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  1. a developmental disability, commonly appearing during the first three years of life, resulting from a neurologic disodrer affecting brain function, as evidenced by difficulties with verbal and nonverbal communication and an inability to relate to anything beyond oneself (auto = self) in social interactions; persons with autism often exhibit body movements such as rocking and repetitive hand movements; persons commonly become preoccupied with observing parts of small objects or moving parts or with performing meaningless rituals
  2. the most common anxiety disorder; characterized by chronic, excessive, uncontrollable worry about everyday problems; affects the ability to relax or concentrate, but does not usually interfere with social interactions or employment; physical symptoms include muscle tension, trembling, twitching, fatigue, headaches, nausea, and insomnia
  3. a dysfunction characterized by consistent hyperactivity, distractibility, and lack of control over impulses, which interferes with ability to function normally at school, home, or work
  4. a severe disturbance in eating behavior caused by abnormal perceptions about one's body weight, as evidenced by an overwhelming fear of becoming fat that results in a refusal to eat and body weight well below normal
  5. a milder affective disorder characterized by chronic depression
  6. a preoccupation with thoughts of disease and concern that one is suffering from a serious condition that persists despite medical reassurance to the contrary

6 True/False questions

  1. substance abuse disordersmental disorders resulting from abuse of substances such as drugs, alcohol, or other toxins, causing personal and social dysfunction; identified by the abused substance, such as alcohol abuse, amphetamine abuse, opioid (narcotic) abuse, and polysubstance abuse


  2. manic depression
    bipolar disorder (BD)
    an affective disorder characterized by mood swings of mania and depression (extreme up and down states)


  3. obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD)an affective disorder marked by episodes of depression that most often occur during the fall and winter and that remit in the spring


  4. bulimia nervosaan eating disorder characterized by binge eating followed by efforts to limit digestion through induced vomiting, use of laxative, or excessive exercise


  5. mental retardationa condition of subaverage intelligence characterized by an IQ of 70 or less, resulting in the inability to adapt to normal social activities


  6. phobiaa developmental disability characterized by difficulty understanding written or spoken words, sentences, or paragraphs that affects reading, spelling, and self-expression


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