PSYCHOLOGICAL DISORDERS

PSYCHOLOGICAL DISORDERS - PSYCHOLOGICAL DISORDERS TERM...

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PSYCHOLOGICAL DISORDERS TERM DEFINITION PANIC DISORDER: anxiety disorder with recurrent panic attacks where person suddenly experiences intense fear or terror without any reasonable cause GENERALIZED ANXIETY DISORDER: anxiety disorder where prolonged vague but intense fears not attached to any particular object or circumstance OBSESSIVE- COMPULSIVE DISORDER: an anxiety disorder where person driven to think disturbing thoughts and perform senseless rituals POST TRAUMATIC STRESS DISORDER: anxiety disorder where hyperarousal, avoidance of situations that recall trauma and reexperiencing of previous trauma PSYCHOSOMATIC DISORDERS: disorders where there is real physical illness that is largely caused by psychological factors such as stress and anxiety SOMATOFORM DISORDERS: disorders where there is an apparent physical illness for which there is no organic basis CONVERSION DISORDERS: somatoform disorders where dramatic specific disability has no physical cause but instead seems related to psychological problems HYPOCHODRIASIS: somatoform disorder where person interprets insignificant symptoms as signs of serious illness in the absence of any
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