Flattened affect is often associated with schizophrenia.
Nyctophobia is an abnormal fear of nicotine addiction.
A psychosis is any mental disorder characterized by a loss of contact with reality.
Hallucinogens are substances that create perceptual distortions of the mind.
Malingering describes an abnormal desire to delay leaving any public arena.
Psychology is the study of behavior and the processes of the mind, especially as they relate to the individual's social and physical environment.
Rationalization is an effort to overcome, or make up for, real or imagined inadequacies.
The process of transferring a feeling or emotion from the original idea or object to a substitute idea or object is known as displacement.
Projection is a response to stress in which the individual reverts to an earlier level of development and the comfort measures associated with that level of functioning.
Repression is the voluntary blocking of unpleasant feelings and experiences from one's mind.
What is rationalization characterized by?
making excuses for unacceptable feelings
What is an effort to overcome real or imagined inadequacies called?
Select the term that best describes a state of frenzied excitement.
Which term describes an involuntary blocking of unpleasant feelings and experiences?
What is reverting to an earlier and more comfortable level of development known as?
Select the term that describes a chronic preoccupation and irrational fear about bodily health.
Which term best describes the observable evidence of a person's feelings and emotions?
What is transferring a feeling or emotion from one object to a substitute called?
What is an abnormal and uncontrolled urge to steal called?
What is transferring unacceptable thoughts or feelings to someone else known as?
Select the term that best describes a fear of spiders.
What are bipolar disorders also known as?
What is a fear of enclosed or small spaces called?
Select the term that best describes the voluntary blocking of unpleasant feelings and experiences.
What is acrophobia?
fear of high places
A condition of persistent inattention and hyperactivity, impulsivity, or both is known as:
attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder
gender idenity disorder
A binge-purge disorder, ____________________ ____________________ is associated with guilt, depression, and shame
____________________ is an uncontrollable urge to set fires
The fear of being in a public place, ____________________, is often associated with anxiety disorders or panic attacks.
A(n) ____________________ is a persistent abnormal belief in something that is evidently not accurate
Hearing voices is the most common form of ____________________, which are false or unreal sensory perceptions
Dogs and snakes are often associated with ____________________, an irrational fear of animals.
____________________ is a tense and apprehensive state of mind.
____________________ are repeated, persistent, and irrational thoughts or impulses.
____________________ is the absence or suppression of observable emotion or feeling.
Defined as a repeated and uncontrollable desire to sleep, ____________________ can occur at any time.
Nightmares and sleepwalking are examples of ____________________.
____________________ is characterized by an abnormal, uncontrolled, and recurrent urge to steal.
A disorder seen primarily in adolescent girls, characterized by an emotional disturbance concerning body image, prolonged refusal to eat followed by extreme weight loss, amenorrhea, and a lingering abnormal fear of becoming obese is known as ________________ ___________________.
attention-deficit hyperactivity disorde