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Panic disorder

An extreme anxiety that manifest
Itself on the form so panic attacks

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Anxiety

A vague generalized apprehension
Or felling that one is in danger

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Phobia

An intense and irrational fear of a particular
Object or situation

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Post-traumatic stress disorder

Disorder in which victims of traumatic events experience the original event
In the form of dreams so flashbacks

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DSM-IV

The fifth version of the American Psychiatric
Associations Diagnostic and Statical Manual
of Meantal Disorders

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A condition in which there is no apparent physical cuase

Somatoform disorder

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Changing emotional difficulties into a loss of specific function of the body

Conversation disorders

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Dissociative disorder

A disorder in which a person experiences
Alternations in memory, identity or consciousnesses

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The inability to recall important events or information is usually associated with stressful events

Dissociative amnesia

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A dissociative fugue

Dissociative disorder in which a person
Suddenly and unexpectedly travels away
From home or work and is unable to recall the
Past

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Dissociative identity disorder

A person exhibits two or more personality
States, each with its own patterns of thinking and behaving

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Schizophrenia

A group of disorders characterized by
Confused or disconnected thoughts emotions and perception

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Delusions

False belief that a person maintain in the contrary evidence

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Hallucinations

Perceptions that have no direct external cause

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Major depressive disorder

Severe form of a person experiences feelings of worthlessness a diminished pleasure or interest in many activities

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Bipolar disorder

Disorder in which an individual alternates between feelings of mania, and depression