claimed to have been strapped with explosives.
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.

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