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Compulsions

Repetitive behaviors or mental acts that a person feels driven to perform in order to produce or prevent some future state of affairs, although expectation of such an effect is unrealistic NEUROTIC

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Obsessions

Recurrent, uncontrollable thoughts, images, or impulses that a person considers unacceptable and alien NEUROTIC

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Anxieties

Apprehensions, fears, tensions, or uneasiness that may be focused (phobia) or free-floating (a general sense of ill-defined dead or impending doom) NEUROTIC

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Feeling of unreality

A sesne that things in the environment are strange, unreal, or remote PSYCHOTIC

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Feelings of depersonalization

A sense that one's self is different, changed, or unreal, or has lost identity or become detached from one's mind or body PSYCHOTIC

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Delusions

False, fixed, personal beliefs that are not shared by other members of the peron's culture or subculture

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Examples of delusions

persecution, grandeur, jealousy, reference, being controlled, somatic delusions, systematized delusions (of a single delusion)