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Mental Disorder

illness that affects mind, ability to function, change, and get along with others

Clinical Psychologist

mental health professor who treats abnormal behaviors

Anxiety

fear caused by a source you cannot identify and a source that poses an unexpected threat

Anxiety Disorder

disorder characterized by persistent anxiety and interferes with daily life

Obsession

unwanted though or image that controls the mind

Compulsion

unreasonable need to behave in a certain way to prevent a feared outcome that is related to a specific person/object

Phobia

anxiety related to a specific person/object

Mood Disorder

disorder characterized by extreme emotions

Depression

emotional state where someone feels extremely sad/hopeless

Schizophrenia

disorder characterized by severe disturbances in thinking, mood, awareness, and behavior

Personality Disorder

mental disorder characterized by behavior patterns which make it difficult for someone to get along with others

Eating Disorder

mental disorder that reveals itself through food related abnormal behaviors

Anorexia Nervosa

eating disorder where someone doesn't eat health amounts of food (not enough)

Bulimia

eating disorder where someone has urges to eat large amounts of food and then purges

Binge Eating Disorder

eating disorder where someone eats an uncontrollably high amount of food without purging

Clinical Depression

feeling sad, hopeless, unable to feel pleasure, and being unable to accomplish daily tasks

Cutting

use of sharp object to scratch ones body deep enough to bleed

Suicide

intentional killing of oneself

Cluster Suicides

cluster of suicides that occur within short period of time in the same social group

Neurologist

physician who treats physical disorders of nervous system

Psychiatrist Social Worker

mental health professional who helps people adjust to an illness

Psychiatrist

physician who diagnoses and treats mental disorders

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