a disorder involving sudden and severe mental changes or seizures caused by abruptly stopping the use of alcohol
a condition characterized by misinterpretation of physical symptoms and fearing that one has a serious illness despite appropriate medical evaluation and reassurance
a sensory perception (sight, touch, sound, smell, or taste) experienced in the absence of an external stimulation
a false personal belief that is maintained despite obvious proof or evidence to the contrary
individual acts as if he or she has a physical or mental illness when he or she isnt not really sick.
a learning disability characterized by substandard reading achievement due to the inability of the brain to process symbols; also known as a developmental reading disorder
regional anesthesia produced by injecting a local anesthetic into the epidural space of the lumbar or sacral region of the spine
the process of recording the electrical activity of the brain through the use of electrodes attached to the scalp
the use of ultrasound imaging to diagnose a shift in the midline structures of the brain
a condition of abnormal and excessive sensitivity to touch, pain, or other sensory stimuli
a chronic neurological condition characterized by recurrent episodes of seizures of varying severity.
inflammation of the myelin sheath of peripheral nerves and is characterized by rapidly worsening muscle weakness that can lead to temporary paralysis
a condition in which there is an abnormally increased amount of cerebrospinal fluid within the ventricles of the brain
a slowly progressive decline in mental abilities, including memory, thinking, and judgment, that is often accompanied by personality changes