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Mental disorder

Mental disorder is an absence or loss of mental health.

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Mental disorder


Psychiatry; Mental disorder

Cryptomania is a pathological striving to hide intents and thoughts, to do many things in secret, to exercise encryptions while writing, to cover all parts of body, to conceal oneself and to avoid ...

Diogenes syndrome

Psychiatry; Mental disorder

Diogenes syndrome, also known as senile squalor syndrome, is a disorder characterized by extreme self-neglect, domestic squalor, social withdrawal, apathy, compulsive hoarding of rubbish, and lack of ...


Psychiatry; Mental disorder

A derogatory term used by members of the Aspergers Rights Movement to denigrate people who support the search for a cure to aspergers and the autism spectrum. Members of the ARM feel that autism is ...

Impulse control disorder

Psychiatry; Mental disorder

Impulse control disorder (ICD) is a class of psychiatric disorders characterized by impulsivity – failure to resist a temptation, urge or impulse that may harm oneself or others. Five behavioural ...

lexical inflation

Psychiatry; Mental disorder

Lexical inflation is a loss of worth and meaning of the words and their inadequate usage as a consequence of psycho-functional inversion of the body orifices (mouth/anus/vagina/penis), brain ...


Psychiatry; Mental disorder

The anhedonia is the medical condition whose symptom is the inability to feel pleasure. He is considered that it is result of a rupture in the natural reward system of the brain which, in normal ...

Rapid cycling

Psychiatry; Mental disorder

In DSM-IV TR, specific course of Bipolar I Disorder I or Bipolar II Disorder signifying at least four mood episodes of major depression, mania, mixed mania, or hypomania during the previous 12 ...

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