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Monday, April 26, 2010

Psychiatric symptoms and disorders - 2 - lesson 189

Psychiatric symptoms and disorders terminologies.
Paraphilia:- The involvement of unusual objects activities, or situations with recurrent intense sexual urge, behavior, or fantasy.
Personality disorders:- The inflexibility and impairment of social functioning were marked by lifelong personality patterns.
Phobia:- The disabling or irrational fear of an object or situation.
Post-traumatic stress disorder:- For a traumatic event the symptoms of anxiety-related appears to personal experience.
Psychosis:- To recognize reality, communicate, and relate to others the impairment of mental capacity is used.
Reality testing:- The severe impaired in psychoses or the ability to perceive fact from fantasy.
Repression:- The unacceptable thoughts, feelings and impulses are pushed into the unconscious by the defense mechanism.

Sexual disorders:- Disorders of paraphilias and sexual dysfunctions.
Schizophrenia:- The withdrawal of disorganized thinking and conflict from reality into an inner world.
Somatoform disorders:- Any actual physical disorder having physical symptoms cannot be explained.
Substance-related disorders:- The psychoactive substances like alcohol, amphetamines, cannabis, cocaine, hallucinogens, opioids and sedatives which affect the central nervous system are regularly used.
Superego:- Internalized conscience and moral part of the personality.

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