Bio1 - Nervous System and Psychiatry “Mental Illness”...

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Unformatted text preview: 10/14/2011 Nervous System and Psychiatry “Mental Illness” in Greek Medicine • Psyche (soul) Pathos: Affection (Emotion & Desire) Eros: Passionate love • Soma (body) Humor: Black bile Lycanthropia: “Werewolf syndrome”-a person thinks they are a werewolf, treated by releasing black bile, caused by melancholy, humor (black bile) is out of balance • Galen: Father of Psychiatry=believed if emotion is too strong, can shake the body A restless, dissatisfied mood is best termed? (Highlighted is the correct answer) a) Dysphonia-condition how one conveys himself***** b) Apathy-not caring, no emotion is effective c) Anhedon ia-no pleasure, associated with depression, before had pleasure, now it’s gone hedon=pleasure Terms associated with mind: • psych/o: (Gr. Psyche-soul,mind) – psychosis • phren/o :(Gr. Phren-midriff,mind) – Schizophrenia ( schizo: split, phren/o=mind) •-thymia: (Gr. Thumos-emotion,mind)— dysthymia =prolong distress state, form of depression • ment/o: (L. Mens-thought,mind)—ment/o: (L....
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This note was uploaded on 10/22/2011 for the course BIO 101 taught by Professor Zhao during the Spring '11 term at Austin Community College.

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