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-genic

produced by

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-leptic

to seize hold of

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-mania

obsessive

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-phoria

feeling

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phren/o

mind

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schiz/o

split

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anxi/o

anxious

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iatr/o

treatment

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substance related disorder

regular overuse of psychoactive substances that affect the central nervous system

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superego

moral part of the personality

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psychosis

disorder marked by loss of contact with reality

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repression

defense mechanism by which unacceptable thoughts, feelings and impulses are automatically pushed into subconscious

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schizophrenia

chronic psychotic disorder that may include hallucinations, disorganized speech and behaviou, flar affect and lack of initiative

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personality disorders

lifelong personality patterns marked by impairment of social functioning

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pervasive developmental disorders

group of choldhood disorders characterized by delays in socialization and communication skills

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mood disorders

prolonged emotion dominates a person's life

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mutism

nonreactive state with inability to speak

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OCD

anxiety disorder in which recurrent thoughts and repetitive acts dominate behaviour

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id

major unconscious part of the personality

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dissociative disorder

chronic or sudden disturbance in memory, identity or consciousness

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ego

central coordinating branch of the personality or mind

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delirium

confused thinking, disorientation, changes in alertness

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compulsion

uncontrollable urge

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apathy

absence of emotion

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bipolar disorder

mood disorder with alternating periods of mania and depression

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amnesia

loss of memory

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7 substances associated with abuse

alcohol
amphetamines
marijuana
cocaine
hallucinogens
opioids
sedatives

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asperger syndrom

high functioning form of autism