Glossary of psychiatry

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This glossary covers terms found in the psychiatric literature; the word origins are primarily Greek, but there are also Latin, French, German, and English terms.wikipedia
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Psychiatry

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This glossary covers terms found in the psychiatric literature; the word origins are primarily Greek, but there are also Latin, French, German, and English terms.
See glossary of psychiatry.

Schizoid personality disorder

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It also may be seen in severe depressive states and schizoid personality disorder.

Mental status examination

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On mental status examination it is manifest by disorientation in time, place and person, memory difficulties caused by failure to register and recall, aphasia, and agnosia.

Autoscopy

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Particular kinds of reduplicative hallucination include autoscopy, heautoscopy and out-of-body experiences.
Heautoscopy is a term used in psychiatry and neurology for the reduplicative hallucination of "seeing one's own body at a distance".

Palilalia

Palilalia is characterized by the repetition of a word or phrase; i.e., the subject continues to repeat a word or phrase after once having said.
Palilalia must be differentiated from other complex tic disorders (such as echolalia), stuttering, and logoclonia.

Psychopathology

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Torpor in psychopathology is usually taken to mean profound inactivity not caused by reduction in consciousness.

Delusional intuition

Wahneinfall
Wahneinfall is alternate term for autochthonous delusions or delusional intuition.
*Glossary of psychiatry

Greek language

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This glossary covers terms found in the psychiatric literature; the word origins are primarily Greek, but there are also Latin, French, German, and English terms.

Latin

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This glossary covers terms found in the psychiatric literature; the word origins are primarily Greek, but there are also Latin, French, German, and English terms.

French language

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This glossary covers terms found in the psychiatric literature; the word origins are primarily Greek, but there are also Latin, French, German, and English terms.

English language

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This glossary covers terms found in the psychiatric literature; the word origins are primarily Greek, but there are also Latin, French, German, and English terms.

Sigmund Freud

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Sigmund Freud used hypnosis to rid his patients of pathological memories through abreaction.

Hypnosis

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Sigmund Freud used hypnosis to rid his patients of pathological memories through abreaction.

Aboulia

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Aboulia or Abulia, in neurology, refers to a lack of will or initiative.

Agnosia

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On mental status examination it is manifest by disorientation in time, place and person, memory difficulties caused by failure to register and recall, aphasia, and agnosia. Achromatopsia is a term referring to or acquired agnosia for color.

Color blindness

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This term includes color blindness.

Extrapyramidal system

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Akathisia refers to a subjective feeling of restlessness in the lower limbs that is related to abnormal activity in the extrapyramidal system in the brain, often due to antipsychotic medication.

Antipsychotic

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Akathisia refers to a subjective feeling of restlessness in the lower limbs that is related to abnormal activity in the extrapyramidal system in the brain, often due to antipsychotic medication.

Symptom

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It is typically a negative symptom of schizophrenia, although it may also be seen in advanced dementia.

Schizophrenia

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It is typically a negative symptom of schizophrenia, although it may also be seen in advanced dementia.

Anhedonia

anhedonicinability to experience pleasurelack of deriving enjoyment
Anhedonia refers to an inability to experience pleasure, and may be described as a feeling of emotional emptiness.

Major depressive disorder

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It also may be seen in severe depressive states and schizoid personality disorder.

Anosognosia

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Anosognosia is a condition in which a person who suffers certain disability seems unaware of the existence of his or her disability.

Disability

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Anosognosia is a condition in which a person who suffers certain disability seems unaware of the existence of his or her disability.