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False beliefs, often of persecution or grandeur, that may accompany psychotic disorders
psychological disorder characterized by distressing, persistent anxiety or maladaptive behaviors that reduce anxiety.
the American Psychiatric Association's Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (Fifth Edition), a widely used system for classifying psychological disorders.
Intense fear of social situations, leading to avoidance of such
An eating disorder in which a person maintains a starvation diet despite being significantly underweight
Disorders in which conscious awareness becomes separated from previous memories, thoughts, and feelings
A personality disorder in which a person exhibits a lack of conscience for wrongdoing, even toward friends and family members; may be aggressive and ruthless or a clever con artist
A psychological disorder characterized by delusions, hallucinations, disorganized speech, and/or diminished or inappropriate emotional responses
Psychological disorders characterized by emotional extremes
a rare somatoform disorder in which a person experiences very specific genuine physical symptoms for which no physiological basis can be found
an anxiety disorder marked by a persistent, irrrational fear and avoidance of a specific object, activity, or situation
An eating disorder in which a person alternates binge eating with purging, excessive exercise, or fasting
Compulsive fretting; overthinking about our problems and their causes
A mood disorder marker by a hyperactive, widely optimistic state
a mood disorder in which a person experiences, in the absence of drugs or medical condition, two or more weeks of significantly depressed moods, feelings of worthlessness, and diminished interest or pleasure in most activities
A disorder in which a person interprets normal physical sensations as symptoms of a disease
an anxiety disorder marked by unpredictable minutes-long episodes of intense dread in which a person experiences terror and accompanying chest pain, choking, or other frightening sensations
False sensory experience, such as seeing something in the absence of an external visual stimulus
a psychological disorder in which a person loses contact with reality, experiencing irrational ideas and distorted perceptions
Fear or avoidance of situations, such as crowds or wide open planes, where one has felt loss of control and panic

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