Flashcards in Mental and Behavioral Health Deck (53):
condition of madness
condition of fear
condition of mind
to carry, to bear
the fear of heights is _____
Loss of memory caused by brain damage or severe emotional trauma is _____
What is the absence of the ability to experience either pleasure or joy, even in the face of causative events?
Prolonged refusal to eat adequate amounts of food and an altered perception of what constitutes a normal minimum body weight caused by intense fear of becoming obese is _____
Series of syndromes that includes impulsiveness, inability to concrete, and a short attention span is _____
attention-deficit / hyperactivity disorder
What is the condition of abnormal development of social interaction, impaired communication, delayed language acquisition, and repetitive behavior?
A disorder characterized by swings between an elevation of mood, increased energy and activity (hypomania and mania) and lowering of mood and decreased energy and activity (depression) is known as _____
Bipolar Disorder (BP)
What is a disorder characterized by impulsive unpredictable mood and self-image, resulting in unstable interpersonal relationships and a tendecy to see and respond to others as unwavering good or evil?
Borderline personality disorder
An eating disorder in which the individual eats large quantitates of food and then purges the body through self-induced vomiting or inappropriate use of laxatives is ____
The fear of encoded spaces is ____
What is a disorder characterized by recurring episodes of mild elation and depression that are not severe enough to warrant a diagnosis of bipolar disorder?
A mental disorder in which the individual experiences a progressive loss of memory personality alterations, confusion, loss of touch with reality and stupor (unawareness of surroundings) is _____
What is depression typically characterized by degree or number of occurrences. Patients exhibits dysphoria, reduction of energy, and decrease in activity. Symptoms include anhedonia, lack of ability to concentrate, and fatigue. Patient may experience parasomnias loss of appetite and loss of self-esteem?
What is generalized by negative mood characterized by depression?
One of the most common diagnosis assigned but not specific to any particular situation or circumstances. Sysmptoms may include persistent nervousness, trembling, muscular tensions, sweating, dizziness, and GI discomfort is _____
Generalized anxiety disorder (GAD)
Someone who has an uncontrollable impulse to steal is a _____
Relentless drive to achieve sexual orgasm in the the female is ____
Relentless drive to achieve sexual orgasm in a man is ____
What is characterized by recurrent, distressing and unavoidable preoccupations or irresistible drives to preform specific rituals (Constantly checking locks, excessive hand washing) that the patient feels will prevent some harmful event?
Obsessive-compulsive disorder OCD
Recurrent unpredictable attacks of severe anxiety panic that are not restricted to any particular situations. Symptoms may include vertigo, chest pain, and heart palpitations is _______
panic disorder (PD)
What is a condition in which a person's sexual arousal and gratification depend of fantasizing about and engaging in sexual behavior that is atypical and extreme?
What is abnormal activation of physiologic functions during the sleep cycle?
Extended emotional response to a traumatic events, symptoms may include flashbacks, recurring nightmares, anhedonia, insomnia, hyper vigilance, anxiety, depression, suicidal thoughts and emotional blunting is ____
Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
Disorders of the mind, such as schizophrenic, schizotypal, delusional disorders is ______
Uncontrollable impulses to set fires is _____
What is characterized by fundamentals distortions of thinking and perception, coupled with affects that are inappropriate or blunted. The patients exhibits characteristic inability to recognize an appropriate perception of reality?