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  1. epilepsy
  2. polyneuritis
  3. panic attack
  4. somatoform disorders
  5. hemiparesis
  1. a inflammation of many nerves
  2. b condition characterized by recurrent seizures; a general term given to a group of neurologic disorders, all characterized by abnormal electrical activity in the brain
  3. c slight paralysis of half (right or left side of the body)
  4. d disorders characterized by physical symptoms for which no known physical cause exists
  5. e an episode of sudden onset of acute anxiety, occurring unpredictably, with feelings of acute apprehension, dyspnea, dizziness, sweating, and/or chest pain, depersonalization, paresthesia and fear of dying, loss of mind or control

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. disease affecting a single nerve (such as carpal tunnel syndrome)
  2. study of nerves (branch of medicine dealing with diseases of the nervous system)
  3. inflammation of a ganglion
  4. central nervous system
  5. inflammation of the cerebellum

5 True/False questions

  1. EEGlumbar puncture


  2. schizophreniaslight paralysis of half (right or left side of the body)


  3. cerebrumlargest portion of the brain, divided into left and right hemispheres. The cerebrum controls the skeletal muscles, interprets general senses (such as temperature, pain, and touch), and contains centers for sight and hearing. Intellect, memory, and emotional reactions also take place in the cerebrum.


  4. shuntliterally means bridge. It connects the cerebrum with the cerebellum and brainstem.


  5. magnetic resonance imaging of the brain or spine (MRI scan)a disorder characterized by an acute emotional response to a traumatic event perceived as life threatening or severe emotional stress such as an airplane crash, repeated physical or emotional trauma, or military combat. Symptoms incude anxiety, sleep disturbance, nightmares, difficulty concentrating, and depression.