hypomania A mild form of mania Symptoms are excessive hyperactivity but not

Hypomania a mild form of mania symptoms are excessive

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hypomania. A mild form of mania. Symptoms are excessive hyperactivity, but not severe enough to cause marked impairment in social or occupational functioning or to require hospitalization. I id. One of the three components of the personality identified by Freud as the “pleasure principle.” The id is the locus of instinctual drives; is present at birth; and compels the infant to satisfy needs and seek immediate gratification. illusion. A misperception of a real external stimulus. incest. Sexual exploitation of a child under 18 years of age by a relative or nonrelative who holds a position of trust in the family. TOOLS
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194 integration. The process used with individuals with dissociative identity disorder in an effort to bring all the personalities together into one; usually achieved through hypnosis. intellectualization. An attempt to avoid expressing actual emotions associated with a stressful situation by using the intellectual processes of logic, reasoning, and analysis. introjection. The beliefs and values of another individual are internalized and symbolically become a part of the self to the extent that the feeling of separateness or distinctness is lost. isolation. The separation of a thought or a memory from the feeling, tone, or emotions associated with it (sometimes called emotional isolation). J justice. An ethical principle reflecting that all individuals should be treated equally and fairly. K kleptomania. A recurrent failure to resist impulses to steal objects not needed for personal use or monetary value. Korsakoff’s psychosis. A syndrome of confusion, loss of recent memory, and confabulation in alcoholics, caused by a deficiency of thiamine. It often occurs together with Wernicke’s encephalopathy and may be termed Wernicke- Korsakoff syndrome. L libido. Freud’s term for the psychic energy used to fulfill basic physiological needs or instinctual drives such as hunger, thirst, and sexuality. limbic system. The part of the brain that is sometimes called the “emotional brain.” It is associated with feelings of fear and anxiety; anger and aggression; love, joy, and hope; and with sexuality and social behavior. long-term memory. Memory for remote events, or those that occurred many years ago. The type of memory that is preserved in the elderly individual. loss. The experience of separation from something of personal importance. TOOLS
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195 luto. The word for mourning in the Mexican-American culture that is symbolized by wearing black, black and white, or dark clothing and by subdued behavior. M magical thinking. A primitive form of thinking in which an individual believes that thinking about a possible occurrence can make it happen. mania. A type of bipolar disorder in which the predominant mood is elevated, expansive, or irritable. Motor activity is frenzied and excessive. Psychotic features may or may not be present.
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