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-amine

nitrogen compound

-dote

to give

-genic

produced by

-in

substance

-phylaxis

protection

-sol

solution

anxi/o

uneasy,anxious,distressed

aut/o

self

hallucin/o

hallucination,to wonder in the mind

hypn/o,-somnia

sleep

iatr/o

treatment

ment/o,thym/o,phren/o,psych/o,-thymia

mind

neur/o

nerve

phil/o,-philia

attraction to,love

schiz/o

split

somat/o

body

-leptic

to seize hold of

-mania

obsessive preoccupation

-phobia

fear

-phoria

feeling,bearing

a-,an-

no,not

cata-

down

hypo-

deficient, less than, below

para-

abnormal

acr/o

a high point

agora-

marketplace

claustr/o

barrier

zo/o

animal

pol/o

extreme

hypo-

decrease,under

cycl/o

cycle

DT

delirium tremens

ECT

electroconvulsive therapy

IQ

intelligence quotient

SSRi

selective serotonin reuptake
inhibitor-examples: fluoxetine(prozac), paroxetine(paxil), sertraline(zoloft)

MAOI

monoamine oxidase inhibitor-
examples: moclobemide(aurorix),phenelzine(nordil), selegiline(deprenyl),tranylcypromine(parnate)

klept/o

to steal

pyr/o

fever,fire

ton/o

tension

xen/o

stranger

-form

resembling,in the shape of

-kinesia

movement

-oid

resembling,derived from

-pathy

disease,emotion

amnesia

loss of memory

-tropic

pertaining to stimulating

dys-

bad,painful,difficult,abnormal

eu-

good,normal

anxiety

feelings of apperehension,uneasiness,dread

apathy

absence of emotions;lack of motivation or emotional involvement

compulsion

uncontrollable urge to perform an act repeatedly

conversion

anxiety becomes bodily symptom that has no organic basis

dissociation

uncomfortable feelings are separated form their real object and redirected toward the second object or behavior pattern

delusion

fixed false belief that cannot be changed by logical reasoning or evidence

hallucination

false or unreal sensory perception

mania

state of excessive excitability;agitation

mutism

nonreactive state marked by inability to speak

obsession

persistent idea,emotion or urge

anxiety disorder

troubled feelings,unpleasent tension,distress, and avoidance behavior ;
-phobia

delirium

confusion in thinking with faulty perceptions and irrational behavior

dementia

loss of intellectual abilities with impairment of memory,judgment,and reasoning

dissociative disorder

disturbance of memory and identity that hides the anxiety of unconscious conflicts;
-fugue

eating disorder

bulimia nervosa

mood disorder

an illness marked by prolonged emotions(mania and depression);
-bipolar I and II

personality disorder

a lifelong personality pattern that is inflexible and causes distress,conflict, and impairment of social functioning;
-narcissism

sexual disorder

a disorder involving paraphilias;
-pedophilia

somatoform disorder

a mental disorder in which physical symptoms cannot be explained by anactual physical disorder;
-conversion disorder

substance-related disorder

an illness related to regular use of drugs and alcohol;
-cocaine abuse

schizophrenia

positive and negative symptoms

pervasive developmental disorder

autism

alprazolam (Xanax)

benzodiazepine; treats anxiety and panic attacks

amitriptyline(Elavil)

tricyclic antidepressant;treats depression

aripiprazole(Abilify)

atypical antipsychotic;treats schizophrenia and bipolar disorder

escitalopram(Lexapro)

SSRI; treatsanxiety and depression

lamotrigine(Lamictal)

anticonvulsant;treats mood disorders (bipolar illness)

methylphenidate (Ritalin,concerta)

stimulant;treats attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder

thiothixene(Navane)

phenothiazine;treats schizophrenia

zolpidem(Ambien)

sedative;treats insomnia

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